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Vitriol: Evernote Will Mine Your Private Secure Data

Everything about this announcement from Evernote is dodgy, evasive and scummy. The company is suffering financial duress and it would appear that its only a matter of time until they commence squeezing whatever revenue they can out of a dying revenue … [Read more...]

Progress in Ebook Software – Finally

Lets face it, ebook reader software is crap. I use both Amazon Kindle and Apple iBooks and we haven't seen any change to the software in years. The usability and quality of the software is rubbish. Its complex to load new books, they look awful. … [Read more...]

Thats A Good Question

"Thats a good question" Don't you hate it when someone tells you that the question you just asked, is a "good question" ? I mean, really, its time to move on from the 1980's mantra of the making the customer feel good by telling the customer that … [Read more...]

Microsoft Word for Mac Annoyance # 2044

Enabling Autosave for Microsoft Word 2011 causes the error message "The disk is full trying to write to xxxx, Free some spaceā€¦..". Some weeks I don't get it, and other weeks, it happens all the time. But it's very annoying. Happened on Snow … [Read more...]

LinkedIn – Using Your Name to Endorse Their Advertisements

LinkedIn is pulling a Facebook on privacy. Here's how it works, when you follow or like a company on LinkedIn, they will use your name and image to endorse advertisements that place for that company. To wit: When LinkedIn members recommend people … [Read more...]

Microsoft Word for Mac Annoyance # 2040

Did I mention how much I despise and loathe Microsoft Office ? Here is reason 2040 to continue to loathe the product. Cannot cut and paste in the Find or Replace fields. Stupid. Stupid. Stupid. … [Read more...]

Burning Bandwidth

So yeah, I like to clip my phone to dashboard of my car when I'm driving and put Google Maps on the screen. Not because I use Google Maps (because it's just not that great compared to a SatNav in the car) , but just to use up bandwidth on my account … [Read more...]

Rant: Microsoft Loathing – Nine Ways to Hate Their Products

Over the last twenty years, I've become more and more disenchanted with Microsoft as a vendor / supplier, especially Windows. Loathing 1 - It's still not secure Frankly, after eight major versions, hundreds of patches, multiple billions of dollars … [Read more...]