Useful Web sites

Monday links

Those Crazy Web Words And Phrases ExplainedAt MakeUseOf, James Bruce explains some web jargon How I Ditched My Laptop for an iPad with a Few Apps and AccessoriesIf you have been thinking about using your iPad as your primary computing device, you’re not alone. Tablet computers have become so powerful and practical that you can […]

Tuesday links

Online “experts” are full of hot airDick Pountain examines the negativity in online comments Why you should be scared of Comcast and Time Warner Cable mergingAt The Verge, Bryan Bishop explains why he thinks the merger of the two largest cable companies would be bad for consumers. Ok GoogleThere can be little doubt that, just […]

Five useful links to help understand and maintain a PC

How Running 64-Bit Windows Protects You From MalwareOne of the weirdest things about Windows security is the fact that some simple changes in how you run the operating system can make a world of difference with regards to malware. For example, who would’ve ever known that running 64-bit Windows makes your computer more secure?—MakeTechEasier 6 […]

Monday links

A Lexicon of the Internet, Updated by Its UsersAt the New York Times, Jenna Wortham writes about the Urban Dictionary Let go of that laptop: the ultimate guide to making a tablet your main computerThe “laptop killer” of tablets has yet to emerge, but you can still configure a slate that puts your laptop out […]

Monday links

2013 in Search: Heroes, tragedies and the Harlem ShakeGoogle reviews events of 2013 Security in 2014: What are the experts predicting?At ZDNet, Larry Seltzer looks at security predictions for the coming year. He says there’s good and bad news, and good and bad predictions. 9 Technologies That Matter In 2014The future may be unwritten, but […]

Monday links

A Technical Dictionary That Fits the Definition of User-Friendly… its definitions are far superior to the crowdsourced, sprawling, digital haystack of Wikipedia. And they’re far more current than what you find on Webopedia. Yes, it’s true. ComputerLanguage.com is the very definition of concise, a user-friendly, up-to-date technical dictionary—At his New York Times column, David Pogue […]

Monday links

Siri’s voice: Susan Bennett reveals that she is the real voice behind Apple’s SiriThough you’ve never met Susan Bennett, you are probably more familiar with her than you think. You may have asked her for directions, what the weather is like, the score to baseball games and even to remind you to pick up dog […]