Category Archive: General

Oct 22 2014

HBO Go Subscription overpriced for streaming media customers?

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Last week, HBO announced that they were going to allow customers next year to have HBO Go without having a cable subscription. This is big news for people who want to cut the cord with their cable subscription. More customers are finding that they can get exactly what they want, entertainment wise with streaming content from the …

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Oct 20 2014

Peyton Manning chose printouts over Microsoft Surface

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I think Peyton Manning doesn’t like Microsoft Surface. Last night, I was watching Sunday Night Football [Broncos versus 49ers] and while Peyton Manning was on his way to breaking the all-time record for quarterback touchdowns [509], I just happened to notice that Peyton was not using Microsoft Surface on the sidelines to examine the other teams …

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Oct 15 2014

Streaming TV: Charging Per Episode – Nope.

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Being able to stream TV shows from Netflix and Hulu for one flat fee is what makes those services great. The other day I was browsing with my Roku, and I was curious about what TV shows I could find. I finally found a TV show that I wanted to watch, but unfortunately, the TV shows …

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Sep 22 2014

Apple’s iPhone 6 new features are not NEW

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The other day, I was having a discussion with a good friend of mine about the release of the iPhone 6. This discussion wasn’t necessarily about the standard version or the plus version, it was a discussion basically as to why people get so excited about the release of the iPhone in general. The driving …

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Sep 20 2014

Eweat EW902 Android TV Specs Are Impressive

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The pending release of Android TV, really got me thinking about what options were already out there on the market. If you go to eBay right now and type in Android TV, there’s lots of options for dual core and quad core android devices that provide streaming media. Some of these devices are specifically driven towards …

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Sep 15 2014

Understanding Misunderstood Emails

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With bad e-mail exchanges, it takes two to tango. If you’ve ever owned a computer, most likely, you’ve been on the Internet. One of the most common ways of communication on the Internet is email. Email is the established backbone of Internet communications. Email was there long before social media or instant messaging. If you …

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Sep 02 2014

The Good and Bad Uses of Aerial Drones

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By now, you’ve probably seen a lot of articles about aerial drones. Everyone seems to have the science-fiction view of what drones are and what they can do. Unfortunately, with technology, where some people see innovation and providing a service, others see drones as an opportunity to be exploited for more nefarious uses. We’ve already …

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Aug 10 2014

Why I downgraded Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 to 12

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As an user of Dragon NaturallySpeaking for about the last 10 years, and as most Dragon NaturallySpeaking users were, I wanted to upgrade to version 13 as soon as possible. Nuance, historically, has come out with better versions each time Dragon NaturallySpeaking has been released; always adding some additional functionality to the program that made …

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Aug 07 2014

Movie Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Very watchable

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As a fan of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [TMNT], I was really interested to see the new version. TMNT [1990] did good in theaters, having two follow sequels and a spinoff cartoon series. I knew I was going to have to see simply because of the new graphics and money that they could …

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Aug 01 2014

Reddit AMA: Gig City Solves Net Neutrality Debate

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There you have it. In one question, the issues with Net Neutrality are solved. EPB Fiber Optics in Chattanooga, TN has poignantly and elegantly pointed out the problem with the nation’s largest Internet service providers. As you can see from the screenshot above, it seems like the most important question was asked first of EPB …

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