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Krispy's Tech News of the Week – November 21, 2014

Back in the early days of my blogging I used to scour the web for ideas and things that inspired me.  The topics and ideas that are out there on the Interwebz are incredible and the time needed to actually dive into the concept of keeping up with Technology is, well challenging to say the…

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This Day in Tech History – In the Beginning

November 26 On this day in 1975, Microsoft Founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen registered the name Microsoft with the Secretary of State in New Mexico, before that time it had operated as Micro-Soft an abbreviation of Microcomputer and Software…today we all know it as the IT Behemoth that rules the desktop!

Why I Can't Wait to Join the Lollipop Guild

Many people I know love their Mac’s and iPhone’s but for me…nothing suits my personality better than an Android Phone and a Linux Desktop.  Sure I begrudgingly use Windows, have owned an iPad but my Android Tablet (an Acer B1-710) and my Android Phone (currently a Nexus 4) have never let me down and I…

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Timmie's You Are Dead To Me

Here in Canada we have a few institutions that define us as who and what we are, Hockey Night in Canada, Public Healthcare and the ever present Tim Horton’s Donut shops that seem to be on every street corner in this country.  We love our coffee so much, we take it with us when we…

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A Dad's Renewed Dedication

There are few things in this life that are truly unconditional but one of those things that are, are the love of a Father for his Child. 15 Years ago today I became a very lucky man when I heard the first tender cries from my beautiful Daughter.  I will never forget the first time…

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Free App Friday – I Want to be "Known"

It looks like I will be staying in this weekend and not doing much of anything as a “bug” of sorts has taken hold with both myself and everyone that I actually care about so it looks like there will be a complete lack of “extra curricular” activities which is not necessarily a bad thing…

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OS Sunday – It's Elementary My Dear Watson!

While I have never been a fan of the Mac OS there is something about it that has me wonder if it would be possible to build the sexiness of its look into the world of Linux that I love so much and sure there are docking bars and step by step instructions to make…

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The World's Biggest Open Source Experiment…OVER???

Parts of the web are buzzing with the rumour that the Munich, Germany transition to Linux may be classed as over and a transition back to Microsoft (Office and Windows) may be coming.  Having read the ZDNet article on the topic I can’t help but feel a little sad about the IT Pros that busted their…

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Life Ain't Easy…But It Is Life!

There has been much talk around Facebook & Twitter about the tragic death of Robin Williams who succumbed to the inner demons that Depression bring out.  Depression is a silent killer that takes hold of more than 121 million people around the world each year according to the Conference Board of Canada and it is estimated…

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OS Sunday – I think I saw a "Ghost"

I started the day thinking that I would take on the adventurous task of trying out two new Distributions today but when I tried to install the Fedora Based Qubes OS, I had a complete and utter failure in getting it to recognize the Virtual Machine that I created for it so it will be…

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