Archive for the ‘Software’ 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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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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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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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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please Please PLEASE, Backup Your Data

Monday, April 2, 2007 6:02 No Comments

Image this. You’ve just come home from work. After a nice evening meal, you head to your trusty computer to pay bills and update your finances. Oh, the trusty computer. You’ve been using it to watch your bank accounts and credit cards. You’ve even used it to handle your taxes for the past five years. […]

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Roboform: Ultimate Protector of the Password

Thursday, March 22, 2007 18:05 1 Comment

I’ve never trusted a Internet Explorer or any other web browser to store my personal information. Not forms, not credit card information and especially not passwords. Microsoft made a feeble attempt in order to keep track of this information for you. When I set up Internet Explorer, the first thing I do is disable the […]

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Reminder: Daylight Savings Change

Thursday, March 8, 2007 13:10 No Comments

Many moons ago, the United States government decided to move up Daylight Savings. The change happens this weekend. (Please be sure to wake up at 2am on Sunday to set your clock forward one hour.) In addition, Daylight Savings has been extended. It now ends two weeks after it normally ends. (Mark down November 7th […]

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Spyware and Malware and Adware-OH WHY?!?

Monday, January 1, 2007 12:00 1 Comment

Say it out loud. Spyware. Malware. Adware. Sounds like something you’d find at a Department Store. While department stores easily clog up credit cards, Spyware and it’s brethren clog up computers on an even larger scale. Everyone inherently knows that slight mention of these terms cause a bright shiny neon red flag to appear in […]

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Internet Explorer 7: A Must for Home Surfers, but Businesses Beware!

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 21:15 No Comments

As many of you know, Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 was released late October. Many people are now seeing their Microsoft Windows Update prompt the installation of the new revision of this web browser. Microsoft has put many new features into the updated browser which make it a worth-while

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Life Simplified by RSS

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 21:07 1 Comment

How many websites do you visit each day? Personally, I read at least 5 websites for global news. Throw in another eight for “geeky” news. Then, add in a few other sites for deals and random goofiness, I’m reading over 15 websites, multiple times, each day. If you’re in the same situation as myself, you […]

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