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How to recover Data from your Damaged Thumb Drive or ZIP Archive
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How to recover Data from your Damaged Thumb Drive or ZIP Archive

On Monday July 15th 2013 at 4am, the day of the Ban on Smoking in Public Places in Jamaica, the unthinkable happened. My Thumb drive, on which I’ve archived all my Geezam Blog articles and those for my blog My Thoughts on Technology and Jamaica, crashed. Suffice to say I literally blew my top and panicked a bit as it seemed the unthinkable, Murphy’s Law Style, had happened. My 4GB Kingston Thumb was not only inaccessible but was requesting that I format the 4GB Kingston Thumb Drive labeled “STARFIRE” (I’m a big Teen Titans Fan). What the….. So, eh. It seems the Computer Gods have decided to “Tes me spirit” eh, Bruce Lee Style. The Computer Gods have taken away that which belongs to me and see how long I’d last before I curse God to his face, like Job in the Bible. Like Job, however, I ki...
The Jamaica Gleaner now has Cloud Based Games on its website
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The Jamaica Gleaner now has Cloud Based Games on its website

Panem et circenses  (Bread and Circus Games) Juvenal, Satires, X It appears that The Jamaica Gleaner has finally decided to get its game head on as it’s slowly fading out of the Media Game. The Jamaica Gleaner apparently is getting into Games in modest way, launching Cloud Gaming Flash-based versions of popular The Jamaica Gleaner Newspaper Games, namely: Trivia Jumble Sudoku Crossword The Games are fairly simple and involving, especially the Crossword, which I use to play a lot in the past. The rest are also equally intriguing, albeit I’d prefer more Jamaican Trivia Questions than Americans ones, as I could barely last a minute in Trivia. Sudoku great and so is Jumble, just like in the newspaper. I especially love the fact that both the Crossword and th...
MacBook Air and FLASH-based Hard Drives: The Quest for Instant On
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MacBook Air and FLASH-based Hard Drives: The Quest for Instant On

History is always a good thing to sequester when dealing with electronic gadgets, and Apple Inc. is no exception. They always deliver the goods, be it a new device, the Apple iPad, the Apple iPhone 4, refreshed Apple iPod Nano, Apple iPod Touch, Apple iPod Shuffle, and the Apple iTV all deserving of their own special blog articles - as soon as they become newsworthy, as all the Tech News uproar is STILL Tablet- centric, Silicon Valley still smarting from its sudden appearance out of nowhere, tackled, like American football, to the ground straight out of left field. But the spotlight is still on the recent “one more thing” event hosted by Apple CEO Steve Jobs, in which invitations were sent out, shaped like an Apple Logo being cut out of paper, turnstile 3D oriented and an image of a L...
FIFA Superstars – Facebook Game
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FIFA Superstars – Facebook Game

EA Sports FIFA Superstars is is new flash based Facebook game released just in time to take advantage of the buzz surrounding the 2010 FIFA World Cup which Starts on June 11th in South Africa. The game comes from Playfish, who specializes in social network games, the company was acquired by Electronic Arts in November 2009 and have created many popular games such as Pet Society and Restaurant City. FIFA Superstars is a game that allows players to play against friends and computer profiles in flashy, predetermined soccer games. It combines various genres but is basically a trading card game which rewards players with experience and coins for advancing through the game. An actual match in FIFA Superstars does not involve the player controlling his players on the pitch like a typical FIFA...