We love contests. Really, who doesn’t like free stuff anyway? At Calwell we’re partial to giving away free tech gear. Last year, we gave away a Netbook to a happy Calwell reader. This year, we thought we’d try something a little different and offer an eBook reader to you wonderful regular readers of this blog. Read on […]
As more mobility and performance is being required in the home, increasingly people are looking to alternative technologies to fill the gap when WiFi either doesn’t cut it or just doesn’t work at all. What we need to do, however, is stop looking to what we’re using (power lines) and look to what we’re using less of in the home. There are current technologies that provide for ways of extending home networks through use of existing phone lines and television cable. Read on for more.
If you are a Facebook user, you really can’t help but have “friends” on Facebook. You may, however, want to keep all of the friends you have as ONLY close friends. Over the years, Facebook has really changed the friend request process to the point where now you can’t outright deny a friend request. Based […]
You may have heard about the Apple Event today. The rumor is, that the Pad 2 would be announced with all sorts of new features, one of them include a high resolution screen, a larger screen, a slimmer and lighter profile, support for usb and/or sdcards and possibly the addition of a light peak port. Since Apple currently own a 97% market share […]
Recently, new evidence has arisen that RIM is testing Android
applications on the Blackberry platform. The implications of being able
to run Android apps on the Playbook are pretty far reaching – but, to
see the Android apps runnable on the millions of RIM devices would be a major coup. Not only that, Research in Motion (RIM) plays this correctly, they could have a huge hit on their hands. Here’s why this is important, and what RIM needs to do.
This is huge! It’s certainly not news that the mobile platform has a big future. But, what every company should be doing is finding ways to embrace new technologies and find new ways to reach people. To that end, we have decided to build a mobile application for the Android platform that allows anyone to get updates on anything and everything Calwell related.
With it’s release, you’re going to want to know all of the details about what’s new, where to get it, the best way to get ahold of it and whether it really is worth updating. If you would like to just grab the installer, go here. For more details, read on. To get the installer package, you’ll need to pass Windows Genuine Advantage Validation.
This little gem was written in January of 2003 on my web page (when it was on the domain calwell.ca). The article was more of a response to the large number of infections I had to clean from customer’s PCs. These things were a big problem then, because many of the Anti-Virus programs of the time did […]
With new features in Google Translate in version 2.0 like Conversation View, you really want to get your hands on this application. Attempting to do a straight update will cause you to get a number of error messages and will cause Translate to disable one of the main features – the ability to say or speak translated text. Here’s how you can fix this issue on your G2 phone
Having taken a break early on in January, I’m back feeling quite refreshed and ready to hit you with ALLOT more info, tips, news and (hopefully) my spin on what’s going on in the world of technology.