January 2006

Reporo

Reporo

I’ve come across several online shopping sites, but none as robust as Reporo. Reporo is a Java application that lets UK phone users shop on their cellphones – any time, any place. Users can choose from thousands of products from … More »

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    Blizzard Gives the Cold Shoulder to GLBT-Friendly Guild

    Blizzard Gives the Cold Shoulder to GLBT-Friendly Guild

    In a strange, and rather eyebrow-raising bit of community moderation, Blizzard, the company behind World of Warcraft, has cited a guild member under their “Harassment – Sexual Orientation” policy. Sara Andrews did what all good guildies often do: try to … More »

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      I Miss Boone!

      I Miss Boone!

      If you miss him too, check out Ian Somerhalder in Men’s Fitness for March, 2006. Ian is starring in the upcoming movie Pulse, in theatres on March 3, 2006. Courtesy of JJB. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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        Belkin AV Cable for iPod

        Belkin AV Cable for iPod

        By John, Guest Blogger Get the “Audio and Video Anywhere” feature with Belkin AV cables for iPod. Media sharing made easy with its three RCA plug (2 stereo and a video output), plugged to a Plasma TV for Paris Hilton’s … More »

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          SEGA SA800i cellphone for kid

          SEGA SA800i cellphone for kid

          By John, Guest Blogger The SEGA SA800i cell phone is another co-branded electronic gadget by SEGA and NTT DoCoMo (Japan’s telecoms). From the Buddy Bear phone to this SA800i, it’s made for kids and teenagers. It has a colorful cover … More »

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            Explanation: What is a Bootloader and an MBR?

            Explanation: What is a Bootloader and an MBR?

            If you’ve installed a distro or two at this point, you’ve likely run across a couple of terms like MBR, bootloader, GRUB, and Lilo. All of these terms refer to providing your computer with a way to boot into GNU/Linux … More »

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              Find travel deals via RSS

              Find travel deals via RSS

              Bob Tedeschi explains in an article at NYTimes.com what you can do with RSS in the travel industry! He’s telling people that E-mail alerts on travel deals, in particular, can be easy to sign up for and equally difficult to … More »

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                Mobile 1 Power Plant

                Mobile 1 Power Plant

                Last Friday I had the honor to be chosen as a ribbon-cutter at the formal opening of Mobile1 Rockwell, the newest branch of a popular chain of mobile tech stores in the Philippines. It’s located at the parking level of … More »

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                  Paul Thurrott's Inside Office 12, Part 2

                  Paul Thurrott’s Inside Office 12, Part 2

                  This is another great article from the guru Paul Thurrott. Part 2 goes into more depth about the features that will be available in Office 12, focusing on the user productivity. As always, Paul has available some great screen shots … More »

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                    The Free World: Or Not. Mepis Turns to the Dark Side.

                    The Free World: Or Not. Mepis Turns to the Dark Side.

                    Sigh…it was only a matter of time before this space started to smell like Windows. First Linspire (which I used and love, even though I wish it was a little more compliant to the LSB), and now MEPIS. MEPIS has … More »

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                      Escapa!

                      Escapa!

                      Okay, productivity has flown out the window today. I’m taking a break from massive procrastination to share with you the source of said procrastination so that you’re too busy playing Escapa to wonder why no one is posting at Play … More »

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                        Code4Bill - Round #2 Gets Started

                        Code4Bill – Round #2 Gets Started

                        Just had a comment on this blog from a participant in the Code4Bill push who’s making it on to the 2nd round: sir, i just sat for the code4bill competition round1 and have been promoted for round2. i wanted to … More »

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                          Taylorcraft Taylor Sport Certified

                          Taylorcraft Taylor Sport Certified

                          Taylorcraft has announced that the Taylorcraft Taylor Sport has received a Special Light Sport Airworthiness Certificate. Standard equipment is a Continental 100HP engine with an 1800 hour TBO, two 21 gallon wing tanks and a McCauley fixed pitch prop. 75% … More »

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                            Sid Meier's Pirates No Good with Intel Video Card

                            Sid Meier’s Pirates No Good with Intel Video Card

                            We’ve received a warning tip from a reader regarding Sid Meier’s Pirates for PC. Apparently, if you have an Intel Video Card, don’t bother getting the game: If you have been seeing the game “Sid Meiers Pirates” (By Atari) all … More »

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                              HOWTO: Best Of - Installing Applications in GNU/Linux

                              HOWTO: Best Of – Installing Applications in GNU/Linux

                              I’ve had a few people recently ask me about some basic information about installing applications in GNU/Linux. That started me thinking that although I’ve written about these topics before, they’re obviously quite popular. I took a quick look at the … More »

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                                MythBusters Shredded Plane VH-KBZ

                                MythBusters Shredded Plane VH-KBZ

                                I watch very little TV, but I will tune in to MythBusters if I happen to see it flip by. Recently there were two episodes with aviation themes. One took a look at the damage caused by a chickens hitting … More »

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                                  Hostess Pies, Twinkies, and other Evil, Evil Delights

                                  Hostess Pies, Twinkies, and other Evil, Evil Delights

                                  As I sit here eating my Hostess apple pie for breakfast – don’t give me that look – I suddenly had an urge to visit the Hostess official website. And boy, am I glad that I did. Check it out: … More »

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                                    Uber Soldier

                                    Uber Soldier

                                    I remember having seen a video of this somewhere. I can’t remember where though. It didn’t look too bad. The blood effect on the screen, while somewhat novel, looked like it just got in the way. Yes, my screen is … More »

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