Category: Web

Why I’ll (maybe) switch back to Linux soon

So for those who know me, they know I like Linux. Not just because it’s cool (it is) but because I find it user friendly. Yes seriously, I find Linux easier to use. I never thought that it would be true when I first started using Linux all those years ago. I swear it was …

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Are you keeping up? Does the cloud work for you?

Over the years the subscription model has been very popular and pushed more & more by businesses. It all started with software manufacturers and was turned into a super-model by Bill Gates with his Microsoft Windows and other assorted software. Now with “cloud” based services coming online & easier to use by the mainstream there …

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Syncing multiple calendars including Facebook & Google

Facebook Events

Like a lot of other people I have multiple places where events & calendars are getting stored. What about you – do you have Facebook, Google & maybe a third or fourth calendar location such your work or home calendar program?  FYI – I use iCal on my Mac. Have you ever wondered how to …

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Open source can mean business!

So far there is (and I suspect always will be) a tussle between open source “software” and proprietary. The common themes are Which is better? What are the advantages / disadvantages of X? Which one costs more? Which should I use? Why? Which should I not use? Why not? etc The big question I get …

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Hoax emails & using BCC

Have you received those emails about how to beat cancer, or how “Muffy” the dog needs you to send an email on so that it will save her owner from dropping into the jaws of death… blah blah. You know what I mean …THOSE emails.

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