Articles By Mark Gibbs

Silver surfers are past it? Never!

Silver surfers are past it? Never!

Well, much to my amusement I recently discovered that there's a new name for Internet users in my age group:...

October 6th, 2011 Mark Gibbs
Danger: facts ahead

Danger: facts ahead

We are, apparently, just not safe enough and we need more warning labels. It's only reasonable. We have warning labels...

January 19th, 2010 Mark Gibbs
New Zealand gets insane copyright law

New Zealand gets insane copyright law

Organized crime is everywhere. There's the Sicilian Cosa Nostra, the American Mafia and the Russian Mafia. There's also the Japanese...

February 26th, 2009 Mark Gibbs
Fixing the privacy joke

Fixing the privacy joke

The whole idea of privacy has become a joke. On one hand we have consumers who will give away their...

February 18th, 2009 Mark Gibbs
How I gave in to malware

How I gave in to malware

Recently I wrote of my attempts to get rid of some malware that had taken up residence in one of...

January 27th, 2009 Mark Gibbs
The G1 and Google’s Evil Quotient

The G1 and Google’s Evil Quotient

I recently wrote in Gearhead about how impressed I was with the T-Mobile G1 cell phone -- the one based...

January 5th, 2009 Mark Gibbs
How big boys boost cellular signals

How big boys boost cellular signals

I first wrote about my lousy cell phone service signal quality last month and discussed how an add-on antenna had...

November 26th, 2008 Mark Gibbs
Errant e-mail to me will cost you

Errant e-mail to me will cost you

If you get stopped by a cop for breaking the speed limit and you contend you didn't know the limit...

October 20th, 2008 Mark Gibbs
Expertise and the Palin hack

Expertise and the Palin hack

When a friend from the Czech Republic brought me a bag of dried wild mushrooms he had collected in the...

October 1st, 2008 Mark Gibbs
The glory of Firefox 3

The glory of Firefox 3

I want to discuss browser stuff, an impulse driven by, you guessed it, Google's release of the Chrome Web browser.Before...

September 15th, 2008 Mark Gibbs