I love my iPad2. Since I am such a proficient touch typist, I absolutely hate typing on my iPad. I have the luxury of having a small Netbook laptop that I use with VMware View desktop virtualization to give me a robust anytime, anyplace desktop experience when I am out of the office.
Judging from my eight year olds extreme interest in iPad games, this should be a hit. https://www.cultofmac.com/115973/disney-is-about-to-turn-your-ipad-into-an-interactive-game-board/
The internet can be the “Wild West”. There are some pretty bad folks out there trying to steal your banking credentials or your identity. Some firms also face the issue of industrial esponiage. That could be stealing intellectual property or customer lists.
Interesting commentary from InfoWorld on iPad (aka Safari) browser use dramatically increasing despite Android devices having dramatically outsold iPads. I love my iPad2 for casual web browsing. Apparently a whole lot of others do too. https://www.
Finally an attempt to cut down on the charger plug clutter. https://www.gizmag.com/apple-iphone-micro-usb-adapter/20094/picture/144394/
We have always loved Websense for content filtering of malicious web content. Now apparently Facebook does too for the same reasons. https://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9220457/Facebook_turns_to_Websense_for_malicious_URL_detection?source=CTWNLE_nlt_pm_2011-10-03
An interesting article discussing the fact that Microsoft Windows XP use is on the decline with just over 50% of the computers running Windows XP. At the same time the rate of Windows 7 adoption continues to increase. The article states that they expect the number of Microsoft Windows 7 machines in use to exceed […]
Microsoft has put together a good list of basic things you, your employees and your family members should consider when using Social Media. Protect your privacy from identity theft. Don’t be fooled by online and email scams. Protect your reputation. https://www.
Firefox continues to release updates at a dizzying pace. I read one article that they said they were going to continue to use numbers for their versions. At this pace we’ll have Firefox 75 sometime by the end of 2015! Here is an article describing what Firefox 7 has to offer over 6, 5, and […]
I love my Kindle. I actually read books again. Its battery life is amazing. The fact that I can go outside and read in bright sunlight is awesome. The fact that I can email PDFs to the Kindle to read later is extremely useful for technical manuals.