Monthly Archives: November 2007

Cane Sugar vs. Corn Syrup

Those who know me personally know that I’ve been on a bit of a tirade recently about corn syrup. This really hit home recently over something as simple as a bottle of Pepsi. What’s the scoop?

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Nintendo DS as an internet browser?

I just received a Nintendo DS cartridge that contains the Opera browser. It also ships with a memory expansion pack, which plugs into the port in the bottom of the DS. Given the DS’s size, and the lack of a … Continue reading

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A rant about internet grammar…

Maybe it’s due to the shorter attention spans of today’s youngsters, or even the advent of instant messengers and texting via cell phones, but is anyone else beside me a bit dismayed by the decline in basic writing skills on … Continue reading

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Halloween has passed…and I’m already sick of Xmas

Some of my close friends wonder why I’m such a Scrooge McDuck when it comes to the holidays.  Can you imagine why?  You walked into stores a few weeks ago, and the Xmas displays were already shoving aside the Halloween … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Say What?

Cranky Geeks

For nearly the past two decades, I’ve been an on-again, off-again reader of PC Magazine, having first picked up an issue at some point in the mid 80s to learn more about the computer I had purchased a year or … Continue reading

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