Archive for the Gadgets Category


I’m not one for buying first generation gadgets, but after reading this Newsweek review of iPhone, I can’t help but pine for one. So major bummer that no release date is set for Europe. Also, if Vodafone is selected as exclusive European carrier, looks like I might […]

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Amazon’s Secret Price Guarantee

In all my years of purchasing items via Amazon, I had no idea that they had a 30-day price guarantee. Amazon’s Secret Price Guarantee The online retailer’s Zen customer benefit. Slate, By Timothy Noah, Posted Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at 6:25 PM ET Of the many responsibilities […]

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I collect more things that I care to admit to, and if I had the time, I might just sign up to Squirl which allows you to catalog not just books like LibraryThings but pretty much anything. For insurance purposes, this would be a good thing, but […]

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Compact Digital Cameras

There is nothing wrong with my Olympus Camedia C-3000 Zoom Digital Camera. But I have had it for over 4 years, and I think its time to trade up for something smaller and sleeker. Something that I can carry around everyday. However, after days of research, I […]

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Car Boot Sales

Back in Chicago, I loved going to yard and estates sales. I particularly liked estate sales as the possession of the deceased were like findings at an archeological dig. They offered great insight into the persons life and history. More importantly, I liked going as there was […]

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