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Cable Cord Cleverness

November 20, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

A clever way to deal with cable cords!

Sony Ericsson HBH-IS800 Wireless Stereo Headphones Review

Sony Ericsson HBH-IS800 Wireless Stereo Headphones Review

July 11, 2009 by · 9 Comments 

I needed a replacement for two trusty but long-in-the-tooth headsets, a Plantronics Discovery 640 that was no longer holding a charge, and an Aliph Jawbone that fell victim to an annoying echo. I wanted a headset that would be comfortable while doing things at home (I rarely use my headsets outdoors) in addition to solving […]

Computer Monitors: Horizontal vs. Vertical

December 4, 2008 by · 16 Comments 

Virtually every office computer monitor I’ve ever seen and used has been 17 inch diagonal size, landscape orientation. A few months ago when I noticed that my office PC graphics card supported portrait orientation I decided to give it a go. Here are my reasons why I think a portrait orientation is superior and more […]

Victorian Era-iz’ing Electronic Devices

October 21, 2008 by · 12 Comments 

I recently came across The Steampunk Workshop, a bit of a mod’ing showcase and how-to guide for Victorian Era-iz’ing modern electronic devices. The keyboard and the LCD TV are clever – especially like the mechanization of the TV pushbuttons.

Voiding the iPhone Warranty

October 18, 2008 by · 15 Comments 

A fast way to void the warranty on an iPhone. [kml_flashembed movie=”” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

The Best HDTV has to Offer

October 10, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Buy a fancy TV and pay extra for the HD channels and what do you get? An example: CNNHD not only chops off the bottom of the screen with titles and tickers, there is also a black band that remains unused below the ticker. In addition, they fill everything outside the 4:3 portion with giant […]

When Will Interfaces Become User-Convenient?

October 6, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

I believe one of the most overlooked advancements in computing and devices is the user interface. Consider most devices you use on a regular basis. How much as the typical interface really changed from a usability standpoint since their inception? Is it really because the interface is that good? Or is it because change is […]

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