Author: P.C. Smith

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EXCLUSIVE: A Case for ChromeBooks

We are pleased to welcome back P.C. Smith of Park Forest. P.C. specializes in and writes about technology. Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Helping Hands Children’s Therapy is a brainchild of Christy Pasche with her husband Brad. Helping Hands started out as a single therapist making home visits with a premise of “helping, really[Read More…]

Alliance for Retired Americans Friday Alert, July 29, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–July 29, 2011.   Reid Plan Would Address Debt Ceiling without Affecting Medicare, Social Security Without signed legislation to raise the national debt limit by August 2, the Treasury will not have enough funds to pay the nation’s bills. Administration officials have warned of potentially calamitous effects on the[Read More…]

Grammy-Winning Singer Amy Winehouse Found Dead in Her London Home

LONDON—(ENEWSPF)—July 23, 2011. The London Metropolitan Police have confirmed that Grammy-winning singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her North London home today. According to a statement release by the London Metropolitan Police, “Police were called by London Ambulance Service to an address in Camden Square NW1 shortly before 16.05hrs[Read More…]

Japan’s Northeastern Region Struck by 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake

TOKYO—(ENEWSPF)—July 23, 2011. Japan’s Meteorological Agency reports that a magnitude 6.5 earthquake has struck northeastern Japan Saturday afternoon. This is the same area that was devastated by a massive earthquake and tsunami on March 11th. The quake was centered 25 miles (40 kilometers) below the sea bed in the Pacific[Read More…]

The Other Microsoft Retirement: Your XP!

The Microsoft Vista Ultimate Desktop. (Graphic: P.C. Smith: One Byte at a Time Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— With all the hoopla over Bill Gates’ retirement from Microsoft, talk of Windows XP retiring has somehow slipped under most people’s radar. On June 30, 2008, Microsoft will officially stop producing Windows XP.[Read More…]

I Really Didn’t Mean To Empty That Recycle Bin!

Handy Recovery by SoftLogica. (Graphic: SoftLogica) P.C. Smith: One Byte at a Time Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— Deleting a file. No big deal.  We all delete files. We have been trained ever since Windows 95 to empty the recycle bin. Or, on the Mac, the trash can. Good house keeping until…[Read More…]

Network Your Power Outlet

Powerline networking with Linksys. (Photo: Linksys. Used with permission.) P.C. Smith: One Byte at a Time “Nearly every home in America Will have a computer within the next 20 years”. This was a quote that my professor made in the late 70’s. I woke up, yes I was in class, and[Read More…]