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I Love/Hate Safari

On June 7, 2008, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , with No Comments

Safari is quick. Lightning quick when compared to Firefox 2, which is what I was using about 90% of the time—and yes, it is mainly because of the extensions. When I upgraded to Leopard, Firefox took a back seat unless I really needed the extensions like Firebug and the Web Developer…

Summer Travel Prep: Finding Wi-Fi

On May 7, 2008, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, with No Comments

With the summer fast approaching, I thought I would share some resources I have found helpful for those who will be traveling and still need to be “connected.” For this post, we’ll start with the basics—your connection to the internet—specifically wi-fi. While you can always pay for wireless access through your…

Network Solutions Engages In Censorship

On March 23, 2008, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, with No Comments

Network Solutions has taken it upon itself to temporarily suspended access to a Dutch lawmaker’s site promoting a documentary exposing some negative things about the Koran. If you’re interested in the specifics Google it—far too off-topic to deal with in depth here. What is interesting to take note of is…

OpenDNS For Internet Filtering

On September 30, 2007, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , with No Comments

There are a lot of internet filtering devices and services out there. Most are reasonably affordable and do a great job. I just came across a service called OpenDNS from an episode of the Geeks and God Podcast (Episode 56). It’s free and does a lot more that filter content—that’s just…

Beware Of Blog Comment Spam

On September 4, 2007, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , with No Comments

I suppose everyone who blogs or own any kind of website likes to think their site is popular. We may tend to imagine millions in the blogosphere on the edge of their seats waiting for our next post. Such is rarely the case. There are bloggers that are overwhelmed with…