Author Archive for Salmons

The Hard Work of Leisure Devices

RelaxEnjoyDevice

When we work, hopefully we like to work hard and get the tasks at hand done, or at least keep them under control. And, when we relax, it is nice to have our favorite gadget handy to help us unwind…

The Challenge Ahead For The HP WebOS Tablet

hptablet

HP has announced to the world, plans to release a WebOS based tablet early next year, and it would seem to be a promising product. After all, HP bought Compaq, one of my favorite tablets ever sold to date, the…

What’s Wrong with 5 inch Tablets?

DellStreak5InchTablet

With the impending release of the 5 inch Dell Streak and other rumored similar tablets, it begs the question – is there a market for them? Will the buying public find that a 5 inch tablet is the perfect tablet…

The Mobile Broadband Money Trap

CellTower

Staying connected today is almost a necessity, and in order to get work done and stay efficient… that often means a laptop with a mobile connection. The telecom companies are all too happy to provide a means of staying online…

Why HTML5 Is Not Enough – For Now

html5

The web has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception, and technology has struggled to keep up with the demand. The rule of the day appears to be a series of quick fixes and patches to keep everything together,…

Free iPhone 4 Cases – What Are Your Choices?

BumperCase

Chances are if you have an iPhone 4, want an iPhone 4, or can spell iPhone 4, then you’ve heard all about AntennaGate. The synopsis is this: Touching both sides of the external antenna that cleverly wraps the phone is…

Stop It! How To Do A Quick Stop Motion Movie

Actors

Today’s laptops are amazing machines, and even a modest unit typically includes audio recording, a camera, ample storage, and the ability to run a lot of varied software. So, when my 7 year old son asked about how they did…

Mac Money – Financial Software for your Mac

MoneyDance

Earlier we looked at financial packages for the Linux Operating System, and as a follow up we would like to take a look at some solutions for the Mac user. After all, Macs are a very popular alternative to a…

5 Tips For Using A Virtual (On-Screen) Keyboard

VirtualKeyboard

Let’s face it – the DNA of the average smart device is changing, and the physical keyboard is being replaced by a virtual on screen one. Residing completely within the realm of the touch screen and its coding, the new…

Anatomy of a Fanboy

AnatomyFanboy

Whether it’s on a technology forum or a sporting event, we’ve all met those rather enthusiastically one sided fans that could be described as a fanboy. While not as much of a derogatory title as it used to be, the…