Category: Technology

  • Polycom PVX for H.323 Video Conferencing

    Polycom PVX for H.323 Video Conferencing

    The history lesson continues! +++++++++++ August 2007 Rating: 4 Watertowers If a person needs to do standards based videconferencing from their desktop computer, there are very few choices, but, luckily, the Polycom PVX happens to be one of the best, if not the best. The PVX is relatively easy-to-use, provides high quality video and audio, […]

  • Are all Wi-Fi Hot Spots Created Equal?

    August 2007   The signs of the times! It is apparent that the popularity of “Wi-Fi Hot Spots” is increasing. Although Wi-Fi hot spots never really struck me as something interesting (I turn into TracyReaderDad after working hours), one day I got to wondering just what all the fuss is about. Soooo… Being free, and […]

  • HDTV Tutorial

    High Definition TV UPDATE January 29, 2019:  It’s been 13 or 14 years since I wrote this article. Another Super Bowl will start on Sunday, and, we still have the same Sony HDTV I talk about below.  We have had to change the projection bulb twice, but, it is still running and still has a […]

  • DVD Burning and Standards

    DVD Standards are Important when Burning a DVD by Ye Olde Techy This Christmas, Santa left Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 under the tree. I had been playing around making home moves with Windows Movie Maker, but, now, with Adobe I could take the next step in home movie making. Soooo, being a normal “kid” I […]