I loved my Dell M1330 notebook until my laptop became another Dell product inflicted with NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS display adapter problems ... Dell Getting Hot and Shutting Down Resolved After having owned my M1330 for just over a year, it started to behave erratically with the symptoms including; … [Read more...] about Dell Errors, Resolutions and Service
Smart Grids, the ‘next wave’ of massive infrastructure investment is set to be a huge industry. Many organizations and governments are ramping up for the required changes in electricity infrastructure. Smart Grids are creating very attractive opportunities for companies not traditionally associated … [Read more...] about Smart Grids offer Investment Opportunities
It's interesting that we continue to refer to Mobile (or Cell) Phones even although their use has clearly evolved from a 'device that transmits and receives sound, most commonly the human voice'. Mobile Phones and how their use has changed over the years is a great example of the Product … [Read more...] about Is a Mobile Phone really a Telephone?
Well done to CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization which patented a solution commonly used in wireless networking (specifically WLAN 802.11a, 802.11g and 802.11n). This Australian Government organization has agreed with various corporate users of its technology to a … [Read more...] about Australia Patents Wireless Technology
Fring is awesome. Skype is splendid. The mix of the two is a match made in heaven. So why this article? Well, there seems to be a lot of confusion as to what it costs to make calls with Fring. This post therefore attempts to make it more clear as to what costs are incurred with making calls with … [Read more...] about Fring, Skype and Call Costs
The Nielsen Company released it's August numbers showing the most popular video brands: Top Online Brands ranked by Video Streams for August 2009 (U.S.) RANK Video Brand Total Streams (000) Unique Viewers … [Read more...] about Most Popular Online Video
The past ten days has seen three different but equally interesting Information Security alerts. Two involve major financial institutions (Goldman Sachs and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA)) and one the South Korean Government. Goldman Sachs: Sergey Aleynikov, a dual US and Russian citizen, is … [Read more...] about Ten Days of Information HELL: A Tale of three Information Pirate attacks.
I was very interested in 'The Infotech 100' article in the Businessweek June 1, 2009 edition. For me, one of the really interesting columns was the 'Country' of each company. Businessweek doesn't summarise the country data so here is a table showing the countries represented and how many companies … [Read more...] about Top Tech Companies by Region
Dell, the PC brand, went through a difficult patch a few years back in terms of less than desirable service. Certainly, from my recent experience, those bad old days are over. My laptop of choice is a Dell XPS m1330. Its light weight, fast, the battery lasts for hours and the screen is great (the … [Read more...] about Dell the Service King