Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category

Should in the Cloud We Trust?

Sunday, March 13, 2011 17:14 1 Comment

With every passing day, we become more reliant on services found within the Internet; also known as cloud computing. It’s very common to have your e-mail through Google, Microsoft or Yahoo. Social sites, like Facebook and Twitter, thrive on the terabytes of personal information store online. The Internet is full of sites used to share […]

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Netflix Feature Request: Movie Libraries

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 23:54 No Comments

The Netflix video streaming feature has become a key method in the way my family and I consume multimedia content. Our Xbox Live Gold membership is primarily used to play Netflix on my Xbox 360. Recent media device purchases have been influenced by whether if the device has embedded Netflix support. A key feature of […]

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Future Uncertain for Xmarks

Monday, October 4, 2010 0:58 3 Comments

Earlier this year, I wrote about a wonderful bookmark syncing service called Xmarks. Since then, I’ve seen many friends and co-workers create an account with Xmarks. I was saddened last week when i heard that Xmarks had decided to discontinue its service.

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A New Domain and a New Look

Saturday, October 2, 2010 1:48 2 Comments

Welcome to Stuck on Tech! After being hosted at Wortmann Support (http://support.wortmannfamily.com), I finally decided to give this blog it’s own domain. It’s amazing how much time was needed to: Pick a new domain Pick a new WordPress Theme Customize the Theme Picking a domain is far from easy. I would spend countless hours coming […]

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Movies and Television Online: Can’t Stop the Signal

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 1:07 1 Comment

The Internet has changed the way the average person consumes content. The feature rich video delivery mechanisms have proved tantalizing to the public. New devices allow people to enjoy Internet delivered content directly to their TV. No matter how you slice it, physical media will soon go the way of beta-max.

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High Praise for Xmarks

Monday, April 5, 2010 11:35 5 Comments

Xmarks is a very useful addition to your web browser. It’s perfect for keeping your bookmarks backed up and/or synchronized between multiple computers.

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Keeping Microsoft Windows and Office Up to Date

Thursday, May 8, 2008 11:26 No Comments

Every month, most Microsoft Windows users receive a small prompting. It may be in a small yellow shield in the System Tray (part of the Taskbar) or a prompt to restart the computer. This is only a reminder of the bugs and errors that Microsoft is constantly fixing; also known as patches.

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Hulu.com: Getting Closer to Anywhere TV

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 9:25 3 Comments

A few weeks ago, Hulu.com made its move from being privately tested to open to the public. Hulu.com is a video site. Video sites come and go on a daily basis. What makes this one special? Hulu.com is the combine efforts of various television networks and movie studios to compete with the YouTube and YouTube […]

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Podcasting: The New On Demand Radio

Thursday, July 12, 2007 23:12 No Comments

Over the decades, the perception of the individual has shifted. This can be seen in the technologies that we use. For instance, in the past, more people relied on mass transit systems to get around. This meant that people were at the mercy of the schedule and routes of mass transit. If we shift the […]

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Think Before You Forward

Monday, February 12, 2007 21:39 No Comments

E-mail has become the most popular messaging medium. It’s faster than Postal Mail (snail mail) and best of all, it’s free. When you send an e-mail, the recipient doesn’t need to be on the other end to get your e-mail right away. It’ll be there when he or she gets around to checking their e-mail. […]

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