Transition from Comcast Digital Voice to Google Voice

So, my transition from Comcast Digital Voice to Google Voice is complete. Here are the steps I took (mostly in this order): 1) Signed up for a Google Voice account, got a number to use in the 586 area code. 2) Bought an ObiTalk 110 from for $50. 3) Bought an AT&T GoPhone from Best Buy last […]

WordPress Updated to 3.3

Great news. WordPress updated to version 3.3. Lots of changes, mostly helpful for folks who run multiple sites. I’m pleased. Here are the highlights of WordPress 3.3: Highlights Easier Uploading File Type Detection – A single upload button Drag-and-Drop Media Uploader Dashboard Design New Toolbar in the dashboard, combining the Admin Bar and admin header […]

Beware IE7 Standalone on Windows 7!!

So, I wanted to test something at work using IE7 as a standalone app since you can’t have multiple versions of it running in Windows (we’ll get to this later). I had previously been using IE7 Standalone on Windows XP and loved it. I had no idea it would hose some file registrations in Windows […]

Amazing deal on Blu-rays

Hell, for under $10, has some great titles, even some new releases. For example, who wouldn’t want Point Break or Inception or Pulp Fiction or Goonies or Gremlins or Beetlejuice or Edward Scissorhands for this price? Blu-rays under $10 at (too bad I don’t have an affiliate account set up).

iPhone 4S (and iPhone 4) Speed Test: AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint

So, the other night, I had the opportunity to test a few phones across AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. We had two iPhone 4S and one iPhone 4 phone. One iPhone 4S was on AT&T, the other iPhone 4S on Sprint, and the iPhone 4 on Verizon. I was quite astonished by the results of our […]