Capital One Being Proactive – Nice

Yep, I was one of the 40 million customers (or 80 million transactions, whatever) to get caught up in the Target data breach last December. Actually I made my purchase...

Samsung Intros New Chromebook

Are netbooks even still a viable choice anymore? I sold my netbook long ago in favor of tablets. Tablets are pretty much the same as a netbook but without the bulk...

XBox and Zune Points Are NOT the Same Thing

On Monday night, my nephew watched a documentary on Netflix about the making of Indie games on the XBox platform. After the show, this committed PlayStation Fanboy decided to download the...

Engadget not at BUILD?

Like many of you, I've been perusing the news sites today looking for live blogs, streams, feeds, trickles, whatever I can find about the event.  One that usually covers it all...

Student Advantage: Free Office 365 ProPlus for Students

Microsoft recently announced Student Advantage, a new benefit to qualifying institutions which will make it easy for students to use the latest and best version of full Office at their education...

Retire! Retire! Retire!

Love him or not, if you haven’t heard yet (and you’re hearing from us first? We’re flattered!), today Steve Ballmer announced his retirement within 12 months. You can read his letter...

Cord cutters next victim: Alarm systems

The cord cutting trend is gaining as people cut off expensive paid providers. This is laying the ground work for more service providers to get ripped for the same reasons. The...

How Google Handles Government Requests for Your Emails

It has always been a mystery on how Google handles data requests from the government  agencies and courts that happens “dozens” of times a year. In fact these requests are up...

Twitter Reportedly Got Hacked 250k Possibly Exposed

According to Twitter's blog post, they have been getting hit pretty hard this week by some very sophisticated attacks and may have had up to 250k users information compromised. Twitter has: ...

Workaround For AT&T’s Worthless 3G Microcell App

I live in a very small town and finally reached the end of my patience with AT&T's DSL service and made the switch to Comcast. As a matter if fact, I...