Let’s get those photocopiers moving again, Microsoft…

Well, Microsoft is consistent.  At their Surface demonstration, it was like they had a bad transcript of the iPad launch.   On Monday, Microsoft held a secret press event in Los Angeles where it announced a new family of tablets under the Surface moniker. Along with Surface, the event revealed a branding shift for Microsoft, […]

Is an UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) necessary?

First, I tend to view UPS like anti-virus, they are “best practices” or simply good computer hygiene, that help to prevent costly failures. Second, It depends on your situation. There are those who will disagree, but I believe that in most of what we call the “first world”, the power grid is reliable enough that […]

A Hatred of Flash?

Hatred (or hate) is a deep and emotional extreme dislike, directed against a certain object or class of objects. The objects of such hatred can vary widely, from inanimate objects or animals, to oneself or other people, entire groups of people, people in general, existence, or the whole world. Though not necessarily, hatred is often associated with […]

Handbrake v0.95 has been released…

HandBrake v0.9.5 has now been released. There are a ton of changes in this release, and you can get into the details in the change release notes. For the Mac version of the software, the biggest news is that PowerPC is no longer supported. If you’re still holding on to an older Mac, it’s time to […]