Back to school Threadless sale, if school’s your thing

If you’re going back to school / college this Fall, mosey on over to Threadless.com and you’ll notice that they’ve started their popular $10 t-shirt sale. If school isn’t your cup ‘o tea, no worries, $10 will snag you a few t-shirts to last quite a while. You’ll find one of my favorites from the […]

Warning! Gmail users beware, fake upgrade emails

UPDATE: According to a comment on digg, gmailupgrades.com has been taken down. Important FYI update for any Gmail users. If you receive the following email in your Gmail account, do not follow the embedded link. With the recent announcement of Google paid Google storage upgrades, the following phishing emails will undoubtedly become more and more […]

Belkin N1 Vision, the wireless router is "cool" again

Remember the old days when wireless networks were few and far between? Since then, we have come a long way with commercial & personal networks overlapping and blanketing neighborhoods and city blocks. Although performance, reliability, and security have improved, hardware is still bulky, unattractive, and generally "unfriendly". Wireless hardware is the type of device that […]

The 11th Hour, global warming and awareness

Earlier this evening I caught a sneak preview of The 11th Hour (Warner Independent Pictures) at the Seattle Art Museum thanks to Yelp & TheWarrenReport. The film, produced & narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio (no joke), looks back at global changes – namely global warming. The film is somewhat similar to the Al Gore’s heavily marketed […]

Quick custom blogs: Typo › WordPress

Having built a number of websites using WordPress as the core (backend), I assumed that WordPress was the easiest and quickest platform to work with. Surely, there was nothing that could be easier… Right? I proved myself wrong while creating a custom Quire blog (powered by Typo) to match the recently re-launched public facing pages […]

WordPress & Joomla theme users beware!

Thanks to Milo for giving me the heads-up concerning the discomforting news which targets WordPress & Joomla users. Templates Browser is re-distributing public blog themes which are modified in such a way as to exploit the end user by inserting hidden spam or malware links. A quick search concerning the website pulls up the following […]

Media Temple offers iPhone "friendly" AccountCenter

Jason was kind enough to inform me that Media Temple customers with an iPhone in their back pocket now have quick access to their accounts with the new iPhone "friendly" AccountCenter interface! Media Temple customers can now manage their hosted site(s) from a sleeker, faster, and more convenient interface. Website administrators now have convenient access […]

A look at the iPhone, after all the ritz and glamor

Before delving into my personal thoughts concerning the recently released Apple iPhone, I must apologize for any preconceived notions – expressed via 5thirtyone.com, through IM or email, or verbally [during lunch / coffee breaks] – that the iPhone would have a difficult time standing up against the Nokia N95 or BlackBerry devices. Silly me. Apple, […]

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 […]