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  • Better: It's time technology took a bigger byte out of baby boomers

    Today's young adults have never known a world without computers. By age 4, they could re-program an Atari game system to deploy nuclear water balloons over the back fence and into the neighbors' barbecue. (At least, my 4-year-old could. We moved soon...
  • Gov. Martin O'Malley steps forward at Democratic National Convention

    Gov. Martin O'Malley steps forward at Democratic National Convention
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley used his prime-time slot at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday to make the case for Obama's record on jobs and the economy. The president “is moving America forward, not back,” O'Malley...
  • Budget cuts and the next Pearl Harbor

    Recent reports suggest that the U.S. government was likely engaged in two very sophisticated cyber attacks: one that spied on Iran's nuclear program and another that slowed it by destroying centrifuges. These attacks encourage a twinge of national pride...
  • Microsoft to open interactive store in Columbia mall for holidays

    Microsoft to open interactive store in Columbia mall for holidays
    Microsoft announced Monday that the company will open a temporary interactive store inside the Columbia mall for this year's holiday season. According to a news release, the purpose of the store, one of 32 opening across the nation, is to "provide...
  • Microsoft will open "pop-up" store in Columbia

    Microsoft plans to open a "pop-up" store in time for holiday shopping this fall at The Mall in Columbia. The store will be one of about 30 temporary holiday locations Microsoft plans to open this year in the U.S. and Canada, a move to complement nearly...
  • A future for copy editors

    Last week Steve Buttry posted an article at The Buttry Diary on the ways in which copy editing, if it is to survive, must change from copy editors' accustomed attitudes and practices. I urge you to read it; no, I implore you to read it. Mr. Buttry, though...
  • Microsoft kicks off E3 expo with celebrity cameos and trailers galore

    Microsoft kicks off E3 expo with celebrity cameos and trailers galore
    Microsoft led off the lineup of developers and publishers who will be showcasing everything new in digital entertainment at this week’s E3expo in Los Angeles. While the news out of Redmond was very heavy on the Xbox’s capabilities as a...
  • Anticipated iPad mini debut to kick off big week of gadget news

    Anticipated iPad mini debut to kick off big week of gadget news
    Has Apple gotten lousy at keeping secrets these days? The tech press is abuzz with speculation that the company which birthed the iPhone and the iPad will be coming out with an in-between device, an iPad mini. The mini is expected to be smaller than...
  • Can the Xbox become an all-inclusive home entertainment device?

    Can the Xbox become an all-inclusive home entertainment device?
    Microsoft thinks consumers aren’t viewing their favorite games, movies and television shows on enough screens.   That’s the premise behind “SmartGlass,” a feature debuting later this year that is designed to enhance the...
  • Microsoft's big day: Introduces flagship Windows 8, Surface tablet

    Microsoft's big day: Introduces flagship Windows 8, Surface tablet
    Today is a big day for Microsoft. The company is introducing its Windows 8 operating system, it's biggest makeover, some say, since Windows 95. Computers have changed dramatically since 1995, of course. Mobile devices, i.e. smartphones and tablets,...
  • .Com is so 1990s -- Internet braces for a lot more domain name variety

    .Com is so 1990s -- Internet braces for a lot more domain name variety
    The worldwide entity that acts as a traffic cop for Internet domain names, ICANN, today released a list of hundreds of proposed top level domain names that could supplment the current 20+ suffixes in use, such as .com, .org., .net, .org, and .xxx. ICANN...
  • Microsoft's iPad competitor, Surface, is coming

    Microsoft's iPad competitor, Surface, is coming
    Microsoft on Monday unveiled a nice looking tablet computer called Surface, or rather, a pair of devices that are targeting the tablet market currently dominated by Apple and Android. Surface looks pretty cool. I like the thin tactile keyboard that...