Category Archives: Gadgets and Gizmos

Computer Elbow

If you’re like me, you might have a bit of computer-related carpal tunnel.  Mine is in my right index finger, brought on by overuse of my mouse’s scroll wheel. I have a bad habit of using it while reading through … Continue reading

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Ads on Kindle

Yesterday, Amazon announced a new version of its popular Kindle e-reader, where in exchange for a $25 price break the device’s screen saver shows ads (ahem, “special offers”) instead of portraits of notable authors.  Gizmag has a great write-up all … Continue reading

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Story Ideas

Every so often a news story catches my eye, not only for the obvious reasons but for the story potential as well.  Here are a few that have recently fallen into that category.  I’m not planning on writing any stories … Continue reading

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Writing for the iPhone Generation

Recently I saw this infographic on the trends with smart phones (click link to view the whole thing). And after seeing it, it’s easy to believe our computing life will be much different in five years. The question on my … Continue reading

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The Future According to Corning

Recently on Michael Hyatt’s blog he shared a promotional video online, showing a glimpse of the near future according to Corning’s R&D department.  It’s something to see, though my wife pointed out that this might more be the future of … Continue reading

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Free Stuff for E-Readers

Fox News had a fair and balanced article last week about where to find free content for your Kindle or other e-reader.  Most of their suggestions are commonly known, but one big development in the works  was news to me. … Continue reading

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I got an e-reader, so what do I do with all my books?

If you’re like zillions of other folks, you either got a Kindle or an iPad this Christmas — or you went out and got an e-reader right after.  I’ve been saving my money for one, and just this week I purchased a … Continue reading

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