Honestly, how is the Jawbone Up?

  • December 7th, 2011
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When the Jawbone Up was announced, I was excited. Excited with the idea of data logging my daily routine. Initial reviews were positive. I almost purchased one until I stopped and wondered “would I really use it?”. I mean sure, of course I would use it. For awhile at least. I probably would have given […]

Not going into orbit, just looking for clean clothes

Yesterday I spent some time perusing the washer / dryer options at Home Depot. I guess I have never stopped to take notice of advertisements or TV commercials touting the latest & greatest. Home appliances have gone from simple to featured bloated. What happened to loading clothes, setting the temperature and pressing start? That’s too […]

Google, the noun that became a verb

Google. Openly embracing and sharing your info with the online giant… Or trying your best to keep your data hidden from Vader? After you watch the clip, check out this infographic of Google by Pingdom.

Random VirtualHostX license winners

  • April 19th, 2009
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VirtualHostX is the easiest way to setup proper local URL’s for test sites on OS X. Three licenses were available for readers compliments of Tyler H. The giveaway recipients were chosen randomly from the ordered list of comments. The winners and their most used apps for work are: Rob Abbott – TextMate + Versions (claimed) […]

Two blades was surely better than one, but 5?

Not one to analyze current shaving trends, I couldn’t resist the urge to share my thoughts concerning the Gillete Fusion Power battery powered shaving system. For those unfamiliar with the Gillette Fusion Power, consider it the expensive poor man razor. With a suggested retail price of $13.45 for the Fusion razor itself, and $30 for […]

Play the Technorati Spam tag game!

What happened to our beloved Technorati? Technorati makes it easier to find adult content by providing popular keywords which result in the freshest possible pornographic / spamuni related material. So here are the rules for the game. Since it would be wrong to assume, I invite anyone to browse through the current popular tags on […]

Who made Superman’s threads?

After stuffing myself full at a buffet and catching the 2006 rendition of Superman Returns, I can now rest at ease awaiting the explosions & booms of 2006 to commence. Before I pass into a much needed nap, I have one question for Superman fanatics. Now understand, Superman was nothing more than a bullet-proof man […]

Inherent trust of Craigslist listings?

One of the strongest assets a consumer has in acquiring “new” or second hand items is without a doubt, a bare bones services by the name of Craigslist. Recognized on both a domestic and international level, the virtual classified ads and online urban communities resource offers a rich source for anyone in search of random […]

A lesson for "designers" & those that hire

Although I may be a little preoccupied at the moment with work, I do make an effort to check Mint on a daily basis for traffic and referrer logs. The routine can be rather mundane at times: check active browsers, check uniques, check download counter, and finally arbitrary clicks through referrer logs which leads me […]

Haribo Gummie bears in 5 lb. packs

I had no idea. I almost drooled at the thought of having one of these 5 pound bulk bags of Haribo Gummi bears sitting on my table. Reality soon set in. What if I actually had one of these giant bags of Haribo bears? Would my taste buds soon reject the idea of consuming 5 […]