Today I spent a part of my lunch time working on a PC that is to go to a friend of the family. It’s an AMD Sempron based system — nothing to write home about. But with the additional RAM I plan on adding, it …continue reading
In another one of those times when change occurs, and some of us are not willing to go along, I must admit that I don’t think that ICANN becoming an entity of the world, instead of a subsidiary of the Commerce Department, is a good …continue reading
The official idea behind the partnership seems simple enough: “to provide …continue reading
Nearly everyone has heard of the coating used by the stealth planes to absorb microwave radiation (radar), and thereby reduce or eliminate the image on a screen.
In a similar vein, people in the United Kingdom, trying to focus and direct the radiation emitted by …continue reading
Google is now offering Website Translator Gadget that will make your website available in 51 different languages. Google admits that the translator is not perfect and is not a substitute for a translator. However they also state that the reader would get the ‘gist’ of …continue reading
Creat Studios today announced the release of Digger HD for the PlayStation Network. Digger HD will be available for download on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, offered via Sony’s PlayStation Network on October 1st in North America and October 8th in Europe.
Digger HD, …continue reading
If you are planning to do some Oktoberfesting in Germany, you may want to pay attention to how you order your beverages. The server is not giving you a three-for-the-price-of-two beer special; you’re holding up the wrong fingers when you order.
This very hand-y tip …continue reading
More than 12 million people in the U.S. suffer from sleep apnea, most common among the overweight and obese. More than just loud snoring, it can lead to high blood pressure, stroke, cardiovascular disease and a poor quality of life. For years, doctors have told …continue reading
Just as people plug in to computers, smart phones and electric outlets to communicate, electric fish communicate by quickly plugging special channels into their cells to generate electrical impulses, University of Texas at Austin researchers have discovered.
The fish generate electric fields to navigate, fight …continue reading
Achieving internal buy-in, leveraging your existing assets, and understanding the unique challenges of outsourcing to a search engine optimization company
The powerful capabilities of organic search engine optimization (SEO) are now a highly sought after marketing tool by many companies that want to alert customers …continue reading
Lists are a great way to document ordered steps, draw attention to a series of items or actions, etc. Chances are, when you take notes, you will at some point want to create a list. OneNote lets you create both bulleted and numbered lists in …continue reading
Word 2007 lets you view a document at different points of the editing process. Normally when you open a document, Word displays the document in the Final Showing Markup view. This means Word shows all tracked changes and comments.
You can use the Display …continue reading
Today in 1960, The Flintstones premiered on ABC. Meet The Flintstones in this prehistoric Hanna-Barbera production. Primetime’s first animated series was also the longest running until The Simpsons came along. Not so coincidentally, the two shows aren’t all that different–even if the former …continue reading
Want to build Facebook applications that truly stand out among the thousands already available? In addition to providing easy-to-follow recipes that offer practical ways to design and build scalable applications using the Facebook Platform and its new profile design, Facebook Cookbook: Building Applications …continue reading
You can easily prevent other users from making changes to your Word 2007 documents. You may be wondering why you would want to prevent changes. Consider a situation where you spent hours upon hours creating a document only to have another user make unwanted changes …continue reading
At least that is the way it seems when the Microsoft CEO opens his mouth. At a time when things are going well for Microsoft – pre-orders of Windows 7 are running briskly, the press is, for the most part, giving big congratulations to the …continue reading
The Microsoft blog has an article that explains what the Windows 7 Compatible Logo program will mean for consumers. In order for any program to be considered as being compatible with Windows 7, it must go through rigorous testing. What has changed is that the …continue reading
Symantec, destroyer of all things good (Norton Utilities, Central Point Software, XTree Software, and a cast of thousands...) has once again reacted inappropriately to the release of the Microsoft Security Essentials, with a little video, (ostensibly) showing us that free software has a price.
Well, …continue reading