How do you surprise someone who wants to be surprised? That’s the problem I faced proposing to my girlfriend. If I did anything out of the ordinary, she’d be suspicious. I knew I wanted to do it around New Year’s — which would give us enough time to have a summer wedding — but as… Read More How does a techie-filmmaker-magician pop the big question?
There’s a growing demand for “à la carte” cable pricing — i.e. the ability to pick and choose just the individual channels you want. After all, why pay for stuff you aren’t using? Paying only for the TV that you plan to consume makes sense. More choice and lower bills? Sign me up! Right? There’s… Read More Is à la carte cable really the answer?
I saw this commercial again just last night. I get that when the HTC Evo came out in June, Sprint wanted to really play up its “first” status among 4G cell phones, which was a great idea back when it was the only 4G phone. But all Sprint’s doing now is reminding people the Evo is… Read More Why is Sprint still airing their "first" Evo commercial?
I tried out Sony’s Google TV solution at a Sony store today. No, make that: I tried to try out Sony’s Google TV solution. I wanted to write a quick post today about my first thoughts on it, but I can’t, because I spent more time trying to figure out the darned remote than… Read More Sony’s Google TV remote is a handful. Literally. And not in a good way.
Breaking up with your cable company is harder than it looks.… Read More So you want to break up with your cable company…
From 1950 to 1980, watching TV was super easy: All you had to do was remember what time your favorite shows would be on and then turn a knob to tune in. So simple. The process required less than 0.0000001% of your brain power, freeing America to do some pretty cool things during that time… Read More Cable Boxes are Evil
1. My computer has been hooked up to my living room TV for a while now, so Hulu is no stranger to my big screen, but the PS3 interface is a much more natural fit for TV shows than a web browser. Overall, it feels nice and polished, and using it is a pleasant… Read More 10 Observations About Hulu Plus on the PS3