Thursday, February 24, 2011

Windows 7, Service Pack 1: The Service Pack is now freely available for download at I had no trouble what so ever installing on home systems, although one system that had a "Release Candidate" version, had to have that uninstalled first. Took over an hour to download and Install, but no glitches, and all seems well.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Yahoo News publishes secret formula for Coca Cola: Read it here:

Monday, February 14, 2011

ATT Promotion for their iPhone Customers: Send a TXT Message to 11113020 with the message / Subject of YES and in a month, you'll have 1000 extra Roll-Over Minutes added to your ATT Cellular account.
Details here:

Monday, February 07, 2011

WiFi issues: If you're having grief maintaining a WiFi connection in your house or apartment, prehaps a neighbor is using the same "Channel" as you and interfering. Used to be you could download a "WiFi Stumbler" program like "eWiFi" on your iPhone and it'd identify all the WiFi signals it could see. Then you could see if you needed to change "Channel". Last March, Apple removed all such programs from the App Store, perhaps because the programs could be used to help one without WiFi to glom onto a neighbors WiF for free.

So what's someone to do to check on possible signal conflicts? Luckily there's at least one web based program that peforms such functionality to assist one: Just use:


Saturday, February 05, 2011

Twitter won't save you: Excellent review of a book about the downside of technology on the Internet. Read it here:

Friday, February 04, 2011

iPhone 4: Verizon vs AT&T models: Best article I've read comparing and contrasting the two models; by David Pogue of the N.Y. Times. Read it here.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Verizon doesn't have capacity for a flood of iPhones either: The President of Verizon snarkily promised they wouldn't have issues handling all the iPhones they were going to sell, like AT&T had. Well that lasted all of 2 hours before they had problems; Story here: