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David Silversmith

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27 March 2009


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


  • Phishing Season is Open - Don't be Caught!

    My virtue of your loyal readership at I am pleased to accounce that

  • Sync Your iTunes Music Among Computers

    The biggest challenge with iTunes is that it only runs on one PC which means that if you have multiple home PCs or PCs at work can't always access all your tunes.  It's amazed me that iTunes has not figured out how to do this, but then again iTunes won't even celebrate its sixth birthday until April 28, 2003.

  • Computers Can Spot Your Face in the Crowd

    It looks like 2009 could be the year when facial recognition technology will start to take off. The idea is quite simple - use the computer to match the faces in a photo against a database of known faces to find specific photos.

  • Blackberry App Store launches...Elsewhere

    Research in Motion, the maker of BlackBerry phones, has finally launched BlackBerry App World, which is a one-stop shop for add-on BlackBerry applications.

  • Is Skype the Escape from Cell Phone Fees?

    This week's announcement that  a Skype application for the iPhone will appear in the Apple App Store on Tuesday will begin to change the costs of iPhones.

  • Conficker - Beware the Worms of April!

    If you are reading this than you obviously survived the "Ides of March," but now you have to "beware the worms of April!" No, not the worms that crawl around in the Spring mud - but the worms that crawl around in the muck of the Internet and computers that don't have good ant

  • The Twitchhiker – The Power and Pain of Twitter

    For the last month the Twitchhiker has tweeted his way around the world and made it all the way from the United Kingdom to New Zealand.

  • The Sounds of Silence

    Technology and the law butted heads a few more times this week. For many music fans, their computers and cell phones will soon be silenced.