Am I setting myself up for disappointment

Last time I was due to “upgrade” my smartphone, the Windows Phone 7 with its “Metro” UI (user interface) was getting surprisingly good reviews, I mean really good, reviews before its release. But, instead of doing my homework, considering my … Continue reading

Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo are ready for when Facebook tanks.

Google recently unleashed its answer to Facebook’s magnetic effect on the masses. In a sort of “me too” way, Google Plus (aka “G+”) has been greeted with open arms by the geekiest of early adopters and a flurry of attention … Continue reading

How to Backup and Access Everything from “the Cloud”

First, a little lesson in computer jargon. When people refer to “the Cloud” they should be (but unfortunately aren’t always as demonstrated by Microsoft’s daft commercials) referring to computers (aka servers) set up to provide access to/from anywhere there’s Internet … Continue reading