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 […]

I’m an (equal opportunity) Fanboy

For us tech geeks, it feels like everybody has chosen camps–and these days there are so many. Here are some of the big ones: Mac vs. PC Linux vs. Windows vs. OSX iOS vs. Android Open Source vs. Commercial Software Chrome vs. Firefox Hate Microsoft vs. Love Microsoft Trust Google vs. Fear Google Xbox vs. […]

My Thoughts on the Droid X vs. HTC Evo 4G

Why the Change? Actually, I’m not really changing. My employer pays for us to have Verizon service. I bought a Droid X shortly after it was released and put it on the company plan. I guess the company is trying to decide whether to move to Sprint and so they shipped out demo phones to […]

I’ll Take My Tweeting Warts and All

Gilbert Gottfried was fired today from his contract with Aflac. Why? Because he posted some “offensive” (and let’s face it, not funny) tweets on Twitter about Japan. Setting aside the obvious question which is “what did Aflac expect from Gottfried, who has made a career on a terrible voice and surprisingly unfunny and tasteless jokes. […]

The Top 150 Songs of All Time

So the original goal was to figure out what my favorite songs were. I had read an older Rolling Stones magazine article that was about the 500 greatest songs of all time. I disagreed a bit, but didn’t have my own list. (My disagreement was mostly around how much credit they give to Bob Dylan, […]