Archives for March 2012

Five Tips to Help You Prepare for a Disaster

In the wake of yesterday’s piece on building a proper bug-out bag for emergency situations, a lot of comments mentioned the growth in popularity of shows and content revolving around doomsday prepping. Instead of having just 72 hours worth of supplies in a …continue reading

Old Scams Never Die – at Least Not While They Still Work

Old standard scams seem to be a reliable source of income or perverted fun for those who are inclined to cheat and steal for a living or who simply have too much time on their hands. A client called me this week and said she …continue reading

Asus Transformer Prime Review

It may seem to many of you that this article is passé since the Asus Transformer Prime was released some three months ago. However, when I explained my proposal to Chris, he agreed to let me write it based on my personal change in attitude …continue reading

Five Tips on Operating a Game Server

The running or operating of a game server is rarely as easy as setting up the server in the first place. Many games, like Minecraft, have easy server setup software (and, yes, I do count Bukkit as Minecraft’s server software since Bukkit joined the Mojang …continue reading

How to Build Websites in Windows 7

SnappyTech, a member of the LockerGnome community at large, inquired about Web development software for Windows.

Windows can be an excellent environment for Web development, especially for programmers who enjoy working directly with code. After all, does it really matter what platform you’re …continue reading

Game Publishers Are Obsolete – So Why Haven’t Developers Ditched Them Yet?

Every day, when I hop onto Reddit and scroll through the various happenings and latest meme implementations, I always expect to see some sort of post regarding Electronic Arts (EA) and how it is an evil publisher that is ruining the games it takes ownership …continue reading

Challenges Facing Professional Bloggers

Being a professional blogger sounds like a dream job that requires little actual work and a whole lot of hanging out in the coffee shop down the road. For some, that is exactly the impression they give to anyone who asks how things are. What …continue reading

Top 10 Social Android Apps

Social networking is a growing fad throughout the Internet. Whether you joined Facebook or are looking for a push-to-talk application to keep in constant contact with your friends and family, we have the list of apps for you. All of the apps mentioned in this …continue reading

How to Make a Bug-Out Bag

Being a geek means more than just knowing everything there is to know about your favorite technology. There are racing geeks, car geeks, music geeks, and even survival geeks. Survival geeks pride themselves on knowing what to do in the event of an emergency, or …continue reading

Best Android and iPhone Security Software

Admittedly, I realize that the risk of either the Google Android system or any of the various Apple products becoming infected is slim; it is usually just when we feel all nice and snug in our security virus blanket, with no viruses in sight, that …continue reading