Archives for July 2008

Officials Say that FEMA will Soon be Fixing Their Distribution Mistakes

A Federal Emergency Management Agency official Thursday defended the agency’s handling of millions of dollars worth of supplies meant for survivors of the 2005 hurricanes, but pledged to check with states before any future giveaways. FEMA had given away more than $18 million in household …continue reading

Senator Ted Stevens Enters Not Guilty Plea to Federal Corruption Charges

Sen. Ted Stevens pleaded not guilty on Thursday to federal corruption charges that allege he falsified Senate documents to cover up roughly $250,000 gifts from a powerful Alaska oil contractor. Stevens is the Senate’s longest-serving Republican, and was indicted this week on seven counts of …continue reading

Project Mojave Comes To Fruition

As the Microsoft Mojave project comes into the public light, I cannot help but feel like there are still some unanswered questions.

What are the specific features that the tested users were so taken in by? As it turns out, after viewing the initial …continue reading

Ten Dollar Laptops?

As I stumbled upon this article, I honestly beleived I must be misreading it. Ten dollar notebooks? Come on, what is the catch? With the immense challenge of producing a hundred dollar notebook, the very idea of a seemed to be completely ridiculous as …continue reading

California judge rules early cell phone termination fees illegal

One of the big money makers for cell phone companies is the early termination fee.  If a user terminates a contract before it expires, they get charged a good chunk of money.  I have experienced this with Alltel in the past.  I was 30 days …continue reading

Congress Bans In-Flight Cell Phone Calls

It is going to be a bit confusing for the international traveller. In Europe, cell phone use in flight is allowed. The United States Congress, however, has banned similar cell phone use:

“…the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved by voice vote a bill …continue reading

Mega Man Maverick Hunter X Review

One of the first game that I got when I got my PSP Slim is Mega Man Maverick Hunter X. Now this game is pretty old but since I’m a big fan of classic Mega Man X games I decided to pick it up. My …continue reading

The $6,000 Cell Phone Bill

It’s becoming more common. People using their cell phone outside of the country and getting hit with a cell phone bill that’s in the thousands. The problem is so bad that recently an iPhone user decided to sue AT&T over a $2,000 bill. It …continue reading

Windows Vista Vs. Windows XP

Windows XP VS Vista. This battle has been going for about 2 years now. Which is better? From my own personal experiences I would have to say… thay are about equal. What I look for in an Operating System (OS) is speed, convenience, and a …continue reading

Honda’s ASIMO Humanoid Robot Conducts The Detroit Symphony Orchestra

The ASIMO Robot is an amazing humanoid robot prototype designed by the Honda company. I stumbled upon a video of the robot conducting an orchestra. This is one of the most amazing robot “acts” I have seen.

You can get your own ASIMO for less …continue reading