Tag Archive: family member

Jan 11 2016

Media Servers: Are You Okay With Sharing Your Media?

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When you think about having the ability to share all of your personal media to practically any device, one of the first applications you should be thinking about, or using, should be Plex media server. It does a great job of curating your media and being able to provide it to a wide range of …

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Nov 27 2015

Video Streaming Is The Best Gift To Give

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2015 has been a roller coaster for cable companies. Cable companies continue to see a consistent decline in cable subscribers, but they’re also seeing huge increases in Internet high-speed subscribers. It’s safe to say that Netflix has changed the landscape of media consumption. A few years ago, the cable company executives were calling streaming content …

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Apr 16 2013

Windows 8 continues to push the irrelevance of a Microsoft Operating System

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Back in May of 2011, I wrote a post about Windows 8 and that people shouldn’t buy it. The discussions over Windows 8 are highly mixed and there’s a group of people that love Windows 8 there’s a group of people that absolutely despise Windows 8. That demographic of people can be separated into those …

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Jun 14 2012

Disappointed: Skype adds adverts to Video Conversations

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I did a comparison a while back between  Google hangouts and Skype. I found that using Google hangouts was actually a little more easy to use than Skype. Skype is a great video conferencing application and historically, it’s been free, but since Microsoft purchased Skype last year for close to $8 billion dollars, everyone’s been …

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Feb 27 2012

The dreaded curse of being the family/friend tech support guy

I’ve done a few articles on applications like TeamViewer and other Remote Desktop applications to gain control of other people’s machines, and mainly, I use those applications to gain control over either family or friends machines that are having problems with their systems. Being ‘that guy’ that knows about computers is a blessing and a …

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