The Great Windows 8 Upgrade Double-Cross

When I first upgraded my HP Compaq Office XP machine to Windows 8, I was elated. The new OS from Microsoft got every drop it could out of my struggling...

Microsoft, please stop changing my default save location to SkyDrive

Ok, I get it already Microsoft. You would really like it if “everybody” saved “everything” to SkyDrive, or OneDrive, or whatever. It ties people into the ecosystem, and you can...

Ouch, Wikipedia Admins on the Take

It doesn’t really matter whether or not that’s true, because that’s the briskly developing perception, the word on the street, and it’s perception that matters which right now is that Wikipedia’s...

And a Merry Christmas to You Too Sam Walton

I just got back from my annual Christmas quest to Sam’s, and not surprising, it was an experience. My Christmas shopping is pretty much done, but I can’t beat the...

Starbucks Wifi: A Subtle Irritant

Like you probably, I'm surrounded by Starbucks. Every now and then, either due to a low signal or because I want to download a half of gig of this and that...

Review of Fabrix Pop Toons 10.1" Case for Tablets

I just turned 42 years old the other day and, even though I’m rather old, I still like toys and gadgets and things that might be considered ‘childish’. I don’t see...

@TMobile_USA: I appreciate you.

I just got back from a two week stint on Hong Kong and Japan. Luckily for me and my wife, we lit out to Asia just after T-Mobile announced this free...

Why Different Is Not Always Better

I read an article this morning with some dismay about the new Lumia 1520 and wireless charging. Anyone who keeps up with Windows Phone blogs already knows that the AT&T...

Blackberry Black Friday Coming Up

Blackberry CEO John Chen from a blog post possibly in reference to this thing: This is why I want to make you aware that, right now, we are pursuing legal action against a party who...

Microsoft is Just Better

Reading through some XBox One reviews earlier today, and I am convinced that these sites/reviewers either, a) don’t have a clue, or b.) have Apple stuck so far up their...