Computing Review: June 16th Through July 6th

From Zunes to fake speed bumps, the world of technology is always interesting. Here are some of our recent articles for the Computing Blog.

Computing Week in Review: June 2nd Through June 15th

Have you checked out the new iPhone yet or printed up some free Father’s Day cards and gifts? If not, you may have missed some of the articles from the last two weeks. Check them out now in the Computing Blog Week in review.

Firefox Download May Have Set a New World Record

What is your favorite browser? For many it is Firefox by Mozilla, a browser that I personally like. Apparently, many other users feel the same way that I do. Firefox fans are busy downloading the new Firefox 3 at a rate of 9,000 copies per minute!

Students Use Zunes Instead of Books

Technology has made homework a completely different experience lately. That is because instead of taking home books, students at one rural New Mexico school are taking home MP3 player, Zunes to be exact.

Fake Speed Bumps Coming Soon to a Road Near You

What if you were driving along a quite road near your home or a busy street in an unfamiliar town when you suddenly noticed three pyramid-type structures or boxes sticking up in the road ahead. Chances are that you would immediately put on the brakes and slow down to avoid running hard over the objects. But, once you actually rolled over them, you would soon discover that these obstacles were actually fake speed bumps applied into the road. Keep Track of Your Cell Phone Usage

In the world of cell phones, there are two kinds of people. There are those who never use up their minutes and have a roll over plan that continually forwards them to some distant future when cell phones will be imbedded in people’s brains instead of carried around on a hip or in a purse. There are also those who continuously go over their minutes and have to pay a large cell phone bill every month.

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