Category: Technology

QR Codes

Ever see one of those square barcode like looking thingys? You can see them now in magazines and on office doors and even on T-shirts. So what is it? Well I did a bit of searching, and found that  WikiPedia, has a nice, concise, explanation which I quote […]

Android Running Tracker

I have been running since 1978 (or was it 1977?).  Some years I run more than others, some years (especially the last 10) I battle injuries that keep me on the sidelines. Way back when I started (1977, or was it 1978?), running was not something people did, […]

Apple iPad2 and Vidyo

A friend shared this short video on Google+ today.  Pretty amazing stuff. Oh yeah…my friend lives in Italy and works for the New Jersey based company that developed the video chat software shown in this video.  Vidyo (see my getting older review of Vidyo here). Drive Safe!  Never […]

Snipping Tool in Windows 7

My favorite tool on Wiondows 7 has got to be, by far, the Snipping Tool. The only problem is….the only screen capture I can’t grab with Snipping Tool is the Snipping Tool window itself. How funny is that? If you are reading this blog…or just browsing it…you have […]

Facebook Skype Video Chat

Well, it seems that Facebook now offers point-to-point video chatting from within Facebook. Good for them!  BUT…point-to-point is kinda useless…just saying.  I have more than one friend I like to chat with, and all the Bay Shore Kids could have a reunion. Overall Opinion  HoHum, but, at least […]

Using Windows Live Movie Maker

Been playing around learning Windows 7’s Windows Live Movie Maker. Even though it is not as robust as a paid for movie maker, it is, in my opinion, sufficient for hackers (like me) up to, maybe, the intermediate movie producer.  Beyond that, you will have to find something […]

Google+ Social Network

Soooo, are you ready to drop Facebook and move over to Google+??? Well, they are taking requests, but, apparently Google+ is not quite ready for the big time (why announce it and not be ready?????) . It looks interesting though…I will definitely try it and invite some of you to […]

Cell Phones and Brain Cancer

Originally posted on, re-posted here on May 31, 2011 because of some interesting late breaking news. UPDATE May 31, 2011:  You all need to listen to me!  The powers that be are coming around to the possibility that cell phone use can cause cancer.  Here is a Reuters report. […]

Google Chromebooks

Samsung Chromebook   Acer Chromebook   Google announced today the availability of their new Google “Chromebook” laptop like computers that will be at Best Buy and starting June 15th. These are laptop like devices that connect to, and use, the “cloud” for everything you do. They are […]

The Future of Glass by Corning

Carol’s mom sent me an email this morning with the link to this video.  VERY COOL. For those who care, I also posted a blog entry on my Technical Blog ( with this video, but, talking about the collaboration, video conferencing, aspects of the Corning vision.  You can […]