Archives for October 2012

What Happens with Star Wars Now?

A day after the unexpected announcement spread like brushfire through the Web, we all know that The Disney Corporation is buying Lucasfilm Ltd. along with the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, ILM, and Skywalker Sound. $4.05 billion is what it cost Disney to acquire …continue reading

Windows 8: a Beginner’s Guide for the Bewildered – Part 1 of 3

Windows 8 is going to change the overall Windows experience that most of you, over the years, have become familiar with. To accomplish this, Microsoft has chosen to bring the computing experience up to date in its Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro editions …continue reading

How to Change App Settings in Windows 8

We pretty much all know how to change options and preferences within a traditional Windows program. Just head to the menu at the top of the screen and hit File, then Preferences or something like that. Windows 8 apps are completely different. There is …continue reading

How to Sharply Reduce Your Restaurant Bill at Airports

Have you ever been the victim of a crime — a robbery, perhaps? Well, if you have ever found yourself on the departure or arrival side of an airport security system, you may certainly have felt like a victim, especially when you are on a …continue reading

How to Add a New User in Windows 8

So you want to add a new user in Windows 8? I’m sad to say that the process isn’t quite the same as it was in Windows 7, though it might actually be a little easier. Creating an account and deleting one are done very …continue reading

10 Hot New Technologies We Will See Before 2021

Star Wars, watch out! By the year 2021, technologies are destined to be both amazing and mind-boggling. Not only will they change the way we live and work, but also the way that we interact with one another.

Here are a few of the ways …continue reading

How to Name App Groupings in Windows 8

The new Start screen offers users the ability to arrange live tiles and app shortcuts in a way that makes more sense to the user. It’s a far cry from the limited list of the old Start menu, but a lot of its power is …continue reading

FTC Wants to Give You $50,000 to Stomp out Cellphone Robocalls

Tired of unsolicited calls using up your cellphone minutes? Do you find yourself running short before the month is over due to them? Do you have what it takes to develop a technology that would prevent robocalls and thereby prevent these type of phone calls …continue reading

The HP ElitePad 900: An Upcoming Tablet Perfect for Your Business

So far, the upcoming tablet models we’ve seen running Windows 8 have been quite exciting. The Microsoft Surface and the Samsung ATIV Tab are two highly anticipated releases, and now we’ve got another one that’s shaping up to be an excellent fit for business use: …continue reading

Google Nexus 10 Vs. Apple iPad Fourth Generation

It’s a comparison that is bound to be made, but how does Google’s new Nexus 10 compare to the Apple iPad when it comes to sheer specs? If someone is OS neutral, these may well be the two tablets to consider …continue reading