I am Richard L Lawrence, Millionaire. I own a mansion and a yacht. Plus a few computers, ham radios and comic books. I also have my own podcasts. I am very geek and I do the 6a-10a show on Sundays.
Tech Thursday – Streaming Media is Big Business
Netflix, Hulu, ABC, NBC and now Time Warner. What do all of these have in common? Streaming media to you through the internet and making big money.
Tech Tuesday – The Internet Survives the Japanese Quake
Redundancy was built into the Internet from the start. It's primary purpose was to survive a nuclear attack and keep information flowing. And is has done this many times during past disasters, and the Japanese earthquake is no exception. In fact, in a matter of a few hours it was back up to nor…
Save Your Fork, It’s Pi Day
Invented holidays are nothing new. The greeting card industry has been doing it for years. But here's one you may not be aware of, and it wasn't the greeting card industry that created it. It was created by a physicist back in 1989.
Tech Thursday – Ooma Telo Internet Telephone
This is another review of a device I have owned for some time, and feel it's really worth the money I paid for it. Plus the fact the basic service is free, makes Ooma Telo a great replacement for a land line phone.
Tech Tuesday – From Dos 5 to Windows 7 in 10 minutes
The Windows operating system is over 30 years old. In those 30 years, Windows has had it's share of innovations and setbacks. Sometimes it's been a big convoluted mess. This video shows someone who, using virtual machine software, upgrades a virtual PC starting with Dos 5 and going through…
The Dethroned Spam King Returns to Society
For nearly 7 years, Robert Soloway was the scourge of the internet. Sending nearly 10 trillion spam emails to innocent inboxes all across the internet. In 2007 he was indicted, arrested and in 2008 plead guilty to mail fraud, wire fraud and a host of other charges that landed him in jail, and the ti…
Tech Thursday – Review of the WD TV Live Hub Media Player
There are many solutions in the marketplace for storing and watching your digital media at home. Pictures, videos, music and now streaming services too, like Netflix. Here’s one solution I found and love to use myself.
Tech Tuesday – Build Your Own Watson Computer
I’m sure many geeks out there watched the game show Jeopardy as Watson, a computer cluster built by IBM, took on and wiped the walls with two Jeopardy champions. I found it amazing and wanted to know if I could build my own Watson. I can, and here’s how you can too.
Tech Thursday – The Legend of Zelda Turns 25!
Do you remember the glory days of video gaming? The Nintendo Entertainment system, Coleco-vision, The Atari 2600? All classics and bring a smile to many adults faces when they remember the hours spent playing their favorite games. One of those classic games is celebrating 25 years. So get your…
Tech Tuesday – Spam Is Going Down, But Smart Phone Malware Is Rising
It’s a well know business mantra, that you go where the people or money are, and cyber criminals are doing just that. They’re following innocent victims away from their email and computers, and going to smart phones and mobile devices.
Star Wars Alumni Make Apperance in Star Wars: Clone Wars Animated Show
One of my favorite TV shows is Star Wars: Clone Wars on Cartoon Network. I watch it for many reasons. The animation, the stories and just to relive being a kid. A recent announcement about the show has made me now go “fanboy” over the show, and my fiance&CloseCurlyQuot…
Tech Thursday – Tax on Your Cell Phone At All Time High
It’s no big secret that New York has some of the highest taxes in the country. Property, sales, and income to name a few. But a new report also shows that New Yorkers pay more than 20 percent of their wireless bills in taxes and fees thanks to outdated and duplicated surcharges.