24 November 2006

Securing your wireless network


A good friend of mine who does not have Internet connectivity at home confessed a few weeks ago that whenever he wants to get on to the Internet, he g...
26 October 2006

Computer Systems failure


Last Friday, I spent about an hour at a Government Department that shall remain nameless conducting a transaction which ordinarily should take a few m...
22 September 2006
MP3, OGG, Vorbis, Flac… Eh?

MP3, OGG, Vorbis, Flac… Eh?


Ever since computers picked up the handy ability to play decent-sounding music, fans have overwhelmingly defaulted to the MP3 format for audio files b...
25 August 2006

Internet shopping guidelines


E-Commerce is technically defined as a process where Financial Transactions like Shopping are carried out through Electronic Media like Television, Te...
28 July 2006

So you got your photos, now what?


W ell Carnival is over, and you have all of those great shots of friends and family frolicking in the sun with your spiffy digital camera. Now what d...
23 June 2006

Speech Recognition – Ready for Prime Time?


There are a couple areas in which speech recognition can be extremely useful. For one, there are physically challenged people who don’t have prop...
26 May 2006

Don’t panic when crucial files are deleted


When technology works, it really works, and when it messes up, it can really turn your life upside down. We can identify with that here at Searchlight...
28 April 2006

R U a texter?


For the non-texters among us, the caption of my article is translated: “Are you a texter?” “RU” is a term that is part of a new la...
31 March 2006

Wikipedia – A free online encyclopedia


As a school girl, whenever I was assigned a project, I would head to the school library or the Kingstown Public Library to conduct my research.These d...
24 February 2006

Have you ‘googled’ yourself lately?


Next time you are at a loose end, try googling yourself. For those who do not know, you google yourself by searching for your own name on the Google s...