Category: consumer

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money: compromised?!

Ooooh, that’s not good. Or I guess it is since they seem to be on the case in notifying me about it and taking action. I’m usually pretty obsessive about checking my accounts and because of the Amazon points I...

day trip: Virginia ‘villes and ‘burgs

Since we figured too many people would be heading towards the beach this past weekend, Randy and I took a day trip in the opposite direction into Virginia. We didn’t really have a plan in mind, though stopping off for...

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ads: singing for your supper?

In the long-standing TV advertising tradition of white guy rappers* comes a new Taco Bell commercial that is a sequel, of sorts, to the 89¢ rap for Stephanie ad: Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required...

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free: coldplay’s Konami code

I didn’t bother to post this one earlier as people would have barely been able to get through to the site. Coldplay is offering up a free download of a nine-track live CD, also being given to those attending their...

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earth day: the green monster

Is everyone learning a lot about how to be more green this week and especially today? Good. Will anyone other than the more socially conscious remember anything next week? Probably not. My BGA is putting on their dog & pony...

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comics: What’s an IKEA?

It’s kinda icky and rainy, work is busy and it’s definitely a moody day. At least my elevator was working again this morning. This panel from Basic Instructions cracked me up as part of the strip, “How to Make a...

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gadgets: mini-Kindle?

So maybe I don’t need to get a Kindle just yet. It looks like Amazon very quietly pushed out an application to the iTunes store within the last day or so. Free for iPhone/iPod Touch and syncs up with your...

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comics: don’t panic

xkcd has really hit upon the reason I want a Kindle… read the full strip–they aren’t fooling anybody! The price of it still turns me off, but I’m keeping my eye on it. Of course the first thing I’d have...