Photo Sharing — a Rant

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We love our social networking…  Let me count the ways (and in no particular order): Google+, Facebook, Plurk, Twitter, Model Mayhem, My Space (yea, I still have a My Space account) and of course, being a photographer Flickr. We love our different social nets for various reasons and frequently our friends are with us in… Read more »

So you want to build an iPhone Game….

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It was August of 1979.  I was a freshman at the University of Kentucky and one of my classes had me in the computer lab where I found people sitting in front of a DecWriter, a big machine with a keyboard and 18″ wide paper spitting out of it.  They were playing a game called… Read more »

CES: Understanding all these iRumors – new iPad, new iPhone blah blah blah… Real Predictions for Apple’s products.

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Cut out of hand holding telephone from Yuri Arcurs Website As with many in the tech and gadget industry, we depend on trade shows like the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to provide us a hint of what we will be spending our money on over the next few months or even years. While most… Read more »

Geek Cuisine — Peanut Butter Fudge

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Prepare: Grease a 9×9 baking dish with the extra stick of butter to keep the fudge from sticking. Spoon the peanut butter into a measuring cup. Have the confectioners sugar open and ready to pour. Have your mixer with beaters ready. Cook: Melt the other stick in a sauce pan (quart size?) Stir in… Read more »

Happy Holidays!

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Christmas Tree: Red-Green from Crestock Images From the entire OmniGeek family we wish you and yours a Happy Holiday Season and Prosperous New Year!

Odd MacBook Restarts — Maybe I’m trying to create Higgs Bosons

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Portable Office from Yuri Arcurs Website Over the past couple of days, I’ve been working on a PowerPoint presentation for an upcoming training session for my day job. I’m using Microsoft Office 2005’s PowerPoint on a recently upgraded to Snow Leopard (10.6.1) MacBook Pro and I’ve had a couple of odd crashes that I’ve not… Read more »

Cool New Plugin — Freebie Images

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  Today I learned about a new WordPress Plugin called “Freebie Images” from http://www.freebieimages.com/. The plugin is provided by Crestock.com, an online photo stock agency that normally sells its stock photos for use. But they make some good high quality images available for free to bloggers.The plugin shows up when you write a new post… Read more »

Boob Tube — Kanye West’s VMA Outburst Conspiracy Theory?

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Needless to say, the water cooler talk at almost every office today wrapped around the latest episode from Kanye West during the MTV Video Music Awards where he interrupted Taylor Swift just as she started to give her acceptance speech for her first Moon Man trophy. If you haven’t seen/heard about it: Huffington Post Kansas… Read more »

6 Reasons to upgrade to TweetDeck 0.30

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and 4 reasons you should be using TweetDeck anyway. The newest release of TweetDeck came out yesterday, September 9th and it included a lot of new features. For those that do not know what TweetDeck is, it is a Twitter “client” that runs as an application on your computer rather than using Twitter through their… Read more »

Sports Geek — The ACC Football Disaster?

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Full Disclosure: I’m a born and bred Kentuckian. I’ve lived here in the heart of the Atlantic Coast Conference for 10 years. I have no loyalty for any school’s athletics in the ACC. I respect UNC/Chapel Hill and Duke’s basketball program for the success that they have earned. UNC and Duke have had success in… Read more »

Why do you still run Internet Explorer 6?

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There is a growing movement on the Internet. That movement is to bring to an end an era. That era is known as Internet Explorer 6. For those who don’t know what Internet Explorer 6 is, its called a Web Browser or a program that you use to visit web pages like this. Surprisingly many people don’t know what a web browser is, they just know you click on the Blue E to get on the Internet. This program is more commonly known as IE6

Robisms – 3’s of Me

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Okay every once in a while these Facebook chain notes come around and some are worth playing along with. So here my “3’s of Me” Three names I go by 1. Rob 2. Robbie 3. Dad Three jobs I have had in my life 1. Computer Programmer 2. Photographer 3. Corporate IT Trainer Three places… Read more »