Facebook is in the process of rolling out some new privacy features. Somehow, I managed to get a look at these early on in the release. I have to say that I like what I see. The new features allow you to select your audience for status updates. The default setting is Public, meaning that everyone on Facebook can see it. However, they have settings for … Continue reading the story "Facebook Privacy Changes"
Monthly Archives for August, 2011
We have all done it before the repetitive hitting of the refresh button when a website wouldn't load. I am so guilty of this. It won't load so I refresh, then I try the link in another window or browser. When that ultimately fails, then I wonder is the website down or is it just my computer? Well, here is how you tell. Simply copy and … Continue reading the story "Down or Just Me?"
For all those annoyances of the internet, there are sneaky cures. I enjoy when I find a new way to circumvent the annoyances. The one that gets to me the most is required registration. I know that it is beneficial for the company to capture email addresses, but I don't like giving mine out. So, when I get to a website and I have to … Continue reading the story "Don’t Bug Me"
The Department of Transportation's new guidelines force airlines to reimburse passengers who are bumped from their flight twice the price of the purchased ticket (up to $650) unless they make other arrangements to get the passenger to their final destination within a couple of hours of the original arrival time. The longer the delay, the bigger the reimbursement: if the arrival time is delayed too … Continue reading the story "Accountability in the Air"
As we crawl around the internet there are thousands of sites that we stumble on that require registration. Most of the time I find it to be a hassle because I probably wont be back to the site with any frequency and I don't want my inbox to blow up with reminders about the services the site offers. Well instead of piling up registration information all … Continue reading the story "Account Killer"
When you travel today even if it is just overnight, you have some type of charger that you must bring along to insure that your favorite electronic device keeps enough juice to operate. Usually the longer the trip the more cords you will have to pack. You will need one for each different cell phone, laptop, video game, and mp3 player. Or you use to. Now … Continue reading the story "Charging"
In the heat of the moment anything can happen. Maybe your boss just emailed you to let you know that you have to come in and work on Saturday. Or maybe your girlfriend just dropped you a line to tell you that the dog had an accident all over your side of the bed. You just never know what you might open up your email … Continue reading the story "Tone Check"
Seembee, available at the Apple app store for free of cost, allows users to upload snapshots, scanned documents or image files into a personalized web-based archive. Users can better categorize and manage small data documents and avoid the heartache of misplacing important information and records. Seembee also makes it easier to use uploaded imagery, notation and audio – capture the essence of important, if fleeting, … Continue reading the story "Seembee"
File is not recognizable, unable to read, file cannot be accessed, out of memory errors...these are all signs that a file has been corrupted and can not be used any longer. Files are corrupted by power failures, network interruption, viruses, and application errors. It is very common for file information to get lost and be unrecoverable. At least it used to be, with the ever advancing … Continue reading the story "File Recovery"
I found a new program today that is a free download that allows you to create letterheads, flyers, and business cards with ease. With its included various templates and online template store, powerful multi-layer editor, detailed help-files, SpringPublisher enables you to design and print artwork within a few minutes. Bust out of the same templates and designs that everyone else is using from Microsoft, but don't … Continue reading the story "Publisher"