Yahoo not feeling pretty, getting makeover

Yahoo isn’t “feeling pretty” so they are getting a makeover. According to Yahoo begins radical home page overhaul, Yahoo is feeling pressure to make good on year old promises to make changes. “We are going to put what matters to you most at your fingertips,” said Tapan Bhat, the senior vice president in charge of …

Google gets Greener

It was just this past July I was in North Myrtle Beach telling my Dad I thought someone should have come up with a smart solar attic fan by now. As it turned out there are solar attic fans, but they’re not that smart and they also aren’t very powerful so far as I could …

Gmail Chat and Labels Get New Home

Gmail Chat and Labels Get New Home

I like that Google continues to innovate and try to improve things, and today I read New in Labs: Right-side Labels and Chat where Emily Chang, a Gmail Engineer, unveils a cool new Gmail feature in Gmail Labs – Right-side Labels and Chat which lets you set your labels and/or your chat window to the …

Run Windows Update in Firefox!

I only use Internet Explorer when I must, and that may change since I’ve read How to run Microsoft Update using Firefox on PCTips Box. After finding out I didn’t have to use Internet Explorer (IE) to run Windows Update (and possibly other sites that refuse to work in anything besides IE) I immediately went …

Xbox 360: Is HD really better than TV?

In one word, considerably! For months now I’ve been using a 19 inch Sanyo DS19204 for my Xbox 360. I considered my 19 inch HD computer monitor several times and figured that a 19 inch wide screen monitor would mean the loss of more vertical screen real estate than I was willing to bear. Wrong, …

Don’t forget that attachment!

When attaching certain documents to emails I usually start out the email by saying “Attached is the report about….” or whatever and sometimes I dig around to get the file size and exact filename and include that, too. I think its good netiquette to tell people what I’ve sent them, along with the filename and …