Tag Archive: fact

Nov 05 2012

Infographic: Geeks vs. Nerds

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Geeks and nerds are often misidentified. In fact, the terms are sometimes used interchangeably. Despite what you may have heard, geeks and nerds are distinct groups of people who share certain traits but who differ in some subtle and some not-so-subtle ways. Both groups love new technology. Both groups love arguing over the technical merits …

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Nov 01 2012

Commercials killed Hulu for me…

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I’ve had a Roku for several months now and I’ve been very pleased with the device’s abilities to stream content from multiple resources and display them on my TV. One of the streaming sources that I had was Hulu. I actually had Netflix and Hulu, but I just canceled my Hulu account; and I’m not …

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Aug 20 2012

Faster Broadband – Should You Switch?

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There are several broadband providers in the market today, and many more are entering the foray claiming to provide even faster speed and better services. Simultaneously, consumer demand for faster broadband speed has been growing multi-fold. Today, the matter of Internet connectivity involves much more than mere browsing, online shopping or sending and receiving emails. …

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May 20 2012

Review: The Avengers continues to CRUSH the box office…

For 3 weeks in a row The Avengers is just bad bad news for any studio wanting to release a movie. The Avengers over the past three weeks, since it’s release has made a staggering amount of money; over $100 million…$200 million the first weekend… and $55 million the 3rd week.—it’s a mind numbing thought. …

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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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