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: […]
Got a Sony eReader and use the Sony Reader store? Well check out the little blue & white box in the right-hand sidebar on the page.
Yep, you read correctly — you can check out books from the library and read them on your eReader.
One of the neatest things about computers, and now portable computing devices (like my iPad) is that with a quick download, the unit’s function changes. If the promise of portable tablet computing plays out, mobile technology will be the next big wave in the tech biz. And why not, we’re only limited by the imagination […]
This past Friday I went to a fundraiser Celebrity Chef event hosted by a friend and local Edmonton social media personality (and Bacon Guy) Jerry Aulenbach. Held at a local premier burger restaurant, the evening was one of good food, good conversation, and a lot of glowing screens. The restaurant had set aside a section […]
When’s the last time you bought a CD — the actual physical media? Do you remember the artist or album name? I can’t remember either. It’s just not a media format that has relevance to me now, in the age of wifi and online media stores. When once upon a time I used to have […]
The iPad has been out for a bit now, and it’s the tablet that all the others will be compared against as they jockey for position going into the holiday season. But overall, I think this is the year that tablets finally start to make some headway into the marketplace; a marketplace already crowded with […]
Once upon a time, not too long ago, in the latter part of the last century — say the 60’s and 70’s, consuming media was clumsy and cumbersome. It seemed that you had to make a special appointment with your hardware to listen to the latest band or show some friends your latest photos. You […]