Cord cutters next victim: Alarm systems

The cord cutting trend is gaining as people cut off expensive paid providers. This is laying the ground work for more service providers to get ripped for the same reasons. The reason we were forced to [...]

Prediction: Microsoft buys Insteon

One thing is clear: Microsoft has to be in the hardware business and their Surface release and Nokia acquisition are proof. For years we’ve heard of Microsoft in the home without anything to show for it. [...]

PBS Kids Videos available for Windows Phones

If you have a kid and live in the US just download this: It’s the PBS kids video app for Windows Phone. So you can watch all of those educational kids shows for free and the [...]

Time to stop teaching kids the ABCs

It’s hard to sell me on the benefits of teaching our kids their ABCs at this point in time. Yes, all the letters need to be taught. But the order is wrong. We live in an [...]

How to watch World Cup games on your Windows Phone

The ESPN app is crap. It never works for me. Anyway, if you want to watch the World Cup games all you need to do is use a streaming tv app that streams foreign tv since [...]

Scroogled sale – sweaters $10, shirts/hats $5

If you were on the market for Scroogled apparel then today’s your day as the Microsoft store has a sale going on. Check out the details here: [...]

The shame of a Windows Phone junky

I have used WP since the beginning. Using a 1020 now in fact. Been there since day one, but…I just heard the headlines today from Apple. Let’s call it what as it is: They are three [...]

The Windows Phone File Manager is a joke

So the new Windows Phone File application is out. It’s a file manager from Microsoft for Windows Phone 8.1. It’s basic. Super basic. The level of access is unchanged. Want to move around a PDF? Not [...]

No Surface Pro 3 for me…yet

The Surface Pro 3 it’s a beast. One that I will recommend to others because Microsoft finally nailed it. The screen size, the hinge, the pen, the new cover… All incredible. My initial thoughts were to [...]