Category «TechStuff»

HDMI to component adapter!

Ok, there’s probably not a lot of you out there that care about the “Analog Hole,” but I’m going to tell you why it’s important…at least to me ;-) Basically, it’s what people use to get around digital copy protection. Recording the audio output from a CD player is taking advantage of the Analog Hole. …

FINALLY, an Aibo-like robotic dog!

I have been waiting a very long time for someone to makeĀ a worthy successor to the Sony Aibo which was discontinued in 2005. It really looks like WowWee has done it with CHiPK9, billed as the “World’s First Lovable Robot Dog”.

Notezilla: A monster of a Post-it note application

I rely a lot on Evernote for long-term note-taking. I also use Anylist for things like shopping and other checklists. The problem with both of these is I have to remember to check them. I’ve also tried time-based reminder apps on my phone, but there are a lot of important things on my To-Do list …

Giving up on OneDrive…Going back to Dropbox!

When I bit the bullet and signed up for Microsoft’s Office 365, I was excited that I got a whopping 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage. I immediately stopped using my puny 5GB of free Dropbox space and switched. Well, after testing OneDrive for almost a year, I’ve finally had enough and am switching back to …