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What is Web 2.011/07/2007
Web 2.0, what is it and does it really matter?
If you're looking for the real definition of the term Web 2.0 I suggest you visit a page from a O'Reilly Media site. I must warn you though, Tim O'Reilly, who for simplicity sake I'll say is the inventor of the Web 2.0 term, can't even explain it without writing at least 6 pages of text, and oh yeah, a few diagrams. Read More...
Best graphics doesn't mean best experience when playing video games
It seems that nowadays people are really impressed with games that have the most astounding graphics. This is completely understandable and makes sense but I've recently had the pleasure of playing some classic games on a variety of systems including Atari, NES, and Sega Genesis and can honestly say that graphics aren't everything. Read More...
Will streaming do the same job as HD DVD Players?
I assume that the main use of High Definition DVDs will be for movie distribution. Yes, they can also be used for other things but I'm talking about movies because that's who's setting the direction for the competing formats right now, big movie organizations. Just to be clear, I'm talking about DVD players that will play HD-DVDs or Blu-Ray DVDs. Read More...
OK, I'll admit, I've done it before
If you work in any office then you probably know what I'm talking about, and you've possibly done it yourself. What I am referring to is the act of replacing plain old English with marketing speak, or management speak, or business speak. Read More...
How AOL Thrives03/01/2006
I have no idea...but that's just my opinion
I'll be honest, I have at one point in my life used America Online (AOL) but that was back in the day (circa 1995) when there weren't too many other options. I never actually paid for the service; I just kept on using the free hours they sent me. Now whenever I see AOL in the news I wonder how the hell they are even making money these days, and why do people still use this service. Read More...
Some VoIP phones have a long way to go in order to surpass what we've become accustomed to
I recently began using VoIP. More specifically I have a Nortel i2050 soft phone, which in this case is a combination of hardware and software. Overall I think the phone works well but the whole user experience is terrible with the software and I think much more could have been done. Read More...
How are companies still losing important customer information
According to CNET, McAfee reported this week that an external auditor lost a CD containing information on over 6000 employees. How does this stuff still happen? Read More...
XML Writer gets the job done
If you're looking for a simple and easy XML editor, then XML Writer has everything you'll need. I recently downloaded a trial version of this piece of software and was impressed. Read More...
Apparrently this game was fine until Computer Nakedness got involved
I find it hilarious that Rockstar Games is getting sued because it "illegally hid porn" in it's Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas game. The fact that the game let's you murder people, and features the likes of drug dealers, pimps and other stand-up citizens only merits it a Mature rating (which is 17 years of age and older). All the killing is no big deal but if you throw in some video game porn, hold the phone, that's just too much. An unsuspecting person might be happily stealing a car and running over someone (in the game), and then all of a sudden be subjected to a computer rendered naked woman, oh, the humanity! Read More...
Digital Cable, as it stands today has a long way to go
So what's the deal with digital cable? I'm not sure. If you're paying extra for it, you have to wonder what's so great about it. Read More...
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