Author Archives: Isaac Grover

Why don’t businesses backup their data more often?

On average, businesses are only backing up their data once a month, with results from the same survey showing that ten percent of businesses only backup their data once a year.  In the real world, they should be backing up … Continue reading

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Is lying via email too easy?

Lying via email is easier than in person, according to a new study published by University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers Robert S. Feldman and Mattityahu Zimbler. The study finds that when people are physically and psychologically disconnected from each other, … Continue reading

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Piracy funds terrorism.

Regardless of your stance on the piracy of music or movies, I have to laugh at a comment made by the US Attorney General Michael Mukasey who suggested that the piracy of films and music funds international terrorism rings. When … Continue reading

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Today @ 1PM Central: Emergency Alert System Nationwide Test

The FCC will be initiating a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System today at 2:00PM Eastern (1:00PM Central, 12:00PM Mountain, 11:00AM Pacific).  Here is the official FEMA video notice. Be aware that your radio stations will be interrupted with … Continue reading

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Mobile phones still do not cause cancer.

Despite concerns about the link between mobile technology and cancer, a new study has found no evidence to suggest that cancer can be caused by using a mobile phone. The research was conducted by the Institute of Epidemiology in Denmark, … Continue reading

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How much computer time do your children have?

A recent article in The New York Times referenced advice given to parents everywhere:  “Parents of infants and toddlers should limit the time their children spend in front of televisions, computers, self-described educational games and even grown-up shows playing in … Continue reading

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Will you miss the Windows Start Menu when it is gone?

In late 1994, a new Windows interface appeared to computer users worldwide, complete with a new method of accessing programs – the Start Menu. The Start menu involved one button, typically located at the bottom left corner of the screen, … Continue reading

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AT&T Mobile Smartphone Users Get Capped

Just a friendly warning that if your smartphone (iPhone, BlackBerry, Droid, etc.) uses the AT&T network, you may be at risk of receiving the text message to the right if you are a heavy data user. Given the ambiguity of … Continue reading

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STEVE JOBS – Rest In Peace

TODAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011, I MAKE THIS TRIBUTE AFTER LOSING A MODEL VISIONARY. STEVE JOBS, FORMER APPLE CEO, DESIGNED TECHNOLOGY AROUND THE USER, NOT AROUND THE TECHNOLOGY. HE LEAVES BEHIND A LOVING WIFE AND FOUR CHILDREN, AND MILLIONS OF APPLE … Continue reading

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Some telecommuters don’t work much, especially in their PJ’s

Almost one in five Americans who work from home clock in for an hour or less per day, while a third of those recently surveyed by CareerBuilder stay in their pajamas. Forty percent work less than their eight-hour day, and … Continue reading

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