Articles By David DeJean

Eight great gadgets you must pack in your travel kit

When you're on the road, you can feel more like a juggler than a traveler: You've got your notebook, your smart phone, your camera, your GPS device, your MP3 player -- and all

Published on: March 6th, 2009 David DeJean

Fight against piracy threatens existence of Usenet

Over the last few years, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and other organizations looking to eliminate the illegal swapping of digital media files have attacked the problem through the courts, publicity

Published on: October 8th, 2008 David DeJean

Usenet

Over the last few years, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and other organizations looking to eliminate the illegal swapping of digital media files have attacked the problem through the courts, publicity

Published on: October 7th, 2008 David DeJean

Three fantastic online alternatives to Microsoft Office – Part II

In Part 1 of this article we discussed features of three Web-based office productivity suites – Google Docs, ThinkFree, and Zoho. We outlined key improvements to these three online suites – and asked

Published on: July 23rd, 2008 David DeJean

Three fantastic online alternatives to Microsoft Office – Part I

For quite a while, Web-based suites -- which offered word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and other tools associated with desktop office suites -- were extolled not because they did these things well, but because

Published on: July 22nd, 2008 David DeJean

Eight handy gadgets and services for road warriors

When you're on the road, you can feel more like a juggler than a traveler: You've got your notebook, your smart phone, your camera, your GPS device, your MP3 player -- and all

Published on: June 5th, 2008 David DeJean

Does age and gender determine what smart phone you choose?

When it comes to smart phone preferences, there are clear differences between the sexes, say market researchers and usability testers. And these differences have implications for the success the devices. Researchers stress that

Published on: April 18th, 2008 David DeJean