Lawn Gnome

A digital marketing blog by Daniel J. Donovan.











My name is Daniel J. Donovan. Welcome to my blog.
I write about digital marketing, technology, online strategy, communications and photography.


Entries Tagged as 'technology'

Lo! For I have seen the future and it is made of Glass

April 4th, 2012 · No Comments · online marketing, social media, technology

Trying to decide if I am excited or horrified. Mostly excited. Mostly. One assumes that glasses will enjoy a big comeback. Head wounds and other issues also seem inevitable.

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iPad: Kindle Killer?

April 19th, 2010 · 4 Comments · iPad, Kindle, technology

Although it seems to be common consensus that the iPad will kill the Kindle, the larger question is, does Amazon care? The even larger question is, should you worry for the future of reading itself?

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iPad Reactions

April 5th, 2010 · No Comments · iPad, technology

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the iPad

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Apple iPad “Unable to join the network” on Verizon / Westell VersaLink Model 327W

April 4th, 2010 · 22 Comments · iPad, technology

Upon choosing Settings > Wi-Fi on your iPad, your wireless network appears in the list of available networks, but upon tapping Join, the error message “Unable to join the network ‘(Network Name)'” appears.

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Slow Site? Some Practical Advice

March 8th, 2010 · No Comments · technology

I have been receiving complaints that the new site design is slow. Having tested it on all modern browsers, and having found no such issues, I wondered where to start. Some Googling and poking around later, I came up with the following tips that I thought I’d pay forward.

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Beyond Arial and Helvetica

March 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment · technology, WordPress

Way way back “in the day” I did tech support for Word. I worked for a company here in Massachusetts; we had to pretend we worked for Microsoft. One of the questions we would often get was how to save a document so that when it was emailed to someone, the font information was preserved, […]

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Browser Breakdown

February 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · technology

Michael VanDaniker.com posted this page showing the browsers used by visitors to W3schools.com. The interface is fun to play with and check out what was done to create the visualization!

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Bye bye IE 6

January 31st, 2010 · No Comments · technology

Here’s your hat; what’s your hurry?

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Free Internet – For Life

January 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Kindle, technology

I got a new Kindle 2 for Christmas from my brother — thanks, bro! More than just a great toy, it allows you to surf the web, for free, forever (or at least until Jeff Bezos tires of footing the bill for us).

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Pick a color, any color

January 11th, 2010 · No Comments · technology

Just came across a cool add-on for Firefox called Color Picker. It doesn’t do much but what it does it does well and quickly.

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