Have you been thinking about ChromeOS? This might be an easy way for you to get started.
LifeHacker has an interesting article about a “secret” diagnostics page that’s made available by your cable modem.
The wonderful BrandMeister team added support for Talker Alias. Here is a link to learn more about Talker Alias support on BrandMeister.
BrandMeister recently added a new feature. This feature allows you to send a text message and get a repeater report that includes the active talkgroups on the repeater you are using.