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She is a Powerful Beast

by admin on Feb 16th in Computers

In 1998, a great company was founded. Google. While taking over the world was never the actual plan, they created an unofficial slogan that surprises none with their current status upon the world, “Don’t be evil.” In 1998 Larry Page and fellow PhD student, Sergey Brin were attending Stanford University together. They began to develop [...]

“How did you find out he left you?”- “From Facebook”

by admin on Feb 10th in Computers

In these current times, social networking is where our society believes they can find the purpose of life. To some people it seems to be the marriage “ring-checker” without any face-to-face… or face-to-hand communication, and without the ashtray smell of that lingers in a bar. Facebook, MySpace, and all of the other social networking sites [...]

Download or Smelling the Pages: A Tough Decision

by admin on Feb 8th in Computers

Convenience and drug stores are usually within a three-mile radius of your home. Jumping into the car and driving to the store and back takes less then fifteen minutes. Then you are able to sit down on your couch, stretch out your legs, and enjoy the newest New York Times Bestseller. The person in the [...]

Lifes Tough [Computer] Choices

by admin on Feb 3rd in Computers

Buying a desktop, laptop or any type of technology hardware can be a difficult and stressful purchase for people. For many the initial decision between Apple and Windows PC can be a headache in itself. After that decision is made though, the needs of the computer user usually decide whether a desktop or a portable [...]

The Portrayal of the Common Computer Problem

by admin on Feb 1st in Computers

There is a television show that airs on the British network, Channel 4. The IT Crowd stars Richard Avoade, Chris O’Dowd (Gulliver’s Travels), and Katherine Parkinson (Pirate Radio) and is also a BAFTA and Emmy award-winning show. The IT Crowd describes an exaggerated, yet realistic portrayal of an IT department that is based out of [...]

Your computer’s favorite playlist

by admin on Jan 29th in Computers

Life needs a soundtrack. You become the music supervisor on the set of your own life story when you make playlists. We’ve all created a few. “Darla’s Girlz Nite Out Playlist;” “Rainy Day Songs;” “Ben & Deb’s Romantic Playlist;” “Music for Studying” … We pick and choose songs that create a mood, bring back memories [...]

What to do with your old computer

by admin on Jan 27th in Computers

Take care of your car, and it could last 20 years, possibly 30 … or more. Though its styling might be out of date, it will still get you down the road. If only we could get that much life out of our desktop computers and laptops. Granted, it’s a lot less expensive to replace [...]

Make your boring keyboard more fun

by admin on Jan 25th in Computers

As personal computers have evolved from clunky metal boxes to sleek, streamlined and wireless permutations, not much has changed with the number one form of user interface: the keyboard. While there are still choices to be had – USB connected or wireless, control and function key configuration, switch technology (capacitative vs mechanical) and level of [...]

Don’t let your computer sabotage your health

by admin on Jan 20th in Computers

Compared to the world’s most dangerous jobs (commercial fishing, logging, flying aircraft), professional computer users tend to think they’re fairly safe at their workplace. But even the most sedentary job has its risks. Here are a couple of health concerns you might encounter if you sit at your computer for long hours – plus suggestions [...]

Computerspeak – ’tis a silly jargon

by admin on Jan 6th in Computers

New inventions, processes and concepts are entering the language all the time. And we need new words and new terms to name them. Fortunately for computer users, geeks are smart and usually funny. Word coinage in the field of computers is pithy, wry and sometimes deliberately ironic. Let’s look at a field that takes itself [...]

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