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David Silversmith

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27 March 2009

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David Silversmith is a consultant with more than 20 years of geeky experiences

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  • Russia - Your Source for Cheap Music

    Napster is gone and iTunes rules.  However, between these two options lies a new land – “legally sellable music.”  Hard to say if it is legal to buy - but it is certainly cheap!

  • Technology Can Name that Tune

    Ever had that tune you just couldn’t get out of your head, but you couldn’t remember the darn title or which groups performed the song? Well the Internet is made for solving your musical dilemma.

  • Cloudy With Little Chance Of Viruses

    What if every time on person's computer identified a virus - one of the 2 million computer viruses now being created each year - it instantly shared that learning with your computer?  That is the goal of Immunet as it brings cloud computing to the fight against computer viruses.

  • Technology for the Couch Potato

    What do you buy your blogger friend who's also a couch potato? Well in a couple of years maybe you can buy them IBM's proposed new auto-blogging remote control so they can blog and tweet from their couch!

  • What Do Zippo, Stanley and Betty Crocker have in Common?

    Whenever something becomes popular, everybody and every company rushed into to take advantage.  The success of the iPhone has encouraged companies like Zippo, Stanley and Betty Crocker to find a way to place their brand and advertising on in the App Store.

  • Won't You Not Be My Facebook friend?

    Facebook just blogged about "What Happens If I Ignore a Friend Request" giving the advice that it's okay to ignore a friend request.  Yes, it may seem rude - but the reality of social network size is setting in for many people.

  • iTunes Wherever You Are

    There are many web sites that will allow you to listen to music over the Internet. However, you already have all the music you want on iTunes and now with new services you can access to your iTunes music library across the Internet.

  • Poor Unfortunate Internet Explorer 6

    If you are reading this, odds are good that you are using an Internet Browser.  Maybe Firefox, perhaps Safari, Chrome if you are a Google fan or Internet Explorer if you have stuck with the Window's default.  All are good - but if you are reading this using Internet Explorer Version 6 than you better beware because there is a rising tide to rid the Internet of your browser!

  • Technology Converging into one Device

    Once upon a time we had no electronics devices.  Then we had a phone, device for music, a device for games, a device for directions - literally a handful of devices - each needing their own batteries or power cords and car chargers.  However, there are clear signs of the technology conv

  • Twitter Redoing Retweeting

    While the concept of retweeting has entered into the worldwide language and been used on Twitter for many months, it has never even been an official feature of Twitter.  However, Twitter is about to make the retweet a supported feature of Twitter.