Thursday, December 22, 2011

Best Tech Gadgets for 2011

Best Tech Gadgets for 2011

These are items I have used.
Sonos Sound System:  
  • Play5
  • Play3
  • Bridge
Netgear Range Extender
  Get extra boost on your home network.  Connect to a TV, Game Sytem, or Sonos speaker system

iPod Touch
Apple iPod touch plays music and videos, excels at games and apps, makes video calls, shoots HD video, and more.

iOn Tape Express:
Turn your tapes into MP3s and listen on your computer, iPod, in the car, or in the palm of your hand!
Works on Mac and Windows.   (mac version of software makes you split tracks manually).

USB Battery Pack - for backup on the go charging.   Lots of brands out now. 
T-Mobile Portable Back Up Battery Charger with USB Cable by T-Mobile    Cheaper ones are power only, use your existing cable.

Mac Mini for your TV:
(with HDMI out for HD quality and an apple remote.)
  Remember no keyboard or mouse in the box.
    If you need a Mac mouse or keyboard or other phone or tech devices on a budget check out CEX   

More tech gadget suggestions coming soon.  Have a happy new year!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Have You Been Hacked?

Subject: Have You Been Hacked?

OnLine Test from PcPitstop
n many cases, if our testing detects a problem you can direct our mechanics to fix it while you're online.

  • Boost the Speed of Your PC
  • Protect Your PC from Viruses & Malware
  • Make Your PC More Reliable
  • Now includes Nitro Download Accelerator
  • Now includes Active Malware Protection
More involved testing and automatic adjustments (fixes require you to buy a licence.)

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Graphic Tobacco Warning Packages

Picture of what US tobacco companies are fighting against.

It's already being done in Mexico.

See sample cigarette package with Graphic Warning.

(for news only)

(for news only - copyright Marlboro).

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

iPhone 4S - Features Siri (voice assist) October 2011

Siri on iPhone 4S lets you use your voice to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and more. Ask Siri to do things just by talking the way you talk. Siri understands what you say, knows what you mean, and even talks back. Siri is so easy to use and does so much, you’ll keep finding more and more ways to use it.

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Monday, October 3, 2011

Joomla Forms 2011: Progress bar for multi-page forms in RSForm! Pro

FYI:  Joomla Form Module October 2011
Progress bar for multi-page forms in RSForm!Pro revision 42
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Progress bar for multi-page forms in RSForm!Pro revision 42
RSForm!Pro rev. 42 comes with several code improvements and new form features: "Unique Field per User" validation and "Page Progress" bar for multi-page forms.

1. "Page Progress" option for multi-page forms

You can now display a progress bar to show your users where they are in the process of filling out a multi-page form.

2. "Unique Field per User" validation

Aside the validation rules included in the previous revision, RSForm!Pro rev. 42 comes with a new one: "Unique Field per User".When this validation rule is selected, RSForm!Pro won’t allow the submission of 2 identical field values per user. The validation rule is applied for both type of users, registered (by checking the user id) and guests (by checking the visitor IP).

3. Code improvements

Several code and functionality improvements have been performed in RSForm!Pro rev. 42 to assure an increased server performance.
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Saturday, September 24, 2011

Spotify App Review - Free Music Streaming

Free Music Streaming

Search and Pick any song. Free 20 hour free trial now available.
Uses Facebook to signup. In app use your Facebook email & password to sign in.

This is like grooveshark but is approved by Apple. Started in Europe with music labels.

on iPhone or mobile start here to get free music streaming of almost any song, band or Artist you can think of. It also loads, organizes and streams your own music with paid version. Free version works great and will show how well this is compared to Pandora.

See screens below for overview of Spotify setup and screens.

Sent from my iPhone

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Friday, September 2, 2011

FYI Sony Tablet Announcement: Introducing the New Sony Tablet S Device

 Introducing the New Sony Tablet S Device

Sony® introduces the new Sony Tablet S device Free shipping on orders of $25 or more*
SONY make.believe All our innovations folded into one
Computers Cameras Camcorders HDTVs Blu-ray MP3 Players Digital Books Tablet Outlet
Shop the new Sony Tablet™ S device
Discover the new Sony Tablet™ S device. SHOP NOW
Tailored to your hands. Entertaining to your eyes. Get optimal performance with the latest Android™ platform. Control your living room's devices with the built-in universal IR remote. Plus, the Sony Tablet is loaded with entertainment.
Adobe® AIR® App Challenge, Sponsored by Sony. Adobe and Sony are challenging developers to build breakthrough Adobe AIR apps optimized for the Sony Tablet device. Over $200,000 in cash prizes. Learn more
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Click on above links and go to for details and accessories.

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Prices and offers stated are for purchases from Sony Store online and retail stores and do not include tax or shipping. Reseller prices may vary. Specifications, availability, prices and terms of offer are subject to change without notice. Sony is not responsible for photographic, typographic or system errors.

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