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Lotus 1-2-3 Bites the Dust

May 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · News

Another good thing comes to an end.  IBM has announced that Lotus 1-2-3, the spreadsheet that changed the world, will be retired on September 30, 2014.  Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols’s article for ZDNet.com gives the details and some of the history of what gave rise to today’s Excel.  Do you know that Lotus commands (e.g., @sum(b1..b80)) [...]

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Beach Info for Memorial Day Weekend!

May 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Destinations, News

Hurricane Sandy’s effects can still be felt in many areas of our region but many people are working hard to open beaches for Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer.  This New York Times interactive article will help you decide where to spend upcoming summer weekends.
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2013 Tony Nominations!

April 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events, News, Websites

The nominations have been announced for the 67th Annual Tony Awards! The awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, June 9, at 8 pm and will be televised on CBS. TonyAwards.com has a full listing of the nominations and Playbill.com has lots of information on the plays, including synopsis, show dates, performance schedule, [...]

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Asteroid to Fly By Earth Today

February 15th, 2013 · Comments Off · News, Websites

NASA will cover today’s Asteroid fly by which will be visible on the other side of the planet.  Click here for NASA coverage.  There was discussion of whether today’s meteor explosion in Russia was connected to the asteroid but I hear it is a cosmic coincidence.  Click here for CNN’s coverage of the Russian meteor. [...]

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Did You Miss the Super Bowl Commercials?

February 4th, 2013 · Comments Off · News

If you missed the Super Bowl commercials last evening, you can still watch them!  Click here for the Huffington Post site and then scroll down on the page.  Get some party food and enjoy!
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Blackberry’s New Model May Save the Day!

January 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Software

Blackberry fans have something to be happy about.  The new model (Blackberry 10) appears to be a winner.  Read David Pogue’s review and decide for yourself.  It would be terrific for the great number of Blackberry fans if this is the turnaround they were hoping for.  For their sake, I hope it is and that [...]

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Apple to add 128GB iPad to lineup

January 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Hardware, News

This article from Digital Trends will interest you if you are running out of space on your iPad.  Apple has announced that it is adding a 128 GB iPad to its lineup.  That doubles the capacity of the current 64 GB top of the line model.  It won’t come cheap but the $799 may be [...]

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The Presidential Inauguration

January 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · News, Websites

Did you miss yesterday’s Presidential Inauguration?  It was a beautiful ceremony and you can catch it on the White House website by clicking here.
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Downton Abbey Season 3!

January 7th, 2013 · Comments Off · News, Websites

Did you miss or just forget to record Episode 1 of Season 3 of Downton Abbey?  If so, until March 3, 2013, you can watch it online (for free)!  If you haven’t seen Season 1 or Season 2, click on the link to reserve the DVDs.
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Consumer Electronics Show Opens on Tuesday (1/8/2013)!

January 6th, 2013 · Comments Off · Events, News

I always look forward to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)!  What’s new? What’s possible?  What is the future?  With our smartphones, I often feel that the future is now.  Asking Siri for directions and reminders makes me feel like one of the characters in Star Trek or James Bond movies.  If you want to keep [...]

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