Seven days

19 November, 2012
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OK, one week from today, the Thriller and I will have new phones. For gadget geeks, that’s a big deal. For anyone, really. Today’s question: Samsung Galaxy S3, or the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD? I have been reading and watching, and I’m …

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Stuff I Want – Technogeeky Edition

12 September, 2010
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Really, what other edition is there? Phone, music, text, calendar – all on your wrist. ~ The Mercator. Now this is cool. ~ The ad copy says, “Dreamate uses accupressure techniques to gently massage the ‘sleeping golden triangle’ on your …

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Review: the nook

2 July, 2010
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Yes, it finally arrived, and though I’ve had very limited opportunities to play with it, I already like it. Here’s my take: The first item to remember is that this thing reads like a real book. That is to say …

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Another Chrome convert

30 June, 2010
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This morning, I accidentally clicked on an old Google Chrome icon on my desktop, which of course brought up the browser (I’d installed it but never used it). Hmm….nice. I’d always dismissed the Chrome claim that it was the fastest …

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Crazy gadgets

16 June, 2010
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I’ve seen a few in my day. Fellow crusties will remember typing class in high school, where we used old manual Royals, Olympias, Smith-Coronas or Olivettis to hone our mad skills. f-f-f-space, j-j-j-space. I loved those exercises because they had …

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