I have been a very satisfied user of both the Roku box (original version) and running Boxee software on a computer attached to my TV set. Remember, I don’t have cable or satellite TV any longer. So these are my primary sources of TV/movie content. The beauty …continue reading
Archives for March 2011
Google quietly launched another lab today following yesterday’s release of the new Google +1 button, which allows Google users to share and recommend search results. To help blog owners and Web masters understand their own search rankings, Google now features a new lab called Page …continue reading
My fellow cat allergy sufferers can relate to how much a sneezing fit can ruin a perfectly good day. Looking through an itchy haze of watery eyes is no picnic, either. My cat allergy relief of choice is a generic form of Zyrtec (cetirizine), which …continue reading
If there is one thing that drives new PC owners crazy, it’s bloatware. If you’re not familiar with the term, bloatware is a name given to software that is pre-installed on computers sold by manufacturers like Dell, HP, Toshiba, Samsung, Acer, etc. This digital bloat …continue reading
The Microsoft Corporation will be launching an antitrust complaint against Google in Brussels Tuesday, alleging that Google is using its search engine to unfairly promote its products.
For Google this is nothing new; the European Commission has already opened an antitrust investigation against the company …continue reading
This morning I read with interest some reports that my fellow bloggers have been reporting as to the cost of the new Google Chrome OS computers. They have also spoken about the limited companies that are in the process of manufacturing new notebooks which will …continue reading
No soft touches from that guy. No reconsiderations. He is going to go to his grave with those words on his lips, so we might as well get the headstone ready. But he will certainly be having a team look over the Linux code to …continue reading
Juggling the activities we like to do along with the things that we need to do has been a problem ever since there have been people. A neanderthal forager, while gathering food so that his tribe wouldn’t starve, probably had daydreams about relaxing next to …continue reading
Thanks to hard drive size increasing at a rapid pace, digital video is beginning to find its way to direct download distributors and consumers are becoming less reliant on those thin round discs that seem to scratch and become useless fairly easily. Even with hard …continue reading
It’s not even 24 hours after the official release of Amazon Cloud Player and Amazon is immediately being hit by the major music companies saying that this cloud player breaks their copyright holds on the music. It seems that, almost as immediately as these accusations …continue reading
Samsung has learned that the report of their computers have a keylogger installed are false. The company states that the security software VIPER actually gave a false-positive and actually tagged a Microsoft program called Microsoft Live Application as the culprit in the keylogger accusation.
As far …continue reading
In the year 1939, the movie industry released several movies that, over the years, have become classics. Movies such as Stagecoach, Gone With The Wind, Of Mice And Men, Beau Geste, and the Wizard Of Oz. The film the Wizard of Oz featured a young …continue reading
The FCC is actually doing some testing to find out if the service capabilities of the average user’s broadband account is as bad as the consumer magazines would have us believe, and toward that end, is enlisting the aid of certain citizens to help out.
I realize that many of us use tools like CCleaner to remove the junk and gunk from our computer systems. However we all have friends, relatives, neighbors, acquaintances and fellow employees that may not have the expertise to use advanced add-on tools, If you have …continue reading
I have been thankful to have moved to an area with cable provider that is not Comcast. I can watch Netflix or Hulu videos without worrying about eventually paying an extra charge or being shut down for exceeding a bandwidth cap. Comcast however claims to be burdened …continue reading