Tag Archive: fact

May 11 2012

Is it wrong for Microsoft to restrict their tablets to just Internet Explorer?

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So one of the interesting things about the pending release of the Windows 8 tablets; Microsoft has decided to not allow other browsers the same luxury as theirs. And a bigger question is, does Microsoft think that their release of a tablet [PC] with Windows 8 is going to be enough to sway people to …

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Mar 27 2012

5 Apps that Use Your Phone’s GPS in Ways You Never Knew

We all know the iPhone can do amazing and wondrous things, but one of the coolest features of the iPhone is the fact that it takes its own internal functions and expands on them. Your GPS, for example, is oh so much more than your every-day GPS that you can plop up in your car. …

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Sep 16 2011

Is it true? Google+ has run out of steam already?

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Google+ came out of the gates like gang busters; doing their little invites again to the beta program; but was all that just the curiousity of ‘what is it?’ Is Google going to have to go home, AGAIN, with a failed attempt at social…is Facebook too big to be toppled? According to some of the …

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Aug 18 2011

Microsoft Confirms Windows 8 App Store

The creation of the Microsoft application store is something that I’ve been talking about for years, but sadly, Microsoft hasn’t come around this idea until after everyone else has. Apple and Google have already established themselves with application stores for their operating systems, mainly the smartphones, but now that Microsoft has a new inspiration, with …

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Aug 04 2011

Internet Explorer Market Share: Why is it taking so long to DIE?

I have no love for Internet Explorer. Microsoft and Internet Explorer lost me as an user when 15 friggin applications and viruses got loaded on my machine in 10 seconds and I couldn’t do a thing to stop it and then it took me 5 hrs to remove the damage… Internet Explorer; it’s a polished …

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Jul 19 2011

Tablets Are Popular, But Not Productive

I think it’s pretty obvious that tablet PCs are the ‘IT’ toy right now. The idea of having a small device that could have access to your e-mail, Internet and be able to do an abundance of other things is very attractive; not to mention the ability to touch the screen and have things happen. …

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Jul 15 2011

Hotmail Bans Common Passwords To Cut Down On Hacked Accounts

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If you’ve been on the Internet for any amount of time, you realize that you need an ID and password to do just about anything, on any website. The sad fact is that most people don’t use different passwords per website; they typically use one account and password for everything to be accessed over the …

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Jun 21 2011

ISP bandwidth Caps are holding back the Cloud

I have covered this ground for years… ISP’s are such a disappointment. They started out okay, then they went to the sky with unlimited bandwidth for Internet access and then they laid the ‘smack down’ on their customers with the tiered service for Internet access. While the commercials ring in about how grea ‘the cloud’ …

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Jun 16 2011

Adding Facebook friends – we need this feature…

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Facebook is the greatest, the largest social network on the planet, right now. And it stillescapes me that people I don’t know want to friend me, although I do envite people to follow me… it’s funny because I only allow people on Facebook that I have personally met. I have the Facebook fear now that …

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May 18 2011

Techie Review: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11

Somehow in the process, I was not included with the beta testing process, so I wasn’t able to get an advance copy of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11, but seeing as how much I use Dragon NaturallySpeaking it’s really a given that I would be upgrading to a newer version; especially since Nuance has decided to update …

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