Articles Posted in the Technology Category

  • A knife for the digital age

    A knife for the digital age

    It is said that everything old is new again. But it is also said that the pace of each new piece of technology marching into obsolescence is fast approaching the speeding bullet. By the time…

  • DVDs rock in surgery

    DVDs rock in surgery

    So you’re an athlete or a fitness buff and you’ve pushed your body through one too many triathlons. Now you need knee surgery – or shoulders or toes or head surgery as the case may…

  • Zooming with ZOMM

    Zooming with ZOMM

    Just when you were thinking of the heavy burden of keeping track of your plethora of digital and non-digital devices, along comes ZOMM, the technological equivalent of a leash, tethering you to your phone. ZOMM…

  • Connect to wireless with USB

    Connect to wireless with USB

    Analytics killed the gut-instinct. So while gut instinct might say that just about everybody has wireless internet, it turns out that Cisco’s analytics showed that only a third of US households are wireless. It isn’t…

  • The iPad stands alone

    The iPad stands alone

    With initial sales more than living up to the pre-launch hype, the iPad is poised to be, as Steve Jobs said, “a game changer.” At the same time, critics are convinced there is not much…

  • How green is your cloud?

    In some circles, 2010 has been lovingly dubbed, “Year of the Cloud.” But on Earth Day 2010, none other than Greenpeace is claiming that the cloud is anything but “green.” In fact the cloud is…

  • Foursquare and ten friends

    Foursquare and ten friends

    Just as worries surfaced that social networking has the potential to alienate people from being truly present in each other’s lives, along comes Foursquare. This mobile app creates possibilities for your virtual life to intersect…

  • Payment Processing Takes a Leap Forward With Smartphones

    For many business owners, the mention of merchant services, or credit card processing, can bring up thoughts of high costs, difficult contracts and archaic processing equipment. For years these hurdles have been the industry standard,…

  • Survival guide in an app

    Some day there may be an app for every book in the universe. But for now, the latest thing in circulation is the SAS Survival Guide in App form. The book, authored by John “Lofty”…

  • African Queen revived in Blu-ray

    It may have seemed like a minor news item that “The African Queen” was released on DVD and Blu-ray formats. After all, movies are released in these formats seemingly by the hour. But this is…