Archive for March, 2010

Windows 7 Demo and Trials

If you haven’t yet tried or missed the initial public beta of Windows 7 you can still try this fantastic new Operating System in two distinct ways. One is an ‘online demo’ the other is and actual installation of a time limited trial. I you are still using XP I highly recommend getting familiar with […]

Easy file transers with iGoogle/Google Talk

Over at the Google Blog today they’ve announced new file transfer capabilities in iGoogle and orkut. That’s fun! But what I’m most excited about is their promise of file transfer in Gmail Chat. For now, file transfer only works directly in the browser for iGoogle and orkut, allowing you to send files without saving them […]

Managing Passwords – Using KeePass

In the digital age remembering your usernames and passwords can be very difficult. You need a password for the Windows network logon, your e-mail account, your homepage’s FTP password, online passwords (like website member account), etc. etc. etc. The list is endless. Also, you should use different passwords for each account. Because if you use […]

Windows 7 Media Center HTPC

I have been using some of my home PC’s as Media Centers for a long time. Watching recording, scheduling and converting live TV for some time.[since 1998 actually]. To this end I have, for the most part, relied on third party software to do this. You do need to have a TV Tuner Card to […]

Android on Windows Mobile Touch Pro 2

For the techies here is something I found kinda cool. You can actually run the newer Adroid Phone OS from within Windows Mobile:Below, a video demonstrates Android running successfully on the HTC Touch Pro2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fa1Eu_hzX8Q&feature;=player_embedded This android version is on Micro SD not on the ROM which means that you will have some lags here and […]

Windows Mobile ROM upgrade

Recent phone OS adventure: I have had and or used just about every smart phone and been with virtually every US carrier there is since they came out in the late 90’s. Yes I have used custom carrier OS’s, Symbian, Blackberry, iPhone and Palm. But have always come back to Window Mobile. I have even […]

Confronting the lies of man made global warming

I’ve sent out comments and links on this before and was going to take the time and put them all in one spot here. However looks like Robert A. Hall on his blog “The Old Jarhead” put together one of the best posts I’ve seen in a while.He has loads of links with facts and […]