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The new leader.

The new leader.

This is pretty big news. I called it. A sneaky takeover is approaching. It doesn't happen often in the real world that a race for the leader sees the winner fall from first to third place, but it might happen this year. Microsoft was first out of the gate with an open...

Speaking your Chats

Speaking your Chats

A funny thing happened to me recently when I was involved in a text conversation with a friend of mine. I was laying in bed, chatting with a friend using Google Hangouts on my cell phone. At some point it occurred to me the typing on the cell phone was a little...

Microsoft Edge Browser: 17 minutes till the first crash.

Microsoft Edge Browser: 17 minutes till the first crash.

Windows 10 Update:I crashed Microsoft Edge the very first time I used it.I was interested to see how Edge, Microsoft's replacement for the old IE almost everyone but me hates. I gave it my morning task... a rough run through it's paces for any browser. So far, it's...

GO64. Commodore 64 Newsletter

GO64. Commodore 64 Newsletter

COMPUTER IMAGE - THE SILENT KILLER This is an article I found today, written for the Georgetown Ontario Commodore 64 users group. By Jeff Goebel  Circa 1985 A reputation is a strange thing. Most of us spend much of our lives either trying to create a good one, or...

Your next new phone.

My Slow Computer

Today an old friend asked me about her father’s old computer, and whether I could come clean it up and make it run faster.  Another techie already tried and it’s not significantly better.  I decided to share my reply here for public awareness. I do support like this...

Android Voice Blogging

Android Voice Blogging

This blog was written entirely using my voice and the Google voice keyboard tool on my android phone. Wow I really didn’t expect it to work this well. I have not done any editing at all.  The option is new on Ice Cream Sandwich, and the Google voice box appears where...