Wearables and Smart Watches: a Follow Up

  A few months ago, this blogger here at burgerfried wrote a post about wearable technology. Apparently, the fine folks at Reviews.com saw our post and contacted me about plugging an article of theirs reviewing smart watches, which for a nascent tech blogger like myself, should be considered an excellent opportunity to expand. However, if you … Continue reading Wearables and Smart Watches: a Follow Up

Best Language Learning Apps

Technology has had a global effect on humanity, bringing peoples and communities who are geographically distant closer together. Through instant communication and easing the diffusion of ideas, tech has helped give rise to Walt Disney’s ideal of a small world after all. However, even when we can instantly communicate with the far corners of the … Continue reading Best Language Learning Apps

Chatrooms and Politics

No matter where political philosophies reside on the left-right spectrum, we can all agree that we live in energetically charged political times. The rise of right wing reactionary political factions in Europe and America, reenergized and emergent left-wing factions in Latin America, Canada and Europe, growing desperate Islamic dissatisfaction in the Middle East and Africa as … Continue reading Chatrooms and Politics

Best Apps for Weight Loss and Fitness

There's an old adage that says "Summer Beach Bodies start in February". Since it's the beginning of March, what better time to go start trimming the fat then now? I've started a strict diet and exercise regemin, and being the techie that I am, I've done some research recently on apps that would assist me … Continue reading Best Apps for Weight Loss and Fitness

How to Reduce Instances of Spam

We all receive spam emails at one point or another. They are an obnoxious fact of owning an email address, and they don't always get picked up by a spam filter. If you are being inundated with spam emails, here's some tricks you can use to reduce and prevent future spam emails. 1.) Be careful … Continue reading How to Reduce Instances of Spam

5 Tips For Beginners Learning How To Code

Being able to code in a programming language is quite exhilarating. You get to create apps and websites, and it's a highly marketable skill. However, learning to code can seem to be quite a taunting task for those just starting out. Here are some tips I picked up when I started coding to help ease … Continue reading 5 Tips For Beginners Learning How To Code

Shameless Plug (aka I’m Available for Hire!!!)

Howdy Folks! After an enjoyable stint with a great organization, I have found myself back on the job market. If anyone reading this blog feels that my services and expertise fit a need in your organization, feel free to contact me for my CV. My contact information can be found here. I look forward to … Continue reading Shameless Plug (aka I’m Available for Hire!!!)

Creating a Bootable Disk on an USB to Install Operating Systems

  Remember when you required a whole box of floppies to contain the Windows Installation files? Thankfully, those days are over. Our data storage and transportation technologies have vastly improved over the past decade or three, and now you can create a bootable disk on your single, pocket sized thumb drive. Here is a two-step … Continue reading Creating a Bootable Disk on an USB to Install Operating Systems

Tech Tip: How to Save a Google Doodle for Offline Use

Google's Doodles are these fun little gimmicks, displays, and media presentations to honor events, people, holidays, innovations and other things associated with a specific date. However, some doodles may touch or entertain us, making us wish we had access to them for more than a 24 hour period. Good news! They are not gone forever … Continue reading Tech Tip: How to Save a Google Doodle for Offline Use

Tech Tip: How To Change Time Zones in Firefox

While most browsers and operating systems have an inbuilt way of updating your time zone settings, Firefox does not have a default time setting that can be easily changed. For the business or leisure traveler, this can be annoying. Without the accurate timezone, several apps and features like iMessage on Mac or Cortana on Windows … Continue reading Tech Tip: How To Change Time Zones in Firefox