Category Archives: windows

Quick Post: things to fix in Windows Phone 7… NOW!

this is my quick list of things that need to be addressed ASAP in Windows Phone 7.  I have had my HTC HD7 for about a week and already have ran across several things that should not have passed QC. … Continue reading

Posted in android, apple, iphone, iphoneos, windows | 19 Comments

Me and Technology: A quick 20 year debug

Well, I thought I’d post a less serious and more fun one today. I, like most that are reading this, have been a big tech geek for most of my life. As a kid, we did not have netbooks or iPods or heck even free long distance phone service. No, I grew up fantasizing about such gadgets and technology. I grew up watching movies about the future and lusting over the then cool devices (now retro, hehe) and hoping we’d see them eventually. Nope, I had my cool game watches (super mario bros and tetris FTW!!), super small FM/AM Radios and of course my dreams of things to come. Continue reading

Posted in android, apple, applications, console, culture, fanboy, gaming, geek, general gadgets, google, handheld, hardware, htc, iphone, laptop, launch, life, mac, mobile, music, n1, nexus one, opinion, palm, ps3, tv, web, wii, windows, x360, xbox | 24 Comments

my iPad experience: i promise its not a review edition (1 of 2)

Wow, there sure has been a lot of iPad buzz and reviews the last few days.  It was expected since this is the marketing beast/genius that is Apple and they don’t holdout on launching products.  The iPad was released to … Continue reading

Posted in apple, culture, fanboy, handheld, hardware, ipad, iphoneos, launch, mac, mobile, netbook, opinion, windows | 9 Comments

post release: Windows 7, homegroups and me

Microsoft released the much anticipated Windows 7 OS to retail on Friday Oct 22, 2009.  The general consensus among the majority is that it is indeed a great OS and worth the upgrade (especially if you avoided Vista and are still on … Continue reading

Posted in dvr, geek, general gadgets, hardware, hd, htpc, launch, life, msi wind, netbook, opinion, tv, vista, windows, windows7 | Comments Off

fall 2009 and some geek thoughts, reflections

Well, I’ve decided to blog on a more regular basis (at least once a week) and thought I’d start with a nice old op-ed piece on this years tech/geek news and trends and possible future ones. Microsoft tries to redeem … Continue reading

Posted in culture, geek, hardware, hd, htc, iphone, life, mobile, opinion, windows, windows7, wm6 | 7 Comments

the future is soon (op-ed)

well, its been a while since i’ve posted and i apologize for that. silly work, life and summer stuff.  anywho, i thought i’d get back to posting on more regular basis (in case i actually have followers/readers, j/k i love … Continue reading

Posted in PlaystationStore, Zune, apple, applications, culture, geek, htpc, iphone, laptop, life, mac, opinion, ps3, tv, vista, windows, windows7, x360, xbox | 12 Comments

Windows 7 RC, Recorded TV Shows and DLNA Streaming to PS3

well, today i was finally cleaning up my laptop and decided i’d try to setup the media sharing components again.  i currently have my ps3 connected via a gigabit wired connection and my laptop using 802.11N so speed connection speeds … Continue reading

Posted in console, culture, gaming, hd, hp, htpc, laptop, life, news, opinion, ps3, windows, windows7 | 9 Comments

Samsung NC10 insta-review (netbook)

PROs: awesome battery life, the best so far (about 4-5hours in real world; rated at 6hrs) nice 10″ display, solid build feel normal hdd, memory card slots, normal lan and vga ports pinch zooming touchpad (can do pinch gesture in IE … Continue reading

Posted in culture, geek, general gadgets, handheld, laptop, netbook, opinion, review, windows | 5 Comments

Dell Mini 10 insta-review (xp edition)

PROs: very nice keyboard, and key layout larger touchpad nice display decent sound for a netbook good battery life large normal harddrive hdmi output for hooking up to hdtvs CONs: touchpad buttons are actually built into touchpad (takes a while … Continue reading

Posted in culture, hardware, netbook, opinion, review, windows | 5 Comments

Windows 7 RC, Media Center, and ClearQAM. FINALLY!!

well, i finally broke down and decided to upgrade my vista ultimate installation to windows 7 rc.  i thought i’d help out microsoft and send my installation logs (option when you install) and also do a straight upgrade from Vista … Continue reading

Posted in blu-ray, fanboy, geek, hardware, hd, hp, htpc, laptop, launch, mobile, opinion, windows, windows7 | 3 Comments