Wednesday, February 25, 2009

The Orbiting O’Odua: The Game Plan

As I look at the task before me, I realize that a game plan, such as I would architect for a small business is required for this undertaking.

However, since I expect the equipment to be swapped in and out as necessary, my plans have to be very fluid as...(read more)

Monday, February 23, 2009

The New Orbiting O’Odua

A few weeks ago, my new home, aka The Orbiting O’Odua , version 2009, came online.

While musing with some of my friends who are at the vanguard of Social Media, I remarked that it might be a good idea to make it a ‘demo home’ for electronics and total...(read more)

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Intel files suit against Nvidia

Déjà vu all over again…..

….shades of Intel’s cruel behavior against AMD.

For the younglings too, ahem, young to remember:

In the nascent days of personal computing, this is how the original Intel vs AMD started.

It is the same series of moves from their...(read more)

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Pantech Matrix Pro

Sometimes, Christmas does come early!

Looking at the specs for the newly-announced Pantech Matrix Pro smartphone, three things I want/need in a phone stand out:

i) A large screen,

ii) A QWERTY keypad for composing stuff, and

iii) A numeric keypad for...(read more)

Friday, February 13, 2009

Happy St. Valentine’s Day

Hope it is/will be a good one for you and yours.

I will be giving the free copy of ...(read more)

The HP Mini MIe: 1st Impressions

I am writing this post on the Mini Mi Edition.

It is a tribute to HP that this system behaves, in many respects, like the Windows XP-based Mini 1000.

The first attention grabber is the size and sleek looks of the device. While the Mini 1000 was business...(read more)

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Up for Review: CradlePoint MBR1000 Mobile Broadband Router

I have just received a CradlePoint MBR1000 Mobile Broadband Router for a review.

This is an intriguing device that gives you routing capabilities with your 3G modem/device.

As someone desperately in need of speedy broadband connectivity in The Floating...(read more)

Up for Review: HP Color LaserJet CP3525dn

I am in possession of the CP3525dn, and I cannot wait to unbox that baby tomorrow....(read more)

Up for Review: Epson WorkForce Pro GT-S80 Scanner

A zillion pages per minute scanned? You betcha! ...(read more)

UP for Review: Verbatim TuneBoard Keyboard

Verbatim has produced a keyboard with multiple speakers, and a claim to a better bass output....(read more)

Up for Review: Verbatim Bluetooth Mobile Mouse

I have never used a Bluetooth mouse before, so this will be a new sensation...(read more)

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Give (PRODUCT)RED this St. Valentine’s Day

One of the limited editions of Windows Vista™, is the (PRODUCT) RED Windows Vista Ultimate Edition.

As you search for a lasting gift for you loved one/ones this Valentine’s Day, why not give the Windows Vista Ultimate (PRODUCT) RED ?

This is an INC(RED...(read more)

Monday, February 09, 2009

Korea to get 1 Gbps broadband by 2012

I read this story while I was OTG, and I tell you, I have not stopped cussing that horse’s ass that chairs the (US) FCC since then!

While that simian tries to enact stupid laws that get us nowhere, and has thoroughly flubbed the analog-to-digital transition...(read more)


Verbatim 8x LightScribe DVD DL

One of the most annoying things about authoring and delivering DVDs is the lack of speed when it comes to DVD DL (dual layer, 8.5GB) disks.

While it’s smaller sibling ran at 16x or greater speeds, it was beyond annoying to have to default to 2.4x in order...(read more)

HP Small Business Servers Review Series

Over the next few (several?) months, I will be reviewing the HP’s entire series of small business servers.

I will use a real-world business for each review scenario, and report on the performance and ROI each server brings to small and medium businesses...(read more)

Pinnacle Studio 12 named Product of The Year 2008

And Best Introductory Video Editing Software by Videomaker magazine.

In May of 2008, I reviewed the Pinnacle Systems Studio 11, product, and shortly after that declared it to be a lasting member of the Logikworx Business Desktop suite of productivity...(read more)

The SmallBizWindows Able Planet NC200 Review

Actually, the Able Planet NC200 Foldable Active Noise-Canceling Headphones Review.

Do not let the long-winded name fool you; this is one serious business device.

Last year, I reviewed the flagship Able Planet Clear Harmony NC1000CH headphones, and declared...(read more)