Hey, I have an idea . . .

I think we’ve all been there – a brilliant idea pops into our head and we just know that it will be HUGE once it’s brought to life. Well, now you can find out who thought of that brainchild first. Google makes it that much easier with their new Patent Search. Actually, it’s pretty fun…

More TiVo Goodness

Just when you thought I’d shut up about TiVo, they announce some new great features. Yesterday (Dec 14th), TiVo announced new features for broadband connected boxes. I’ve been enjoying the TiVoCast feature where I download short shows about tech and other subjects. It looks like they’ll be expanding to lots of web content. You’ll be…

Magic Number 103

I’ve been batting around the idea of getting one of those fancy flat screen TVs. The prices are dropping quickly and the screens just get bigger and bigger. I think a 32 incher would be just right for the bedroom to catch up on some “Heroes” and “Lost”. Well, maybe I need to aim a…

Now that’s how to make a buck

I was feasting over some good ol’ turkey and dressing this past weekend with my brother-in-law. We were discussing the usual pre-Christmas stuff, mainly new gaming systems coming out this Christmas – Nintendo’s Wii was on the way, XBox 360 already had a year’s head start, and then we came to the giant, Sony Playstation. I had…

iPhone?

Just when I almost bought a new cell phone . . . I’ve been listening to a few podcasts today and it seems that Apple has (and this is just rumor at this point) put in a huge order for phones to a manufacturer in Asia. Now, Apple is usually late to the party for…

To DRM or Not to DRM

My reason for this rant is to expose you to some sites out there that offer unrestricted MP3 music. The prices are the same (or cheaper) than services like iTunes and once you download the song, you can use it however you want. OK, so by now you know I like the iPod, I like…