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For my I-pod loving friends

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

I was online today while listening to some tunes, and was notified about a new version of I-Tunes that’s available for download. Being the good computer user that I am, I went to the Apple site to see if there were release notes on the new verison before choosing to download the new version. As it turns out, I-Tunes 7 is causing problems for a lot of users.

So, in case any of you were thinking about upgrading, think twice and maybe give it a couple more months so Apple can work the bugs out.



Feed me, Seymour!

Thursday, January 26th, 2006

I’m sure that my legions of fans would love an easy way to know when I post new content here, without having to remember to check my site every day. Enter the RSS Feed. RSS/Atom feeds are a great way to track new content on websites, blogs, and the like.

MSN, Yahoo, and Google all offer the ability to create personalized home pages, and you can add RSS feeds to these pages. When you add content to your page, simply look for “RSS” and add in the following URL:

You can also subscribe to feeds using other more elaborate tools called RSS readers, but this is the easiest way.

Feel free to send questions if you need to.

Happy Feeding!


Google is taking over the World!

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

OK, I admit it. I love all things Google. It started out with the simple search engine. Then Gmail. Soon I discovered Picasa, Google’s free photo software. And what about Google Maps with Satellite and Google Earth. It’s all here.

My latest toy is Google Talk. It’s a new messaging app that also lets you make phone calls over the internet for free. All you need is a broadband connection, and a speaker and microphone or one of those geeky telemarketing headsets. I’m going to see if I can make it work with a bluetooth headset, then I can get up and wander around while I talk.

I’m thinking this is going to save me a lot of money on calls while traveling. Pretty cool, eh?