Author: Kelroy

Kelroy is an internet junkie, technology advocate and avid gamer who envisioned Geezam.com as a Caribbean based technology blog offering a more global view of technology topics. Reach out if you have a guest post or would like to write for us.
Spam Explained and Prevention Tips
Tech Tips, Internet

Spam Explained and Prevention Tips

Spam is any unwanted or unsolicited message sent through an electronic messaging system. Spam may be in the form of email messages, cellphone text messages, instant messages, blog posts, wiki entries or any other way of electronically transferring or transmitting a message. Spamming is a problem that costs internet users and companies billions of dollars each year. This cost takes the form of loss of man hours, acquiring extra equipment to combat spam, identify theft, fraud, deceptive marketing, virus infection and more.
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Android Running on an iPhone 2G

The geek gods are smiling as a video has been released showing Android running on the iPhone. The tech industry is calling this the biggest iPhone hacking news since the iPhone operating system was first jailbroken. Video seen below. In case you have been living under a rock Android is an open source operating system for mobile devices based on Linux, developed by Android Inc and owned by the Open Handset Alliance - a business alliance of 65 firms for developing open standards for mobile devices. Member firms include Google, HTC, Intel, Motorola, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Samsung, LG, T-Mobile, Nvidia, and Wind River Systems. (more…)
Usain Bolt Gold iPod Touch
Gadgets

Usain Bolt Gold iPod Touch

Three-time Olympic gold medalist and triple world record holder Usain Bolt now has his own limited edition Apple iPod Touch. The “Usain Bolt Gold iPod” is embellished in 24ct. hardened gold and all of the 500 units that will be produced comes complete with a lifetime warranty against scratching or fading. The iPod Touch will feature Usain's signature and his famous pose engraved on the back of the device and this sporting memorabilia is an ideal acquisition or gift for the collector and sporting enthusiast of Usain Bolt's historic achievements to date. (more…)
Elemental: War of Magic Preview
Video Games

Elemental: War of Magic Preview

Elemental: War of Magic is an an upcoming turn based fantasy strategy game from software development company Stardock. The game puts the player in the role of a magic wielding sovereign who through the influence and instruction of the player achieves various goals. Players decide on which technologies to research, magic to learn, where to found new cities, diplomatic relations with neighbors, when to go to war all with the aim of being the master the Elemental world. Stardock is no stranger to strategy games as they have produced critically acclaimed titles like Sins of a Solar Empire, Demigod and the Galactic Empires series in the past. With Elemental: War of Magic however the creators intend to have a rich story driven game that will attract and retain players with it's depth while st...
Tech News, Internet

Twitter Reveals Statistics

As one of the biggest social networking services on the web next to the behemoth called Facebook and the former titan Myspace, Twitter is one of the hottest topics on the internet and the subject of a lot of speculation, rumor milling and predictions.  Concrete and official user statistics for Twitter has been hard to come by and media houses, reporters and internet professionals have always had to estimate and play the guessing came on just how successful and impacting Twitter was. This guessing Game ended yesterday at the official Twitter developer conference, Twitter shared some revealing stats about its site, users, and growth that had previously been kept under wraps. Statistics below: Twitter now has 105,779,710 registered users. New users are signing up at the ra...
Gadgets, Tech News

Apple iPad Officially Released

The highly anticipated Apple tablet computer or iPad has been officially released today with a 3G version expected to be released later this month. The iPad was announced earlier this year and is described as many as not quite a laptop but bigger and more powerful than a smartphone and with access to the application library that was so important to the success of the industry changing iPhone and iPod Touch industry experts expect the Apple to sell hundreds of thousands of iPads in the first weekend alone in over 5 million in the first year. The Apple iPad is an internet enabled, multimedia and entertainment device offering the ability to surf the internet, watch movies, play video games, read digital books and just about anything it's legion of app developers can dream up, but the iPad ...
What is Web Hosting?
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What is Web Hosting?

Web hosting is provided by a web hosting service, this service allows organizations and individuals to have their websites accessible on the internet or World Wide Web. Web hosts are companies that provide their clients with space on their various types of servers so that the information stored on a website can be accessed from anywhere in the world at any time of day. Types of Web Hosting Free Hosting – free hosts provide clients with a limited amount of web space, bandwidth and features. Most free hosts will show banners, pop ups and other kinds on advertising on the website hosted for free. Shared Hosting – multiple websites are hosted one one single web server and share the resources of that server such as CPU, disk space and RAM. Dedicated Host – Clients are given...
Beware of Repetitive Strain Injury
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Beware of Repetitive Strain Injury

Repetitive Strain Injury can be caused by the repeated use of any tool or equipment or by any motion that involves doing the same action repeatedly. RSI affects various types of persons but this entry will be focused on computer users. Repetitive Strain Injury Explained Repetitive Strain Injury is a serious problem among computer users, especially typists, web developers and other computer related professions that involved using a computer for extended periods. RSI affects a user when the tendons, muscles nerves, and other soft tissues in the hand, fingers, wrist elbows and shoulders are strained due to repeated and prolonged use of the keyboard and mouse. The stress of these parts combined with bad posture and improper keyboard and mouse use can be dangerous. (more…...