Category Archives: Computers

iOS 7

I saw iOS 7 screen shots at the apple website today…  It reminded me of Windows Vista.  The muted colors and the transparencies a-go-go. Advertisements

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Chumbies are now on life support.  I’m sad that Chumby closed its doors, but I’m happy its not a dead brick. My son, Miles, sleeps to his Chumby making rain or ocean sounds every night as he dreams of Minecraft.  … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Can I do a blog post once a week?  I’m going to try and do one every Tuesday through the month of January.  As for the rest of the year we will just have to wait and see. Some things … Continue reading

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Weekend Arduino Project

This is a Temperature and Humidity Data Logger. Friday I received a DHT11 Temperature and Humidity Sensor Module, ordered from Amazon.  Sunday I had time to wire up a Real Time Clock unit, DHT11 and LCD to the Ethernet Shield … Continue reading

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There are satellites in the fiber!

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Should I?

This week Microsoft announced upgrades to Windows 8 Pro would be $40. The update will work from Windows 8 Release Preview. I’m thinking that I should go for it and run the web installer for Windows 8 Release Preview. Should … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Should I put it on my main home computer?  Sometimes I think YES! Sometimes I think this computer will never go to Windows 8.  This later feeling will pass when the product ships with finished Metro Apps.  It meets my … Continue reading

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