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Garmin Nuvi 260w
Santa was good to me this year. At the top of my wish list was this model from Garmin’s very popular Nuvi series of GPS devices. The most notable [...]
Solatube Solar Attic Vents
Back in July, I wrote about having a solar water heater installed. About the same time, I also had solar-powered attic vents installed by an outfit called [...]
Some Like It Hot
As I mentioned last month, we planned to install a solar water heater in our home this year. That plan has come to fruition. Installation was finalized [...]
Adventures in Linux-Land
Look, I’m a software guy, okay? I’ve been banging around on computers since my first TRS-80 that my dad bought in 1982. I’m a software [...]
Asus Eee PC
My new netbook arrived a couple of days ago, and I must say that I am not disappointed. I have the 4GB Linux version. Configuring it to connect to my [...]
Nintendo Wii
With our little girl in the hospital for two weeks, we are trying to make the best of our time there. So we went out and bought a Nintendo Wii console and [...]
Binary Clock
With the closing of all the Discovery stores in the St. Louis area, there are some great deals to be had as they liquidate their inventories. As a result, [...]
Craigslist
I finally took the plunge and upgraded from my 802.11b wireless router to the faster 802.11g. But this isn’t really a review of this new piece of [...]
Lego Designer
A while back I wrote about a really cool and addictive board game called Cathedral. Ever since I got the game, I thought it would be cool to make a copy of [...]
Dyson Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner
Touted in everything from TV commercials to the tagline emblazoned on the side of the product itself, this is the first vacuum that doesn’t lose [...]
Viza Tank 50QT-9 Motor Scooter
A friend of mine reminded me of an old joke about mopeds. Well, that may be true, but it doesn’t change the fact that this bad boy is *fun* to ride! [...]