Friday, July 30, 2010

SanDisk Cruzer Blade

What's the size of a paper clip and weighs the same as a penny? That would be SanDisk's newest flash drive. Read on...

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Computer Controlled Fountain

This Japanese mall fountain uses a long row of individual water streams that can be turned on and off, via a computer, with extreme accuracy. This allows it to show individual letters or even pictures that fall into the collecting pool. Read on...

Friday, July 23, 2010

TRON Legacy


Disney has got TRON Legacy in the works, slated for release in December of this year.

Not sure about you all, but this sneak peak looks pretty awesome. I know I liked the original and this will be a must see! Read on...

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Scan Websites for Malware

Once in awhile I need to find an answer or tool and start clicking recklessly on search results. Yes, I should know better and my anti-virus typically warns me.

Now I can be super safe by allowing URLVoid.com to check the website first for malicious software. It only takes a few seconds to run the scan. Read on...

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Treadway Mobility System


Sign me up for beta testing!

I already figured that I would need a "wheel" for my bum ankle one day and now it looks like (albeit not as stylish as I hoped) they are working on it. Read on... (scroll down on the Read on link to see all the pictures)

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Reminder: End of Support for Windows XP SP2

Today is the day that your Windows XP SP2 is no longer supported by Microsoft. (Additionally, Windows Vista with no service packs will no longer be supported, along with Windows 2000)

An unsupported version of Windows will no longer receive software updates from Windows Update. These include security updates that can help protect your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software, which can steal your personal information. Update also installs the latest software updates to improve the reliability of Windows—new drivers for your hardware and more.

The easy fix is to install XP Service Pack 3. Read on...

Friday, July 09, 2010

Check Status of Web Sites/Cloud

If you ever have problems connecting to your Gmail and wonder why, check out Google Apps Status Dashboard. That would have come in handy the other day when one of my users couldn't access their account.
Of course, you may have a Windows Live Mail, Yahoo Mail, a Blog hosting-site, Twitter, FaceBook and if you aren't able to access it, check out the Down Right Now site.
And if you suspect a regular Web site is down for the count, type in its address at downforeveryoneorjustme.com to to see if it’s the site or you with the connection problem.

Monday, July 05, 2010

Seagate 3TB External Hard Drive

Even though most computers may not be designed to fully utilize a 3TB drive, (a 64-bit operating system is required to fully utilize the drive's 3TB capacity) Seagate went ahead and launched “the world's first 3 Terabyte (TB) external desktop drive.” According to Seagate, the 3.5-inch FreeAgent GoFlex Desk external hard drive can hold up to 120 HD movies or 1500 video games. Read on...