Star Trek Menorah (Source: Gizmodo/The Evil Mad Scientist)Jews have always been short-shrifted when it comes to the practice of holiday lighting. Sure, Chanukah is the Festival of Lights, and we have a grand tradition of eating delicious fried foods, but let's face it, our lighted decorations pale in comparison to the Gentiles when it comes to over-the-top sharing of merriment.
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
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Each of these three e-book readers have enough things wrong with them that you should consider the "39 and a half foot pole approach" this holiday season.
Google's rich Webkit-based GMail experience in iPhone and Android's mobile web browsers are proof enough that native smarphone apps for many types of applications are no longer needed or should be written for native APIs.
Frugal Friday: RIP Crunchpad, Apple/Psystar Settlement, Comcast/NBC, Chrome OS, Google DNS, Microsoft Forefront TMG and UAG
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss the untimely death of the CrunchPad, the Apple vs. Psystar Settlement, Comcast's new controlling interest in NBC, recent advancements in Chrome OS, Google's new public DNS service and talk with Bill Jensen, Senior Product Manager in Microsoft's Identity and Security Business Group about the newly announced Forefront TMG and UAG 2010 threat management and user access gateways.
Google's Lenoir, North Carolina Data Center, seen during construction, could be one of several sites that could provide business continuity and peace of mind for netizens everywhere.
To say that the BlackBerry Storm 2 frustrated the hell out of me would be an understatement. During my evaluation of the product, there were frequently times when I wanted to throw the expensive $500 device at the nearest wall, or reach for a bottle of Xanax.
The Adult Entertainment industry drove the adoption of DVD and the streaming media technologies that everyone now enjoys and takes for granted on the Internet. Will pioneering in mobile porn also accelerate adoption of Google's Android mobile OS?
Is this how you work? Then don't get angry at your OEM when they invalidate your warranty when you send your PC in for service.
Fresh off the Interwebs, here's a Tech Broiler video tour of the latest build of Chrome OS.
The new Roku Channel Store, which is being rolled out to all Roku devices, will greatly expand the capabilities of the $99 set-top on-demand streaming device.Late Sunday night, Roku announced that its players would now have a "Channel Store", much like the "App Store" on other popular Internet-enabled devices such as the iPhone and Android-based phones.