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Winextra | April 20, 2014

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The NSA, Facebook, Social Media And Our Privacy Hypocrisy

January 4, 2014 | 1

I don’t think you can turn in any direction these days without crossing the path of some news about the NSA and their total; and apparently unrestricted, surveillance of the world. Everyone seems to have something to say about the revelations that Glenn Greenwald has been doling out from the Edward Snowden information cache. Read More

When An Irate Customer Takes To Facebook And It Backfires

December 14, 2013 | 1

If there is one thing that will get netizens up in arms and waving pitchforks against “terrible” companies who treat their customers unfairly is to take your angry rant to Facebook with a post full of all the anti-company buzzwords you can think of. Read More

About Clicking That Like Button To Change The World – Meh, Not So Much

November 8, 2013 |

It never fails, whenever there is a natural disaster, man made disaster, or just some plain old charity drive you suddenly see avatars on social media sites like Facebook showing some sort of ribbon or changing colors to match whatever charity is the flavor of the month. Read More

Friendcaster Is The Facebook App For Android That Facebook’s App Should Have Been

October 8, 2013 | 2

On August 11, 2012, I wrote about the first step of my moving to a more Google world and buying an Acer Iconia A200 tablet, and on the whole it’s been a fairly satisfying transition. Read More

What If Your Favorite Internet Sites And Web Apps Had Anime Personalities?

September 5, 2013 | 1

We might like think of the Internet as one big personality but Jon-Lock, a deviantART member, has taken that idea one step further and created a fantastic looking set of illustrations of what our favorite sites and services might look like as anime characters. Read More

Never Before Have I Ever Been So Disgusted With Microsoft

July 11, 2013 | 2

I have been using Microsoft products from the very first time I powered up a computer back when MS-DOS was king and Windows was just a stub used by programs like Aldus Pagemaker and Corel Draw. Read More

Facebook Thinks You’ll Give Up Some Privacy For Free Wi-Fi

June 19, 2013 |

It might be hard to believe given the news this past week about PRISM and the NSA that any company would think that people would willingly give up some of their privacy in exchange for a service but this is exactly what Facebook is thinking. Read More

Ever Wonder What Google Image Search Thinks Is A “Shitty Instagram Photo”?

July 19, 2012 |

Have to admit that I had a pretty good <snicker>™ when I saw this pop up in my feed reader, although I’m pretty sure that Zuckerbaby won’t appreciate being in the top five results for the search and twice at that.  Read More