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First and Second Impressions of Google Music All Access

Earlier this week I posted my first impressions of Google Music All Access to Facebook. Now that I’ve spent a little over a week with it, I’ll share some more impressions. First Impressions (from day one) Missing the usual suspects in music. For me this includes: Beatles, Eagles, Peter Gabriel, Led Zep, AC/DC, Metallica, Zwan, […]

SOPA/PIPA and Illinois

Friends in Illinois, Several weeks back I wrote to my congressmen to oppose SOPA and PIPA because I believe that they will make doing business on the internet very hard. If webmasters live under a constant threat of having their domain’s seized by the federal government due to real or perceived copyright violations, it will […]

Ice Cream Sandwich, FTW

or An Imaginary Conversation Between a new Galaxy Nexus Owner and an Apple Fanboy Me: I gotta’ say, I think my Galaxy Nexus has caught up with the iPhone everywhere Android was lagging. Fanboy: The fact that you have to compare it to the iPhone is telling in and of itself. Me: Don’t be like […]

Fonzi Smack…it’s back

So, those of us born before 1982 will remember a specific move Fonzi would use to get the jukebox working, the Fonzi smack. You can see it at the end of this (awesome) video. Now, the Fonzi smack wasn’t just for the Fonz. It was a real move that a lot of us used, not […]

To Engage or Not to Engage

So, here’s my situation. I have an HTC Thunderbolt on Verizon. I love it, but I moved to it from a Motorola Droid X. Why? 4G. What I didn’t realize is that the Thunderbolt hadn’t moved to Gingerbread (the latest released Android OS) even though the X already had. I liked a couple of the […]

How I’d Fix…Windows Media Center

Hidden back in the corner of your copy of Windows 7 (or Vista) is a copy of a powerful application called Windows Media Center. It turns your computer into a great DVR, jukebox, movie library, photo gallery, etc. It doesn’t take much to get it working, except as a DVR. To do that, you need […]

How I’d Fix…Spotify

So, I love Spotify so far, but it lacks a handful of features that would make it the one music service to rule them all. What I Love I learned a long time ago, that before you say bad thing about someone you should say some good things. So here are the things I love: […]

Why Google+ Might Just Win

Why You Shouldn’t Switch to Google+ Reason 1: Convenience – You and everyone you know is on Facebook already. You have a nice little Twitter following. You know how to get around. That’s legitimate. Will everyone eventually move to Google+? That’s hard to predict. Reason 2: Maturity – Facebook has been at the Social Media […]

Why I’m Switching from the iPad to the Xoom

So, I love my iPad. I really do. I wasn’t sure I would, but it is a great device. People who don’t have one don’t usually understand why, so let me give you the real reasons why. Instant On – When you want to do something, you push the button and you’re on. What do […]