29th July 2010
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22nd June 2010
You’ve heard us talk about Google Voice for a while now, but until today it was available by invitation only . Today they opened the service to everyone. If you want to get your own “One Number to Rule Them All” head over to http://voice.google.com/ and grab your digits.
21st June 2010
The words Virus and Spyware are two terms that are thrown around sometimes interchangeably, but there is a big difference in what they can do to your computer. Lifehacker.com put together a great guide to set the record straight about the differences between these two computer menaces.
3rd June 2010
AT&T has made some huge changes to the way they charge for data usage. If you have an iPhone or another smartphone on the AT&T network you should take a look at the article below.
12th May 2010
Are you ready to cut the cord and surf the internet wirelessly? Follow these steps from Microsoft to set up your home wireless network. If you would rather we set it up for you, call Scott at 859-6389 to set up an appointment.
6th May 2010
Facial recognition software is all the rage in law enforcement and security sectors and now you can have it on own computer. With the free Luxand Blink! software you can use facial recognition to log onto your laptop or desktop. All you need is a webcam and well…a face. I’ve tried the software and it takes about 2 minutes to set up and works surprisingly well. Click on the link below to download the software.
15th April 2010
Google has added the ability to drag and drop attachments in Google apps and Gmail
Read more about it at Lifehacker
18th March 2010
Verizon announced that Motorola Droid phones will start getting the Android 2.1 update starting today. If you have a Droid and aren’t that excited yet, check out this link from PC World to read about the new features.
It will be a small batch at first and then, if all goes well, more after that. You can read more about the update process at Android Central
11th March 2010
Gizmodo put 5 netbooks to the test to see who would become champion.
4th March 2010
You read that right, $85 for a smartbook. This spring, Coby will introduce a 7 inch smartbook for $85. Everyone knows the Coby name for their reputation of cheap electronic product offerings found at many dollar stores and we’re not expecting this smartbook to be built any different. For $85 though this would be the perfect computer for young kids just getting to know computers. Engadget has a nice write up on the smartbook and even a video.
3rd March 2010
Microsoft has announced a new scripting vulnerability in Windows 2000, XP, and Server 2003 affecting those who use Internet Explorer. Read more about it at the link below:
23rd February 2010
Here is one man’s perspective on the never ending debate PC or Mac. This is some other guys perspective. Not mine. It is a good run down so I thought I would share it.
10th February 2010
Google has announced they plan to build ultra-fast Internet networks in a handful of communities. Read more below
In this months Patch Tuesday Microsoft patched 26 issues. Make sure to run Windows Update to make sure your computer is up to date.
4th February 2010
Looking for some tips and tweaks for Facebook? PC World has them at the link below.
25th January 2010
Sleep? Hibernate? Standby? These terms can be confusing if you are new to the world of laptops. They are important terms to know though if you want your laptop to behave the way you want it to. Check out this quick article from computerworld.com to get informed.
21st January 2010
With its first batch of security updates of the year Apple fixes a dozen holes. Find out more a CNET through the link below.
11th January 2010
The Consumer Electronics Show wrapped up yesterday and we wanted to bring you a wrap up of some of the cool new gadgets that were featured at the show.
4th January 2010
An interesting proposal to say the least. The great minds at surge technology services have been debating this issue also and do see some benefits to unlocking the shackles and going back on the age old misconception that users cannot be trusted to manage their own computers.
22nd December 2009
As Christmas approaches a new computer might be on the horizon for some people. When you are configuring that new computer one of the choices you’ll have to make is whether you want a 32 -bit operating system or a 64-bit one. What’s the difference? Glad you asked because we have a guide that will help you answer that question. Click on the link below to go to the guide from Lifehacker.
14th December 2009
Read all about it at the Official Google Blog
10th December 2009
On Tuesday Mozilla released the much anticipated Thunderbird 3. Thunderbird is a free email client that gives Microsoft’s Outlook a run for its money. If you are still using an antiquated email client like Outlook Express you should give Thunderbird 3 a try and see what you’ve been missing. You can read more about it at CNET.com
2nd December 2009
A couple weeks ago we touted Opera Mini 5 beta as the best thing since sliced bread in the mobile browsing world and we’d like to admit that we were wrong. Turns out that while the potential for Opera Mini 5 to be the greatest is there, in its current state it is buggy and sometimes unusable.
Today I am testing, and liking quite a bit, a new browser for Blackberry and other smartphones called Bolt. It is quick and you can enjoy full web pages clearly and easily. Bolt displays the full pages without reformatting or removing content. First impression – WOW!
23rd November 2009
We all back up our computers because we know we don’t want to lose the documents and photos that we store on them, but are you backing up your smartphone? These days our smartphones have become a daily part of our computing life and they should be backed up as religiously as our computers. Gizmodo has put together steps to backup various types of smartphones in the article below.
20th November 2009
10th November 2009
This holiday season Google will providing FREE WiFi in 47 airports across the country.
9th November 2009
As our online life expands, so does the list of passwords we need to remember. Computerworld lends us a helping hand with a nice article about staying staying safe and sane with all of those passwords.
5th November 2009
For those of you who have always wanted a dislike button on Facebook, there is now a Firefox plugin to do just that. Mashable gives us the details below.
2nd November 2009
Almost every user of Facebook has been in this boat – a friend posts a less than attractive picture of you from a party last weekend, pictures from your mullet or thick glasses days and then tags you so all of your friends can see. Now there is an application from the detergent maker Wisk that will help you get rid of those photos. The NY Times Technology section can tell you all about it at the link below