Tag: cloud computing

  • Cloud Based Computing: Confessions of an Early Adopter

    Cloud Based Computing: Confessions of an Early Adopter

    A few years ago (mainly because I was broke and could no longer afford high-priced PC centric programs like Word, Excel, etc) I decided to start moving my PC-centric “stuff” off of my computer and into the cloud (I happened to choose Google, but, the choice is yours where you end up. Click here to […]

  • iGoogle Going Away

    The world is changing again! My comfortable iGoogle homepage has served me well for quite a long time (I moved to Google from Yahoo a few years ago…).  I use Chrome (fast, reliable, etc) and have almost totally moved to the Google universe…and I am very happy here.  But…. Now I see a banner on […]

  • Vidyo Videoconferencing Virtualization

    A Short History Lesson by Mike Back in the old days (1980’s) video conferencing was developed to help people at two locations meet face-to-face without the need to travel.  Wow! One day, someone said “Geee, I need THREE locations to meet face-to-face”.  And the idea of a multipoint controller (MCU) was born.  Now all three […]

  • Amazon Kindle Fire

    Today, Amazon introduced the Kindle Fire tablet. I watched a few news reports and to summarize: The Kindle Fire is fast using a dual processor, it can run Android Apps but you gotta get them from Amazon (not a bad thing). One analyst says it is NOT an iPad killer since the Kindle Fire is […]