Archives for March 2007

New Drug Free Treatment May Help Control Asthma

A new study is showing hopes of being able to treat and control Asthma for up to 12 months.

Bronchial thermoplasty uses radio waves to burn away excess smooth muscle from the airways to make breathing easier as this muscle contracts and narrows the airways …continue reading

Another nice software to compliment Windows Explorer

mtExplorer is a minimalist multi-pane file explorer. I have tried quite a number of dual-pane and tabbed file explorers, but none of them could give me four to six Explorer panes simultaneously in a single window.

So I wrote mtExplorer, which can be configured to …continue reading

The experienced need not apply

Circuit City to Cut More Than 3,500 Store and IT Jobs, Cut Wages

Circuit City isn’t just laying off workers. These days that would hardly make the news wires. They are doing something unusual. In my over 20 years of retail management I’ve never …continue reading

How To Sync Your Blackberry And A Mac

You can sync your Blackberry with your Mac pretty easily thanks to Mark/Space’s Missing Sync for Blackberry or PocketMac for Blackberry.

Missing Sync is $40 for new licenses, $20 for cross-grades from other Missing Sync editions. PocketMac for Blackberry is free.

Both programs sync your …continue reading

The Jester by James Patterson and Andrew Gross

Set in France during the Holy Crusades of the 1100s, The Jester is a tale regarding a quest for justice by the common person and manages to combine a love story, adventure, and mystery all into one.  While far from Patterson’s usual fare, this work …continue reading

Intel Begins Shipping Their Classmate PC

Intel has started shipping their Classmate computers to emerging markets in the hope of bringing technology to those students who can not afford it. The Classmate computer is currently being shipped to such countries as Brazil, Chile, Nigeria, China, India, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, , Pakistan, …continue reading

The God of Animals: A Novel by Aryn Kyle

The God of Animals is a wonderful debut novel written by talented young writer, Aryn Kyle who manages within the confines of this work to explore the clashing together of old versus new cultures and while pulling no punches leave the reader with a sense …continue reading

Ongoing Pet Food Recall

On one hand, it does not surprise me that the ongoing dog food recall story has had the greatest reader response of any issue with which I have been associated. What does surprise me is the sheer volume of email from people. It has gone …continue reading

HP or Dell – Which Would You Buy?

During the past several weeks there are been several surveys which seem to indicate that the public is favoring HP systems over Dell and that HP is still maintaining a slight lead in new PC sales over its rival. Also notebooks are maintaining their edge …continue reading

Sugar Alcohols, What Are They? Are They Bad For You?

If you spend time looking at nutrition labels, like me, you’ve probably noticed Sugar Alcohols listed on a few and probably wondered what exactly they are. They’re typically found in soft drinks, chewing gum, cookies, and some sugar-free hard candies.

Sugar Alcohols are a type …continue reading