Archives for November 2009

Interesting 9-11 Dispatches

I have been looking through random pager excerpts from 9-11, as mentioned before.  Here are some interesting lines from my reading at Wikileaks:

2001-09-11 08:25:14 Arch [1407332] B ALPHA hey homo-gimme a call later today-wanna go bike shopping? ELF PS wanna go riding?

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Ode To The Roku

Over the past few months, I have been finding that I am using my Roku box more than even Hulu. Clearly my content choices are more unusual than most people might be into. Take my recent Buck Rogers marathon I did over the weekend for …continue reading

What is The Best Handheld HD Camera?

There’s been a huge rise in the popularity of cheap, low-end HD cameras inside the last year.  Everything changed with the introduction of the Mino Flip in 2008, for the first time it was possible to buy a Hi Definition video camera for less than $200, and pop it in your shirt pocket.

Black Screen Of Death Got You Down? Try This Free Tool From Prevx

Most of you are aware that during the last patch cycle from the people at Redmond, Washington, there have been reports of the fixes causing Black Screens of Death. The nice people over at Prevx are offering a free tool that may, notice the word …continue reading

The Google Phone Rumor Returns – Heh Google, Why Don’t You Give Us All The Real Info?

The Google Phone rumor makes it return, but now has an added twist. The latest twist is that the Google Phone will use some type of a mysterious operating system, that is not Android. Huh? So we have Android, plus Google Chromium and now another …continue reading

The Death of The Local Record Shop

…times are changing, and fast. The rise of “digital djing” has been heralded for most of this decade, but now with world famous stars such as Tiesto, Paul Oakenfold and Roger Sanchez leaving vinyl behind, it seems the DJ community is really moving on.

TechCrunch Announces The End Of The CrunchPad – Too Bad

I have reported on the development of the CrunchPad by the founder of TechCrunch, Michael Arrington, and I was excited about the project. Basically the CrunchPad was going to be a touch screen flat panel device that you could use on your lap from the …continue reading

Microsoft Opens Security Essentials Beta

Giving everyone with a Windows Live ID a chance to try the newest beta of its security product does a couple of things. It allows the widest number of different situations for the testing of the final product, and it also takes a huge bite …continue reading

Building Real Security With Virtual Worlds

Advances in computerized modeling and prediction of group behavior, together with improvements in video game graphics, are making possible virtual worlds in which defense analysts can explore and predict results of many different possible military and policy actions, say computer science researchers at the …continue reading


Even though the Internet as a whole has become a lot more social over the past few years, for a lot of people, their Web browser has pretty much stayed the same. There are some Web browsers that enable users to make their Web browsing …continue reading