SSL / Https://

We’ve written about using SSL to gain Https:// before (What does Https mean?) but a reminder is always nice. Using Https:// allows for encrypted connections between your browser and the server where the content you are viewing comes from. This prevents anyone...

Memory Cable

This is an interesting improvement to the typical charging cable. Adding 128GB storage allows access from a traditional USB port or the phone’s charging port. I am a little nervous of the specialized app you have to install to gain access to the storage area...

Why I back up photos online

Amazon recently announced an update to their cloud storage options.  $60 a year gives you unlimited file storage.  If you’re just concerned about storing images, they also have a $12 a year plan for unlimited image storage. For those that take a lot of digital...

Chromebox

I live on my Chromebook about 80% of the time and rarely find a need to use my PC or MAC. I still haven’t completely “cut the cord” and sold my PC or MAC but I can honestly say there have been weeks where the two haven’t been turned on. My kids...

Horrible Logos

I wrote about this a couple of years ago (http://www.thecomputerboy.com/horriblelogos-com/) but recently used the company again for my wife’s business. If you want a horrible logo for cheap, check out www.horriblelogos.com.  I shouldn’t have to warn you...

What is Google Glass?

Google Glass is a mini-computer of sorts, released in limited quantities by Google in 2013. “Glass,” as it is often referred to, is worn similar to reading or sun glasses and displays information to the user on an optical head-mounted display. Syncing with...