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Archive for October 2008

Keep moving, nothing to see here.

October 27, 2008

I had something interesting and topical to say, but then I forgot, and then I ate a veggie burger and drank a beer, and now I really forget what I was going to talk about. So this experience hasn’t been a complete waste of time for both you and I, I suggest you check out […]

To Jailbreak or Not To Jailbreak

October 21, 2008

Even though Steve Jobs so generously allowed iPhone users the ability to install and run 3rd party apps with the upgrade to iPhone firmware 2.0 some still crave things that Steve is unwilling to offer (customaziable icons/wallpaper/themes, podcatching apps, background processes, better camera functionality, etc). For these things one must turn to the jailbroken apps […]

Who Is The Observer?

October 16, 2008

If you have been following J.J. Abrams’ new sci-fi/drama Fringe you might be spending an inordinate amount of time wondering who the Observe really is. Since he was first introduced in last week’s episode, as the strange man with a taste for spicy food, a black suit & fedora, and coincidentally seems to be showing […]

What Is The BEST Web Browser?

October 15, 2008

Lately there has been a lot of discussion about web browsers, with good reason, there are tons of them available these days, such as: Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome, Opera, Camino, Flock, and Webkit (I’m not even going to get into Mobile Internet, that’s a different discussion). It all started with Netscape, the grandaddy of […]

Manitoba Comic-Con

October 11, 2008

I’m currently watching Rorscharch and Alice (from Resident Evil) get dressed. We’re headed over to Comic-Con. For live coverage check out my Twitter http://www.twitter.com/greg2point0