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August 26, 2011

The Jobs Report

Filed under: Main — admin @ 12:01 am

In case you haven’t read it, Steve Jobs this week announced he was resigning his position as CEO of Apple. He’d like to stay on as Chairman of the Board, and filling his position will be the able Tim Cook.

What does this mean?
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August 24, 2011

Download.com Turns Evil

Filed under: News — admin @ 7:35 am

Once upon a time, download.com (I’m not linking to the site) was a reputable place to visit and pick up solid, virus-free, bloatware-downloads. It may still have the downloads. I’m pretty sure they’re virus-free. But the bloatware? Well, that comes in a wrapper.
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Wambooli Dictionary Update

Filed under: Main — admin @ 12:01 am

Having a bit longer break between projects than I’m used to, I’ve taken it upon myself to overhaul the Wambooli Dictionary.
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August 23, 2011

Zombie Cookies!

Filed under: News — admin @ 7:34 am

If you’d have asked me, I’d say that you’re making something up when you mentioned “zombie cookies.” Turns out they’re real, they’re irremovable, and they often come from Microsoft.

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August 22, 2011

Presenting the New Save Icon

Filed under: Main — admin @ 12:01 am


For a generation now, computers have used a disk icon to adorn the Save button in just about every program. That idea is silly and anachronistic, so I’ve come up with a replacement.
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August 20, 2011

Why Johnny Can’t Ctrl+F

Filed under: News — admin @ 8:59 am

Just about everyone knows how to “Google” something, and indeed the word Google has become synonymous with “search.” Even so, apparently too few people know that there is a common command Ctrl+F that can be used to find something in a document or on a page. How few? Try 90 percent of them.

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August 17, 2011

Random Updates for August

Filed under: Main — admin @ 12:01 am

Just some fleeting thoughts . . .
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August 16, 2011

Windows 8 UI Preview

Filed under: News — admin @ 8:54 am

Wow. Microsoft is going all tablet-y with their user interface on Windows 8. Prepared to be confused!

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August 15, 2011

Wambooli PorchCam 2.0

Filed under: Main — Tags: — admin @ 12:01 am

Wambooli Porchcam

This weekend I put up a new Wambooli PorchCam, completely different from the previous PorchCams. That’s why it’s the 2.0 version.
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August 11, 2011

Yet Another Story About the “Death of the PC”

Filed under: News — admin @ 7:29 am

This one is from IBM itself, where they say that the PC is definitely dead, dead, dead. That’s because the guy who used to work at the PC division at IBM now loves his iPad.

Obviously IBM is continuing it’s age-old tradition of promoting the best and brightest.

Until you can write all the code for an iPad on an iPad, I seriously doubt the PC is dead.

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