... well this feels different

21. IBM spreading malware, google celebrates pac-man in style

i know it’s been a while, and yes, i’m still alive.  now that that’s out of the way: i’m sure some of you have had to attend some sort of conference for work or school before.  generally these are pretty…

20. the difference between “pirate” and “jerk”

yes, i know i’ve been slacking for about a week – but if i’m going to be writing about anything related to consumer technology and/or tech news, the last couple of weeks of available material has been all apple all…

19. adobe and apple and microsoft, oh my!

a lot of you that read anything about mobile tech probably know that one of the sticking points with the iphone and the newly released ipad is that these apple mobile products don’t support flash – and on that topic…

18. common damn sense – oh mcafee, you poor bastards

mcafee. holy damn. can i ask, was pcp involved? was that it? was your damn dev team high on the dust? this outburst was real – actually said out loud while reading the morning news in my office concerning mcafee…

17. iphone 4.0 lost and found, controversy abound

i really didn’t mean to rhyme that. lately there have been stories floating around the interwebs about how the guys over at gizmodo got their hands on a prototype for the iphone 4.0, which should sound very strange to anyone…

12. cars man, chicks love the cars

at least that’s what they say. everyone has had fantasies rolling down the street in some sort of crazy ride. so what’s yours? audi r8? nissan gt-r? porsche 911? all three are amazing pieces of design and examples of hi-tech…

11. people pirate media because piracy is cool?

i mean i guess they’re right. how long have you been using the phrase “piracy” or the verb “pirate” to denote steali… i mean… the creative acquisition of digital booty and other similar copyrighted ducats?  since ye were naught but…

08. common damn sense: social networks

there are a lot of things social networks, specifically facebook, can be reasonably used for – reconnecting with people you haven’t talked to in a while, planning events, sharing pictures, keeping in touch with family, taking meaningless quizzes, and as…

07. apple vs google via htc

lawsuits are always a good time (as long as you’re not involved, of course). patent lawsuits – even better. tech patent lawsuits – main events announced by bruce buffer in the octagon. let me preface by saying this – patent…

06. why your IT department hates you volume I: social swiss army knife theory

first in a series.  “volume I” because i’m provided with a near infinite supply of ammunition.  but this one is just a primer.  things you (should) already know, to get you started. the fact that a large percentage of people…