Last night (or early this morning, depending on where you live), NASA scientists and engineers successfully landed the Curiosity rover on Mars 350 million miles from Earth at a speed of 13,000 MPH, and landed it perfectly using a jet-fired hover crane, which lowered a nuclear-powered 1 ton robot onto the surface of Mars. NASA…Details
It seems such a short time ago that our productivity was boosted as we quickly reached a stage where just about any document could be emailed to vendors, clients or collaborators. Now that we all do this, we’re recognizing the fragmentation it causes when a various participants in a project want to make changes, perhaps…Details
We all hate seeing messages about program updates when we turn on our computers. Some of us are apprehensive about installing them, fearing they will break something. There are other times that we honestly can’t tell the difference that an update made and wonder what the point was. Usually these are cases of subtle changes or exploits that were patched “under the hood”.Details
Many of our Nerds around the world have had mobile websites created for themselves in recent weeks, making it easier than ever for our clients and people in our communities to quickly and easily get in touch with us and our worldwide team with a tap on their smartphone screens!Details
I recently returned from a trip to Western Europe, and was surprised by the state of their WiFi networks. Now, to be fair, this article is based on my personal experiences, both travelling in North America and a two-week trip in Europe. However, I did feel that there were two interesting comparisons to be made between the…Details
We all want more desktop real estate. We are using more and more applications on our computers, and having to constantly move them around to access the ones you want quickly becomes a tedious process, or even worse, having to minimize and maximize windows as we need them. If you have the physical desk space, purchasing a second monitor is a great idea and may be ideal if you regularly glance over at the second monitor, but don’t always need to click or use those particular programs, or simply prefer them to virtual desktops. It really comes down to personal preference.Details
Here’s what I shared with Steve in the Morning on AM1290 CJBK this morning during a telephone interview.
Kids are in bed. You’re in your comfy clothes. You open the fridge and you’re out of milk. Time to get dressed and walk, bike or drive to get some milk, or else set the alarm 15 minutes earlier in the morning. Wouldn’t it be nice to avoid the above scenario and just always have…Details
Tomorrow is Miracle Treat Day at many Dairy Queen locations. All proceeds from Blizzard sales go directly to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! So, be sure to stop by and pick up a blizzard for yourself, family, and maybe even your co-workers! This is the 10th year that DQ has held this event.Details
Harry McCracken over at Technologizer.com has penned an excellent and very detailed article about what consumers and businesses can expect from the upcoming version of Microsoft Office. He asks twelve of the most popular questions and answers them.
Before we get to that, here’s a promo video from Microsoft with a sneak peak at what customers can expect.