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Entries from August 2011

Hurricane Over!

August 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · News

I am home with no power, power lines down and a cracked tree. But, it is a beautiful day, we are safe and I am updating the website and this blog from my phone. It is magic!
mary anne

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First, An Earthquake; Now, A Hurricane!

August 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · News, Websites

First, An Earthquake; Now, a Hurricane!
My motto is “Always Be Prepared For An Emergency!” One never knows what can happen to derail our happy little lives. I learned some important stuff from Tuesday’s earthquake. Do not try to leave your building while the tremor is happening. Take cover under a table [...]

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And The Tablet Scene Only Gets Worse: HP Throws In Towel

August 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Software

I loved my Palm Pilot.  I loved my Palm Treo Smart Phone.  I really liked my Palm Pre Plus Smartphone in spite of the fact that the number and quality of apps never compared to Apple.  It’s a sad day with the demise of webOS, the Palm phones, and especially the HP TouchPad (which runs; [...]

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What Does the Future Hold for Blackberry?

August 18th, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, Reviews

Are you a Blackberry owner?  You will want to read this article on ZDNet.com by Jason Perlow on the future of Blackberry.  Signing up for a two-year contract is an expensive proposition, especially if your choice of equipment is no longer actively supported by your provider.
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Netflix Streaming Where You Want It

August 10th, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Software

Here’s a good article by Eric Griffith of PC Magazine on How to Watch Netflix Anywhere.  He lists how to do Netflix streaming on many different devices, including TVs, DVRs, Blu-Ray Players, WiiXbox, Sony PlayStation, Mobile devices (including iPod touch, iPhone, iPad, Android Phones, Windows 7 phones, and more).  Some work better than others but [...]

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iCloud Pricing Revealed

August 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · News, Software

One of the intruiging features of the new Apple operating system release and other device upgrades is iCloud (the replacement for MobileMe) which is supposed to allow for easy syncing of your data across all devices: Mac computers, iPads, iPhones, etc.  The pricing is listed in this ZDNet article by Zack Whittaker.  Also, iCloud is [...]

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