What’s the difference between storage and RAM?

By | January 27, 2017

The difference is big One of the most misunderstood stat, that everyone quotes, is that of how much “memory” a device has.  Usually, people when talking about how much storage space they have they call it memory.  “Oh, I can’t save any more pictures since I am out of memory.”  While there is nothing fundamentally wrong… Read More »

What to do with your Baofeng Radio

By | January 20, 2017

Just because it’s cheap doesn’t mean it’s limited So you picked up a new Baofeng radio, either a 5R or something else.  I will stick with the 5R for this article since it is what I know.  Now that you maybe have had a chance to try it out on the local repeater or simplex.… Read More »

Why are Computer Sales Slumping?

By | January 18, 2017

Why don’t people want “real” computers anymore It’s not news that overall sales of new computers have been slumping for a couple of years now.  Worldwide the sales of PCs and Mac computers have been on a downward slide due to low consumer demand and a shift to more mobile computing.  Let’s take a look… Read More »

What is Bluetooth?

By | January 16, 2017

More than just a strange name What is Bluetooth, really? It has become a word in our language, but do you really understand what it is, or what it can be used for? Let’s take a look at how this amazing technology can make your life a little bit better and maybe see if we can… Read More »

How to Protect Yourself Online

By | January 11, 2017

  It’s not all fun and games out there The internet as we know it is probably one of the greatest inventions of human history.  Never before has the access to the collection of the world’s knowledge ever been more available.  It used to be people needed to travel to the great libraries to get… Read More »

The New Acer Rugged Chromebook 11

By | January 5, 2017

There are a lot of great Chromebooks coming out When the MadebyGoogle event happened back in October 2016, there was some disappointment that there was no mention of new Chromebooks coming out.  Well, it looks like everyone was waiting for the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to happen to announce all the new devices coming… Read More »

How to Switch from Windows to Chromebook

By | January 4, 2017

Switching is easy! So you got a new Chromebook as a gift or you are thinking of jumping from Windows (or Mac even, the steps are close to the same) and move onto a lighter and more responsive OS.  Laptops that are cheaper and don’t require the overhead of a full flavor OS.  Do you… Read More »

What can you do with old tech?

By | January 3, 2017

Out with the old, in with the new The holidays are coming to a close and hopefully, you are enjoying all the new techno gadgets you got.  I know I am.  With the new influx of tech, what do you do with the old, outdated but still working stuff?  Do you just dump it in… Read More »

Switch from iPhone to Android

By | December 29, 2016

It’s not as hard as you think So maybe you asked for and got the new Google Pixel for Christmas and are ready to ditch the iPhone.  Maybe you are just holding on to the iPhone since it is all you have ever known.  If you have been seeing your friend convert from iPhone to Android… Read More »

Survival Tech: Stay Safe and Alive

By | December 28, 2016

Better to have it and not need it, than to not have it and need it I heard a story on the news the other day about a mother who hiked out 30 miles in a snowstorm after she and her family became stuck in the mud looking for the Grand Canyon.  So many things… Read More »