technology in networking, development, and support

Get free Wi-Fi and share it securely

So you’ve discovered in your area there are a few access points that allow for free internet access. You’re able to connect with your laptop once in a while. You figure someday you’ll read up on how to setup your laptop to work as a wireless card for your desktop PC – or …

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, MCE 2005 – Add-on Application that removes commercials for free

For the most part we have enjoyed using our MCE 2005 PC as a TIVO-like device for nearly a year. This was very easy to set up. We understand the phrase “Very easy” is thrown around quite a bit, and usually means nothing to most people. But for those of …

Save money on your electric bill using Powercost Monitor, to monitor your electric costs in real-time!

Powercost Monitor is a device that connects to a residential electrical meter and displays how much electricity the entire house is using. It also displays the cost of the electrical usage in real-time.  Cost is $109.00
As seen on Ask This Old House, episode 607 of Season 5
Available for purchase at http://www.save-electricity.ca/purchase.html
Update: Powercost monitor is now …

Get Free minutes with T-mobile My Fav 5 plan and GrandCentral.com

After reading other websites that have debating over the possibility of free calls using the now Google-owned Grandcentral.com,
The most informative posting we’ve seen so far was from Consumerist.com…
http://consumerist.com/consumer/cellphones/confirmation-grandcentral-%252B-tmobile–cheap-incoming-phone-calls-620-259073.php
In a nutshell: At this time, yes it is possible if you’re willing to change the way your make calls.
Our test used the T-mobile 5 Fav plan with …