Virtual GTA

Virtual GTA

Virtual GTA is a online world that begins by your character going postal!

 

Relational databases

Relational databases

The relational database is becoming increasingly less useful in our current data driven world.

 

Data War

Data War

We have met the enemy and it is our smartphone

 

Don’t smile for the camera

Don’t smile for the camera

Does your tablet use facial recognition technology when you log on? It is designed to combat fraud, but could it be doing other things …    

 

Afraid of losing your Internet?

Afraid of losing your Internet?

Is losing your Internet connection an irrational fear, similar to heights, spiders, snakes, and nuclear war    

 

Big Data

Big Data

We’ll look back at “Big Data” as a time when machines dredged massive amounts of data without a clue    

 

Why do computers torture their users?

Why do computers torture their users?

Do millions of interconnected computers conspire to torture you, or did yours just get lucky?      

 

Etch A Sketch file extension

Etch A Sketch file extension

When saving your Etch A Sketch document as .etch file extension, don’t shake it.

 

Psychic Tech Support

Psychic Tech Support

Hyperweb beta 3.0 has been released. Just one problem, it causes a psychotic disturbance.

 

Killer App

Killer App

A new Killer App so disruptive that it terminates the human-computer relationship.

 

Making the Killer App

Making the Killer App

When technologies and products converge in radical, creative new ways, a killer app can emerge.

 

Microsoft’s Resurrection

Microsoft’s Resurrection

If you’re an early adopter willing to forget everything you know about navigating a windows computer, the extensive marketing campaign for Windows8 will convince you …

 

Windows 8 is a punching bag

Windows 8 is a punching bag

The Metro-style interface of hubs and tiles seems to be imminently confusing for users, especially those computer savvy folks that have been using the Microsoft …

 

Annoying Spam

Annoying Spam

Who in their right mind would buy something from a spammer? Is some spam is legit?    

 

Search and Destroy

Search and Destroy

Though its name sounds like bad dialog from a 60′s flick about desperate hustling and big money, Search and Destroy software is good to have …

 

The Data Tsunami

The Data Tsunami

Data, Data, Data… lots of it to store and analyze. Twitter has gone from zero to over 200 million tweets per day. Facebook uploads more …

 

Apple Maps runs too hot

Apple Maps runs too hot

Unfortunately, Apple iPhone and iPad owners are experiencing an iOS code glitch that the engineers couldn’t figure out.

 

How to Easily Fix Windows Surface Freezes

How to Easily Fix Windows Surface Freezes

In computer talk, a freeze is a term used to describe an event in which the computer stops responding to a human. What do you …

 

Microsoft has cut the cheese

Microsoft has cut the cheese

The new Windows UI is confusing, it is an awkward mishmash that cuts the interface in two. Users that like the new touch-friendly Metro GUI will …

 

Facebook wants to control your privacy options

Facebook wants to control your privacy options

If you thought people were already sharing too much on social networks, your friend Mark Zuckerberg says that this this rate of sharing will double …

 

Get the Mobile App

Get the Mobile App

As the popularity of self loading mobile applications continues to rise, downloading is becoming a thing of the past. A May 2012 comScore study reported …

 

Is yelling better than damaging expensive hardware

Is yelling better than damaging expensive hardware

Why do people vent their frustration with technology by yelling at the computer and calling it evil?

 

Could the concept of “Upcycling” help with software and data incompatibility?

Could the concept of “Upcycling” help with software and data incompatibility?

Upcycling is the new trend of converting useless products and materials into things of better quality. It’s designed to work in opposition to the disposable consumer …

 

Post-PC era means mass extinction for personal computers

Post-PC era means mass extinction for personal computers

Business professionals will be transitioning from desktop PCs and business laptops to small and extremely power efficient tablets. What will the extinct computers be used …

 

World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Expansion Set

World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Expansion Set

You’ve turned the tide against the King. Now, doze off for a few minutes before you power through new quests and dungeons.

 

Is it true that ABACUS is more expensive to upgrade than SAP or Oracle?

Is it true that ABACUS is more expensive to upgrade than SAP or Oracle?

ABACUS’s standard licensing model is made up of two separate components: Bead licenses (which includes stick maintenance) and support services.

 

Collecting “Big Data”

Collecting “Big Data”

As data collectors, we have reached our capacity to collect, store, manipulate and analyze “Big Data” information. There is no going back.

 

Virtual Uninstall for Windows 8

Virtual Uninstall for Windows 8

> Go to the folder of HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software. > Locate Blow-Up 5.0.1 and select file. > Right click to delete computer.

 

We have lots of data, can we do something intelligent with it?

We have lots of data, can we do something intelligent with it?

The world’s data is doubling every 18 months. Everyone is talking about the concept of Big Data, and how this new technology will transform the …

 

I’m trapped in a tsunami of tweets!

I’m trapped in a tsunami of tweets!

Twitter has the ability to reflect the political and economic mood in a particular geographical area.

 

Litter on twitter

Litter on twitter

Who’s littering twitter with crappy images? Twitter images have transformed the web, but unfortunately, people share mostly mundane crap.

 

Cleaning does not extend the life of a mouse.

Cleaning does not extend the life of a mouse.

Properly cleaning a mouse will help prevent it from “jumping around” on the computer screen.

 

Is technology making us stupid?

Is technology making us stupid?

Are technologists missing the old-fashioned analog pleasures in life, like the joy of reading a real book?

 

No more Lucky Searches

No more Lucky Searches

Frustrated with my internet search, my computer (Hexogle) was sending me to sites to buy things instead of sites that have information.