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Tech in the Deep Freeze, Pt 2

Tech in the Deep Freeze, Pt 2

Getting Through the Cold Have you ever been so cold that your body refuses to work?  Your fingers and toes don’t want to uncurl, your arms and legs refuse to move you from your warm spot in the bed, your brain refuses to take your side in the argument against your body on the fact that you must go to work today.  Ultimately, for most of us, we make it out of bed and get to work as close...

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Tech in the Deep Freeze, Pt 1.

Tech in the Deep Freeze, Pt 1.

Too Cold for Me It was a brisk 3 degrees when I woke up this morning.  My mind and body are completely unable to comprehend that number in terms of temperature.  As far as I can tell, it’s just colder than I want it to be and I should be sleeping comfortably in my bed waiting for it to all go away.  How is it possible for anything to function in this kind of cold?  Funny you should ask...

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Tech Mystery: Cell Phone Bars

Tech Mystery: Cell Phone Bars

Today I was browsing my Twitter Feed and one of my favorite Twitterers?…Tweeters?…Tweetists?…one of my favorite blogs to follow posted a great trick for all of the iPhone users out there.  LifeHacker posted an article called “See the Actual Signal Strength on Your iPhone…”  It’s a great read and a really handy hack that doesn’t require you to do...

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Happy Halloween: Is Your Computer a Monster

Happy Halloween everyone!  In keeping with today’s theme of the scary and light-hearted I wanted to give you a chance to compare your computer to some of our favorite movie monsters from years gone by.  Then I will assign each monster computer an arbitrary Scared Nerd Rating so that you know how your computer will terrify your tech of choice. Frankenstein’s Monster We all know the...

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Computer Tricks From a 1 Year Old: Smarter than the Smart Phone

Abigail says, “Wait, your phone is locked.  That’s supposed to stop me?  My generation was practically born Smart Phone in hand.” My wife and I and two couple-friends all had daughters born within about 6 weeks of each other.  Emma is the oldest, Abigail (pictured and quoted above) is next, and Rachel is the youngest.  All three girls are now over a year old have become the...

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Friday Fun: Computer Facts

Something a little different for today’s Blog entry; here are a few facts about the world of computers that should surprise even the geekiest among us.  I would be willing to bet that there is at least one thing listed below that you didn’t know before you read this article. CDs are just the right size When the CD was first invented back in 1979, future Sony CEO, Norio Ohga suggested that...

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