Monthly Archives: October 2011

 

Holiday Tech Shopping Season Almost Here

Like jolly ol’ Saint Nick, I am putting together my list of the best tech products of 2011 to suggest for this coming holiday season wish lists.  Wrangling up some samples to give away (which is always a good thing). … Read More…

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Netflix has had a bad month

As if losing 800,000 customers and $2 billion in market cap in a single day, Netflix needed some good PR.  Not so fast… According to this report, Netflix uses almost 1/3 of Internet bandwidth in North America.  Something tells me … Read More…

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Siri has a twin sister

For all you iPhone 4S folks who rushed out to get one mostly because of the new “virtual assistant” Siri, don’t forget that Android OS smartphones have long been able to listen to voice commands. Saw this article in the … Read More…

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The New Internet Fad – Tebowing

Planking and owling are so yesterday.  The new Internet fad seems to be Tebowing – posing in a Tim Tebow-like position and posting it online. Seriously? We have nothing else to do?? OK, send me your best Tebows and I … Read More…

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Practice whatcha preach

I recently posted a photo on one of my Facebook pages that was inappropriate.  I sincerely apologize for posting the photo and for any offense it caused. I have been quoted as saying that Facebook is “the Devil,” and as … Read More…

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High-Tech Texas Rangers

So I went to my first World Series last Monday at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas.  Game 5 ended up being a humdinger with Mike Napoli slapping a huge double in the 8th inning for the go ahead run.  Rangers … Read More…

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iOS 5 download issues; Blackberry worse issues

Big day in handheld devices.  Apple released iOS 5 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.  Something like 430 million peeps tried download it simultaneously this afternoon and there was a bog down.  Slow download speeds and then many people experienced … Read More…

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Just When I Thought The 99 Cents Only Store Couldn’t Get More Awesome

I’ve been shopping at the 99 Cents Only stores for years. Found out about them during my annual California vacations and glad they opened up here in the Houston area years ago. I was killing time browsing at one location … Read More…

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Steve Jobs.

The timing was almost uncanny.  One day after Apple announced the next version of its iconic iPhone its iconic founder died.  Steve Jobs was 56.  Apple is having a bad week. He was a modern day Thomas Edison.  He will … Read More…

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If You’re In Line Now for the New iPhone – STEP AWAY!

I’m not a hater.  There are too many things in life to enjoy and appreciate.  I rarely ‘dis technology products on my shows and in my reviews because I have so many “good” devices and gadgets to choose from. While … Read More…

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