Let’s get something cleared up here … I’m not annoyed at Motorola for not providing Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) for the Atrix 4G. Not at all. Companies need to make decisions about what hardware they are going to support and what hardware they aren’t going to support. I participate in those kinds of decisions quite frequently …
Category Archive: Rants and Raves
Sep 29 2012
Sep 25 2012
Mar 04 2012
Yes, you read that right. I do not BELIEVE in Evolution. Why? It’s simple … you CANNOT believe in evolution.
Jan 02 2012
Over the holiday weekend, I experienced the ultimate computer security mechanism: “Spontaneous Security” I was using my new Dell Latitude E6420 to do some network reconfiguration when the machine started acting weird with regard to the network. Since this machine runs Windows 7, I decided to just reboot it to clear the network configuration. After …
Jun 09 2011
Mar 16 2011
Feb 02 2011
As you might have noticed (or heard), the Chicago area has had a bit of snow recently. Lots of people are off work because the the streets are impassible. Ginny’s home, there’s just no way she could have gotten to her office. Due to this contraption they call “The Internet”, and an invention called “VPN“, …
May 31 2010
This post started out as something very different … many months ago. In fact, the original post still sits in my ‘draft’ list … but will never be posted. Most of those who know me well understand that I have a lot of opinions (who doesn’t) … and I’m sometimes not afraid to express …
Jul 09 2009
I really get frustrated when it comes to hard drive diagnostics. Specifically: S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology). The theory behind S.M.A.R.T. technology is that the hard drive is supposed to provide predictive failure information for hard drives. The problem is, I’ve never had a S.M.A.R.T. technology accurately report a failure.