A picture of Earth through timeToday [last Thursday], we’re making it possible for you to go back in time and get a stunning historical perspective on the changes to the Earth’s surface over time. Working with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA and TIME, we’re releasing more than a quarter-century of images of Earth taken [...]
It isn’t often that you have an area where there are changes that amount to many orders of magnitude. My first personal desktop had a 20 MB hard drive. My present desktop has multiple drives and several are 2 TB. So my main drive has 100,000 times the storage capacity that my first one had. [...]
Here are some websites with interesting and useful stuff. Learn how things work, how to better use your computer, and other useful things: How it works: The technology of touch screensAt Computerworld, hardware expert Alfred Poor tells you a lot about touch screens Best Free Game SitesGizmo’s Freeware tells you where to get games that [...]
I always see many more interesting things on the Internet than I can post about but here are some things worth looking at from the many links I have saved in recent months: How the internet is changing languageOnline, English has become a common language for users from around the world. In the process, the [...]
Honesty is a tricky thing. What’s honest for Intel’s partners isn’t necessarily honest to computer shoppers like you and me.—Sean Hollister at The Verge in an article called Intel explains misleading 7W Ivy Bridge marketing, says it’s just honesty
5 of the most techie cars coming in 2013Techradar looks at five luxury cars, each of which has an unusual and unique tech feature that sets it apart Cisco Leaves The Consumer Networking Market After Selling Linksys Brand To BelkinTechcrunch reports about Belkin buying Linksys Windows 8′s three-month report card: Pass or fail?Windows 8 has [...]
The voice over actually says, “Microsoft comes together on Surface with Windows 8 Pro.” I have no idea what that means.—Technology journalist Paul Thurrott, who has been writing about Windows for years, comments on a new Microsoft video about their Surface Pro Windows 8 tablet.