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Delete your iTunes

November 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Not all of Apple’s offerings are shiny and perfect. And when it comes to iTunes,  most sane people will agree that this music player is just plain ugly. I applaud Scott Gilberson for calling it like it is in his blog post, “The Top Ten Reasons iTunes Sucks”. Here are his main beefs:

Tags: music · software · technology

Firefox 3 coming June

April 30th, 2008 · Comments Off

With the recent release of Firefox 3 Beta 5, the end is in sight for an official release of this popular browser (in the meantime, Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 has just come out). Here are some of the improvements Firefox 3 has over it’s predecessor: Faster (better memory management). Two to four times faster […]

Tags: software · the internet

Internet privacy saves lives

February 15th, 2008 · Comments Off

It doesn’t matter how many firewalls, P2P filters, script blockers, or spyware  removers you use, the one giveaway to your identity on the Internet is your IP address. Those numbers will trumpet your location to whoever’s interested, which is why you’ll often see annoying ads like “Find friends in (insert your city here) now!” This […]

Tags: politics · software · technology

Vista #1 disappointment of 2007

December 24th, 2007 · Comments Off

PC World has boldly declared that Vista is not all that Microsoft promised it would be. Alex and Kevin from Diggnation were talking about this on their show and how they just want the latest OS despite the sacrifices in frame rates for some games. I’ve seen Vista in action and it looks slick, but […]

Tags: software · technology

Free software

April 26th, 2007 · Comments Off

I’m mostly writing this entry to make sure my website doesn’t die a horrible gurgling death as it flushes away down the internet drain of obscurity. I’ve been busy writing and editing full-time at alive, and loving it! I especially enjoy interacting with readers of the magazine and answering their questions and concerns in that […]

Tags: software · working · writing