Friday IT Fun: When the Internet Calls It Quits

With last week's outage of Amazon Web Services and the ongoing PlayStation Network issues, you're lucky I could find links that actually work for this edition. If you've found something you think other IT pros will appreciate, send an e-mail to so we can include it in next week's edition. Also, keep up with us all week long on Twitter

  • It Only Doesn't ( - I don't know about you, but I'm suffering from withdrawals of 13-year-old gamers questioning my sexuality over the PlayStation Network.
  • Facebook Is Serious Business ( – Don't worry, nobody will judge you for liking this article.  

  • Marker = Voided Warranty ( – Just imagine what would have happened to that hard drive if he used a red Sharpie…

  • Still Not Working... (YouTube) – (NSFW: language) Personal info, gone. Ability to watch Hulu on TV, inactive. Multiplayer gaming, dead. But at least it's still better than reading a book.

About the Author

Chris Paoli is the site producer for and


  • Windows 10 Mobile To Fall Out of Support in December

    Microsoft will end support for the Windows 10 Mobile operating system on Dec. 10, 2019, according to an announcement.

  • Get More Out of Your Outlook Inbox with TakeNote

    Brien comes across a handy, but imperfect, feature in Outlook that lets you annotate specific e-mails. Its provenance is something of a mystery, though.

  • Microsoft Resumes Rerelease of Windows 10 Version 1809

    Microsoft on Wednesday once more resumed its general rollout of the Windows 10 version 1809 upgrade, also known as the "October 2018 Update."

  • Microsoft Ups Its Windows 10 App Compatibility Assurances

    Microsoft gave assurances this week that organizations adopting Windows 10 likely won't face application compatibility issues.

comments powered by Disqus
Most   Popular

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.