Computing Review: August 4th Through August 10th

Do you have a blog? There are some articles this week all about blogging, from boosting your blog traffic to participating in memes. Of course there were other things to talk about, including new technology that helps find missing kids.

Here is your Computing Blog in review for August 4th Through August 10th.

August 4th

Computing Review: July 28th Through August 3rd

Do you treat your iPod like a baby or your baby like an iPod? Some folks do. And what about that possible taxi strike because of requirements for GPS systems. Are you in favor of the taxi commission or the cabbies? Don’t know what I am talking about? Hmm, well we can solve that. Just catch up on this past week’s article in the Computing Blog.

August 5th

Boost Your Blog Traffic: The Instructional Post

Need some new ideas for your blog? Have you tried the instructional post? This is one of the most popular types of blog posts in that it generally beings in lots of traffic. But what is an instructional post? Read below to learn all about it, including some tips to get you started.

August 6th

Boost Your Blog Traffic: The Informational Post

Seeking out information is what many web surfers love to do. If you can offer great information, you can be sure to boost the number of visits that your blog gets.

Apple Releases iPhone Security Patch And More

You may remember an earlier article about the possible security issues surrounding the iPhone, wherein hackers could potentially gain access to the personal information stored on the phone or use that information to spread spam. While there have been no reported cases of any problems with the security of the iPhone, testing by a security company raised the concern of potential problems. Nonetheless, Apple decided to quickly respond to these concerns by releasing a software patch that address these security issues and bugs. Although the vulnerability was only a theory, this recent patch will make it harder for potential criminals to target the iPhone

August 7th

XBox 360 Price Slash

Microsoft announced yesterday that it will be slashing the price of its Xbox 360 video game unit in the United States. The reduced prices will take effect tomorrow, August 8th.

August 8th

Lots of New Releases for Apple

Yesterday, Apple help a media event to promote its new offerings, including newly redesigned iMacs, new major software suite releases and new enhancements to its .Mac service. Today, the Apple website is available and updated to reflect the new releases, which are as follows.

August 9th

Your Blog: What is a Meme?

Memes are a big part of the blogging world today. Chances are, if you read just five or six blogs today, you’ll come across at least one. But what are they? Here is some information about them.

August 10th

Missing Kids Now on A Screensaver

Finding missing kids depends a lot on getting the word out. In fact, one in six children are recovered as a result of people like you and I seeing their picture, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). With more than 4,000 children currently reported missing, that is a huge number of children being found.

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Mary Ann Romans is a freelance writer, online content manager, wife and mother of three children. She lives in Pennsylvania in the middle of the woods but close enough to Target and Home Depot. The author of many magazine, newspaper and online articles, Mary Ann enjoys writing about almost any subject. "Writing gives me the opportunity to both learn interesting information, and to interact with wonderful people." Mary Ann has written more than 5,000 blogs for since she started back in December 2006. Contact her at maromans AT or visit her personal blog