April 09, 2007 


Google Maps Useless WhiteSpace

I really love Google Maps. There's one problem with it though. When you search for something and get a typo, you typically get a left-hand sidebar with suggestions about what you might have done wrong. This is vaguely useful,... [read on...]

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 September 20, 2006 


Assinine Software you Have no Choice but to Install

A USB device is suppose to connect intelligently to your computer without any hassel. Not printers. If the even come with a USB cord (some printers actually make you buy this separately), you inevitable have to install an entire CD... [read on...]

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 March 18, 2004 


McDonald's Wifi

The Golden Arches: The thought of getting my laptop anywhere near a pile of greasy McDonald's french fries sends shivers down my spine. I'm not the only one who feels that way. So why is McDonald's launching WiFi in it's... [read on...]

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 September 25, 2003 


AOL Malignance

Your Computer: Few viruses are as difficult to eliminate as a bad AOL infection. My new laptop came with about 4,000 AOL icons in every possible nook and cranny: the desktop, my favorites, my links, my startup menu... These days,... [read on...]

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 December 04, 2002 


Using AOL

Your Mailbox: "You've got another CD!" should be AOL's catch-phrase. There must be some marketing calculation that says if you bombard the populace with enough junk mail enough times you will somehow make a profit. That's possibly true, but I... [read on...]

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 October 23, 2002 


Microsoft tries to help #1

THE INTERNET: Amidst a fit of optimism, I was worried I wouldn't be able to find anything stupid to write about this week, and then I remembered the bottomless pit of annoyance that Microsoft can produce. This screen appears when... [read on...]

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