Assorted Articles and Other Things

What’s Wrong with 5 inch Tablets?


With the impending release of the 5 inch Dell Streak and other rumored similar tablets, it begs the question – is there a market for them? Will the buying public find that a 5 inch tablet is the perfect tablet…

The Mobile Broadband Money Trap


Staying connected today is almost a necessity, and in order to get work done and stay efficient… that often means a laptop with a mobile connection. The telecom companies are all too happy to provide a means of staying online…

Why HTML5 Is Not Enough – For Now


The web has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception, and technology has struggled to keep up with the demand. The rule of the day appears to be a series of quick fixes and patches to keep everything together,…

Free iPhone 4 Cases – What Are Your Choices?


Chances are if you have an iPhone 4, want an iPhone 4, or can spell iPhone 4, then you’ve heard all about AntennaGate. The synopsis is this: Touching both sides of the external antenna that cleverly wraps the phone is…

Stop It! How To Do A Quick Stop Motion Movie


Today’s laptops are amazing machines, and even a modest unit typically includes audio recording, a camera, ample storage, and the ability to run a lot of varied software. So, when my 7 year old son asked about how they did…

Mac Money – Financial Software for your Mac


Earlier we looked at financial packages for the Linux Operating System, and as a follow up we would like to take a look at some solutions for the Mac user. After all, Macs are a very popular alternative to a…

Hands on With the Droid X


So a little bike messenger dropped something special off to me today, and yeah I’m excited about it, it’s the Droid X from Motorola and Verizon.. This isn’t the full review of course as I’ve only had it for a…

5 Tips For Using A Virtual (On-Screen) Keyboard


Let’s face it – the DNA of the average smart device is changing, and the physical keyboard is being replaced by a virtual on screen one. Residing completely within the realm of the touch screen and its coding, the new…



This past Wednesday was the 2010 DIGITAL EXPERIENCE show in New York City where I was able to check out several of the latest offerings from such companies as Synology, Logitech, Samsung, SoundID, HP among others. This seasonal show provides…

Apple iPhone 4 Unboxing – Quick Look


So the fated day has come, actually it came a day early.  Apple and AT&T realized that Thursday’s activation frenzy will lead to equal frustrations equal to the ordering process fiasco so they let the folks who pre-ordered the iPhone…

Anatomy of a Fanboy


Whether it’s on a technology forum or a sporting event, we’ve all met those rather enthusiastically one sided fans that could be described as a fanboy. While not as much of a derogatory title as it used to be, the…

The iPad Facebook Experience


The iPad as been heralded (by Apple) as the best way to experience the web. If you’re like a lot of people, you may visit Facebook on a more or less regular basis. So, more than likely, if you use…

The Android Achilles Heel


The Android Operating system is quickly becoming a very popular platform of choice for smartphones… with literally millions flocking to devices built upon it. In fact, research firm Gartner has predicted that 75 million Android phones will be sold in…

10 Linux Alternatives to Songbird


As we’ve mentioned earlier, Songbird has left the Linux flock and gone on to perceived greener open source pastures. But what are the Linux faithful to use to replace this one time music player gem that was heralded as the…

WeTab – The Linux iPad Alternative


At this point practically everyone has heard of the iPad, and its “magical” effect on sales. But there’s another slick tablet that you may not have heard of that’s making waves, and it has a similar name. That tablet is…

Hollywood Is Now In Total Control

This is bad… very bad for us. I don’t see how this can be a good thing at all for the average consumer. The FCC has granted Hollywood and it’s cronies the MPAA full control over what you can watch…

OCZ Launches Sabre 1000 Series SSDs

OCZ Launches Sabre 1000 Series SSDs

Kristofer Brozio
OCZ announced this morning the launch of the Sabre 1000 series of SSDs which are enterprise class wh…
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3 days agoOCZ Launches Sabre 1000 Series SSDs
Review of Jabra Move Bluetooth Wireless Headset

Review of Jabra Move Bluetooth Wireless Headset

Tomas Ratas
The first Bluetooth headset review I did was several years ago. It is amazing how things have change…
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2 days agoReview of Jabra Move Bluetooth Wireless Headset
Wiley Announces Coding For Kids for Dummies Book

Wiley Announces Coding For Kids for Dummies Book

Kristofer Brozio
Hmm, I want this  book for me, I’ll read it then I’ll give it to my kids, I think I need it&nbs…
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3 days agoWiley Announces Coding For Kids for Dummies Book
Call of Duty: Heroes Out Today on iOS, Android Coming Soon

Call of Duty: Heroes Out Today on iOS, Android Com…

Kristofer Brozio
Blah, so I totally misread this PR at first and I went to download this from Google Play and then tr…
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3 days agoCall of Duty: Heroes Out Today on iOS, Android Com…
Black Friday: Deals from Acer

Black Friday: Deals from Acer

Kristofer Brozio
Acer has several things on special for Black Friday at Walmart, Best Buy, Target, Costco and even t…
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2 days agoBlack Friday: Deals from Acer