Category Archives: Technology

SAS Web Report Studio in a Headless Configuration

We ran into a problem recently in SAS Web Report Studio 3.1 where our web reports that contained graphs produced java errors while our table-only reports did not.  Our platform is SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence Server 9.1.3 Service Pack 4 running Solaris 10 on Sun SPARC Servers.  Our web server is Apache Tomcat 4.1.18.  The […]

A Google Earth Plus Update

I received yet another update from Google yesterday regarding the demise of Google Earth Plus.  I appreciate that they are going through the trouble of reiterating my options.  I’m going with the free route right now, having installed Google Earth 5.0 but that’s it.  Here is how Google summarized my options: As a valued Google […]

Switch v1.25

Download Switch 1.25 Here Switch enhances the taskbar with an icon which can be used to access all running applications, switch between them and close applications. Using this application you can switch between running applications and/or close them. Switch is a task-switcher without unnecessary overhead. So it’s simple, fast and just does its job. The […]

A Google Earth Plus Update

Google obviously got an earful about killing Google Earth Plus and sent me updated email just one day after their original email.  After a considerable amount of negative feedback about pulling the import and tracking features from all versions of Google Earth except for the $400 Pro Version, Google will soon provide these features in […]

Google is Killing Google Earth Plus

I purchased Google Earth Plus so I could utilize my real-time GPS cursor in Google Earth.  Along with a combination of other plugins and data, it was almost like I had a full-blown GIS system running.  Well, I got an email today from Google stating that they were discontinuing Google Earth Plus.  Here are a […]

3.70 Garmin Firmware Update

I finally got around to using Garmin’s WebUpdater Utility this morning.  It had probably been four months since I last tried it.  Lo and behold Garmin had an update for me.  It seemed like I had been running the 3.60 firmware on my GPSMAP 60CSx forever, but it appears that on July 2, 2008 they […]

New CORS Google Maps

from the CORS newsletter: The CORS web site ( features a new set of dynamic Google maps to facilitate access to CORS information.  These updated maps were designed and implemented by The CORS Team. Please view these maps when you get a chance and share with us ( your thoughts on their effectiveness. For a […]