A Funny 404 Page

by on 05/23/2008 in Internet

404 is a numerical code that means “Page not Found” when someone clicks on a link on a web page. By default, many 404 pages are bland and provide a message that the “page could not be found, yada-yada”. We are sorry that you didn’t find what you were looking for, and for good reason. […]

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Norton AntiVirus 2008 Falls Short

by on 05/23/2008 in Software

Norton AntiVirus 2008 Falls Short

Norton AntiVirus 2008 utilizes six times the size of most competing antivirus applications, doesn’t offer three-user license, lacks support for Firefox, doesn’t work with the latest Yahoo and AOL IM applications, and offers fee-based services under the guise of technical support. Norton AntiVirus 2008 falls way short of expectation. The protection is still solid, the […]

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A Legacy Game Never Forgotten

by on 05/22/2008 in Games

A Legacy Game Never Forgotten

In 1999 I was introduced to a (FPS) First Person Shooter called Delta Force. My SVP (Senior Vice President) who I worked with, put it on my desk and said, you have to try this, it’s awesome. I wasn’t big into games back than, but what the heck he seemed excited about it so I […]

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Your Game Console May Kill You… One Day

by on 05/22/2008 in Consumer Tips, Health

Greenpeace has released a report saying that video game consoles, along with many other consumer electronics, contain below-regulation but still potentially harmful amounts of bromine, PVCs, and other potentially harmful chemicals. While you Sharks at home taking it to the streets in GTA IV probably aren’t immediately at risk, these devices will remain in your […]

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Shark Week: Foolsville 2.0

by on 05/21/2008 in Feeding Frenzy

It’s day three of Shark Week here on Tech Jaws. Foolsville 2.0 is our featured blog today. The author considers himself an Old-Geek (OG) of sorts, who provides an assortment of tips and opinions about the internet. Fool, as he likes to be called, is addicted to blogging. Foolsville 2.0 has a creative flare for […]

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Linux Lab #1: Intro to Linux

by on 05/21/2008 in Linux OS

Linux Lab #1: Intro to Linux

Yesterday I posted a poll requesting topics in Linux you’d like to see covered on Tech Jaws, and as sort of an introduction to this series, I’d like to take a brief moment or two to talk about what Linux is and the basic philosophy behind Free & Open Source Software (FOSS). Open source software […]

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Microsoft Ballmer Egged by Student!

by on 05/21/2008 in Business

Microsoft Ballmer Egged by Student!

Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer scrambled eggs, not really, but he took cover from an egg-hurling protester during a talk at a Hungarian university Monday. Chairman Bill Gates, who got a pie in the face a decade ago, was not as lucky as Ballmer who managed to dodge the eggs. Ballmer was delivering […]

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Shark Week: Michael Aulia’s Blog

by on 05/20/2008 in Feeding Frenzy

Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s day two of Shark Week here on Tech Jaws. We’ll be showing you some real Sharks of tech news every day this week. We think these bloggers, columnists, and web site operators have what it takes to be part of the feeding frenzy. Today’s Shark is one we featured during the […]

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