Articles

Assorted Articles and Other Things

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…

2010 Pepcom DIGITAL EXPERIENCE Recap

A01

This past Wednesday was the 2010 DIGITAL EXPERIENCE show in New York City where I was able to check out several of the latest offerings from such companies as Synology, Logitech, Samsung, SoundID, HP among others. This seasonal show provides…

Apple iPhone 4 Unboxing – Quick Look

iphone4

So the fated day has come, actually it came a day early.  Apple and AT&T realized that Thursday’s activation frenzy will lead to equal frustrations equal to the ordering process fiasco so they let the folks who pre-ordered the iPhone…

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…

The iPad Facebook Experience

FacebookAppStore

The iPad as been heralded (by Apple) as the best way to experience the web. If you’re like a lot of people, you may visit Facebook on a more or less regular basis. So, more than likely, if you use…

The Android Achilles Heel

AndroidHeel

The Android Operating system is quickly becoming a very popular platform of choice for smartphones… with literally millions flocking to devices built upon it. In fact, research firm Gartner has predicted that 75 million Android phones will be sold in…

10 Linux Alternatives to Songbird

LAS_Banshee

As we’ve mentioned earlier, Songbird has left the Linux flock and gone on to perceived greener open source pastures. But what are the Linux faithful to use to replace this one time music player gem that was heralded as the…

WeTab – The Linux iPad Alternative

WeTab

At this point practically everyone has heard of the iPad, and its “magical” effect on sales. But there’s another slick tablet that you may not have heard of that’s making waves, and it has a similar name. That tablet is…

Hollywood Is Now In Total Control

This is bad… very bad for us. I don’t see how this can be a good thing at all for the average consumer. The FCC has granted Hollywood and it’s cronies the MPAA full control over what you can watch…

A Linux Baker’s Dozen

OSWebShare500

Linux is probably best known as a server operating system, and for a good reason – according to at least one source, 60% of the servers on the web are running a Linux OS (source). But Linux on a desktop…