How Safe is the Internet Really?

If you are like the many people out there who use the Internet on a daily basis, you are probably pretty accustomed to using it often and feel pretty safe when you are at home or at your office and online. Although the Internet isn’t necessarily that dangerous place that a lot of people consider it to be, however, you should know that it is essential to keep yourself and your family safe at all …

What is the Cloud, and What Does it Mean for the Future

Cloud computing has actually been around for a while; only the name is new. One prime example is web mail. Users log on using their browsers and access mail held on the service provider’s computer and processed by their software. The cloud is where the software and the data actually are.

The cloud of today runs far more than email apps. This makes it very useful to businesses, since the issue of software licensing is …

Embrace the Cloud and Take Your Software and Files With You

The Internet has been changing and evolving for years now, and there are a lot of services and options out there now that weren’t readily or affordably available in the past. One service that you should consider using is an online file storage service. These services use the Cloud and allow you to store your files online.

There are quite a few reasons why this type of storage is very useful and worthwhile. First of …

What is the Fate of Ma Bell?

The history of Ma Bell shows that it has always been a company ahead of its time. From keeping a monopoly on its services to allowing its employees creative freedom in the area of quantum physics, it is no doubt a forward thinking and very successful company. After its inevitable split into smaller companies in the 80s, it still managed to stay relevant by inserting itself into almost every area of the consumer’s life via …

Windows Versus Mac, Will the Debate Ever End?

The giants are battling still. Neither will surrender or even have coffee together. Windows has dominated the software scene and dictated the work of programmers for years. To sell programs it just has to be in Windows, otherwise, no matter how innovative, how useful or how much it could produce significant profit, “no sale”. On the other side Mac users are an almost fanatical group who name the definite advantages of mac programs as clearly …

New Strides in Processer Speed and What It Means

Processor speeds have risen through the years, and the ability of dual processors to handle more and more jobs at a time have accelerated computer power. Moore’s Law which states that the number of transistors that can be attached to a circuit board doubles every two years, also has a direct effect on the speed at which the processors can work.

This trend has continued to some extent and is expected to continue for a …

What is the Future of Wireless Internet?

Every ten years or so, someone invents something that will take the country by storm. The wireless network is one of those things. It includes items for everyday use like television, radio, and kid’s games, tracking systems, phones and computers. All of these made-for-people products have changed the way people act and react in the world.

Wireless Internet, for example, can be used almost anywhere these days; in restaurants, libraries, coffee shops and book stores. …

Our Favorite New Kitchen Gadgets

Unless you’ve been living under a rock odds are you’ve been watching Food Network on your www.directstartv.com satellite – but what have you learned? We’ve got a few of the best new kitchen gadgets out there to help you apply those lessons and make your food stand out:

Square Colander – Why did it take so long for someone to come up with this? It’s more ergonomic and makes pouring more natural…it’s no wonder we …

Improvements in the Home Entertainment System

In our world, technology is ever changing and continues to amaze us each day. Things such as smart phones and single unit laptops (tablets) are sweeping the electronic world.

So what about other improvements?

Home theaters have long been a staple in many households across the globe. They provide entertainment to the highest standard and the ability to enjoy movies at home in a way that is still revolutionizing itself. DVD players, high definition televisions …

Is the PC Dead? New Technologies

With the onslaught of new technologies some folks have concerns that the PC is dying or dead; a no longer necessary piece of technology. Well, consider what PC means: Personal Computer…if the PC is dead then none of the technology we currently have; smart phones, internet tablets, and MP4 players would even be in existence because they all have components that actually make them very personalized and they are all in fact computers. So the …