April Fool’s Day Pranks For Geeks

This shouldn’t surprise any of you: Geeks love April fool’s day. Admit it; at one point or another, most of you have tried to prank your friends, family or colleagues by partially unplugging their keyboard, mouse or monitor. In honor of this year’s April fool’s day, the folks over at Wired have pubbed an excellent […]

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20 “How To” Vista Tips That Most People Don’t Know

I recently installed Vista on a couple of systems at work, and for the most part, everything went flawlessly. The only problem I experienced so far is not with the OS itself, but more with the users who have trouble using Vista’s new functionalities. So when I stumbled on this great list of “how to” […]

Multitasking is Bad for You and your Productivity

The New York Times has an interesting piece on its site today explaining why multitasking, something that everyone does in 2007, is not only bad for your productivity, but could also be downright dangerous for you. Think you can juggle phone calls, e-mail, instant messages and computer work to get more done in a time-starved […]

Turning your Blog into a Money Making Machine: A Simple Guide

When I first started to blog in 2005, I had no idea my little venture would lead me to what [GAS] has become today. I’ve always blogued for fun, and initially, like most of you, I had no idea that money could be made out of the activity. The fact is, people can earn a […]

How Does Binary Work: An Introduction

How does binary work? Before you start reading this article, I want you to take a trip back into your past when you were being taught the decimal system. Personally, when I was in elementary school (in the 70’s/80’s), teachers used to use a column system to teach us about numbers: [Thousands] | [Hundreds] | […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The March 18th Edition

–How-to: Installing Ubuntu Linux on a usb pendrive This tutorial will show how-to install Ubuntu on a usb stick. Even though this tutorial uses Ubuntu as its base distribution, you could virtually use any type of Linux liveCD distribution. –How to Idiot-Proof Your Parents’ Computer The title of this article is pretty self-explanatory isn’t it? […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The March 12th Edition

–10 Fun Facts About Storage Just make it bigger, faster, cheaper –Building a Wireless Network for Dummies “I have recently been asked to setup a wireless network in home of one of my close friends. It was then when I first realised how litte people know about wireless technology and implementation.” –Reading your Hotmail email […]

Daylight Savings Time in Canada & USA.

By Al Rozon Contributing writer, [GAS]  Before this year, the beginning of Daylight Savings Time, also known as “Spring Forward”, has always been on April 1st. This year, everything has changed: it will be on March 11th. The end of Daylight Savings Time, also known as “Fall Back”, has also been rescheduled to another date. In previous years, it used to […]