Technology

iPhone – Come on Apple.

So I finally was forced to have to get a smart phone.  I had avoided having email on my phone for the last 3 1/2 years.  But work now thinks that their Exchange Systems Admin should have constant email ability.  So I looked around, asked friends and family, and purchased the iPhone.

Over all, I like it.  But there are a couple of things that my dumb phone did a lot better than this new and improved $600 piece of technology can do.

First, what was APPLE thinking?  Really, unless you jailbreak your phone, you can’t change any of the …

College – YES IT DOES MATTER

Being the in Information Technology industry, I have had a lot of people tell me that a Bachelors Degree does not matter.  That if you have experience or a technical certificate you are good to go.  I have even had people tell me that I was an idiot for spending years in college to get my BS in Information Systems and Technology.  But the current state of the job market tells me something different.  The IT industry is changing, and people who don’t have some type of college degree are starting to see the effects. 

I have seen three companies …

Web Hosting from HELL

First off, WebHost4Life is the WORST hosting provider I have EVER used. (I am not going to link to them on this post because I don’t want their Google rating to go up.

Ok, I have had an experience that I want to share. The web hosting company I WAS using (WebHost4Life) caused me some serious grief over the weekend. It all started on Friday AM, when I came into work, I checked on my websites. I usually just browse to them to make sure they are all up and running. Well, the first one I went to gave me …