Apple announces the 27″ MacbookAirPad

Introducing the Macbook Air Pad

I would be remiss to not mention at least SOMETHING about the freshly announced iPad today. There is so much to talk about, but yet not much of it is positive…

filesize relativity

The concept of data storage can be difficult to comprehend. While most people know that a gigabyte or a terabyte are very very big, they don’t understand how they translate to real life. Since data storage and hard drives are so conceptually unusual, lets take a look at how to better understand them.
Firstly, hard drives [...]

FREE music!!


While trying to figure out a slightly clever title to this post, I wanted to make sure I made my point clear. I’m so determined to spread the word, there was no room for confusion or misinterpretation. Thus, here we are with: FREE music!!

how internet searches find your results about bacon


Lets take a quick look at what REALLY happens when you search (it surprisingly lacks sorcery/witchcraft of any kind)…because you better get rid of that bacon stain before it sets permanently!

5 tech things to do during a blizzard

courtesy of Dalboz17 from flickr

As beautiful as a fresh snowfall can be, it also brings with it the prospect for a lot less pleasant thoughts…shoveling, icy roads, commuting nightmares, bitter cold, and dirty wet dogs jumping up on your furniture.
Lots of people had a tough time getting into work today, and others had a tough time even getting out [...]

follow the pack(ers) using twitter!

me, before using twitter for sports updates

Everybody listen up. I know I know that some people have a natural aversion to Twitter. I get it. I’m one of you. But lets set the record straight…Click to read more!

holiday tech tips for moms and dads


Whether its baby’s first Christmas or baby’s 27th Christmas, chances are as a parent you’re going to have some memories that you’ll want to preserve from this holiday season. Here at Whats A Cookie, we want to help you use all the gadgets you have to HELP this year, instead of getting in the way [...]

so, what IS a cookie?

its so simple!

I get asked this question all the time in varying formats…anywhere from the perennial classic “what’s a cookie?” all the way to the more rare “oh god, I think I got a cookie in my computer!” however, cookies are one of the least worrysome thing on your computer, as long as you’re only doing reputable tasks while on the internet (a topic we’ll dive into in a future post). Click the title for the rest of the article!