Category Archives: Reviews

Technowitchy goodness: the HTC Droid Incredible

HTC Droid Incredible.  I haz one. I might post a more formal review later, but for now– Pros: Droid operating system (meaning the phone can be updated) Super fast and responsive More apps than you can shake a stick at … Continue reading

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For what it’s worth…

…I realized I had a ton of unprocessed comments in my 'pending' queue.  Not a common occurrence for this site.  Anyway, they were related to my custom edits on WordPress's new 3.0 Twenty-Ten template — I think I've gone over … Continue reading

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Vipre Antivirus Premium – recommended

After years of struggling with Symantec/Norton, McAfee, and Microsoft OneCare, last year I finally found what I consider to be one of the best PC antivirus products on the market: Sunbelt Software’s VIPRE Antivirus. At the time, my only complaint … Continue reading

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Review: Barnes & Noble Nook eReader

Okay… in lolcat-speak, as regards Barnes & Noble’s new ‘Nook’ eReader device, “I haz one.” For better or worse, I was in the first bunch to get one, having pre-ordered early enough to get first dibs.  Better, in that I … Continue reading

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B&N Nook e-Reader

I haz one.  Early Yule present and it just arrived today. Will play with it for a few days or a week or so, then post a review.  For now?  I rather like it.  Glad I pre-ordered.

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Windows 7 2nd Impressions

Best OS upgrade experience since Windows 95 (many don’t remember what a huge step up that was from Win 3.1).  Really solid, and not a single BSOD.  I think I had Firefox crash once, but that was more likely due … Continue reading

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Windows 7 1st Impressions

The pros: Slick, noticeably more responsive than my previous Vista 64-bit installation.  Some details are a little kludgey as I figure them out, but in general Microsquishy took nearly all the things I hated about Vista and made ’em better.  … Continue reading

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Author’s Tools: Treepad

By the way, I think I may have blogged about this before, but it bears repeating:  For authors using Windows as their PC platform, Treepad is one of the best tools out there for organizing, keeping track of projects, and … Continue reading

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Why I Will Not Buy a Kindle

Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others – Pogue’s Posts Blog – NYTimes.comThis morning, hundreds of Amazon Kindle owners awoke to discover that books by a certain famous author had mysteriously disappeared from their e-book readers. These were books that … Continue reading

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Trek

Stephy and I went to see the new Star Trek movie this afternoon…first time we’ve been to an actual theater since…well, since we went to see Serenity, while vacationing in Wisconsin.  We figured catching a mid-week afternoon matinee would be … Continue reading

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