27
June
2009

Word game and puzzle tools

Here are some that are useful tools if you ever want to create your own puzzle book or want to have a treasure hunt with clues: Boggle Solver. Find all words in a scramble of letters. This is the essence of Boggle.  Acrostic Poems. These are fun puzzles and this helps you put the words […]

26
June
2009

Be like IASUS 500K Headset

Wow, be like a secret service agent and have one of those around the ear microphone sets for your iPHone. It’s called the 500K which is a pretty mean looking. Can’t wait until ships.

26
June
2009

Headphones redux ER-4P, Hf5

Having lost two sets of $180 Etymotics (4s and 4p) and two sets of $125 Shures (SE210s). I’m feeling miraculously stupid about holding on to anything. But at least I can try a new set of phones. I tried the $120 Shures for a while and they just don’t fit my ear that well. Too […]

24
June
2009

4TB drive for $700

Wow, amazing, for $700, you get a Western Digital enclosure with 2x2TB drives. It  is also mirrored out of the box so you get redundency. Amazing. Western Digital rolls out new dual-drive My Book World Edition II Western Digital has already dialed things up to 4TB with its My Book Studio Edition II hard drive, […]

24
June
2009

16GB Flash nail drive and really fast SDHC

OK, cool things that you can get, which is Flash drive that is so small the connector is larger than the flash. Called the With prosumer cameras all use Compact Flash and there are SDHC to CF convertors, so you can go to all SDHC card purchase if you can get a SDHC that’s fast […]

23
June
2009

AT&T network is the big weak spot left for iPhone

Now that 3.0 has shipped, the iPhone is a pretty remarkable device, the big holes left are lousy battery life (maybe the 3GS will really be better???) and lousy, lousy coverage. In Seattle, you get deadspots driving from downtown Seattle to Bellevue on I-5, you are guaranteed to lose the call in three places. Right […]

23
June
2009

Car navigation system choices expand

Well, I was going to get a Garmin 1300, but with the iPhone 3.0, you have some new choices. AT&T is offering a $10/month service that has turn by turn. The one to get might be the TomTom accessory that comes with a mount that has a better GPS antenna and also a speaker so […]

22
June
2009

Apptix switch over for asp-net

Here are the new magic URLs for the conversion by Apptix of their ASP-one to Exchange 2007. Everything changed again. What a strange set of URLs: There is now a magic new user name that is randomly generated. You have to get this from your admin. He or she gets it from cp.collaborationhost.net which is […]

17
June
2009

Oahu notes

If you spend a week in East Oahu, some notes: Wet-n-Wild Hawaii. Its a nice splash zone. Only about 40 minutes from Kailua. Just acquired and renamed Wet’n Wild. In the coupon books, get a free icey if you buy a regular admission. You don’t need the additional $5 charge for doing the wave riding […]

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