Monthly Archives: October 2007

What Time Is It

Just a reminder that Daylight Savings Time did not end this weekend. In spite of the time displayed by many of your gadgets and possibly some of your computers, the time actually falls back one hour next weekend. In March at the start of Daylight… Continue reading

Phishing – Now It Is Personal

I consider myself to be a careful computer user. I have do not remember ever catching a trojan or virus in at least the last seven years. I carefully surf the web on any of my production computers. Well, I got caught in a simple… Continue reading

Trouble with T-Mobile

We have been early customers of T-Mobile’s Hotspot at Home service. I still think that it is revolutionary, and surprised that a competitor has not hopped on the band wagon. I have heard rumors that Sprint was introducing a similar, but less versatile, service. I… Continue reading

Asus Eee Notebook Computer Announcement Oct 16

Asus has indicated that they will announce final pricing for the ultra-low price notebook computer on October 16th. They are indicating that they will release 10,000 units this month with initial sales in the United States in Best Buy retail stores and online retailer NewEgg.

Continuing to Look for the Small eee Asus Notebook

I have been anxiously awaiting the release of the very portable Asus eee line of computers. According to rumors the wait might be over this Fall. In the mean time you can view a few details at the official eee web site. Another rumor that… Continue reading

Skype Grows as Business Application

First a bit of background about Skype. Skype is a software application for Windows, Linux, and other operating systems for making telephone and Skype-to-Skype calls via your computer. It was born and raised in Europe until it was purchased by Ebay in September 2005. Initially… Continue reading

Google Earth Flight Simulator

I have been a fan of Microsoft Flight Simulator since the DOS days in the 80’s. I even remember playing with one on the TI 99/4A before Microsoft released their first version. These days it is difficult to find the time to drag out the… Continue reading