Aug 14 2013

Techie Review: iRulu 10” Android tablet

I have been throwing around the idea of buying a low-end android tablet to play with as a toy. To go so far as to think that I might take a cheap android tablet, strap some sticky magnets to the back of it and mount it to my refrigerator. The idea of having a android …

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Mar 04 2013

Are You Going To Look Too Goofy To Wear Google Glass?

The prospect of using Google Glass is very intriguing, but I wonder if people are actually going to be able to get past the stigma of looking goofy to have something like Google Glass on all the time.

Nov 21 2012

Black Friday: Being Safe, Saving Your Sanity And Shopping Online

Last year was the year for obtuse stuff. With people sitting in lines for Black Friday specials, with Walmart patrons being trampled with a complete disregard for human life, it makes you wonder why people would even bother to put themselves in a position like that. I can understand that sometimes you can get extraordinary …

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Oct 31 2012

Creating a new website account— check the EULA for ‘perfect security’

There was an article that surfaced last week on Ars Technica that talked about the breach of security from Sony; the Sony PlayStation network last year. What’s happening there is amazing. Basically, the ruling is that Sony is not liable for damages because they didn’t promise ‘perfect security’. I think this sets a dangerous precedent …

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Jul 15 2012

DYMO LabelManager Pnp: I found a good deal…

The other day, I found myself in a situation where I thought a label printer would do me a lot of good; so, I set out to find one. My goal was to find the best one that suited my needs and was economical [you know, cheap]. I also wanted a printer that was USB …

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Feb 20 2012

Saving money with ink cartridge refills

I have never had a real opportunity to take advantage of doing an ink cartridge replacement with a refill. My early problems were because the early days of ink cartridge refills were pretty iffy, and in those days I had a Hewlett-Packard DeskJet printer and I think everyone understands that you have an ink cartridge …

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Nov 02 2009

Pirating Windows 7; nothing changes.

It’s no surprise that the pirating of Windows 7 is just so obsessive right now. Microsoft Vista was such a disastrous release. Microsoft release Vista thinking it would be the answer to XP and it was just the opposite. I wouldn’t really buy a Windows 7 Key from EBay and I wouldn’t buy a copy …

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Oct 13 2009

Verizon now taking Iphones

I’ve Verizon for my phone service and I was dealing with an issue with a lost phone yesterday and I called Verizon to report a lost phone [I found it later], but as I was talking with the associate about the lost phone I asked about when Verizon  was going to get the iPhone. Surprisingly …

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May 08 2009

HDMI Cables – They’re NOT ‘uber’ expensive; or don’t have to be…

Do you have a HDMI cable or need one? When I picked up my new TV I didn’t know much about the HDMI cables, and depending where your going to get your HDMI cables, they can be expensive. What I found was they don’t have to be expensive. My story is that I got my …

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Nov 25 2008

Review: CLa (Craigslist® Aggregator)

I’ve been a fan of Craigslist for a while and I think it was the perfect answer to EBAY’s totalitarian ways of doing business. The boys at www.IWantSoftwareThat.com have answered the call to make it even easier. They have created a freeware program that really keeps an eye out for what your looking for and …

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