By now most of you have heard about Google’s big crackdown on content farms and poorly done content from some fairly big sites out there like eHow, etc. Well I have a news flash for you. Despite lists like this cropping up, the changes …continue reading
The United States Army is introducing a new smart phone application that will allow recruits, and one would assume all soldiers, to blog, tweet, and be more social. The new application will be designed for the Apple iPhone, but BlackBerry, Android, Web OS, and Windows …continue reading
I love sleeping in – up until the point when I wake up over an hour late because my Samsung Fascinate froze overnight, rendering the alarm clock useless. On top of that, the phone switched permanently into airplane mode for the fifth time since I …continue reading
Many of my PC clients express concerns about Internet privacy. To some extent, this concern is justified, but in most cases is not consistent with the rest of their lives.
If privacy is your concern, instead of obsessing on the Internet, consider other aspects of …continue reading
Can the Department of Energy create a supercomputer so massive that even it cannot fathom it?
The human mind boggles (well, this human’s mind boggles, anyway) at how high numbers can go. When trying to wrap my head around how “super” existing supercomputers are and …continue reading
I’m not certain what that shows, except that no matter what happens, Microsoft neatly steers the conversation away from the problems of the present, and on to the future. Unfortunately, like the John Fogerty song, Someday Never Comes.
The things we are promised, like specific …continue reading
If you work with pictures and captions in Microsoft Word 2007, you’ll love this tip!
Typically when you insert an image into your Word document, you create a caption for the image. If you need to move the image to another section of the Word …continue reading
It has been just a little over two months since I received the Google Chrome OS Cr-48 computer to beta test for the folks at Google. The mini-laptop thus far has functioned very well and I use it daily for a few hours to surf …continue reading
You’ve done it, I’ve done it, we’ve all been burned by a bad game we paid our cold hard cash on. Either through direct download or retail, bad game purchases can leave a lasting sour taste in your mouth. Often, gamers go through response targeting …continue reading
It’s a common problem I hear about often. New Ubuntu users get the Linux distro installed just fine, only to suffer problems with video or audio later. The most common is a perceived issue with getting the sound card to be detected. Here’s the rub: …continue reading
As someone who has seen more than a few years since high school and college days, I look around at the generations that have come along and wonder what is happening to our educational system.
I have had my own travails with the educational system …continue reading
An article that appeared yesterday speaks of a problem that the new Verizon CDMA model iPhones have, which may be one reason why some have stayed away – they were waiting to see if any problems appeared. (Of course, for current customers, there was also …continue reading
Smartphones and tablets are quickly becoming a traveller’s best friend. Between apps that help you make travel plans, to apps that help you find what to do when you get there, there’s little these devices can’t do to help make your trip easier. Today, we’re …continue reading
It seems that no matter where you go these days, there is Wi-Fi available. Connecting to the web has become a part of our daily lives and being able to do so where you eat, shop, and mingle is part of what makes social networking …continue reading
This will probably be more personal than most articles I write, as it’s based off of a moving experience within my family. My reason for writing it is to help people with mental disabilities and their parents to improve their lives and make them happier. …continue reading