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2012

How to Print To your iPhone or Android Phone
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Consumerism Free Technology Deal
Yes, this is not a typo – printing To your iPhone, I know it sounds weird! It is actually very handy, saves plenty of trees and makes “printouts” easier to carry around and find in the future.
Zen and the Art of iOS
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Apple iOS iPad iPhone Technology UX Philosophy
Today I want to reflect on Zen of iOS and overall Apple philosophy. But first, there’s a disturbance in the force that I must deal with. My overall tranquility has been compromised, and by Apple Genius Bar employees, no less.
Solved: The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Ide\IdePort2
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Microsoft Technology Windows
My son and I went through rather painful ordeal with this Event 11 that Windows quietly generates. It took us few weeks to fully work out why Windows suddenly started hanging, misbehaving or even crashing with blue screen.

2011

Turning Point – Steve Jobs Book Purchase
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Consumerism Future Technology
Short post – more of a call to arms, to discuss burning point for many people today. That is, What Platform to choose to purchase this iconic Steve Jobs biography eBook.
It is HP Touchpad weekend – Join In!
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Technology HP
While earlier in a week I read (just like many of you) that HP is getting out of Tablet (and most PC / Mobile Hardware) business, I only reflected on how that will change landscape of our mighty Industry.
Software Patents – Oxymoron
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Google Microsoft Technology
Just a quick post regarding the Software Industry drama unraveling here, here and here. Quick recap: Google is upset with “patent trolls” extracting fees from Android manufacturers via Patents. This ends up costing device manufacturers, and probably ends up making more money for Microsoft than they make from their Windows Mobile 7 sales!
Your Computer Refresh of 2011
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Technology
Welcome to 2011, oh how time flies! I decided to start the year off by putting together a little post to help all you good people out there make computing decisions for 2011.

2010

Tablet PC Glut Incoming – It is an iPad Holiday!
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Apple Tablet Technology
Now that Apple’s iPad is officially a hit, all the computer makers (and computer makers Wanna-Be’s) woke up and are planning to Flood the market with Tablets. Most will try to rush something out for this holiday season, even half-baked, so around Black Friday and shortly thereafter expect to see them Everywhere!
Internet Explorer 9 – 64 Bit Beta – With Flash (beta) – Finally!
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Adobe Flash Microsoft Technology
Yesterday IE 9 Beta landed on the web. It’s a major rework of the most popular browser, with support for fancy new features (like HTML 5 and CSS 3) and Hardware Video acceleration.
The Next Series: Part 3 – Apps Marketplace
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Future Microsoft Next Technology Windows
The Apps Store is all the rage nowadays and everyone says how “Apple Invented this Revolutionary Concept”. As I recall – Windows had a Marketplace for Apps and Accessories going way back… Still, the true revolution in Apple’s iOS is the seamless end-to-end experience of discovering and purchasing / installing Apps.
iPhone 4 – First Impressions + Secret Feature
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Apple iPhone Technology
Ok, here’s the summary: Wow!! Overall I really love it so far, and although I experienced the famous disappearing bars issue first hand, I am really not concerned. One negative so far I noticed is the camera.
My iPhone 4 is here – One Day Earlier!
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Apple Consumerism iPhone Technology
Yep, my iPhone 4 arrived via FedEx today and so far all I did was Shamelessly Fondle It all over. It is in the long process of synching with iTunes, and filling it up with Apps and Stuff.
Chrome Browser – Now Proven More Secure
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FireFox Google Technology
Lately I use multiple browser, more so than ever, in this order: Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer 64 bit. This story unfolded literally few minutes ago, and I believe entire thing happened online within past few hours, at the most.

2009

Windows 7 64 Bit – Installation & My First Week
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Technology Windows
As you may have heard from me in the past, I was very impressed with Beta and RC version of Win 7, so I was among the many people preordering a copy when special $50 offer was available for a limited time.
Technology to Improve Our Human Experience – Priceless
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Family Google Picasa Technology
I am excited, awestruck, humbled and overall happy and serene, all at once! What brought on these emotions is my first interaction with newest version of Google’s amazing Picasa product.
WordPress Security Breach – First Response Steps
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Scobleizer Technology WordPress
Word gets around on Internet quickly, but apparently not quickly enough for me. I do recall noticing somewhere a word about small security breach in WordPress 2.8.2 few days ago, but it wasn’t clear to me that all earlier WordPress versions were affected, so I did not rush and act right away.
Admission – I was a Netbook Holdout
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Technology Videos World of Warcraft
Yes, there, I am out in the open now, ready to admit it. For the longest time I’ve been watching Netbooks, saying to myself – it’s really a useless toy, why spend money even?
Facebook Ad Machine – Scary or Ultimate?
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Gaming Marketing Technology
I am back from vacation, and it was very rejuvenating. To totally relax this time I spent few free minutes between activities on some casual gaming, mostly on Facebook and Steam.
The Next Series: Part 2 – Where Is My File?
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Computer Science Future Next Technology
In the future, there will be No More Files (and most likely No Folders either). Have I completely lost it, you probably wonder just about now? All modern Operating Systems, from latest Linux to upcoming Windows 7 or Mac OS Snow Leopard, still share this fundamental flaw.
The Next Series: Part 1 – Simulated Past
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Future Microsoft Next Technology Windows
I have decided to have a few posts focused on discussing what’s next in the world of computing. The idea is to look at progression thus far, and see what makes sense to be researched and improved next.