Tag Archives: Wired

Did You Further Know?

Sir Tim is also not content to let (wonderful as they might be) matters lie. From Wired this morning: …When Berners-Lee created the web, it was a decentralized platform. Anyone could publish a website and link to any other site. … Continue reading

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Safety First for Bank Cards

#112295349 / gettyimages.com This tip first appeared here about a year ago. It’s critical enough to repost: (a year ago) Last week, Kim Zetter posted, on Wired, a short-but-informative piece, How to Protect Yourself From Big Bank-Card Hacks. See what … Continue reading

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Snow in July???

View image | gettyimages.com   Size matters!! Not really computer-related, unless (like me) you need a computer for more-than-basic arithmetic, but it is geeky… Found this piece, by Rhett Allain, on Wired this morning. He starts: THERE WAS A bunch … Continue reading

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The Saviour of the World

Yeah, I know it has nothing to do with computers and related things, but it’s too cool not to post!! On Wired, the other day, Jonathan Keats noted: IN 1943, VESTA Stoudt had a job in a munitions factory where … Continue reading

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A Smart Nightlight

What’s so smart about it? It pings your smartphone if it hears your fire alarm goes off. Kyle Vanhemert provides details here: A Fire-Safety Nightlight That Offers a New Take on the Smart Home. Short, sweet, and to the point.

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Wired Ranks the Rumors

As Christina Bonnington reports in Wired: Each week, there are dozens of rumors, reports, and patent filings that hint at what’s coming out of Cupertino next. Some are legit, but many are totally bogus. As always, we’ve parsed the rumors, … Continue reading

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Wired Ranks the Rumors

As Christina Bonnington reports in Wired: Each week, there are dozens of rumors, reports, and patent filings that hint at what’s coming out of Cupertino next. Some are legit, but many are totally bogus. As always, we’ve parsed the rumors, … Continue reading

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New to iOS?

Welcome to our club!! Moving over from Android? Has Christina Bonnington, at Wired, got the deal for you: Now that Apple’s got its bigger, better iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, we suspect oodles of big-screen Android aficionados may defect to … Continue reading

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New iOS!

So, you just downloaded iOS 8. Looks pretty familiar, right? Certainly, last year’s switch from iOS 6 to iOS 7 – which saw Apple ditch the iPhone’s tired, six-year-old interface and move to something more spare and clean – was … Continue reading

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Safety First for Bank Cards

#112295349 / gettyimages.com As mentioned in Q&A last night, here are a couple of steps to use to add security and protection to your bank cards: Last week, Kim Zetter posted, on Wired, a short-but-informative piece, How to Protect Yourself … Continue reading

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