Tag Archive: money

Mar 25 2014

Microsoft $100 credit isn’t going to push users to Windows 8

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You really have to give it to Microsoft on having operating system that’s almost 15 years old and people are still using it. Irregardless of the security problems and performance issues with Windows XP, it’s still an operating system that’s in full effect in lots of companies. Windows XP survived the release of Windows Vista; which was a complete failure.

Mar 24 2014

Netflix and Enemies of the Internet

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This past week’s been pretty interesting when it comes to the neutrality,Netflix and the future of the Internet. We saw lots of new developments with Netflix and Comcast, as well as openly pointed discussions about backbone Internet service providers upset about Internet service providers charging for Internet service to customers in the last legs of …

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Sep 25 2013

Roku Adds Integrated M-GO To Their Line Up

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My Roku 3 has easily become the most used device in my home, just short of my television. I have managed to convert my entire DVD collection to MP4; play all my movies through Plex. At this time, I only have one subscription that I’m paying for, and that’s Netflix. Roku has just announced that …

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Sep 11 2013

Welcome 4K And 8K Ultra High-definition TVs, But Not Anytime Soon

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Have you seen the advertisements for the ultra high-definition TVs yet? It’s amazing to think that someone is going to rush out and purchase a 60 inch ultra high-definition TV for roughly $6000. It’s staggering. That equates to roughly $1000 for every 10 inches of viewable ultrahigh definition display. Most people are perfectly happy with …

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Apr 01 2013

How to convince your employer to let you work remotely

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Barring the recent idiocy decision from Yahoo; there’s a growing trend for employers to allow for remote users. Some people refer to this as working from home, telecommuting or teleworking; basically the person doing the job is doing everything without having to physically go to the office. Some employees want to work from home to …

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Feb 25 2013

Smartphones: Giving Ubuntu A Solid Chance In The Market

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Over the past couple weeks, I noticed that there’s been several articles and information about the introduction of a Firefox phone and a Ubuntu phone. I think it’s pretty bold that other companies would want to enter into a market that was already dominated by android platform, as well as Apple. It’s pretty hard imagining …

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Jan 03 2013

Why Now Isn’t The Time To Purchase A Big-Screen TV…

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The enticement to purchase a big-screen TV is always driven by someone’s will and desire to have something like that. They just decide one day that they want to have a car, or house or a big-screen TV. There may not be anything you can do about persuading them not to purchase those types of …

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Aug 30 2012

To Block or not to Block: The Case Against and For Adblock

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There are relatively few single-sided issue in this world. No matter how convinced you are of how right your particular conviction is, it won’t take long to found someone believes equally and oppositely. But there’s one area that we all seem to agree on: Everybody hates adverts. And in the vast hate pyramid of adverts …

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Jul 18 2012

Movie review: The Amazing Spider-Man

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This past weekend I went to see the amazing Spiderman. I think everyone pretty much has been anticipating the release of this movie because of the reboot of the series. I also have to admit that I didn’t like the actors from the last series that plate Spiderman and Mary Jane; it made it hard …

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May 22 2012

Review: Battleship [2012] — Just sad.

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This past weekend, I went to the movie theater to watch Battleship. It wasn’t a movie that I really wanted to go see, it was something that my wife thought would be interesting to watch, and pretty much anything with big guns, explosions and aliens is going to draw the interest of my son. Based …

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