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Safe Browsing from Public Wi-Fi Hotspots is possible with a VPN

WSPA’s Amy Wood (@TVAmy) had a great segment on last night (2011-02-07) in which she had Doug Cone (@nullvariable) a local web/graphics “devsigner” discussing the dangers of using public Wi-Fi. You can find that story here. He demonstrated a tool which allows even the most novice of “hackers” to see a list of others who are using any given open …

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Happy Birthday to my Little Princess – Megan! @MegzCA

Our daughter, Megan, turned 18 today, and deserves to be recognized for the awesome young lady she is! ¬†Sure, I could have just scribbled something on a card, taken her out to dinner (yeah, we are doing that too) or something similar, but I figured I would go this route and force her to come read my rants and raves! …

Silly Science Trick: Super-Cooling & Snap Freezing Experiment #137

While most people whine and complain about the cold weather, I look forward to it for many reasons. I don’t dig the heat, or the humidity at all, which is really funny because have opted to live in the South! What’s to look forward to? Snow, ice, seeing your breath, doing donuts in your car in the snow (uhmmm or …

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Our daughter Megan performing Canon in D Major – Duet at Furman

Our daughter has been involved in the Furman Pre-College Music Program for the last 8 years. Every year they have two recitals, a spring solo, and a fall duet. Friday marked Megan’s final duet, as she is now preparing to leave this program and attend Converse College next year. She will have one more solo recital and the option of …

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Clean The Fan – A funny, but truthful tale of notebook computer service!

This young man created a great video that illustrates the difficulties of typical notebook computer service; removing too many panels, parts, screws all to get to a component for replacement, repair or cleaning. In this case, he just wants to “clean the fan”. Sure it is funny to watch, but honestly, some of these notebooks make it very difficult to …

A Billion Views – Awesome Video – PSE RT

These guys did such a great job with the song, and the video….¬†¬† Please take some time to go to digg and reddit (as mentioned in the video of course) and help promote them. Click on the video below to view on YouTube and LIKE them and comment…¬†¬†¬†¬† See if you can spot and hear all the memes that are …

Are you so busy looking for success that you just walk past opportunity?

Are you¬†the type of person who is¬†totally engrossed in¬†finding success? Are you rushing through life trying to¬†succeed at your endeavor? I’m talking about the type of person who wants to make¬†a name for yourself,¬† push your new¬†business to the top,¬†obtain great wealth, or maybe even become¬† a superstar athlete or the best guitarist in the world… We all know these …

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Augen Android 2.1 tablet computer available from K-Mart for $150 – iPad killer?

The Androids are coming, the Androids are coming! A few posts ago I talked about the number of portable tablet computers / pads that are coming on the market. Yesterday I took Scott’s Android pad to a Greenville meeting spot (Halfway to Habana) where we gather on Thursdays for fun and fellowship – nobody seemed too impressed with the device …