Sprint and the 99-cent Netbook

I want to take a break from budget-related posting for a moment and go over this sweet, sweet HP netbook I just picked up for $0.99.  Yeah, that’s right — 99 cents.  Less expensive than (but not as tasty as) a double cheeseburger.  Don’t worry, fellow state employees — I will resume my kettle-banging and…

Gmail Encryption

One of the reasons I love Gmail (as if you needed another) is that since day one, Google has allowed you to encrypt your entire session.  Gmail has always encrypted your login information, but typically turns off SSL afterwards.  This has the unpleasant side effect of allowing anyone to view your mail (and calendar, and…