Tech News: Windows BSOD, Office 2010, YouTube Pay TV & LCD Lawsuits

In Apple, Cellular, Microsoft, Opinion, Security, Software, Tech News by Michael Sheehan6 Comments

Looks like we all survived Cyber-Monday. Here’s what got my attention this morning: Microsoft looking into Windows ‘black screen of death’ problem “Microsoft says it’s looking into reports that its latest security updates are causing some Windows machines to stop working and display a mostly black screen with no desktop icons, taskbar, sidebar or other elements — seizing up and displaying just a “My Computer” Explorer window, if they’re lucky.” (source: TechFlash) HTD : While patches are always important to install, sometimes they just “go wrong”. It’s impossible to test all of the combinations and permutations of computers hardware/software out …

Win 3 Speck CandyShell iPhone Cases – HighTechDad’s Gift-a-Day Giveaway (Day 2)

In Apple, Cellular, Gadgets, General, Giveaway, iPhone by Michael Sheehan

If you have or are planning on getting a new iPhone for the holidays, you should spend a couple extra dollars to get a good case to protect your investment. If you drop your phone, it’s better to break the protective case than the phone itself. But why spend any money for it since TODAY, for Day 2 of my Giveaway (more details), I’m giving away three (3) Speck Award-Winning CandyShell cases. When I read the description below, I think of an M&M, hard shell on the outside, soft on the inside: The buzz around Speck’s soft-meets-hard CandyShell cases has …