Needed to reset the router. Did so, lost internet connection while it was rebooting. Had Chrome open and refreshed my connection. This neat little running jumping game appears. It appears to just be a ‘no connection’ screen… but press the space bar. And have fun!
Very cool of the fine folks at Google to recognize the 31st anniversary of the Canadarm’s use in space with today’s Google Doodle.
Over the last few weeks I’ve been checking out the Palm Pre 2 — the next generation keyboard / touch screen dataphone from HP. Previously I’d not considered a webOS phone much of a contender against the traditional leaders (Blackberry and iPhone), but this little unit changed my mind. In this review, I’ll touch on […]
In the course of my day, I use two or three main desktop and laptop computers in two or three different parts of the city. And yet, working on different devices, I still have access to a core set of tools and utilities that I find essential to my daily work. Here’s how I do […]
I must say I’m rather proud of the Edmonton Public Library — my local library. They were one of the first in Canada to: offer free Wi-Fi to members, jump into social media, equip branches with self-checkout barscanners and RFID chip automated checkin, allow online holds and media reservations, create a mobile library app, offer […]
Last week I saw this LifeHacker article (via AppleInsider) about NameBench, a window utility that tests the speed of your system’s DNS servers. And I was wondering if my DNS was as fast as it could be… Previously, I’d switched my DNS services over to OpenDNS, a free alternate DNS Provider that adds value as: […]