Blogging Computers & Internet
- Upgrade Your Motherboard And CPU -
There is no need to go out and pay $500 to $1000 desktop computer when you can buy ab inexpensive desktops from Computer Liquidators or Factory Direct.
While most people won’t go out and buy a new $75k vehicle many fall into the biggest and fastest trap when it comes to [...]
- Imageless Internet Browsing - I have mixed feeling about being on the Internet. When people tell me there is no different between the Internet and the Television I can’t really argue against that.
In my work on the Internet I run into immodesty regularly as do the brothers that work for me. While there is [...]
- New Computers And Monitors - We are making a number of changes in the office. Every one now has dual 19″ monitor on their systems. The office just bought Gateway P4 3GHz, 1GB RAM, 80GB SATA HD boxes for most people.
So now I have a the following boxes for sale:
$195 Celeron 2.4GHz, 1GB RAM, [...]
- AVG Internet Security 9.0 - We just bought a 5 pack of AVG Internet Security for 2 years for $183.99 CDN.
AVG Internet Security 9.0 — You can buy 2 years of protection for 5 business computers for only $183.99.
The computers can be at different locations and owned by different people.
We have just purchased [...]
- Stats From 2009 - Lots of growth in the first 6 months of 2009 but after that growth leveled out. So I am working to take traffic to the next level. I have put up a fan page on Facebook and will be adding 5000 fans to the fan page to start.
The Facebook fan [...]
- Noncrippled Free Software - I use NCH Software for a lot of different things. Here is a list of the different packages they have. All there software is fully functional and free.
BroadCam (video broadcasting)
Debut (video recorder)
VideoPad (video editor)
EyeLine (video surveillance)
Prism (video converter)
Photostage (slideshow creator)
Disketch (CD label software)
- Wireless Router Antenna Connectors - I am planning to set up an Internet connection between two buildings where there is no line of site so I need to know about the different Wireless Router Antenna Connectors.
There are good prices on 9M Antenna RP-SMA Extension Cable for Wi-Fi Router and Antenna 10dBi Wireless WiFi Panel Indoor [...]
- Chrome Browser Is Number 3 - Yes, I use the Google Chrome Browser. I gave up on IE about 5 years ago and when to Firefox but then Firefox became bloated and I jumped to Chrome about 3 or 4 months ago.
Here are the stats for browser usage:
As you can see above Chrome is #4. With [...]
- Gadget Blogs - Here is a list of Gadget Blogs in the order of the ones I read the most.
Gizmodo — is about gadgets and technology and a variety of electronics, as well as all sorts of things gadget geeks might enjoy.
Engadget — is a web magazine with obsessive daily coverage of everything [...]
- Google Chrome OS On The Dell Mini 10v - Information on installing Google Chrome OS On The Dell Mini 10v.
@Hexxeh has put together a build of Google’s Chromium OS. You can download the image via BitTorrent and then use 7zip to extract the img file.
Here is my Dell Mini 10v with Chrome OS running.
Here are a few of the [...]
- Google Chrome OS Video - Thursday Google provided more details on their lightweight, browser-based operating system for netbooks. Here is a Google Chrome OS Video that shows what Chrome OS is.
- Phonetic Alphabet - A phonetic alphabet is a list of words used to identify letters in a message transmitted by radio or telephone. Using phonetic words is a good way to make sure you have the right spelling of clients emails but it also sounds very professional.
A — Alfa
B — Bravo
- Information About Google Wave - There has been lots of talk about Google Wave so here is some information for you.
The Complete Guide to Google Wave is written by a community of contributors and edited by Gina Trapani with Adam Pash.
Check out some of the Wave Extensions built during the developer preview.
- Change Your Root Password On Jailbroken iPhones! -
If you have jailbroken your iPhone and have a SHH server installed and enabled but didn’t change your default root password you can be hacked.
1. Get an SSH program like putty for windows.
2. SSH to your iPhone. Login using username “root” and password “alpine”.
3. Type: “passwd”. You’ll then be asked [...]
- Bible Study Tools - Note: I bump this post to the top whenever I add a link. New resources are in bold.
e-Sword Bible Windows software that has 25 free versions of the Bible, 7 Greek texts, 3 Hebrew texts, the Latin Vulgate, and 45 foreign language translations. There are a number of the [...]
- I Micro Blog On Twitter - You can catch my micro blog posts on my Twitter account. I have a coder putting a bolded link Check Out Bob’s Mirco Blog at the top of the right column Recent Posts.
Also they are changing the Comments Feed from the last 10 comments to the last [...]
- Apple Tablet - So it looks like the market is going to be getting an Apple tablet. It will have a 7″ to 10″ screen, 3G/Wifi internet, and will run the iPhone OS.
Here is what some people think it will look like.
- Gadget Deals For Canada And US - I just found Factory Direct about 2 weeks ago. They have a lot of good deals. You can sign up from there flyer and they will send out weekly flyers to you like this flyer.
While I am at it here is the Gizmodo Blog Dealzmodo Category which does a daily [...]
- Microsoft’s Courier Tablet - With reader wars heating up between Amazon Kindle and the Sony Reader, and lots of talk and speculation on Apple’s long awaited Tablet, Microsoft has unveiled its own tablet-style computer called the Courier.
The Courier is a electronic booklet with two screens and lots of features. Check out the following video.
- Dell Mini 10v Upgraded To 2GB - I found the Dell Mini 10v 1GB very slow in just the simplist things. Things were so slow I had to run my browser Gmail on simple HTML, the WordPress flash uploader I changed to browser uploader, and setting up the external video as its own sceen vs a copy [...]
- Status Of My Mac OS Leopard Bittorrent Downloads - After the two DMG images I downloaded failed my friend Rob Calam suggested that I find a bittorrent file that is a ISO instead of a DMG.
It took me about 2 days to download that file and when I booted with it I got the Apple logo at boot but [...]
- Canada Post 100% Bittorrent Download 14% - Canada Post won out! My Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard upgrade just came in. The APPLE.MAC.OSX.LEOPARD.V10.5.ISO-OSX download is only at 14.3% and ETA is 1d 16h.
- Five Tips For More Browser Real Estate - I have a quad-headed computer system in my office so clearly I like lots of screen real estate. Here are five tips on how to give yourself more browser real estate.
1. Hide The Menu Bar — Personal Menu is a FireFox addon that allows you to hide and reveal [...]
- BitTorrent Mac OS X Install DVD Image Errors - Futureshop didn’t have any Retail Apple OS X 10.5.x for sale so I purchased a Mac OS X Leopard on kijiji.ca and downloaded a copy using Bittorrent.
I downloaded two different Torrent versions of Mac OS X Install DVD.dmg and got EBIOS read errors when I try to install either [...]
- Selecting Hardware For Hackintosh Netbook - Before you start do install Mac OS X on a Netbook there is the issue of hardware and Operating System distribution that needs to be settled.
In this post I go over 1) Hardware Compatibility, 2) Screen Size & Resolution, 3) Keyboard Layout, 4) Price, and 5) Touchpad. There [...]