Friday, February 25, 2011

Ugh. "Sparkling Essence" barely sparkles, minimal essence

The things I do to cut calories and avoid sweeteners...

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Dear Apple in-app sub policy haters: Stop whining, start thinking

I keep reading people complaining about Apple’s in-app subscription policy, yet they aren’t thinking very hard about ways to beat the system. Apple’s own rules limit in-app purchases to in-app goods/services. Therefore, cross-platform goods/services cannot be purchased in-app. Consider the implications.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Dell launches Windows-based multi-touch tablet - three years ago

Don’t know why people are getting excited over a Dell multi-touch tablet running Windows 7. If you really want it, buy one now at

Friday, February 04, 2011

@Amazon So "Ready to Ship" means ready to pack in another box?

So I guess that sticker just doesn't mean anything.

@mikecane Look who's hot on Twitter

Especially impressive since I’m not logged in to Twitter on this machine so presumably it’s not just pulling from people I follow.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Found my book in PDF

Impressive quality too (the file, not necessarily the content). Looks like an authentic digital copy, not a scan of the book.

Finally reached a competent tech at @Comcast - Thanks Ronald!

Two calls to Comcast last night to no avail. One call today, and I’m online in minutes. It’s baffling how easy that was. Thanks Ronald!

Who needs an Internet kill switch, when there's @Comcast

Clearly those extra channels put us over the limit of the quantity of services Comcast can provide at once. Still no Internet access this morning.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Added channels, lost Internet. Thanks @Comcast

I sign up for more channels, they cut my Internet and phone. Clearly not worth it.