It’s time to buy a new mattress, and I am thinking of buying a memory foam mattress. Memory foam mattresses are clearly better than traditional spring mattresses, but are more expensive. Considering how coil mattresses are highly over-priced with respect to the cost of the material that goes into their construction, the increased price seems [...]
Entries Tagged as 'reviews'
September 8th, 2007 · 2 Comments
August 8th, 2007 · No Comments
I have never paid attention to the small details of the things that get handed to me at trade fairs and client demos, but the other day, I came across a very well put-together sales pitch kit for a company that does trade show exhibits. It was all put together in a gorgeous presentation folder. [...]
August 7th, 2007 · No Comments
I was trying to choose between the Digital SLR (or even SLR-like) camera offering from Canon and Nikon. A google search led to me what looks like an excellent resource for digital camera reviews. The Test Freaks review pages are unique after a fashion. They aggregate reviews on specific camera models from across the web. [...]
June 11th, 2007 · No Comments
I thought I had lost faith in the zillions of deal websites – you know the kind I am talking about, blogs, or sites that list deal after deal for electronics and stuff. I even frequented a forum that I have mentioned on this blog before, so I was like, “oh yeah, so what’s new?,” [...]
May 29th, 2007 · No Comments
Layne Thrasher about writing his debut book:
Writing is not always peacefully releasing. Sometimes the words haunt, keeping one awake at night until they are released on the piece of paper where they live and breathe and ultimately die if not remembered.
I picked up my copy of the “100 sonnets – love and demise” in the [...]
May 27th, 2007 · No Comments
Web sites that don’t provide an RSS feed with updates annoy the hell out of me. I mean, do they think we are still living in the 90’s or what? I have been searching for a solution that tracks changes to web pages and automatically notifies me of the change through email. I finally found [...]
May 27th, 2007 · No Comments
Cupid had been kind to me, but the kindness was conditional. My “date” has left me high and dry after the first two dates, leaving me at the mercy of online dating services. I picked a couple based on their online dating reviews and much hilarity ensued Read on for details…
I had written [...]
May 20th, 2007 · 3 Comments
Here’s an amazing example of how the same thing, or almost the same thing can come in various shades of free. I have been looking high and low for software that helps me help family members without their having to jump through firewalls, setup VNC and play with port forwarding setting on the router.
Fogcreek’s copilot [...]
May 8th, 2007 · No Comments
I often find myself racking my brain for gift ideas. Here’s a cool idea. Everytime I see one of these photo pendants in a movie, I so desperately want to get one, or better still – give one. I went to Spider-man III yesterday and in the movie a little girl gives her dad a [...]
May 7th, 2007 · 2 Comments
I am a bookswim alpha tester now! I got an invitation and I signed up for a plan today.
Bookswim is an online book rental library, much like Netflix, only for books. I had first written about BookSwim’s launch plans and then I had posted a link to the interview with Bookswim’s creator.
The plans for Bookswim [...]