Grilling Chicken with a Can of Beer

I will admit that I was skeptical – highly skeptical, in fact – about beer can chicken. It was delicious. I was introduced to this method of grilling chicken by a local group of LAN party enthusiasts, who proved that they can cook as well as they can modify computers and game. This was the…

A Win for Net Neutrality

It is a victory for net neutrality and privacy online. It means that internet service providers (ISP) cannot throttle the internet, at their discretion: “WASHINGTON – A recommendation to punish Comcast Corp. for blocking subscribers’ Internet traffic should serve as a warning to other service providers, the nation’s top telecommunications regulator said Friday. Federal Communications…

The 2008 Badwater 135

It starts on Monday – July 14, 2008. It is a run of 135 miles (217 kilometers) in one of the most challenging venues imaginable. The Badwater 135 is “non-stop from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney, CA in temperatures up to 130F (55c)”. link: The Badwater Ultramarathon The men’s record is just under twenty three…

Security Updates As Of July 13, 2008

Make sure your system is up to date and has the latest protections in place. AVG anti-virus: 07/13/08 Avast: 07/13/08 Norton anti-virus: 07/09/08 McAfee anti-virus: 07/09/08 Lavasoft Ad-Aware: 07/11/08 Spybot Search and Destroy: 07/09/08 Microsoft Windows Defender: 07/09/08 Nod32: 07/11/08 Updates as of July 13, 2008 6:00am CDT.

More iPhone 3G Q&A

So, you have 2 phones.  The original iPhone and, let’s say a Motorola RAZR. You want to upgrade your RAZR to the new iPhone 3G but it’s not eligible to upgrade.  Here’s what you do. Since the original iPhone is automatically eligible to upgrade to the new iPhone, go ahead an upgrade that device.  once…

Will It Blend?

Many of you have seen this guy on YouTube.  He takes different items and, using a rather expensive and powerful blender, sees if they will blend up.  Well, he has gotten his hands on a 3g iPhone and guess what?  Ya, he blends that puppy into powder!  Enjoy…. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/DLxq90xmYUs” width=”350″ height=”288″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Random Post

Here is a bit of random stuff.  A quick review of TweetDeck.  Kwippy!  Twitter (yes again). TweetDeck. So far what I have used of TweetDeck is TERRIFIC! It is amazing!  I love using groups to group people’s tweets I NEED to watch, and others for my IRC friends.  I also use a search window to…

iPhone 2.0 Firmware is Available!

I started my morning by plugging in my Verizon Wireless USB720 EVDO modem into my Cradlepoint WiFi/EVDO router.  Booted up my MacBook Pro, plugged in my first gen iPhone and checked for updates.   There it was.  2.0.  I selected Download Only to make sure that step was verified.  I downloaded the 213mb file in…

iTunes 7.7 Released with New AppStore

Apple released an upgrade to iTunes in preparation for the launch of the iPhone 3G set to be available tomorrow morning at 8:00am.  The new version of iTunes (v7.7) now sports the AppStore where you can download and purchase applications for the iPhone.  Moreover, at any moment, the updated firmware for first generation iPhones is set to be released (v2.0).  Apple…