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The Death of Netscape Navigator

It had to happen to one or the other… It happened to AOL first.  Alas…poor Netscape.  I knew him, IE.   Those of us who have been around computers for a while will remember the browser wars back in the day.  This is when Netscape was [...]

December 29, 2007 // 0 Comments

Happy Boxing Day!

Boxing Day is traditionally either the day after Christmas (12/26) or the first work day after Christmas.  On this day, gifts are traditionally given to employees from employers or to the less fortunate.  There are many etymologies for the word, [...]

December 26, 2007 // 0 Comments

Update: Microsoft releases Windows XP SP3

Windows XP SP3 is available for download…provided you have a broadband connection, or a lot of patience. This is the second major OS update that Microsoft has released to the public early in just about as many weeks. Like Vista SP1, however, [...]

December 20, 2007 // 0 Comments

Leopard Launch a Winner

Interestingly enough, its been dubbed the best OS release of Apple’s entire computing history.   Leopard, OSX 10.5 was released last month.  Apples previous version of OSX, version 10.4, code named Tiger, was released in May of 2005.  Apple [...]

December 20, 2007 // 0 Comments

JAMM Year End Arcade Wrap-Up

"I just posted my year end wrap of of The Arcade, featuring the Best Five (Plus 2) free games I looked at this year." Our good friend, buddy and fellow Gear Diary Team Member, Doug Goldring has posted a cool year end wrap-up over at Just [...]

December 18, 2007 // 1 Comment

Ilium Software Releases eWallet 6.0

Stop reading this right now. Stop!  Download eWallet 6.0 and then while its coming down, come back and read this. I’ll wait… eWallet is by far one of the BEST programs I have every used in my life. I love Ilium’s software.  [...]

December 18, 2007 // 0 Comments

Vaja UMPC Cases Released

They’re cool. They’re clean.  They are ready to protect your UMPC from dings and dents; and they are 100% Vaja and completely awesome. If you have a UMPC, and want a case to carry it with (in style), then you might want to check out the [...]

December 11, 2007 // 0 Comments

Vista SP1: Faster than Fast!

Don’t Give Up on Vista. Don’t Give Up on Vista. (I love that Mac commercial…)   If you have Vista installed and are contemplating a switch back to XP, hang out a bit before you go.  You may want to rethink that move.  Vista SP1 [...]

December 11, 2007 // 0 Comments