Windows 8

Windows 8 Turns Your Desktop Into a Mobile Phone

By using tiles you can imagine a much smaller and less flexible platform. It seems hard to imagine that Microsoft believes that this tile based user interface will be able to completely ... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Office 2010 Installation Epic Fail

If you are one of the millions of people who “beta tested” Microsoft Office 2010 you may be in for a series of unpleasant surprises when you try to move to the release version of ... Continue Reading →

No Flash for iPhone, Gizmodo Raids: Is Apple the Bad Guy?

I own an iPhone and I like it although I couldn’t tell you exactly why.  The phone service with AT&T is mediocre at best and it seems that any time I really have a need to ... Continue Reading →

Can you hear me Dell? It’s me, your customer.

Dell warranty service finally repaired my PC (for details see the Dell Sucks blog entry).  The issue turned out to be a burnt out capacitor on the motherboard and the motherboard ... Continue Reading →

AT&T Sets Date for iPhone MMS Support (hint it’s September 25, 2009)

Yes it’s suckage that it’s taken this long but at least at the end of this month you’ll be able to shoot those pictures, etc. to your friends.  In case you didn’t see the ... Continue Reading →

I would say Dell Warranty Service sucks but that would give “sucks” a bad name.

A couple of days ago one of the Dell PCs here stopped working abruptly with a brief blue screen and then a full instant power down and the absolute refusal to power up again.  After ... Continue Reading →

Windows 7 Upgrades… Why, Microsoft, Why?

You would think Microsoft would have learned a lesson from its insanely horrible upgrade system in Windows Vista, but here for you potential Windows upgraders is the official chart ... Continue Reading →

The Twitter API, Part 2

I got some support on the Twitter Google group and there is in fact a way to get a list of friends and followers for an arbitrary user: which ... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to Tivo

First let me say that I really like Tivo, so this isn’t a Tivo bash.  Tivo specifically and DVRs in general have changed the way millions of people and myself watch television programming.  ... Continue Reading →

The Twitter API: WTF

Ok I’ll admit it—I’ve been twittering a bit lately, or I guess I should saw tweeting on twitter with the other twittering tweeters.  I’ve been using it with @LowLimitPoker ... Continue Reading →