Skip to the Beep

How many times have you reached someone’s voice-mail and thought their message would never end. For those of you that don’t know me, I’m not the most patient person in the world; for those of you that do know me, …

Search and Ye Shall Find

According to SearchEngineWatch.com Google and Yahoo are, far and above, the most popular search engines on the internet today with 46.3% and 23.4% of the market share respectively. If you’re a loyal MSN or AOL user, chances are you may …

Navigating Those Windows

I’ve been computing since my dad bought me a Commodore 64 way back in the early 1980’s. When I started my professional I.T. career later that decade, we were running computers sporting Intel’s 8088 processor, our desktop OS platform was …

All Calls FREE

How would you like to call anywhere in the US or Canada, at any time, for any duration, for absolutely free? Believe it or not, you can! Skype (subsidiary of eBay) is a very popular (and until now, almost exclusively …

Don’t Loose Your Data

Are you burning important data to CD or DVD? According to a recent article in Popular Mechanics, experts at IBM Germany claim that once your data has been burned to a disc, the disc may fail after two to five …

Not Another Password!

If you’re like a lot of us, you have more IDs and passwords than you know what to do with. We all have some type of system for managing these, whether it be jotting the information down on paper, or, …

What’s Your Telephone Address

Even though you may not use the functionality, chances are that you have a web-enabled cell phone. In the near future, you may dial that same phone in a very different way. ICANN (the folks who are responsible for internet …

Happy Mother’s Day or Spoof

We have all been warned, time and time again, to be careful of the e-mail we receive, and to not automatically assume a message is authoritative or legitimate just because it looks to be so. I've had a number of …

Domain Consolidation

I finally decided to bite the bullet and consolidate all of my domain names under one single roof. I own about 15 domains in total, and they were scattered amongst three or four different registrars, all offering different levels of …