This week’s email newsletter articles are:
- Olympics, Broadcasting, Computers & Smart Phones
So far, I’ve been enjoying the Olympics this week. I even enjoyed some of the Opening Ceremonies — they tend to get long, drawn out and boring.
Although many people think that Friday’s Opening Ceremonies actually are the start of the Olympics, the competition actually began on Wednesday. How did I know that? That’s a really good question and leads into the new developments in electronics and broadcasting.
In the U.S.A., the Olympics are being broadcast by NBC and some of its affiliates. NBC, MSNBC, Bravo, and CNBC are broadcasting the Olympics on my cable company’s “basic + extended” service. Perhaps there are more broadcasts on the digital channels, but I don’t get those (long story, but short version is that my home theater pc has 4 TV tuners, but they don’t do digital).
The really new thing this year is that NBC is also doing live streaming to computers and smartphones — but only if your cable company carries both MSNBC and CNBC.[…]
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This Week Online — Blast From The Past
Articles Newly Posted Online
These are new articles this week on my Terry’s Computer Tip web site that were originally part of my email newsletter.
- Mixing 32-bit and 64-bit Computers on the Same Network – and Resulting Printer Problems
I answered a question recently in a mailing list to which I subscribe. The person asking for help was having problems connecting their shared computer on a 32-bit Windows computer to their new 64-bit Windows 7 computer. Unfortunately, at least in my experience, a 64-bit driver won’t communicate to a shared printer through the a […]
- New Upgrade to WinPatrol / WinPatrol Plus
Author Bill Pytlovany has updated WinPatrol again and his company BillP Studios has released the new version WinPatrol v25 (actually, a quick fix, too, so the current version is v25.0.2012.5). This is another must-have program. WinPatrol already had some mighty fine features. He’s added some snazzy new stuff, too. As of WinPatrol v25, the program […]
I love the redesign of my Terry’s Computer Tips web site — it makes article posting and maintenance much easier than before. I’m glad I switched to WordPress and the Genesis Framework. On my Terry’s Computer Tips site, I’m using the base Genesis Framework with a child theme of my own to customize it.