Archive for June, 2007

Jun 30 2007

Google your way to a cheap flight

Saw this at Lifehacker – enter your ‘to’ and ‘from’ cities and the dates you want to travel, and choose from CheapTickets, Expedia, Hotwire, Orbitz, Priceline & Travelocity.

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Jun 24 2007

A great resource for recycling info

Published by under Miscellaneous

All you do is enter your Zip Code at The Recycling Center and you get a list of recycling centers near you, including those that recycle computer parts. You can also Shop Green at their site – they have recycled paper and canvas shopping bags made from recycled cotton.

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Jun 24 2007

Do I want an iPhone? I don’t think so

I’ve been reading all the articles and blog posts about the iPhone and it does look cool. But, it’s not for me. I can’t get Cingular reception at my house. I had cell phone service with the company that is now AT&T for years, and got great reception everywhere but my own home. I kept waiting […]

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Jun 19 2007

Do you want to learn more about the Microsoft MVP Program?

Published by under Microsoft,MVP Program

Listen to The Voice of Support – Show 12: The MVP Program In-Depth (Part 1 of 4) over at Channel 9. I learned a lot – and I’ve been an MVP since 2001.

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Jun 18 2007

Hosting and Publishing Survey on Connect

The Expression Web team is conducting a survey on hosting and publishing to learn more about how web professionals publish and host websites. The survey is anonymous and does not collect any personal information. All feedback is used to help improve future versions of Expression Web. The survey is located on Microsoft Connect: http://connect.microsoft.com/ExpressionWeb/Survey/Survey.aspx?SurveyID=4181

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Jun 15 2007

AT&T 2Wire Wireless Router with DSL Modem – Easy peasy

Published by under Gadgets

I’ve had DSL with AT&T since it was SNET, which became SBCGlobal, and then AT&T, probably since 2000. I’ve used the same Speedstream modem the whole time, and lately my connection has been a bit flaky. Yesterday I bought an AT&T 2Wire Wireless Router with DSL Modem at Best Buy and hooked it up today. […]

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Jun 12 2007

Appliance Repair – everyone knows it’s a hassle – right?

Published by under Miscellaneous

My dryer needed a new lint screen and I just dreaded the thought of visiting hardware and appliance stores trying to find a replacement. So, I googled “maytag dryer legacy series lint screen” and found the best site ever: Point & Click Appliance Repair. All you do is plug in the model number or serial […]

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Jun 12 2007

Now this is cool

Published by under Gadgets

I was just thinking the other day how cool something like this would be – and here it is:  Brando 3-in-1 Car Adapter with USB port. Now I can charge my phone, Bluetooth headset and GPS all at the same time. Gizmodo link

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Jun 12 2007

Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for 6/12/2007

Published by under Microsoft,Security

June 12, 2007Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).Note: <A href="http://www.microsoft.com/technet/securitywww.microsoft.com/technet/security<http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security> and <A href="http://www.microsoft.com/securitywww.microsoft.com/security<http://www.microsoft.com/security> are authoritative in all matters concerning Microsoft Security Bulletins! ANY e-mail, web board or newsgroup posting (including this one) should be verified by visiting these sites for official information. Microsoft never sends security or other updates as attachments. These updates must […]

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Jun 10 2007

I wait all year for native strawberries

Published by under Miscellaneous

This weekend I’ve eaten a whole quart of native strawberries – there’s nothing like them. They are so much sweeter than the ones you can get in the grocery store the rest of year. And they are red all the way to the center – not white like those other ones from Florida that you […]

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