Today’s Geek Squeaks – October 11, 2013

A summary of Today’s Geek Squeaks:

Squeak #1 – (Use DNS Jumper To Change Your DNS Settings): Nice utility that is regularly updated that gives you the ability to pick and choose various Domain Name Services and Systems that ultimately can provide a faster browsing experience (SEE BELOW);

Squeak #2 – (Read This If You Are Thinking Of Upgrading To Windows 8):  With the holidays approaching and the marketing of Windows 8.1, many people will consider upgrading their computers to Windows 8. Before you do, make sure you download the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant that will scan your PC and actually let you know if your PC can handle it (SEE BELOW);

Squeak #3 – (Are Your Kids Learning Cursive Writing?): With this generation being exposed to the likes of tablets and computers, the teaching of (and learning of) cursive writing is becoming extinct. I encourage you to read the article below by Jacqui, at Ask A Tech Teacher, about this very topic (SEE BELOW); and,

Squeak #4 – (An All-In-One Computer That Is Like A Giant Tablet ): Dell’s XPS line of All-In-One computers that are portable is quite impressive (SEE BELOW);


Geek Squeaks’, featuring a round-up of tech products, news, software, apps, wallpapers, articles, you name it;  from my favorite tech web sites… I just plain love tech!

See An Endless Stream Of Geek Squeaks’ [ HERE ]

Dns Jumper Updated


DNS – or domain name system – is the protocol on the internet that turns human-comprehensible website names such as into addresses understandable by machines.(machine-readable “IP addresses”) , In some cases, you can increase the browsing speed or improve your security by replacing the DNS provided by your provider , DNS Jumper is a tool which makes it easy for you… GET IT HERE

Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant


What does Upgrade Assistant do? Upgrade Assistant checks your PC hardware to see if it meets the Windows 8 system requirements to install on your PC, including features of the processor such as CPU speed, PAE, NX, and SSE2, as well as RAM size and hard drive capacity. It also checks for compatibility of your currently installed apps and devices… READ MORE and GET IT HERE

Is Handwriting So Last Generation–Redux

@ Ask A Tech Teacher


Studies show one in three children struggle with handwriting. I’d guess more, seeing it first hand as a teacher. Sound bad? Consider another study that one in five parents say they last penned a letter more than a year ago… READ MORE

The World’s Thinnest and Lightest Portable All-In-One Computer

Dell XPS 18


Had one of these in my hand today and I have to say I was quite impressed. It was like carrying around a giant tablet PC… CHECK IT OUT HERE

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