I Hate Doing Reviews; The Future?

I Hate Doing Reviews; The Future?

Apr 14, 2014 | 3 Comments

I hate doing reviews. Hate them. Yet, they’re expected to be done — not by me, but by others who want to know how I feel about any given product. Inevitably, you miss something in a review — or someone watching (or reading) expects you to cover something you didn’t think about or care to […]

Nubrella Hands Free Umbrella

Nubrella Hands Free Umbrella

Jan 20, 2014 | No Comments

Recently, I saw these hands-free umbrellas — Nubrellas — being used on a sci-fi show that takes place in the future, but why wait? The 21st century is today! Get your own at eBay!

WINONA Black Handbag: Perfect for Your Inner Klepto?

WINONA Black Handbag: Perfect for Your Inner Klepto?

Jan 16, 2014 | No Comments

Not sure if it’s called a WINONA handbag because it’s good for stashing away shoplifted items on the sly, but Diana seems to like it. Should I be concerned about her latent kleptomania? Get your own at Amazon or eBay.

BedBug Detective Sniffs Out Critters

Feb 10, 2011 | No Comments

Even the cleanest of homes, hotel rooms and movie theaters could have a bedbug problem. I don’t know about you, but just thinking about them is enough to make my skin literally crawl. I’ve seen reports of even upscale hotels having an issue with the lovely little creatures. I happen to travel a lot, and […]

Angry Birds Valentine’s Edition Ready to Perch on Your Device

Feb 9, 2011 | No Comments

Not only will you unlock new love-themed levels with this Angry Birds update, you can also send an Angry Birds Valentine to your friends and loved ones! Connect the game with Facebook to send the missives or use the new Facebook application. This update brings you fifteen new levels featuring the usual types of challenges […]

How to Get Rid of Old Electronics

Feb 8, 2011 | No Comments

Over on Lockergnome, a user was wondering what is the best way to get rid of old, unwanted electronics and devices. Several people chimed in with suggestions, most of which are excellent ideas. The problem is that while getting some cash back is tempting, most e-waste recyclers aren’t compliant with healthy & safe recycling practices. […]

MySpace is Totally For Sale

Feb 2, 2011 | 3 Comments

We’ve thought for a while now that News Corp has given up on MySpace. We all speculated that the company would go up for sale when the big layoffs hit last month. Even though they aren’t advertising it, the website is most definitely for sale. News Corp COO Chase Carey told a reporter over at […]

Mozy Getting Rid of Unlimited Backup Plans

Jan 31, 2011 | 9 Comments

For those of you who have long enjoyed having an unlimited amount of space within your Mozy account to back up your data are about to cry on your keyboard. As soon as your current subscription runs out, there will be no more “unlimited” plans to choose from. Instead, Mozy will start charging nearly six […]

Angry Birds Heading to Rio

Jan 28, 2011 | No Comments

No, your favorite game isn’t taking a vacation. The Angry Birds are going to have some fun down in Rio thanks to a partnership with Fox and an upcoming animated movie “Rio,” which hits theaters in mid-April. The game is scheduled to be released sometime in March, just ahead of the film. In Angry Birds […]

Verizon iPhone Pre-Orders to Start February 3rd

Jan 27, 2011 | One Comment

Verizon is offering existing customers a chance to buy the Verizon iPhone on February 3rd, a week before the general public. According to an email received by MacRumors, Verizon will begin pre-order sales at 3am Eastern on February 3rd. The email also indicates that the pre-sale inventory is limited, so when that inventory is depleted, […]

My, How Foursquare Has Grown

Jan 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

In a world of “gotta join it now” websites cropping up everywhere, we’ve become used to seeing astronomical growth on startup sites. We don’t usually so much as blink an eye when someone reports they’ve had “amazing growth” or “so much traffic the servers went down.” It happens almost every day it seems. I have […]

Facebook Launches Live Commenting

Jan 22, 2011 | No Comments

When Facebook absorbed Friendfeed, no one was certain what would become of the site that was loved so fiercely by so many. Since the two sites became one, we have seen a few Friendfeed-like integrations on the social networking giant. Just yesterday, Zuck and his team quietly launched a live-commenting feature which takes us back […]

How Would You Spend Your Last Hour?

Jan 19, 2011 | 2 Comments

You have just been told that your life will end in sixty minutes. How do you spend that last hour? I can’t help but think about what it is that I would do if I knew I had only an hour left to live. Would I call everyone I love to say goodbye? Would I […]

Netflix is Changing the Game and No One is Happy

Jan 17, 2011 | 10 Comments

Netflix Director of Product Management Jamie O’Dell announced today that the company will no longer allow customers to add physical DVDs to their queue from streaming devices such as the PS3 and iPhone. The claim is that they are trying to “concentrate on offering you the titles that are available to watch instantly.” The powers-that-be […]

Popularity Crashes Cubeduel

Jan 14, 2011 | No Comments

Cubeduel is a hot new website which allows you to pick and choose your favorite coworkers. The site relies on LinkedIn connections to present choices for your consideration. It can be a lot of fun to vote someone up or down – and even addicting in some cases. However, the service gained popularity so quickly […]

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