Logitech SqueezeBox Duet review, simply awesome

  • August 31st, 2009

There once was a time when I assumed that setting up a quality home music network would be challenging and costly. I thought that my main options were either the (1) Sonos Music System or (2) Airport Express + iTunes combination. Two different methods of music network bliss – each with their own caveats. Sonos […]

Logitech Harmony 720, an easy-to-use universal remote

  • September 3rd, 2007

Despite the fact that I had managed to keep my home entertainment system "clean" and free of exposed wiring, I was still juggling three different remotes (depending on what I was doing) – one remote for the Toshiba 42HL67, a second for the digital cable box, and a third for the Mvix MX-760HD. Although both […]

Apple TV, the impressive impulse purchase

  • March 23rd, 2007

One more excuse to be unproductive and lazy, I took home the Apple TV. Yes, that’s right, I succumbed to the alluring draw of one more shiny Apple gadget. The net is full of recent reviews and I do not plan on spending much time doing the same (that would take away from entertaining myself […]

Life reviewed with Yelp.com

  • November 26th, 2006

Personal accounts of experiences, rants, or raves are often deciding factors prior to stepping foot into a dining / retail establishment or completing a business transaction. Not surprising considering the fact that as humans, we all appreciate certain levels of service and are often turned-off by anything less. Why go through the hassle or apprehension […]

Sony Mylo – 8 weeks of college lunch money

  • October 27th, 2006

UPDATE 11/5: This review unit is available for sale on eBay. Sold. Prior to this review, I had the impression that Sony had created a respectable mobile communications device suitable for instant messaging and VoIP users. True to the sales pitch, the Sony Mylo, or “My life online” delivers – to a certain degree. Inspecting […]

Breathe new life into OS X Front Row

  • September 24th, 2006

Continuing the “Breathe new life into OS X” series including Breathe new life into OS X Safari & Breathe new life into OS X iChat, our focus will be on Apple’s Front Row application. Out of the box, Front Row taps into your current media library composed of iTunes albums, movies, television shows, iPhoto albums, […]