Daily Archives: April 2, 2011

9/11: Evil Rules America

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Trust Your Doctor Who

Photo taken yesterday, April 1, 2011 (not April Fool’s):

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Freedom Tower, April 2, 2011

In person, the Freedom Tower looks to be nearing the same height as the building on the right.

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What’s Up With The Sony Reader?

Earlier I mentioned an “eReader Solution Guide” I picked up Friday evening at Best Buy.

This is a look inside at the eBook devices they’re touting:


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The lineup of Sony Reader is just not there.

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Exclusive: Best Buy To Carry Kobo Reader

I was in Best Buy last evening and happened to pick up a new “eReader Solution Guide” they just plopped on the counter.

It’s a one-sheet folded in half and it contained news no one else has.

This:


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The Kobo Reader has not been present at Best Buy at all, yet here it is listed with an SKU and everything! It’s not even at the URL they’ve set up for eBook readers (which is http://www.bestbuy.com/ereaders and currently redirects to the link)!

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My New Mouse Is A Cylon

The Dell mouse finally dropped dead on me. Left-clicking was requiring too much pressure and putting painful RSI stress on my arm muscles.

I opened it up and did some triage by putting a wee wedge of paper towel under the circuit board to raise the switch, but that was untenable. The only solution was to become Alex Milway’s Mousehunter — in a techy way.

After visiting a bunch of stores that wanted more than the price of a pint of blood plasma for a freakin mouse, I wound up with this beast:


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Wells Fargo Stagecoach

Photos taken today, Saturday April 2, 2011:


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Gas Hits $4.13

Photo taken yesterday, April 1, 2011 (no, this is not April Fool’s).

It was previously $4.05 just last weekend.

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