1. Put movie on iTunes 2. Price rental at $4.99 plus tax. 3. Require both computer and display support HDCP, whatever that is. Seriously? 4. Don’t press PLAY till you’re good and ready. Nice work, MPAA. Yes, it’s time to take a stand.
Your company’s website matters. In fact it matters a lot, and can be the difference between winning or losing a customer. Tonight I sat down at my computer to research car insurance. I searched sites like Forbes, Edmunds and J.D. Power to narrow down my choices to the highest rated companies. Then I visited each [...]
Kim has been begging me to purchase a better camera than what she currently uses which is the camera on her iPhone 4. When I read online that Walmart was selling the iPhone 5 for $127, I decided the time had come. I wasn’t sure if Walmart had phones in stock or if they were [...]
I took two kids to Supercuts today. I sat on the empty couch and opened up Reeder on my iPhone to get caught up on my favorite blogs while the stylists went to work. The music playing over the store’s speakers was that mind-numbing pseudo-pop you hear in grocery stores with the lyrics removed. I [...]
Watching this craftsman shoemaker at work reminds me of another documentary I enjoyed about a world’s most famous sushi chef. There’s a reverence in the approach these people take to their work. A quiet confidence. If you’re the best at your craft you don’t need to shout from the rooftops.
One of these remotes, with its curved design, felt like an extension of my mind the first time I held it in my hand. One looks like it was designed by the government. One is backlit and one isn’t. But the one that is doesn’t need it because the most used buttons fall exactly where [...]
Each day I speak with people looking for a new computer. They tend to fall into two camps: Those searching for the cheapest Those looking for the fastest (and usually most expensive) Both groups eventually find what they’re after. But I’m left to wonder if either group is happy with their purchase. For example, tell [...]
With all the reports of Black Friday and Cyber Monday settings online sales records it’s easy to forgot what it’s like to do business in person. Last week I had the chance to assist someone in selecting a new computer. She already had a good idea of what she wanted. I made a couple of [...]