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Winding down and gearing up

Dear Reader,
Congratulations on surviving another year  — Goodbye, 2012!

Image courtesy of Easy Scraps

I hope all the changes you experience in the coming year (if any) are really, really nice.

(And please, let’s be reasonably safe in our celebrations.)

And.. here’s some tech:
* The 10 hottest 10 Things lists of 2012

In 2012, the 10 Things blog covered everything from end-user support priorities to career strategies to decision factors around emerging technologies, new platforms, and proliferating mobile devices. Here’s our annual rundown of what sparked the most attention during the past year.Read more..

[note: includes a Windows 7 speed tips article.]

* FCC Smartphone Security Checker (for Android/Apple/Blackberry/Windows Phone)

This tool is designed to help the many smartphone owners who aren’t protected against mobile security threats. To use this tool, choose your mobile operating system below and then follow the 10 customized steps to secure your mobile device.Read more..

My idea of fun: (a video)

Today’s quote:Without computers, the government would be unable to function at the level of effectiveness and efficiency that we have come to expect. This is because the primary function of the government is — and here I am quoting directly from the U.S. Constitution — ‘to spew out paper.'” ~ Dave Barry

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December 31, 2012 - Posted by | blogging


  1. TechPaul,

    Happy New Year my good friend! I hope we continue connecting, as we have, for many years to come.

    Rick on the East Coast…


    Comment by Ramblinrick | December 31, 2012 | Reply

    • I thank you kindly, Rick, and share your sentiments exactly.

      May 2013 be our best yet!


      Comment by techpaul | December 31, 2012 | Reply

  2. After reading Dave Barry’s Year in Review, I think I need a drink and a cigarette.


    I certainly hope this year is better than last…

    Happy New Year, Everyone and especially you, Paul!


    Comment by delenn13 | December 31, 2012 | Reply

    • I thank you kindly, delenn13, and share your sentiments exactly..!

      Whap. (A “must read”, IMHO.)


      Comment by techpaul | December 31, 2012 | Reply

  3. Hey Paul… Happy New Year To You and Everyone

    With A New Year Ahead… A New Beginning! Light and Brez-ee…It Can Be… putting all the “Doom, Gloom of Reviews and Predictions behind us. Live In The Moment…In The Day…Count Our Blessings!!!

    Do We Have A Choice???


    Comment by Gaia | December 31, 2012 | Reply

    • Gaia,
      I thank you kindly, Gaia, and share your sentiments exactly..!

      (.. this is getting weird..)


      Comment by techpaul | December 31, 2012 | Reply

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