Technology

Free Computer Training
Enhance your skills with more than 110 different tutorials from Learning Express Library and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing. The Victoria Public Library Computer Lab will be reserved every Wednesday for this self-guided training. For more information visit the library website www...
Skeeter Heard Worldwide On Newsline
Once again this week, KIXS 108 Morning Show host Skeeter Nash will be anchoring the Amateur Radio Newsline® report, heard around the world, over the ham radio airwaves, and online at www.arnewsline.org. This is a valuable service to ham radio operators worldwide, with reports coming in from all arou…
Local Companies Set For Growth
Here's more evidence of why Texas--specifically, south Texas--continues to outpace the rest of the nation in economic growth and jobs creation. As Governor Perry says, "Texas is 'open for business!'" If you (or someone you know) is looking for work--or possibly a car…
Making Wheelchairs Obsolete
We live in truly amazing times! Medical advances seem to happen almost every week, especially for those who have suffered an injury to their spinal cord. I have a "bonus" son (my preferred term for "stepson") who has a spinal cord injury. While he is not a complete paraplegic, he…
Are Vinyl Records Making A Comeback?
Yes, I'm old enough to remember vinyl records...I still have a bunch, and a turntable on which to play them! The old saying, "Everything 'old' is 'new' again" seems to be true with the way folks like to listen to music. As I said, I still have probably a couple of hundred albums, dozens of…
¡Viva CES Las Vegas 2014!
What would life be like without electronics? Well, for one thing, you wouldn't be reading this epic piece of blogging, because there wouldn't be any computers, smart phones, tablets, or even radio! Every year about this time, electronics developers, manufacturers, and marketers all get together in L…
Dream Big STEM Expo
As part of their school day on Thursday, Victoria ISD eighth-grade students will attend the Dream Big Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Expo at the Victoria College Health Science Building (2200 N. Red River St.). They'll be learning about great career opportunities in the STEM f…
Skeeter Heard Worldwide On Newsline
Once again this week, KIXS 108 Morning Show host Skeeter Nash will be anchoring the Amateur Radio Newsline® report, heard around the world, over the ham radio airwaves, and online at www.arnewsline.org. This is a valuable service to ham radio operators worldwide, with reports coming in from all arou…
Are You The Next Steven Spielberg?
We saw it over and over again during the holidays. A teenage boy at his family's Christmas gathering, who apparently only cares about looking at his iPhone. The TV ad--titled, "Misunderstood," has a very touching surprise ending. It turns out that the young man was recording video of the v…
Skeeter Heard Worldwide On Newsline
Once again this week, KIXS 108 Morning Show host Skeeter Nash will be anchoring the Amateur Radio Newsline® report, heard around the world, over the ham radio airwaves, and online at www.arnewsline.org. This is a valuable service to ham radio operators worldwide, with reports coming in from all arou…
Check Out Skeeter’s Video!
You may have seen me post blogs here mentioning that I am a licensed Amateur Radio Operator (call sign: N5ASH). For the last couple of years, I have put my professional broadcast radio skills to use serving the Amateur Radio community as an occasional volunteer anchor for the weekly Amateur Radio Ne…
Earl Pitts 11/1/13: Positives For Texting
With the explosion of smart phone technology, our world is more connected than ever before...or, is it? Earl recounts a scene he observed in a restaurant recently that made him wonder just how "connected" we really are...or need to be. If you missed it his morning, we have Earl&apo…

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