Category Archives: Technology

iCloud

I was surfing the other day when I ran across an announcement of an upcoming feature from Apple called “iCloud”. iWas interested in what that might be, so iTook a look at their web pages, and what iFound was that this is a pretty cool service, and that iWould probably like it. OK, enuf of the iStuff (even though uHave

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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 below: A QR code (short for Quick Response) is a specific matrix barcode (or two-dimensional

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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 video conferencing is now reaching the masses.  After 20+ years pushing video

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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 join. Looking at the video above, they may include video chat as

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Cell Phones and Brain Cancer

Originally posted on TelBitConsulting.com, 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.  OK, this is big news…that I have been saying for years!  Here

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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 Amazon.com starting June 15th. These are laptop like devices that connect to, and use, the “cloud” for everything you do. They are pricey….anywhere from $350 or so to almost $500.  There are special monthly

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