Technology

Important JAVA Update

Oracle has pushed out JAVA Version 6 Update 20 to address a sever security exploit. While I am usually pretty good about keeping my plugins such as JAVA updated I did notice I currently had Update 16 installed 🙁 This update is for Windows, Linux and Solaris operating systems including Windows XP, Vista, 7 as well as Server 2003 & 2008. Note: This exploit currently affects users running 32-Bit browsers. To install the update simply go to java.com and click the big red Free Java Download button. The site will auto-detect your operating system and present you with the correct…

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YouTube Auto Buffer

Buffers the video without autoplaying, removes in-video ads, and puts it in hd if the option is on via YouTube Auto Buffer.

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We’ve Moved

It was about a year ago I had started the blog.elguru.me with GoDaddy’s Quick Blogcast platform. The year has come to an end and I have decided to move this blog over to WordPress. While the Quick Blog did have some nice features such as font formatting, I just found it lacking in other areas. I’ve been using WordPress.com for nearly 4-years so I am more familiar and use to working with this platform. For the most part I was able to recover and re-post most of the entries from the past year. I know there a couple early entries…

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We've Moved

It was about a year ago I had started the blog.elguru.me with GoDaddy’s Quick Blogcast platform. The year has come to an end and I have decided to move this blog over to WordPress. While the Quick Blog did have some nice features such as font formatting, I just found it lacking in other areas. I’ve been using WordPress.com for nearly 4-years so I am more familiar and use to working with this platform. For the most part I was able to recover and re-post most of the entries from the past year. I know there a couple early entries…

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Get A Mac Ads: 2006-2009

AdFreak has put together in one easy to access place, all the Get A Mac ads. Thus far there are a total of 66 ads starting from 2006 up until the most recent back in October 2009.

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Christmas 2009

Some picture from Christmas. Click on pictures for larger size. Winter Wonderland. This keeps growing every year, I’ll either find something new at the local thrift stores or given something to add to the display My (early) Christmas Present to myself, an Acer 24″ Widescreen Monitor.

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First Microsoft Store Opens in Scottsdale

Just in time for the release of Windows 7 on Thursday, Microsoft opened their first retail store in Scottsdale in the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall. Microsoft also plans on opening another store soon in Mission Viejo, California next Thursday (October 29th). The store’s design includes four “zones” to show off an array of Microsoft products, including Windows 7 on PCs and laptops, Windows Mobile on smartphones, the Zune HD and the Xbox 360. The walls are lined with widescreen monitors, and an Xbox 360 is hooked up to a 94-inch HDTV in the back of the store, Microsoft said. I…

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