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A Review: Does Google Glass Make Sense?

by Ryan Freeze - on Apr 30th 2014 - 4 Comments

I was pretty excited when I first heard about Google Glass and got on the list early hoping to get my hands on it. When Google held a one day sale earlier this month for their Explorer Program, I was keen to sign up. It arrived just two days later and I was excited to […]

Review: Numark Mixtrack Pro II

by Brad Merrill - on Jul 22nd 2013 - 4 Comments

The newly updated Numark Mixtrack Pro II is a two-deck entry-level DJ controller that comes bundled with Serato DJ Intro. The original Mixtrack Pro was one of the best-selling DJ controllers on the market, and I expect the updated version will inherit that title. The Mixtrack Pro II is laid out similarly to its predecessor, […]

Review: The GeekDesk Max Adjustable Standing Desk [Video]

by Brad Merrill - on Dec 20th 2012 - No Comments

It takes a certain kind of person to love a standing desk, and that kind of person will love this one. The GeekDesk is one of the best standing desks I’ve seen. It’s a little on the expensive side, but it has a built-in electronic lifting system that allows you to set the perfect height, […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Samsung’s $249 Chromebook

by Brad Merrill - on Nov 13th 2012 - No Comments

Samsung and Google recently announced the Chromebook, a $249 computer with an 11.6-inch screen and around 6.5 hours of battery life in a slim 2.5 lb, 0.8-inch-thick shell. It’s a very simple approach to the concept of a Chrome-powered notebook. But is it any good?

Every Entrepreneur Should Read ‘Startup From The Ground Up’

by Brad Merrill - on Aug 18th 2011 - No Comments

Cynthia Kocialski (@ckocialski) was kind enough to send me a copy of her new book, Startup From the Ground Up, and I have to say every entrepreneur should read it before they quit their day job. It’s filled cover-to-cover with great advice from someone who has seen it all. 

DataVoila: “The Programmable Editor For The Pro User”

by Brad Merrill - on Aug 3rd 2010 - No Comments

If you’re a programmer, you know what a pain it is to convert data between many different sources and formats.  It’s time consuming and very tedious.  DataVoila automates this process for you.  It’s very versatile, yet it is about as far from bloatware as you can get.  There’s beauty in simplicity. I asked developer Andreas […]

Dropbox 2GB free online storage space and file sharing

by Tom Brown - on Aug 2nd 2010 - 1 Comment

As any webmaster will tell you cheap online file storage is hard to come by. I have found a company that offer free 2GB of convenient online storage called Dropbox. Let me tell you more about it. As I am a webmaster myself with my website hosted on a free server(Awardspace) setting up file downloads […]

First Impressions Of The X8

by Devon Schreiner - on Aug 1st 2010 - 2 Comments

I finally received my new mouse in the mail yesterday. You have no idea how excited I was. If you want to know a little bit more, here is a post I made a while ago about a mouse I really have come to not like. I got the package and opened my new mouse, […]

Organize Your Entire Life Online With Jibidee

by Brad Merrill - on Jul 29th 2010 - No Comments

Jibidee is a service that allows you to organize your entire life on the web.  It gives you a place to put everything into a single centralized place — contacts, media, tasks, etc.  A calendar is integrated into the application, and it can be used to remind you about birthdays or other events in your […] – The Social Network For Developers [Get an invite!]

by Brad Merrill - on Jul 26th 2010 - 8 Comments is a promising new startup that allows developers to share knowledge and code with other developers over the Internet.  It’s a really cool concept.  Basically it’s a full social network where you have a customizable profile, and you can share “code snippits” in a variety of computer languages, and other users can take those […]