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Thursday
Mar172011

Firefox 4 is available now, the wait is over, is it better .........

Mozilla has previously announced that Firefox 4 would be made available on Tuesday, but apparently it is available now.

Tuesday
Mar152011

Facebook listed as a factor in 20% of all divorces

Should we be surprised.  According to the Telegraph, 1 in 5 divorces being filed list Facebook as a reason for the marital breakdown.  I must admit, it is good at finding ex-boyfriends and girlfriends from years ago.

Tuesday
Mar152011

iPad a potential aide for Autistic children?

More and more stories are circulating on how the iPad is helping families with autistic children.  Due to the nature of the device, it is perfect for Autistic children, particularly those who tend to suffer violent outbursts.  As a parent of an autistic child, this is good news, albeit an expensive one.  Read the story here.  For those interested in how dire the problem can be, check out this story.

Tuesday
Mar152011

AT&T offering free calls and texts to Japan through the end of March

AT&T is offering customers free calls and texts to Japan through the end of the Month.  If you have any loved ones or friends suffering through the tragedy currently occurring, you can make contact with those friends and family for free until March 31, 2011.

Tuesday
Mar152011

The Zune is Dead!

Years ago, Microsoft released the Microsoft Zune which was suppose to go head to head with the iPod.  Well it didnt go so well.  Microsoft announced that they will not be making anymore models and are in fact shutting down production of the little known and owned MP3 player.  Last year, it did not even make the top 5 list for MP3 players in terms of sales.

Tuesday
Mar152011

Critical Flash Player bug will not be fixed until next week

Adobe announced a critical bug in Flash Player that leaves computers vulnerable.  However, they are not fxing it until next week.  Until then, continue to practice safe Internet practices and keep your malware software up to date.  Will post more once update is released.