Category Archives: gadgets

Fantasy at thirty thousand feet

4th
Feb. × ’11

No, not the Mile High Club. Today I realize a dream for which I have pined for years. A library, a music collection, a notepad and so much more, resting unobtrusively in my pants pocket. I am cruising at 30-some thousand feet aboard a Boeing 717, reading a short story, listening to a shuffle of [...]

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My Review of the Roku HD Player

3rd
Feb. × ’11

Originally submitted at Roku The new HD, with built-in wireless, delivers top value in high-definition streaming. Roku HD Player Limited but effective Like this? Share it!

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Renaissance of the pay phone?

7th
Dec. × ’10

Notice how the once-ubiquitous pay phone has all but disappeared? No, not if you were born after 1990. If that’s you, there were once phones attached to walls all over the place. You’d drop in some change and make a call. No contract, no activation fee. Like this? Share it!

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Android OS fragmentation lament is sad, indeed

3rd
Dec. × ’10

Just read “New data on Android fragmentation” over on RWW.  Here’s my knee-jerk, exasperated response. Like this? Share it!

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New obsession. Backgammon a la Android

24th
Nov. × ’10

I realized I have no entertainment options on my phone. Easy fix.  (Link will only work on an Android device with Android Market) I would hate to get caught behind a bunch of body scan protesters without some form of distraction. Like this? Share it!

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Getting to know my new phone

24th
Nov. × ’10

I just got a new Samsung Captivate to replace my Nokia E71x. I would have held off for another couple months, but the speaker had gone wonky and I can’t be on blue tooth all the time. After a couple daysof use, a couple things are becoming clear. First, I waited way too long. Second, [...]

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Five weeks * five hours = new phone

29th
Sep. × ’10

Time for a new phone, and a personal challenge. Like this? Share it!

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