I’ve been a TiVo customer since 2000. Been using their platform for the longest time. Back then when it was new it was billed as a PVR (Personal Video Recorder) vs a plain ol DVR (Digital video recorder). Today the current owners of TiVo have turned it into a dumb DVR, by issuing a statement […]
AppleCare came through with my damaged iPad!
Earlier today I wrote an email to Tim Cook of Apple. Not that I expect him to reply, but one NEVER knows. He does the same thing Steve Jobs did – which is occasionally reply to a random email sent by a customer, so I thought what the heck. Here’s what I wrote….
Going into last year, I’ve seen an option on my Amazon checkouts called “Amazon Locker”. I wondered what that was, and did some research. It’s basically a place where you can have your Amazon packages delivered to in place of your home or work, and you can go pick it up when you want. […]
This week I noticed that Amazon is finally adding a much needed, and puzzlingly absent feature from their Kindles. That’s the ability to borrow a book from the public library. Long available in the Barnes & Noble Nook reader, this feature will come to Amazon’s Kindle sometime later in 2001. About bloody time! This has […]
The iPhone has been out since last Friday. Everything I’ve read about it (and I’ve read A LOT) since last Friday has told me this thing would be a tech geek’s orgasm. It’s outstandingly pretty, the interface is everything I want. But Apple went and priced the darn things out of reach of most folks […]
It seems that no matter what I do, my iPod earbuds always end up looking like this. Anyone have any decent ideas on how to stop this from happening? Do I need to get something else other than the earbuds, which sometimes have a hard time staying in my ears anyway (and sound fairly flat, […]