Times are tough. Families are on budgets. Your 401k has taken a beating. In times of economic turmoil, it’s often necessary to take a look at the family budget and get yourself back on track. While many will first think to switch to generic food items, buy everyday products in bulk, and give up highlights… Continue reading 15 Ways to Stop Technology From Emptying Your Wallet
We’re but mere days away from our turkey feasts, and that can only mean one thing – Black Friday, the kickoff of the holiday buying season and craziest retail shopping day of the year, is almost upon us. Given the current economy, it couldn’t come quicker. If your budget for Christmas gifts has shrunk along… Continue reading Black Friday is Almost Here – Are You Ready?
If you’re one of the millions that didn’t heed our warnings about buying into the HD-DVD/Blu-Ray format war, and ended up making the wrong choice, you may be getting a little medication to help ease your pain. Those who purchased an HD-DVD Player or XBOX-360 add-on drive at Best Buy before February 23, 2008 will… Continue reading Best Buy Prescribes Millions in Gift Cards to Ease HD-DVD Buyers’ Pain
High-end home audio speakers may be a bit bigger than your typical gizmo, but this is certainly welcome news for you audiophile geeks out there. Months back it was uncovered that premium home and professional speaker manufacturer M&K Sound would be making a return under new ownership… after being closed for over a year. Today,… Continue reading M&K Sound Returns!
A few months back I gave Toshiba some advice on how HD-DVD could win the format war. Perhaps it was too little, too late, or it was sound advice that fell on deaf ears. Either way, Toshiba has packed up camp and announced it will no longer be manufacturing or marketing HD-DVD players and ending… Continue reading HD-DVD Dead – Goodbye Format War, Hello Single Standard
Never in my life have I seen the same computing product get more hardware changes than software updates. Yes, I’m talking about Sony’s Playstation 3, a product that is now starting on what can only be described as its third major retail beta program… with a fourth supposedly in the works. According to an Engadget… Continue reading The Playstation 3 beta program continues with 120GB PS3
With iPhone users now being treated to a desktop like web experience on a portable device, jealous Windows Mobile users have had to cough up twenty-five smackers for Opera Mobile to get a mediocre (but at least functional) mobile web browser. But it looks like Opera’s stranglehold as the only decent mobile web experience may… Continue reading Skyfire Looks to Save Windows Mobile Web Browsing