Monthly Archives: May 2008

GM and Hybrids

Ok, I don’t get it.  The new Malibu Hybrid gets less than 10% MPG improvement over the non-Hybrid version in both city and highway mileage.  The Toyota Camry Hybrid shows a 57% improvement on city and just under 10% on … Continue reading

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Rural America is adapting to rising fuel prices

Three years ago, with gas prices on the rise, one of my friends got tired of pouring $ into her F250 for going to/from work, shopping, etc.  She absolutely needed the F250 to pull her horse trailer, but it was … Continue reading

Posted in Energy

Controlled Information Release

Wow, what a dry title! Mary Jo Foley has continued the trend of Bloggers expressing indignation over how little Microsoft has said about Windows 7 (Windows 7: The information lockdown continues by ZDNet‘s Mary Jo Foley — When is Microsoft … Continue reading

Posted in Microsoft

Windows Home Server

Another update…I replaced my Seagate Mirra Server with an HP MediaSmart Server running Windows Home Server.  Installation of the server was painless, it’s basically a black box.  Installation of the client software, on each client, was also painless.  Far better … Continue reading

Posted in Computer and Internet, Home Entertainment, Microsoft, Windows

A couple of months of Kindle

Earlier I made comments about a number of new offerings, the Kindle amongst them, and I figure it’s time for follow-up.    I received a Sony Reader as a holiday gift, and then an Amazon Kindle for Valentine’s Day.  The Kindle … Continue reading

Posted in Computer and Internet, Mobile, Uncategorized