Category Archives: gadgets

My New iPad 2

I have had my new iPad for several weeks now and I have been enjoying it. It is lighter and faster than my old iPad but I agonized for a week before finally buying the newest model of the iPad. … Continue reading

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PadPivot

This device is a new stand for eReaders being developed by independent inventors. It makes complete sense, and the design is so simple that I am surprised that no on else came up with it. When I read my books … Continue reading

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Flashing Lights

I finally got my Playstation Move in the mail from my Cyber Monday Amazon.com deal. I thought about not opening the package to test the device, but I am so glad I did. I controller is extremely responsive and working … Continue reading

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Apple TV

Pre-ordered! I’ve been looking for something to stream media from Netflix and other source to my TV in my bedroom. This is only $99 and it look like it has everything I need. Also, I will be able to stream … Continue reading

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My New iPad

My BF surprised me by getting me a new iPad. Well, he sort of surprised me. It was meant to be a early birthday gift so I can take it on my trip to Europe, but it was all sold … Continue reading

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iPhone 4: The Waiting Game

I woke up this morning around 5:20am and managed to get out the door at 5:40am to get to the Apple Store in order to get my new iPhone 4. I went to the Highland Park location, where I have … Continue reading

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iPhone 4 On Reserve

After trying for many hours on Tuesday to buy a new iPhone from at&t (BOOO!!), I finally was able to reserve an iPhone 4 at the Apple store using the newly released Apple Store app on my iPhone 3G in … Continue reading

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Gadgerty: Apple Mac Book Pro 13"

It will be mine. Oh, yes …. it will be mine. I am thinking about getting it in the next month or so. I got my Apple iBook over four years ago is running really slow and I can barely … Continue reading

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Dual Screens

Since I got my iMac about 14 months ago, I lost my dual monitor view until now. I bought an DVI adapter and viola … dual screens. I had a PC with two monitors for years, but I finally decided … Continue reading

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Netflix on TiVo

This past weekend I got a TiVo Fall Update, but I wasn’t sure what it was supposed to contain. I’ve been hearing that Netflix would be coming with the update but after looking for the option, it wasn’t to be … Continue reading

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What’s In The Box?

The crate I shipped from Syracuse, NY, finally arrived this weekend. What’s in the box? A 52″ LCD 1080P HDTV. The TV belonged to my brother and since my mother didn’t have any use for it, I decided to take … Continue reading

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My iPhone 3G: 5 Weeks Later …

It has been 5 weeks since I got my iPhone, and I am really enjoying it. At first I couldn’t get used to the touch typing, even-though I used it last year. But after a day or so I was … Continue reading

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Gadgetry: My iPhone 3G

This past Friday was the first day the Apple iPhone 3G went on sale. I thought I would go to the AT&T store a block away from my office around 7:45am to see the length of the line. The line … Continue reading

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So You Want To Go Faster?

I saw a commercial a couple of days ago for Time Warner Cable offering 10 Mbps Internet connections. When I got my service in September they didn’t offer that. So I called and asked, how much would it be to … Continue reading

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HD Format War: Blu-ray Wins

Well, folks … it is official. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080219/ap_on_bi_ge/japan_toshibahttp://www.toshiba.co.jp/about/press/2008_02/pr1903.htm Toshiba has bowed out of the HD format competition with Sony’s Blu-ray. It was Sony’s race to lose considering that they had the most leverage. 1) Sony’s Playstation 3 contained a Blu-ray drive2) … Continue reading

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Black Friday Came Early

This past Friday was a “secret” sale at Wal-mart. Secret is the operative word. Can you really have a secret sale if you are promoting it on television and in adverts? I found about this sale on engadgethd.com and with … Continue reading

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iPhone: I Caved

After my post about not getting an iPhone, I ended up getting one this morning. I saw that the iPhone was still available at my local Apple Store and they opened at 9 am today. I walked over at 8:50 … Continue reading

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Apple iPhone: I Think I Will Wait

Until today, there was no information regarding the rate plans or the activation fees for the iPhone. Below are said fees: I was really considering getting an iPhone this Friday when the product launches. My plan was to get the … Continue reading

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Television: The Sopranos Finale

I will start with the most recent finale considering that it is on the minds of people who love or hate it. And from what I have been reading, most people hated the Sunday’s finale. I convinced myself that there … Continue reading

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Customer (dis)Service: Charter Communication

I have been in a battle with my cable company, Charter Communications, for several weeks now. Actually, I have been battling with them for about a year now for a variety of issues with my service. My most recent battle … Continue reading

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Gadgetry: My TiVo Series 3 HD Media Recorder

Last week I found out that Charter Cable finally added The Tennis Channel to their current lineup, and I immediately called to get this service. Along with The Tennis Channel, I decided to get the HD DVR package … just … Continue reading

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theIRS

I finally paid my taxes yesterday to beat the deadline. I actually completed my taxes in February but didn’t file them when I found out I owed some money to the government. I decided to delay paying the FEDS until … Continue reading

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Gadgets: Xbox 360 Elite

I know I don’t need this, but I want it because my first Xbox is starting to died on me. The are a number of reason why I think I should get the new Xbox: To play Sega: Virtual Tennis … Continue reading

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Wii Belong Together

So this is what I got myself to lift my spirits after the accident. But it was an ordeal just get the darn thing. I got it on 1/21/07 on the tip that most of the retail stores were hoarding … Continue reading

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Gadgetry: The Apple iPhone

The Apple iPhone has made its debut at the MacWorld Conference and I must have it. Okay, I don’t really have to have it, but I would love to have it. The only bad thing is that it will only … Continue reading

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