Archives for August 2012

Star Wars 3D: Will We See Episodes II and III?

Since 1977, George Lucas’ Star Wars saga has raked in billions of revenue and merchandising profit. There’s really no stopping to it, with an ongoing onslaught of video games, the Clone Wars cartoon series, 3D re-releases, and an upcoming comedy series titled …continue reading

How Do I Get the Best Gadgets?

Being a technology enthusiast often comes with an impulse to buy the latest and greatest hardware as soon as it becomes available. You might hear about it on a podcast, or read about it on a blog. The end result is pretty much the same. …continue reading

Preying for Senior Love Online

Does Hell have a special place for scammers who bilk widows out of their savings by offering online romance? Normally I am pleased to get a new senior client, but last week a senior widow who could hardly talk through her emotions called to engage …continue reading

Fleischer’s Superman Vs. Today’s Cartoons!

When I was just a wee Candice, maybe about 10 or 11, VHS tapes were starting to become widespread sources of home entertainment. While I was showered in the usual Disney movies like most children were, my mother also purchased collections of animation that didn’t …continue reading

Real-time Hurricane Path Tracking Resources

Hurricanes are a big deal down here in the South where our coastline is subject to abuse on an annual basis during the second half of summer. I grew up near the Gulf of Mexico, and can remember several storms hitting my area during my …continue reading

Suicide: Will a Nasal Spray Keep Army Soldiers from Killing Themselves?

Suicide in our military ranks has become more common than any of us want to admit. The cause could be PTSD (Post traumatic stress disorder), depression, or failure to readjust to civilian life.

The fact is that suicide among our returning soldiers is occurring at …continue reading

How to Change Your Apple ID (and Why)

I’ve had a somewhat well-documented history with my Apple account as far as security is involved. An incident that took place last year resulted in almost $500 being taken out of my bank accounts, a month of spontaneous account lockouts, and some media …continue reading

Bing Maps Vs. Google Maps

Bing has just completed a two-year project to dramatically improve the clarity and accuracy of its aerial mapping data. By utilizing multiple imaging resources (including images captured by plane during a fly-over) Bing Maps has just completed a mapping quality that is consistent across the …continue reading

Microsoft Tells Me a Password Isn’t Enough – What Do I Do?

Last night, my wife received a call from a relative who received a strange pop-up after logging into her Hotmail account. It was a notice from Microsoft stating, “A Password Isn’t Enough.” This notice requested additional information from her including: her phone number, an alternate …continue reading

How to Get Windows 8 (and More) Running Great on a Mac

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You know, Windows 8 is starting to grow on me — despite a …continue reading