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Ten Best Things and Five Worst Things About the BlackBerry

Ten Best Things about the BlackBerry 8830 World Edition: Battery status is expressed in 5% increments, so you never have to estimate how much juice you have left “Convenience key” can be set to open any app, or can be used to lock the device (you choose!) Unlimited custom profiles give you detailed control of [Keep Reading…]

I bought a MacBook Air!

I just purchased a MacBook Air, sight unseen. Why?! Because I’m just so excited I can’t contain myself and I need to get my hands on one immediately. It’s funny, I’m not usually an “early adopter.” I still haven’t bought an iPhone because I don’t like AT&T’s service and I’m waiting for more product functionality. [Keep Reading…]

Macworld Expo 2008: Steve Jobs’ Keynote Speech

Here’s my wrap-up on the keynote speech, which just ended: 1- Time Capsule, wireless backup utility. New Airport Extreme base station with an internal server-grade hard drive. 2- Free software upgrade for iPhone includes: location mapping, SMS multiple recipients, customizable home screen, bookmarks sent to home screen 3- $20 software upgrade for iPod Touch includes [Keep Reading…]

Why iHate This iPhone

As told to me by my good friend Leo Campbell of Mount Vernon, NY, a manager of a storage facility and an all-around nice, normal guy. Anything I’ve put in quotes are golden nuggets of truth right out of Leo’s mouth. 1- Touch screen keyboard. He can barely type. His “fat fingers” always hit the [Keep Reading…]

The Locks on My Front Door

I’ve lived in this apartment for almost two years, and yet I still haven’t developed the muscle memory for which way to turn the key to open the locks on my front door. No, I’m not a total dolt. I’m pretty mindful of it actually, and have attempted to come up with a mnemonic. I [Keep Reading…]

NY Tech Meetup – January 2008

Even though my first Meetup experience was mediocre, I decided to give another group a shot — NY Tech Meetup. They’d garnered high reviews for their previous events and drew crowds in the hundreds. Plus I really liked their description: “6 people get 5 minutes each to demo something cool to New York’s tech community [Keep Reading…]

Meetup

I’ve been a member of Meetup.com for years, but it was only last month that I worked up enough courage to actually attend an event. I’d been tooling around on the site one day and found a few groups for web entrepreneurs. I figured I might meet some like-minded people, make a few connections, find [Keep Reading…]