Planning For Encryption In Vista Part II

In Part I of this series, you learned about some of the things to consider before implementing EFS. BitLocker Drive Encryption has some very specific requirements so lets take a look at some of the things to consider before implementing it on a computer. BitLocker requires local or Active Directory Group Policy modification to enable….

Molecular Motor Works By Detecting Minute Changes In Force

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine discovered that the activity of a specific family of nanometer-sized molecular motors called myosin-I is regulated by force. The motor puts tension on cellular springs that allow vibrations to be detected within the body. This finely tuned regulation has important implications for understanding a wide variety…

Polished To Perfection

Dentists use special polish to make teeth shiny white again. A new measuring technique determines the effect of dental care products and helps to optimize them so they polish the rough tooth surfaces until they are perfectly smooth, but preserve the tooth enamel. Brush your teeth twice a day! Any child knows these days that…

Palm Treo – We Care Why?

I really wanted to care, I truly did, that Palm is still around and releasing Palm products. But I cannot get over the huge string of bad luck being seen here. Okay, using Windows Mobile. No problem there, makes sense for their offerings. And the new Treo is available on Sprint. Cool, Sprint does some…

The Anomaly of the Terror Watch List

As a security measure, there is a data base of known and suspected terrorists. South African President Nelson Mandela was on that list. Former Assistant Attorney General Jim Robinson is on that list too and he finds it a major annoyance: “…”It’s a pain in the neck, and significantly interferes with my travel arrangements,” said…

Half-Life 2 Episode 1 & 2

Recently I finished up Half-Life 2 Episode 1 & 2 on the Xbox 360 version of the Orange Box. I have played Episode 1 before on the PC when it first came out but decided to play it again to play it all in order so the story can make sense and I can remember…

Slide Scanner

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/v6cQneZaKKA” width=”350″ height=”288″ wmode=”transparent” /] Hey everybody, I know you probably have some old slides. You might be wondering how you can get these into your computer for a lower cost than the stores make you pay. Also this is the perfect time to do it because right now you can’t get light bulbs…

Concerns about Senator McCain’s Computer Skills

Mark Soohoo is Senator John McCain’s Deputy Internet Director. He has said that “John McCain is aware of the internet“. That candid line about the Senator McCain’s online expertise has raised questions about how computer savvy he is. The Telegraph from the UK has labeled Senator McCain as a “technology illiterate”: “…When asked if he…

Another End Date For AVG Support For Version 7.5

Reader DougCuk has posted a comment in which he states that AVG has a new end date for support of AVG 7.5 free edition. He states that: For anyone still hanging on to AVG Free v7.5 the end date has now been changed – it is now August 31st. But as most sources always stated…

Talk About Grammar

I was surfing around and stumbled on this at ZD-Net. What caught my attention was the grammar. Since I  am criticized for my grammatical errors, I thought it would be nice to pick on someone else for a change. 🙂 With this very small utility you can kill you freezed programs with one click. For…