Well not really but it's kinda funny to see this on the Britanica blog: Many people may not have heard of ICANN, the organization that oversees the Internet’s top-level domains (TLDs; e.g., .com, .net, .org, .edu, .us), but a decision that they reached will likely affect millions of Web surfers, making it easier for them … Continue reading Encylopedia Britannica your first stop for the latest porn news!
in the area. Tornado activity is not something you see often around here and the storm track indicates it should miss here but if it changes direction blogging might be interupted. If you are in the path of this storm I suggest in addition to seeking shelter unplug your pc etc. If you have a … Continue reading Tornado watch and Severe Thunderstorm Warning …
If you aren't familiar with the "Sticky Notes" program you ought to be, basically it is a small app that allows you to create post-it type notes that can be placed on your desktop. These can be used as reminders for all kinds of things, VERY useful. After my last windows update My Sticky notes … Continue reading Sticky Notes Error on Windows 7
Tim Blair reminds us that everything costs something, in this case an upload costs 1.6 million: A MAN who bragged about illegally uploading a Super Mario Bros computer game to the internet yesterday agreed to pay manufacturer Nintendo $1.6 million in a landmark anti-piracy court settlement. James Burt, 24, agreed to pay $1.5 million in … Continue reading How bad do you need to play that game?
This is not something I would normally cover but the rumored Lindsay Lohan sex tape is going to produce a lot of serious viral infections and not just on film. Mark my words as soon as such a tape comes out the Limewires and bittorrents will be full of downloads and fake sites promising said … Continue reading Lohan sex tape, a computer virus waiting to happen
What are the odds of this post and this story coming on the same day? Police in Greensburg said a 14-year-old girl and two 15-year-old girls at Greensburg Salem High School sent the pictures to their teenage boyfriends, who are 15, 16 and 17 years old. None is being identified because most criminal cases in … Continue reading I guess they must be Rihanna fans
There are role models and there is Rihanna: While promoting her album, Rated R, in an interview with New York City radio station Hot 97, the singer admitted she was the woman in the naked photos, which were leaked earlier this year. "They were for my boyfriend at the time," Rihanna, 21, said, adding, "if … Continue reading That’s outragious and why wasn’t it happening when I was a teenager?
First of all lets quote Tom Baker as the 4th Doctor in the Face of Evil: “The very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. Instead of altering their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views...which can be very uncomfortable if you happen to be one … Continue reading I have only two things to say about the Global Warming Hack e-mails
Today I ran into the wife of a fellow I haven't seen for decades, like me he is a computer guy and is currently employed as same. As we talked I found we have a lot in common, same amount of kids, both with a son newly in college all pretty much the same. I … Continue reading Why do I even bother? USE WIRELESS SECURITY!
The newest Mac vs PC ad is out mentioning Windows seven and it has something in common with the first one... ...it can't find anything bad to say about Windows 7. It plays the fear card but nary a word about the actual windows 7 operating system. And about that great customer service... If I'm … Continue reading Yet another ad that can’t attack Windows 7
...but there are still people out that who don't understand just how public a public wi-fi hotspot is: Here's what you need to know: Public hot-spots are -- especially those that are open and don't require a password -- are, by design, insecure. Sure, they may be easy and convenient to hop on from your … Continue reading It really pains me that this story is necessary…
A: Because no matter how bad I was treated and how poor the customer service was I could not in good conscience recommend windows Vista to a computer user when there was another alternative. However windows 7 is now out and everything I've seen on it has been positive. So like Younger Bear in Little … Continue reading Q: Why is Microsoft lucky that my Apple problems took place now instead of six months ago?
Well my son and I drove an hour to the nearest apple store and were coldly informed that they will charge us $1100 to fix the machine he paid $1500 for less than two months ago. (Plus $200 for extended warranty) Even worse than this was the cold customer service that reminds me of the … Continue reading Apple customer support vs Squat. Squat Wins!
He's a braver man than me upgrading to Windows 7. Of course he IS upgrading from Vista so that is certainly an incentive. It is an important article particularly if you are a non-techie. It seems to have worked out for him. Read the Whole thing.
Steve Calvi of Zolex PC has some sensible advice: The Average Home User doesn't need to have the latest technological advancements. They want their computer to work with as minimal problems as possible. To be easy to use and comfortable while using it. Jumping up to Windows 7 if you are happy with Vista is … Continue reading Windows 7 or no windows 7
...so this can't be right can it? Security experts have uncovered flaws in Apple Inc's iPhone that they said hackers can exploit to take control of the popular device, using the tactic for identity theft and other crimes. iPhone users needed to be warned that their devices were not entirely secure and Apple should try … Continue reading But it’s made by Apple!
Well the new B system is in the Dining room (yes you read that right) but since it's in the dining room it can't reach the router. So the time came to get a wireless for the system. (This predated the download of video drivers). Since I didn't want to spend a lot on a … Continue reading Fun (bug) with netgear wireless G
Have just finished getting a new "b" machine all ship shape and Bristol fashion. It's an old P4 2.40 with a gig of ram that I've threw xp home onto, to replace the old Dell laptop that has finally bit the dust for the last time. It's amazing what you can do with leftover parts. … Continue reading The new “B” system
...via Glenn a story that is very serious but just you just can't help laughing. Sir John Sawers is due to take over as chief of the Secret Intelligence Service in November, putting him in charge of all of Britain’s spying operations abroad. But entries by his wife Shelley on the social networking site have … Continue reading This woman is NOT Sicilian
Glenn point out that windows XP is still alive and Slashdot says it will remain so at least for another couple of years. I've run Vista since week one, it has a lot of pain in the rear stuff but as a computer guy it wasn't all that hard. I "upgraded" an xp system to … Continue reading XP XP XP…