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The Lighter Side… Funny And Odd Quotes On Computers:

“To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer.” – Farmer’s Almanac “Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded when you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers and nobody thinks of complaining.” – Jef Raskin “Programming today is a race between software engineers […]

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Shiny New Gadget Of The Month: www.rescuetime.com

This month’s “Gadget” is not an electronic device. It’s an online tool I’m sure you’ll be interested in checking out. RescueTime is a web application that tracks where you spend your time while working on your PC and then reports how productive you are based on what you consider productive time. Want to know how […]

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Who Wants To Buy My $8 MILLION Dollar iPhone?

No, that’s not a typo! Stuart Hughes, the British jeweler known for his expensive remakes of popular gadgets, is at it again, this time with a diamond-clad iPhone 4 with a price tag of 5 million pounds, or roughly $8 million US dollars. The handmade bezel contains approximately 500 individual flawless diamonds that total more […]

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The Lighter Side…

Science That Makes You Laugh…Or Wonder? Nobel Prizes are awarded for only the most serious scientific achievements; the “Ig Nobel” Prizes, on the other hand, are awarded for the most unusual, although sometimes still legitimate, scientific achievements. The awards are the brainchild of editor and co-founder Marc Abrahams, whose magazine is called “The Annals of […]

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6 Quick Tips To Finally Organize Your Out-Of-Control Inbox

Much like laundry and bills, no matter how much you try to keep up, e-mails just keep piling up in your inbox. E-mail is a critical part of your day-to-day work, so how do you keep it from becoming a distraction while balancing the things you really need to address? Here are 6 tips: Zero […]

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Shiny New Gadget Of The Month: Digital Pet Cam

Attention all pet lovers! Have you ever wondered what your pet sees and does when you’re away? Does he nap or get into all sorts of mischief? Clip on Uncle Milton’s Pet’s Eye View camera and find out! You can choose between 1, 5, or 15-minute intervals for your pictures. The photos are taken automatically and can […]

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Text Messaging Used To Defeat The Taliban

According to an article in Network Computing Magazine, British Intelligence is using text-messaging spam as part of their PsyOps campaign to defeat the Taliban. When they discover a Taliban fighter’s cell phone number, they bombard it with spam messages such as “We know who you are, give up,” and other demoralizing messages. They also send […]

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January Is National Clean Up Your Computer Month

(Something You’ll RUSH To Do Once You Read This Survey That Reveals Just How Dirty Your Keyboard Is!) Since there’s a holiday or month for just about every cause imaginable, it should come as no surprise that cleaning your PC now has its own official month, awarded by none other than “The Vinegar Institute.” But […]

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The Lighter Side…

Following IT Requirements? During a recent password audit, the IT director discovered a new employee was using the following password: MickeyMinniePlutoHueyLouie DeweyDonaldGoofySacramento Out of curiosity, he asked why she was using such a long password, to which she replied, “I was told that it had to be at least 8 characters long and include at […]

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How To Stop Employees From Indulging In Excessive Personal Cell Phone Use At Work

Thanks to smart phone technology, it seems like everyone is “plugged in” to 24/7 web access, texting, and e-mail; not to mention phone conversations. In some cases, people have become so addicted to their phones that they’re texting constantly, even while driving, having dinner with their families or using the bathroom! Clearly these devices can […]

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