Testing the speed of an internet connection

We all have a need for speed. When I want to measure how fast (or slow!) my interconnect connection is, I use the online test at www.SpeedTest.net. It doesn’t get much simpler than this. Go to the website. Watch out for the false “start now” button. While the site is free, and supported by ads, […]

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Creating high resolution panoramic images

A limitation with panoramic stitching on the iPhone can be overcome to create stunning, high resolution panoramic images using any camera and Hugin, a free tool. The iPhone has a built-in panoramic mode for its camera, termed pano. After pressing the “take a picture” button, you pan the camera from left to right and record […]

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iPad Essential App- NoteShelf and Adonit Stylus Pen

I’ve been looking for a substitute for the traditional notebook and pen for more than 20 years. I thought the old Palm Pilot was a pretty good substitute to the small back-pocket notebook, until the Palm Pilot bit the dust. I’ve been waiting for the tablet revolution to catch up and provide an alternative to […]

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