YOUR DAILY DOSE OF GEEK

Setting up a new computer

Setting up a new computer can be tricky at times with installing all of your favorite programs and transferring files from your old computer. Then there’s also the process of installing updates. Don’t forget about the settings that you need to tweak, from wallpapers to power management settings. It can be a time-consuming thing to do. In my particular case, it’s an average of 2 days before everything is done. Continue Reading -->

Posted by: Josh @ 9:00 am December 24, 2012

Information on How to Pass the IBM Certified Specialist – Midrange Storage Technical Support V2 Certification Exam

The 000-118 – Midrange Storage Technical Support V2 exam is required for the IBM Certified Specialist – Midrange Storage Technical Support V2 certification. Interested technicians often use the services of TestsLive to help them prepare for the 000-118 exam, due to the in-depth and vast nature of the knowledge needed to pass the exam. Continue Reading -->

Posted by: Josh @ 12:56 pm December 21, 2012

[OPEN QUESTION] PC Gaming

Video games are a fun way to pass the time. Whether you are a casual gamer or hardcore gamer, there are games out there for you. Console games are dominating the market now. This wasn’t always the case. At one point, if you wanted to be a real gamer, you had to have a PC that could handle everything you threw at it. Now, with computer specs getting lower and computer games moving to Facebook, do you think PC gaming is on the outs? Continue Reading -->

Posted by: Josh @ 9:00 am October 14, 2011

What I’ve learned from blogging: Part 2

Yesterday, I covered some things I’ve learned from blogging. Quality, interaction, unexpected hits, and taking breaks are all important lessons to know, but the list isn’t complete yet, so today, the list goes on… Continue Reading -->

Posted by: Josh @ 9:00 am October 12, 2011

What I’ve learned from blogging: Part 1

If you’re new to blogging, it can be important to get some details right when you start. Doing things wrong could potentially crush your blog. I’ve blogged for several years in one way or another, and over time, I have learned many things. I will be going over some of the highlights here. Continue Reading -->

Posted by: Josh @ 9:00 am October 11, 2011

[VIDEO] The Ben Heck Show

If you like modding or electronic projects, The Ben Heck Show could be just the show for you. Even if you don’t like doing these things, it can still be fun to see what Ben comes up with in this show, like an automatic baby rocker, a split controller for people with disabilities, an extra tough PS3, a laptop for coach class seats, and much more. He has even made a Portal shirt last Halloween, which is one of my favorite episodes. Check it out here… Continue Reading -->

Posted by: Josh @ 9:00 am October 10, 2011

[OPEN QUESTION] What will happen to Apple now?

On Wednesday, October 5, 2011, Steve Jobs passed away. He was a very creative person that essentially brought every company he worked with back to life, including Apple and Pixar, with his visionary ideas and concepts. Now that he is gone, what do you think will happen to Apple as a company? Continue Reading -->

Posted by: Josh @ 9:00 am October 7, 2011

My Linux Experience: How I got started and where it went from there

Linux is a popular open source operating system that has been around since the early 90s. The Linux kernel started as a college project for a young Finnish software engineer named Linus Torvalds. He did it out of fun to make a Unix clone. Now, it has evolved into a rather advanced operating system. My story with Linux starts in 2003, when I was almost finished with college and had my first job using my computer skills in a local computer shop just outside Clarksburg, WV. Continue Reading -->

Posted by: Josh @ 9:00 am October 6, 2011

Comparison of hosted and self-hosted blogging services

If you plan on blogging at any time, one of the first steps is to decide which blogging platform you are going to use. It is important to weigh your blogging needs and decide which platform is right for you. There are two types of platforms, which are hosted and self-hosted. Hosted blogs are located on the service’s servers. Self-hosted are platforms you setup yourself on your own web hosting account. Today, we’re going to cover a few platforms for the two types. Continue Reading -->

Posted by: Josh @ 9:00 am October 5, 2011