Monthly Archive: October 2004

XP Service Pack 2 0

XP Service Pack 2

I took the plunge today and installed Windows XP Service Pack 2.  The reports have generally been good, and I've only run into one application that really and truly doesn't work under XPSP2 (it's...

The Next Terrorist Attack 0

The Next Terrorist Attack

I'm pretty sure I've put all the pieces together, and I know what the next big terrorist attack is going to be.  As you might expect, the chain of evidence is fragile, but I'm...

ISO Recorder Power Toy 0

ISO Recorder Power Toy

ISO Recorder Power Toy: File this under “must-have free Windows XP extensions“.  ISO Recorder Power Toy is a UI component that allows to use CD-Recording capabilities of Windows XPr to record ISO images and...

Dell’s $399 Deal Is On Again 0

Dell’s $399 Deal Is On Again

Here's a great deal on a new, basic PC:  Dell's got a Dimension 3000 2.8GHz Pentium 4, 256MB of RAM, CD-RW burner, 17″ CRT monitor and an inkjet printer for just $399 (after $100...

New zConnect Site Is UP 0

New zConnect Site Is UP

The new zConnect website is online now.  Still plenty of work to do to get all of the other bits and pieces moved over to the new look and feel, but this is a...

New Toy! 0

New Toy!

Yesterday I received a new BlackBerry 7230 for a three-month trial from T-Mobile.  Pretty nice little gizmo.  This one is a full-blown PDA, with calendar, memo pad, task list, and contact manager, but it...

Tech Optimism Is Back 0

Tech Optimism Is Back

USA Today says that Tech Optimism Is Back.  It looks like tech optimism is back in fashion. Here come the glowing press reports about “the next big thing.” USA Today starts us off by...

Another Firefox Convert 2

Another Firefox Convert

The Firefox Web Browser is starting to get a lot more recognition as a top-notch browser.  Charles Cooper has a piece about Firefox on CNET News.com today: …after being tossed the gauntlet, I finally...