Every day, new ways of using the Internet are being discovered. When people first started using the Internet, they used it to find new pieces of information that weren’t easily available in books at home or at the local library. As time has gone on, …continue reading
There are addons that work with most of the more popular browsers to block out advertisements while you surf the Internet. These software solutions can be configured either manually or by selecting from filter lists, which are pre-configured to block out Web-based advertisements.
There is …continue reading
I hate it! I’m always finding out that, while I think that I remember the password into this or that account, I am wrong again. Frustratingly, it is usually due to something as simple as a missed capital letter or a single digit somewhere. But …continue reading
As a child, I can remember when the Catholic Church performed its mass in Latin. At the time, Latin was also offered, at least in parochial school, as an elective in foreign language studies. Since that time, however, Latin has basically been delegated to the …continue reading
If a consumer needs specifications for their computer system — the processor type and speed, how much RAM is available, storage size, and available ports — it’s currently easy enough for them to get them from either their local brick-and-mortar electronics store or a comparable …continue reading
Some of you who read this can’t wait to have an application monitor and control your home environment, while others among you have no intention of giving up the ability to control your home thermostat. However, for those of you who are interested in saving …continue reading
Did you know that reruns can be good for your brain? In one recent survey, it has been shown that watching old programming — programs that you have seen before — actually increases your ability to take on difficult tasks. When I first read about …continue reading
There was a time when a television was strictly for the displaying of an image. The television was capable of receiving an image either by an over-the-air signal, a cable connection, satellite, VCR, DVD, Blu-ray player, gaming console, or other device such as a Roku …continue reading
I must admit that I was a bit skeptical when I first read that horses and humans share similar physiology. Upon further research, I was even more surprised to discover that humans and horses share an even closer relationship that extends to a psychological level. …continue reading
When you get old, it seems like senior moments are just something you have to live with. There isn’t any currently known way to clean up or to replace that forgetful part of the brain, or even to alter it to serve another purpose. However, …continue reading
After using both of the preview editions of Windows 8, I have now installed the full RTM version. In doing so, I lost one of my comfort features: the Start button. Yes, I know all the reasons why Microsoft says that it had to remove …continue reading
You sit there watching as your teenage son jumps up and catches the football in midair. The crowd is in an uproar, your heart swells with pride, as he turns and begins to run down the field. Then suddenly, your heart stops. You watch as …continue reading
Cancer is one of the most terrifying words that can come out of a doctor’s mouth. The thought of seeing a loved one or yourself endure months of chemotherapy or radiation only to die a few months later leaves our senses numb. However, waiting to …continue reading
In a day and age where we are all surrounded by technology, college students and faculty are taking advantage of the latest technology available. In fact, one only needs to ride any type of public transit to observe students using their e-book readers to study …continue reading
Online dating seems like the ideal way to get to know someone before actually risking a one-on-one encounter with them. In fact, this extremely popular method of dating is touted by the companies presenting such services as a way to potentially meet your soul mate. …continue reading
In a pilot program designed for accident avoidance, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in conjunction with the University of Michigan, is set to begin the largest test bed of wireless automobiles in the world.
It is believed by the program’s developers that motor vehicle …continue reading
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
Just when the world is going bonkers over the Google Glasses of the future, up steps another, even better idea.
To do this, let me first explain that Google Glasses are designed to project an image onto one lens of a pair of wearable glasses. …continue reading
Our tablet computers are not only changing the way we communicate with each other and surf the Internet, but they are also changing the way that we watch television. This fact was pointed out in a recent article found in the PopSci online magazine. The …continue reading
It has happened to all of us. We are in a restaurant, a movie theater, or other public gathering when a cellphone rings. What happens next is enough to send anyone over the edge of sanity. Some loud mouth, inconsiderate person decides to share their …continue reading
Have you ever priced the cost for care in a nursing or care home? You may be surprised to learn that in some parts of the country it can cost as much as $6,000 a month for an average rated facility. However, until now, there …continue reading
In a world where wounded soldiers are returning from the battlefield with missing limbs, and police are in potential danger when bomb threats are called in, it is good to know that alternatives are being developed to help prevent such injuries. One of these devices …continue reading
According to Consumer Rankings, the top senior dating site is Match.com. But what do you do if your parent is computer illiterate and doesn’t have a clue about how to find a date online?
In answer to this question, two brothers took matters into their …continue reading
If you have fallen in love with your e-reader but not the price of the books, StoryBundle may well become your new best friend. In fact, as far as deals go, StoryBundle ranks high on my list. I have found that it has a simple-to-understand …continue reading