Internet regulators on Thursday voted to relax rules on domain names like .com or .edu, and allow you to create domain names such as .golf, .annieb, etc..., Read on...
Thursday, June 26, 2008
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Monday, June 23, 2008
Ok, you have got your Firefox 3.0 all downloaded and installed but, you ask, what's so different about Firefox 3.0 over Firefox 2.0?
I am still patiently waiting for Noia 2.0 eXtreme theme to update, but no go so far. So in the meantime, I found the Kempelton 3.0 theme that makes Firefox pop! (I am not into default themes and like to customize by Firefox, don't you?)
Sunday, June 22, 2008
I was my discussing the new iPhone with my sister Carol this morning, since her iPod crapped out and she is considering the possibility of moving to an iPhone. (The big red flag I keep reminding her is that it is the ATncrap network)
This article details a few missing items from the new iPhone. Read on...
Saturday, June 21, 2008
Thursday, June 19, 2008
I thought that might catch your attention! Here's a handy article from the New York Times that gives you the simple steps to block spam from getting to your cellphone. Read on...
Thanks go to Lifehacker.com for pointing out the article.
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
The University of Manchester is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the "Baby" computer first reported on by the BBC in 1948.
The link will take you to the article and some really old sound file and a video of the computer. Very old! Read on...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Firefox 3 is ready for production today! (Officially at 10:00am PDT) They are also looking to set a Guinness World Record by recording the most software downloads in a 24 hour period. So, whether you put it into production today, you might as well download it, because you know you want Firefox 3! Read on...
UPDATE: The download link has been removed because it doesn't appear to be the final version of Firefox.
UPDATE2: Ah, much better! Here's the download link.
Saturday, June 14, 2008
Here's the future of PC's that I would like to see go into production.
Based on the concept of electronic paper, this PC supports varying usage models due to the flexibility provided by the display. Yet it is a fully functional PC that can be used as a notebook, notepad, address book and digital map. Read on...
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
I was out at a clients the other day and we were talking about how to change the wallpaper on his desktop with rotating pictures. I advised that we needed a third party application. Thanks go to Lifehacker.com!
Windows only: Freeware application John's Background Switcher automatically switches your desktop wallpaper at regular intervals using photos from your desktop or from online photo services, ranging from Flickr to Picasa to Yahoo image search. Read on...
Monday, June 09, 2008
IT security provider Kaspersky Lab has issued a security alert following the detection of a particularly malicious piece of "ransomware", a cryptovirus, cryptotrojan or cryptoworm is a type of malware that encrypts the data belonging to an individual on a computer, demanding a ransom for its restoration. The term ransomware is commonly used to describe such software. Read on...
Saturday, June 07, 2008
Ok, ok...so my sister works at Cisco and gave me a shout out about WebEx, (which is now a part of Cisco) She says she will be beta testing "even better" applications than what WebEx offers right now for individuals and businesses.
I thought I would check out WebEx PCNow, not only because it is reasonably priced, but allows you to access your computer from any PC, Mac, or mobile device.
Mobile device? Did they say mobile device?