Technology

Since the class I'm teaching ended today (grades are already done!), I dropped by the Apple Store to tinker a bit with the new machines. I had the opportunity to run a few tests on the new machines including running Geekbench (I also ran it...

CNN's tech geniuses are at it again. After telling us that the iPad2 was going to have "dueling operating systems so you can do more," a new article about the forthcoming iPhone update explains, "The term "HSPA+ is a reference to high-speed processing." And this...

LifeHacker has just posted a list of the "Five Best Rewards Credit Cards" according to their readers. As an aficionado of rewards cards, I figured it might be a good time to update everyone on my present system, by which I'm attempting to make the most I...

The Apple Special Event, which is supposed to go "Back to the Mac" is about to start, so I figured I'd put down a few of my hopes for the new Mac OS, which, based on the picture sent out with the invitation, will likely...

CNet reports that approximately 92% of US children have "some type of online presence" by age 2, according to a study commissioned by online security company AVG. This, of course, brings up interesting questions about these kids' privacy as they grow older:AVG Chief Executive...

About a month ago, I got a little device that scans printed text into my computer line-by-line. Well, that's not entirely accurate. The truth is that I got it about a year and a half ago, but when it arrived, I discovered that—despite having seen...

Apple has released its long-awaited tablet computer to mixed reviews. Some apparently expected the so-called "JesusTablet" to have the ability to raise the dead in its first version, expressing disappointment at the lack of a built-in camera, the lack of Adobe Flash support, no GPS,...

I recently moved from Blogger to Wordpress, which offers a much more flexible platform with many more helpful plugins and widgets on the back end. (Note: if you are planning to start blogging in the future, I would definitely recommend using Wordpress from the start; the Blogger platform has few, if any, advantages and many more limitations.) Normally, this sort of transition shouldn't be especially difficult, but my situation was more difficult than usual mainly due to my use of subdomains on the old blogger platform.