Roku Vs Boxee

I have been a very satisfied user of both the Roku box (original version) and running Boxee software on a computer attached to my TV set. Remember, I don’t have cable or satellite TV any longer. So these are my primary sources of TV/movie content. The beauty of both options is that they’re fun to use. Tons of great,…

How To Back Up Your DVD Collection

So you’re sitting there staring at a perfectly good stack of DVDs. Then you look at the other stack. You know the ones. Those DVDs that met with an untimely demise during to be scratched or messed up by other means. Clearly the logical course of action to any sane person would be to back…

Why Macs Cost More Than PCs

Every time I hear the same argument about Macs costing so much more than a Windows PC, part of me wants to break out the calculator and explain exactly why there is a price difference. Believe it or not, you’re not paying for a “brand” as much as you are paying for actual differences in…

How To Use Google Page Speed Online To Speed Up Your Web Site

Google quietly launched another lab today following yesterday’s release of the new Google +1 button, which allows Google users to share and recommend search results. To help blog owners and Web masters understand their own search rankings, Google now features a new lab called Page Speed Online. Page Speed Online provides a Page Speed Score…

Microsoft Accuses Google Of Antitrust Violations

The Microsoft Corporation will be launching an antitrust complaint against Google in Brussels Tuesday, alleging that Google is using its search engine to unfairly promote its products. For Google this is nothing new; the European Commission has already opened an antitrust investigation against the company for the same reason back in November 2010, after several…

How to Remove Yourself From a Facebook Group

Last year, Facebook launched a new version of Facebook Groups, which previously functioned like Facebook Fan pages. Now, Facebook users can create and join Facebook Groups, which still look somewhat like Fan pages, but have more privacy options, and allow users in groups to communicate with each other more effectively. Information can be shared with…