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How Do Boomers Protect Themselves from Identity Scams?

Were you shocked when your grandma got a Facebook account? Or are you surprised by the number of email forwards you get from your Great Uncle? Well today’s retirees are embracing technology, and are specifically becoming more and more comfortable using the internet....

Favicon Generator Tool

I wrote about creating your own favicon using Photoshop a few weeks ago.  Since then I found a very useful alternative from a website called Dynamic Drive; they host a free online favicon generator tool.  All you need to do is upload a picture from your computer, and...

OpenTable.com, Online Dining Reservations

OpenTable.com is one of my favorite websites today because you can book almost any Chicagoland restaurant in about one minute. Additionally, you can read hundreds of real reviews about a restaurant before you decide to dine there. I recently took my girlfriend out to...

Metra Rail Accepts Credit Cards Online… Finally

For those in the metropolitan area of Chicago, you probrably have riden the Metra Rail system at some time in your life.  Well, you would imagine that could buy your tickets online and print them from home right?  Nope.  Well, not until today at least.  Metra...

Kyle Loves Google Voice

I’m really impressed with Google’s new product, Google Voice.  Originally a company called Grand Central created the online tool in 2005.  Google then purchased the company in 2007 and is now relaunching it with many, many improvements.  Basically, Google...