Category Archives: Technology

Fixed: IE9 “Only Secure Content is Displayed” warning

For a very long time, it seemed as through every site I visited with IE9 created an annoying prompt about secure content and encourage me to show all content. I’ve seen fixes that involve lowering your security etc., but never … Continue reading

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ET, Please hold–no one home to take your call

There is a great sound bite from the 1997 movie Contact, where young Ellie and her dad discuss the possibilities of life “out there”:   Young Ellie: Dad, do you think there’s people on other planets? Ted Arroway: I don’t … Continue reading

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iPad, ICS Meeting Invites, Outlook, Blackberry Sync Solution

I have been struggling trying to keep 3 copies of Outlook (non Exchange) Calendars and Contacts in sync for a long time. There are lots of manual kludgy ways to do this. But when I add my iPad and a … Continue reading

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iPad

While I’m an admitted Windows Enthusiast/Junkie/Evangelist/Microsoft MVP/Fanatic, I decided that the iPad is a must have gadget. I can’t effectively do much except  “light” mail replying and minimalist web browsing and social networking and anything else that requires reading on … Continue reading

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Something BIG is Happening

“Tis the season to be sharing, and yours truly and 49 other sites are preparing for the HP Magic Giveaway. It’s the biggest giveaway and contest I’ve ever seen. Make it a point to check HERE December 8th for contest … Continue reading

Posted in HP, HP Magic Giveaway, Technology, Uncategorized, Vista | 19 Comments

HP TouchSmart IQ 5xx/8xx All In One Awesomeness

As a registered geek, I never thought I’d see the day when I didn’t want to build myself an impossible screaming desktop for personal use. My real world personal desktop was getting long in the tooth (i.e., it was Circa … Continue reading

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D-Link DSM-210 Internet Frame Part 2

The D-Link DSM-210 Internet Frame really is best of breed. Besides displaying images from various places on my network, or from its built in 1 gig memory, it does a really great job of displaying RSS feed snippets from blogs … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Media, Digital Photography, Home Networking, Technology, Wi-Fi

HP x280n’s Handheld Remote Rocks

The HP MediaSmart Connect x280n ships with a handheld remote that is worthy of its own blog review. Most of the remote controls that I’ve seen shipping with Media Center Computer, Media Center Extenders, etc. are lacking in one or … Continue reading

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HP MediaSmart Connect x280n

HP was kind enough to send me an early near production version of their soon to be released (July 31) MediaSmart Connect Home Theater component. I’ve had a few minutes to take a VERY quick look and the first impression … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Photography, Home Networking, HP, Media Center, Media Center Extender, Technology, Vista, Wi-Fi | 4 Comments

D-Link DSM-210 Internet Picture Frame

Over the weekend I received a D-Link DSM-210 ten inch widescreen format digital frame. While there are a ton of frames available, the only ones I’d consider for personal use must include a bulletproof way to stream content from my … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Media, Digital Photography, Technology, Wi-Fi