Archives for October 2009

Whining & Self Pity Are Not Comcastic!

Normally, I wouldn’t write much about a cable company getting whiny about an FCC ruling, but with the upcoming net neutrality legislation, it seems as though the people at Comcast are making a bit too much of the matter, in order to highlight the argument.

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Red Panther Solid State Drives – Bringing Goodness to the Disaffected

Many people are aching to get their hands on a solid state drive. The extreme access speeds and the lack of moving parts makes the choice a good one for those who have laptops and aren’t especially careful with them.

It is also nice for …continue reading

Are You Bothered By the Lack Of A Proper Menu With Windows 7? Solution Follows

I know I was. After attending a couple of Microsoft seminars, two things became abundantly clear – those people don’t think as I do, nor do they use their computers in the same way; and  they also cannot produce anyone who was a part of …continue reading

Call Of Duty Modern Warfare 2- Use The Game and Return It For A Refund – Will This Work?

GameStop is offering gamers an unusual offer that could get you Call Of Duty  Modern Warfare 2 for as little as $20. On their web site they states that if you pre-order the game, for either the Xbox 360 or PS3 and pay full retail …continue reading

Kentucky Natural Gas Bills To Shrink By 40% This Winter – Another Reason To Stop Speculators!

This morning I was reading an article about natural gas prices being lower this winter season by about 40% in Kentucky. The article also stated that these prices are the lowest they have been in six years. I am going to guess that these lower …continue reading

Microsoft Security Essentials – Really the Best?

Over at independent comparator and evaluator, AV-Comparatives, we see that in one of their latest tests, Microsoft Security Essentials is rated at the top of  all the free antivirus products and very high when the paid versions are thrown in.

I don’t debate the …continue reading

Microsoft Discontinues Accounting Software – Express Version Is Still Free

Microsoft has had a rough year when it comes to its line of financial software. In June it stopped producing its MS Money product and now it is discontinuing its MS Office Accounting software as well. Though the product may be in the process of …continue reading

Turn Your Windows 7 Laptop Into A Wi-Fi Hotspot

There is an unfinished feature built into Windows 7 that allows a laptop to become a hotspot. Microsoft originally was going to include the feature, but during development dropped it from the final version. Now a company is beta testing its software, which is free …continue reading

HP Gets Custom Backgrounds On Windows 7 Starter Edition

Do you remember when many people we stating that one of the really nasty things about the Starter Edition of Windows 7 was that the user was stuck with one rather nasty background, and no way to change it? I remember seeing a certain site …continue reading

Ads Are Not All Bad – Just Watch How They Are Used

This article provides us with an advertiser’s perspective as to how it affects them in their eyes when people use add-ons such as AdBlock Plus. But what Mr. Smith does not seem to realize is the big reason why AdBlock Plus is so popular …continue reading