Archives for September 2012

Is craigslist a Monopoly?

3taps, a company that developed a platform on which apps can utilize information from classified ad sites, responded to a suit filed by craigslist with a counter-suit claiming that the online classifieds giant is a monopoly in violation of anti-trust laws.

This countersuit …continue reading

Entertainment Center: Home Theater Audio Calibration

Many of us have always been concerned about video output, wanting it to be as perfect as we can make it. So, while our main concentration has been on what we see, audio basically took a back seat. For those of us who own a …continue reading

Why White Balance is Important in Video

White balancing can make the difference between a video that looks natural and well-made and one that looks a little off, giving the audience reason to feel as though something isn’t right.

While a bad white balance may be obvious in some cases, even the …continue reading

Make Your Old Graphics Drivers Work in Windows 8

Installing software upgrades can be a frustrating experience, especially if drivers don’t seem to work the way they’re supposed to. In Windows 8, you could be facing challenges if your graphics card is older. This article addresses only AMD hardware.

Windows 8 updated to …continue reading

Hydroelectric Power: Some Say It is Not Worth a Dam

I am of the opinion that some of us believe in green energy, while others of us don’t really care where electricity comes from until we don’t have it. However, no one can deny that the electricity generated by confining and taming wild rivers — …continue reading

How to Add/Remove Sports Teams on Google Now Cards

Android Jelly Bean introduced a number of interesting features to the Android platform, the most noticeable of which is Google Now, an integrated personal assistant (much like Siri) that keeps track of your location and provides you with helpful information when and where it is …continue reading

Tips for Becoming an Independent IT Consultant

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of GoToAssist. All opinions are 100% my own.

I spent a brief time as an IT consultant for a company that had plenty of audio engineers, but no one with any website or internal IT …continue reading

Autographer Wearable Camera Takes Thousands of Photos Per Day

Sometimes, I wonder what it would be like to have a camera firing off shots of my life all day, every day. What strange situations could I capture if the camera operated on its own without me having to do so much as press a …continue reading

Apple Admits Maps App Falls Short in Open Letter, Offers Alternatives

Tim Cook released a letter to Apple customers on Friday in an attempt to quell outcry over its new Maps application made available to iOS users in iOS 6. The Maps app, which replaced Google Maps on iOS devices, was intended to introduce …continue reading

Does Amazon Make Walmart and Target Nervous?

Let’s face it, folks: We live in an era of Internet commerce. Amazon has paved the way for people to buy and sell goods in massive quantities without leaving the comfort of their homes. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’ve bought something …continue reading