Nuts and Bolts: A Holiday Tradition

One of the traditional activates that happens around our house during the Holiday Season is to make a big batch of homemade Nuts and Bolts. For those of you not familiar with the delicious snack you take a couple of different kinds of cereal (in our case it’s definitely Cheerios and Rice Chex), mix in ...

Windows 8.1 Review: Why, why, buy?!

Well, I did it. I updated my PC to Windows 8.1. A friend of mine upgraded his computer at the same time which was helpful as we could compare experiences. And so, without further ado, this is what we found… Installation About the only problem I had with the install was finding the actual install ...

Skyway Recommended November 11th to 17th

This week: BitTorrent Use Declines; Where’s the Federal Digital Strategy?; 3 Canadian Cities on Smart List; Snapchat Rejects Facebook Offer,Waits for Bigger Payday; Ottawa Warns of Rural Spectrum Loss if not used; Indy ‘Net Governance Threatened; Challenge of Secure Email Each Monday we’ll pass on links to articles we thought were well worth reading from ...

Skyway Recommended November 4th to 10th

This week: Check for AdobePassword Leak; Internet of Things Overhype?; Cloud Computing Matters; Facebook’s Failure; Berners-Lee Appalled at Spy Agency Encryption-Cracking; Gates scolds Zuckerberg Each Monday we’ll pass on links to articles we thought were well worth reading from the previous week, for those who live where we do (British Columbia, Canada), work like we ...

Skyway Recommended October 28th to November 3rd

This week: Quantum Computing Interest after NSA Cracking; Tech Giants Bolster Defenses Against Unauthorized Spying; Google Using Barges for Data?; NSA tapped Google and Yahoo Abroad; CEOs Clueless about Technology Each Monday we’ll pass on links to articles we thought were well worth reading from the previous week, for those who live where we do ...