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Fix It: Outlook Calendar and iPhone Calendar Events Hours Not Synched Correctly

Just a quick fix-it tip here. I have a co-worker who was having some issues with his iPhone and Outlook 2007 calendar times being off or offset by 1 hour. I guess that this fix it would apply to...

HighTechDad Interview on GoGrid Cloud Servers

When I was at GigaOM's Structure '08 conference last month, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Daniel Brusilovsky. For those of you who have never heard of Daniel, he is a 15-year-old who is making...

Social Messaging Communicators: Ping.fm versus HelloTxt.com

While Twitter seems to be ruling the airwaves of Social Messaging Platforms, there are plenty of other services that do just as well (or better) at keeping in touch with or sending messages and status updates to your friends,...

Review: Safe Internet for your Kids with Intego Content Barrier x4

Being a good dad means protecting your kids. That can be by physically keeping them from danger, or, by preventing their young innocent eyes and minds from being corrupted by seeing content that they are too young for. With...

Review: Car Gadget for Dad – DLO TransDock Micro with IntelliTune

Only a few days left before Father's Day descends upon us, so in the spirit of "giving to Dad" (heck, it should be a WEEK of giving and not a day), here is another gadget review. Today I found...

Review: Netflix Player – Get Dad Movies On Demand

I'm going to try something this week and write up some quick product reviews in case you are looking for something to buy your dad or husband for Father's Day. This year, budgets are tight so even spending $100...

GoGrid and RockBox and Video Podcasts

So GoGrid and RockBox are not related, not related at all for that matter. However, the two are joined together in this video PodCast episode of Gadget Guy on Linux Journal. I am writing about this for a variety...

Review of DLO Portable Speakers for iPhone

I must admit I was excited to receive the just-announced pair of DLO Portable Speakers for iPhone, simply for one main reason. For some time, I had been looking for a good portable speaker system that could be...

Review: LaCie Ethernet Disk Mini – Home Edition

I must admit, I was a bit skeptical about testing out another hard drive, but let me tell you, the LaCie Ethernet Disk Mini - Home Edition really changed my mind about things! First of all, this is...

Review: DLO TransDock Deluxe

I had the pleasure of testing out DLO's TransDock Deluxe this past weekend. DLO (which, appropriately, stands for "Digital Lifestyle Outfitters") was the second vendor from my MacWorld 2008 Tour that provided product to review, with Griffin...

How to Fix Master Browser (MRxSmb) Event ID 8003 errors

I was reviewing some Windows Small Business Server 2003 Event Logs and came across a repeated entry in the System log. It basically looked like this: Event Type: Error Event Source: MRxSmb Event Category: None Event ID: 8003 Date: 5/8/2007 Time: 10:05:16 PM User: N/A Computer: Description: The master browser has received a server announcement...

Windows Update Error 80245003 – Windows Update won’t run on Vista RC2

Updated on 06.25.07: I have added some more detailed steps based on feedback I received. See end of post for further details. I'm playing around with Windows Vista on a test box that I have. So far, it's looking like...
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