Etihad Business Lounge Abu Dhabi – Bandwidth Speedtest...

The Etihad Business Lounge in Abu Dhabi has some impressive WiFi bandwidth. Here is a measurement taken around Dec. 26th, 2015

Bose Video Roommate and Bose Roommate Series II – perfect old school desktop speakers for the ...

When it comes to my workplace and my work environment, I find it useful to set myself up in a way where I get the best performance,...

HomeWorx HDTV Digital Flat Antenna vs. Mohu Leaf Paper Thin Indoor HDTV Antenna (Cheap vs expensive ...

Intent on cutting cable, I was in the market for an indooor antenna that was easy to hide with decent performance. Some research on...

Watch the Olympics streaming live online using a VPN service...

If you’re like me and wish to watch the Olympics coverage live online, and are based in any country other than the UK, there’s...

Cisco SPA504G and Linksys SPA942: Excellent sub $50 IP phones available on eBay....

These two phone models look almost the same. But the Linksys SPA942 has been discontinued while the Cisco 504G looks like an improved...

Fringe: The Fox Paradox...

I think most of the Fox TV’s luminaries such as Bill O’Reilly or Glenn Beck are highly polarizing people and I don’t...

Coby DVD-233: Easy region free DVD ability on the cheap...

The Coby DVD-233 is a cheaply made DVD player and currently available from Buy.com and several other places for about $30. This DVD...

Paperless check deposits at JPMorgan Chase ATMs...

Banking is one of those activities everyone performs but pays little attention to. I use several banks and have the opportunity to...

Retrogaming is Back: Now on a hand-held called the GPX2 Wiz...

A few years ago, I’d picked up a Tapwave Zodiac 2 off eBay. This was a fantatic Palm 5 OS based product from a defunct company....

A Brief Discussion on the Pros and Cons of Cloud Computing...

Late last year, Larry Ellison of Oracle remarked that “We’ll make cloud computing announcements. I’m not going to fight this...

Netgear WPN824NA Wireless G Router – Effective Speed Upgrade...

Over the last couple of weeks, I’d run a few experiments trying to improve connectivity for some of my PCs that use a wireless...

Cheap antenna boosts Wireless LAN range and reliability...

Continuing on the topic of my last post about improving wireless internet performance, I would like to suggest that replacing your...

doPDF makes a pretty PDF for free...

I just installed “doPDF” on a temporary PC I was working on so that I could convert a few word documents to PDF. I found...

Ajax based interfaces are a golden opportunity for new service revenues...

Stable open source JavaScript frameworks like “MooTools” and “script.aculo.us” that offer advanced effects,...

Wall-E: The greatest robot sci-fi movie of all time with a message on the state of human civilizatio...

Wall-E is an outstanding Sci-fi and animated movie. With two robots as the main characters (along with a cockroach),  with about 10...

English Record Producer and Songwriter Joe Meek and Bollywood star Aamir Khan resemblance....

Do you see a resemblance between English Record Producer and Songwriter Joe Meek and Bollywood star Aamir Khan?

A Tribute to the Bitmap Brothers Game Development Company...

In the 1990s, the Bitmap Brothers produced some of the most cutting edge and highly successful cult games for the Amiga and a few titles...

100 Amiga Games in 10 Minutes...

There was an Amiga equivalent about a decade ago for almost every top ranked game today. This a good selection of what was possible...

Some of the best fighter aircraft in action...

Here is a collection of videos of some of the best fighter aircraft in action. F-35 Lightning II (Joint Strike Fighter) You need to...

Hidden Camera: WBNS-10TV tests PC troubleshooting services at Circuit City, Best Buy and Micro Cente...

Click here to see the video that examines 3 big electronics chains for their ability to diagnose and fix computer problems. What is...

Drobo – The World’s First Storage Robot...

‘Drobo’ from Data Robotics is a unique storage solution that offers simple RAID type backup in an easy to use package....

Anti-virus manufacturer website hacked and made to distribute virus....

Makers of SmartCop (http://www.s-cop.com/), India based AVsoft Technologies had their website hacked yesterday and a variant of the...

Fried CPUs and Cooling....

Last year I fried an Athlon XP processor. While moving a PC around, somehow the whole heat-sink and fan assembly came off. This got...

1 terabyte hard drives, 3D applications, 3D intensive gaming, interactive web applications and entry...

Today, I received an email from eCost. I stay on their mailing list just to be aware of what’s out there and at what price. Todays...

Serious Speed Dating – the Canadian Diabetes Association thinks Out-of-the-Box...

http://www.diabetes.ca/getserious/date/ This is a site that is a spoof on speed dating. Essentially, the site is a slick organization...

Hard drive freezes and then your PC hangs – could be just your cable...

If the following symptoms apply to you, all you may need to do is swap your hard drive cable. Most hard drive manufacturers will ship...

Domain Registrars and the price of traffic...

Today, I found this terrific domain which had recently expired and was available for registration. My theory about domain names is...

Chkdsk still the staple utility for fixing hard drive errors...

Here is a small list of steps to take to check your Windows XP hard drive for errors. 1) Click on “My Computer”. Find the...

Trojans, Keyloggers, Rootkits, Virii, Blue Screens – keeping Windows clean has become a bit of...

If you’re a Windows user, you must have experienced situations with strange PC behavior such as blue screens, system lockup,...

Flyrig – simplifying renting apartments in New York City....

Flyrig.com is a new service that delivers a community driven approach to the process of finding rental apartments in New York city....

Used Video Games – Tiny Price, Maximum Entertainment...

I’d heard many recommendations that the “God of War” series of games on the Playstation were among the best titles...

The Antikythera Mechanism – The Lost Computer...

A curious mechanical gadget found in an ancient Roman shipwreck that sank off the island of Antikythera near the Greek coast around...

Adobe AIR (Apollo) and Google Gears...

AIR from Adobe and Google Gears from Google are two products that bring online applications to the desktop. But these products are...

Internet Archive: Way Back Machine?...

Ever wondered what the internet looked like 7 years back? 10 years back? There is a great website that provides snapshots of websites...

Newser – customized well selected and visually represented news...

Newser is a new online new service that scans many news sources using both human and automated aggregation. Utiling a visual layout,...

Earth 911 – Great resource for thinking Green...

Ever wondered where you can dispose off batteries, paint, medicines, computers and other stuff that you normally place on the curb...

Incorrect programming and wasted budget dollars...

If you use a free email account like Yahoo.com or Hotmail.com, you usually see some sort of advertisement inside your email account...

Essential Roadwarrior tools? Enter Zoho.com...

Zoho.com is a new service that has been slowly becoming more and more popular since 2006. This not so well known online service offers...

Tata Motors’ People’s Car with a sub $2500 price tag to be unveiled on January 10, 2008...

The new People’s Car from Tata Motors which is a micro car with a 25 km/litre mileage on regular gasoline and which meets Euro-4...

Research on Lightness Perception and Lightness Illusions by Edward H. Adelson of MIT...

Edward H. Adelson is a Professor of Vision Science at MIT. His lab focuses on topics in human and machine vision, including mid-level...

Trulia: Easy to use service that redefines the real-estate research experience...

After spending 5 minutes at Trulia.com looking at property listings, it became evident to me that this was a service whose forte was...

Test your websites on Mac OS X online with Browsrcamp...

Browsrcamp is an online service that allows you to see how your websites look on Mac OS X using various browsers. This service is really...

Put Firefox on a memory diet...

If you’ve ever looked at your Windows Task Manager after using Firexox for a few hours without closing the application down,...

Many analog features on a digital shortwave radio...

The Grundig S350 Deluxe is absolutely a lot of fun to use. If you are shortwave buff like me, you’ll get a real bang out of this...

ATI graphic card trade-up program...

ATI (now AMD) offers a trade-up program for its range of graphic cards. Just send them your old graphics card and get a $50 credit....

New game married to an old gaming rig?...

If demos and video previews of games such as Crysis convince you to splurge to buy the latest in gaming software, you would be smart...

Do you really need a new cellphone?...

The United states has 219,400,000 active cellphones (CIA World Factbook 2007). I would estimate that a high percentage of these people...

Old but still competent – the Sharp SD-NX10...

The Sharp SD-NX10 is a mini component audio system with features that are usually seen on audiophile quality systems with a similar...

Stage6 -DivX Web Player...

Any YouTube addict should check out Stage6, the not-so-new service from the video company DivX. Although content on this site is tiny...

Incorrect LCD display specifications....

The other day (December 30, 2007) , I was looking for a good deal on a cheap but functional LCD monitor. After some research I settled...

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