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Microsoft Plans Stores To Tranform PC Buying

In an attempt to change their image as not being appealing directly to consumers, Microsoft plans to open up stores around the U.S. in an attempt to create a environment where they can have trained retail associates on duty to better help the buyers get what they need from the computer. Alongside selling computers we […]

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Google Malware Warning System Glitch?

Ok, maybe it was just me, but earlier today any search through Google displayed the malware warning below the returned result. First, my wife and I were searching for Petsmart and my wife noticed this warning: I thought that was odd, but large sites have been hacked before.  So maybe they were having some problems.  […]

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Golf Course Rendering Completed

Last week, we (well, 3D guru Rodney mainly 🙂 ) put the finishing touches on a new architectural rendering for Bear Trail Golf Course in Jacksonville, NC.  They are working on creating a brand new clubhouse area that will include a beautiful pool and will even have a playground area for the kids. We are […]

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MySql 5.1 Release Premature?

After a year of testing, Sun Microsystems announced in April that that MySql 5.1 was ready for GA release.  That was great news because it would be offering lots of new features and Open Source products are always priced right 🙂 . However, MySql’s original author, Michael “Monty” Widenius says that release by Sun was […]

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States Taxing iTunes?

Economically, things are tight everywhere you look these days and State budgets are feeling the pinch too.  This year, States have seen drastic reductions in collections from income tax (if a person’s income drops, so does their tax), sales tax (people are not buying as much) and property tax. Well, the Governor of New York […]

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Koobface Virus Shows Up on Facebook

Facebook has quickly become one of the most popular Social Networking websites around and that is something that virus writers, hackers and other bad guys have certainly noticed. There have been reports of those wacky Nigerians hacking into Facebook accounts and impersonating the user to try to scam money from their friends and reports of […]

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What Kind of Moron Would Shoot a Swan?

This post is certainly not technology related, but I cannot help but wonder about the thought process of some people. According to a report from Wilmington NC television station WECT, some residents are saying that hunters are shooting Swans in Hewlett’s Creek.  These Swans are the kind that children feed with bread crumbs, in some […]

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North Carolina Man Steals Child’s Identity

Michael John Maris allegedly stole the identity of a three year old child and used it to setup accounts with local utility companies.

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Edit HTML in Realtime

We try to post about free and low-cost software that we find specifically related to web development and graphic design, etc.  Recently, we found a pretty cool little coding tool from squarefree.com. It is a real-time HTML code editor.   It is handy if one is trying to learn the HTML basics because they will be […]

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New Windows Version Officially Named

After months of using the codename of Windows 7 for the “after Vista OS”, Microsoft officially announced that the name of the new version of Windows Operating system will be called – Windows 7. Kind of an anti-climatic announcement, I suppose, but at least they are keeping things simple for users. Hopefully, you were not […]

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