Monthly Archives: April 2009

Engadget: Ten years of Tivo

Seriously, Tivo has been around for 10 years now.  Of course, I’ve only had Tivo since May 2004.  I liked our original Series 2 Tivo back in 2004, because it was so different and advanced (compared to my VCR.)   Two … Continue reading

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I’m really 33

I’m really 33 years old now? I know it’s been a week since my birthday, but I still don’t even know what to make of it.  Is it no big deal?  Is it “Wow”? Is it scary? For many years, I’d … Continue reading

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Steve Eves’ Saturn V Launch

This is so cool. A 1:10 scale Saturn V model rocket launch. When it takes off, it sounds like….. a rocket taking off.  What a lame description.

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O Canada! Our home and native land! Week 2 begins

I’m here. I didn’t think I’d make the flight today.  Well, I kinda knew I would, but I started to have my doubts.  There were some family errands today — Josh’s haircut, grocery shopping, laundry.  My wife and I split … Continue reading

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Futurama: Bender’s Big Score (2007)

Last month, I had blogged/rambled about how I loved Futurama, and missed it so.  However, the fact that I had never bothered to rent any of the Futurama movies underscored the little-known-fact that I’m an idiot.   So I immediately threw … Continue reading

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Ah, I’m home for 48 hours

It’s good to be home.  We got back with with just a 45 min delay (late arriving aircraft) on Friday. It was a decent week overall.  I forgot to mention one tidbit from my flight last Sunday.  I normally sit … Continue reading

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PC World: AT&T Plans to Double 3G Speeds

This is pretty interesting news for AT&T customers. AT&T is doubling the download capacity of its HSPA 3G network, upping the speeds from 3.6 Mbps to 7.2 Mbps for 3G devices.  HSPA+ will be rolled out nationwide later this year.  … Continue reading

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It’s been a quiet Canadian week

First off, thanks to everyone who called, texted, emailed, or FB’d me about my birthday yesterday.  It’s nice to be loved.  Biggest surprise of all?  My friend Paul in Detroit (and I am under the distinct suspicion that “The Hand … Continue reading

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Best Buy, you DO know there is a recession, don’t you?

I stopped by the Best Buy in Manalapan, NJ, as they had a 50″ Panasonic G10 connected and on display this weekend.  The TV is available at online retailers for a little over $1500, but I was interested in some … Continue reading

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Hulu iPhone app is coming

I just read that Hulu is developing an iPhone app that’ll stream over 3G and Wi-Fi.  What’s more, it’s supposed to be better than good.  Actually, the comment was the app was “badass”, but that remains to be seen.  Still, … Continue reading

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