Gadgets & Gear

What you need to know about Heartbleed

What you need to know about Heartbleed

Here we go. Another online security alert, reports of widespread personal information vulnerability, dire warnings, alleged security breaches at the biggest websites around and a general the-sky-is-warning panic by the Media. It’s all about something called the Heartbleed bug, a wide-reaching security vulnerability in the SSL (Secure Socket Library) computer code used to secure something like […]

The end of Windows XP: What it means

The end of Windows XP: What it means

Microsoft has announced that, effective April 8, 2014, it will no longer support Windows XP. But what, exactly, does that mean? First of all, it means if you have it and use it, it will still work. But for how long, who knows? That’s because Windows will no longer provide security updates and hackers, who […]

Using Glass as a journalism tool

Using Glass as a journalism tool

I’ve been using Glass as a reporting tool on my RV Travel blog (roadtreking.com), live blogging and tweeting as I drove an RV into the arctic vortex in the snow covered North. It is a lot of fun and adds a great POV aspect…. But, the thing that makes it not so cool is the […]

By January 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
My personal tech gear lineup for 2014

My personal tech gear lineup for 2014

I get lots of questions about the tech gear I use to capture and blog for this blog and my RV travel blog. I change and add gear all the time so this is current as of the last update note below. (Last Updated – January 19, 2014) My main video camera: I use the Canon […]

By January 19, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Do you have sitting disease?

Do you have sitting disease?

I just learned that I have sitting disease. Yes, there really is such an disease. And it’s reached epidemic proportions and is linked to all sorts of other ailments, the first and foremost of which is obesity. Blame it on our sedentary lifestyle. Our deskbound working days. Our computer and Internet use. But the fact […]

By January 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →