Windows 8

Windows 8 is now available for anyone to download. If you have a spare PC or Mac with enough space you can setup a dual boot and test drive Windows 8 for your self. You will find the current iteration of Windows 8 a bumpy but interesting ride. There are many changes to the operating system that for a seasoned XP/7 user may prove frustrating. Is this change for change sake. Not really. In this new Windows version, Microsoft is betting on the continued adoption of a trend started anew by none other than Apple. With the proliferation of the iPad...

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Good Google???

If you value your ¬†privacy, well maybe Google Chrome is the Internet Browser for you. The oglers at Google have decided to let you “opt out” of ¬†click tracking (my term). What is click tracking you say. Click tracking is Big Daddy ( Google may not be your daddy but they are big) collecting data about your Internet browsing habits. Did you ever wonder how the greater Internet, somehow, KNEW what you were up to. Did this ever happen to you? Just researched kitchen sink pricing on the internet and found a great sink from, say Kohler....

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Yes Culpeper VA, there is an AT&T Wireless

If you live and or work in and around the town of Culpeper Virginia you may be wondering what happened to the AT&T cell service in your area. YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Recently it seems AT&T Wireless has all but abandoned the Culpeper area leaving its cell customers in a proverbial black hole. Is there anything that can be done? I certainly hope so. Remember the old adage, “the squeaky wheel gets the grease”? That could apply in this case. If you are tired of dropped calls, no bars and no data on your smart phone let the nice...

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Bad Google

Listen up iPhone, iPad, Mac etc…. users. Google is watching you. Those clever folks at Google have figured out how to get around your privacy settings in Safari. Even though you may have chosen to keep your browsing activity private, the oglers at Google don’t care, they want to watch anyway. And they are. Apple is busy closing up this little hole in their privacy scheme. Wish them luck and let Google know this is not cool.

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Square Credit Card

If you are a Small Business and need to be able to occasionally accept Credit Card payments YOU CAN! All you need is a Smart Phone, a compatible card reader and a clearing account. The easiest to setup and use is SQUARE. The reader is free and the setup is simple. The catch is, and there is always a catch, that the discount or charge for each swipe is 2.75%. This sounds high but if you only have an occasional need to accept a credit card payment the absence of any additional fees makes the SQUARE system competitive. Check It...

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