Category Archives: Internet

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….my work is

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Microsoft Office 365 To The Cloud

Checking the news on the Internet this morning, I spotted this article from SF Gate describing the official announcement today(!) that Microsoft Office is moving to the cloud with Microsoft Office 365 (I suppose that means it is available 365 days a year?). The article explains that small to medium businesses that can’t afford to buy, install, run, and maintain

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Information Technology

The world is changing. Rapidly. Bits are flying over the Internet at an unprecedented pace. As my loyal reader…..you know my feelings about Cisco and video conferencing, but, it looks to me as though they are getting back to focusing on handling bits….a very good thing.  For everyone! This commercial by Cisco is interesting.  I LOVE the part where they

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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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DotXXX URL’s Coming Soon

Sorry ’bout that.  Just reporting the news on the technical front.  And, hey, like we are all innocent here…duh.  🙂 The Washington Post reports that yesterday the Internet naming authority has approved the use of the .xxx suffix. “On Friday in San Francisco, the California nonprofit that oversees Internet addresses gave the green light to the virtual red-light district. The

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