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.
Archives for October 2009
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Deciding to get out of the accounting business, the Office Accounting product will be discontinued on November 16, 2009. All of the features that are on-line for that program will disappear soon after.
This includes the Office Accounting Express 2009 program, which I’m told by …continue reading
Beware of living deads around Halloween… Frima Studio’s Zombie Tycoon is launching today as a PSP (PlayStation Portable) mini title in North America, Europe and Asia. The hilarious zombie horde has been released to contaminate and infest the PlayStation Network.
Zombie Tycoon was specifically …continue reading
Microsoft has built into Windows 7 a tool in which users can check the reliability of their Windows 7 installation. The reliability feature uses a graph that a user can use to determine if any problems have been reported and if there is a possible …continue reading
There has been a fury over this new Motorola Droid which is set to be released by Verizon on November 6th. The Android OS will only get better, and with the news about the new GPS app that Google released for free, I’m …continue reading
Just a quick note. Dell is offering the Nintendo Wii for $179.99 plus free shipping.
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Swiss Gnomie Bruno Fiems writes:
First of all, my mother tongue is French, so please excuse me for my English mistakes! I do live in Switzerland and you got some fans here. My girlfriend thinks you are a little bit crazy to share …continue reading
If you are reading this, it is likely that you have heard from family and friends that you spend too much time online. Perhaps your significant other has questioned whether you have a life that doesn’t involve keyboard entries and mouse clicks.
If that is …continue reading
Given that I spend a significant amount of time in Outlook and use it to organize my time, I’m always looking for application shortcuts. A Lockergnome reader recently alerted me to a few more Outlook shortcuts.
Often times I receive information about an event through …continue reading
Everyone I know has been wondering how successful the new Microsoft branded stores would be, and if they might offer a place to gain insight on products that are new, or have not been fully investigated by the computer press.
I know I did not …continue reading
Microsoft is clarifying what the company says is a LEGAL upgrade process is for upgarding to Windows 7, contrary to the opinions expressed by some on the Internet. This is not a new situation, in that we seem to run into this brick wall with …continue reading
Just in time for Halloween, researchers have announced the discovery of a new, real-world “monster” — what they are calling a “unicorn” fly that lived about 100 million years ago and is being described as a new family, genus and species of fly never before …continue reading