Category: Toys

My HTC Inspire Review

February 23, 2011 | By | 65 Comments
My HTC Inspire Review

I recently upgraded from my Google Nexus One to a HTC Inspire.  Below are a few observations that you may find useful if you are considering this phone.  My choices for a new phone were restricted to AT&T, so I compared it to the Samsung Captivate and the recently released Motorola Atrix (all of these […]

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Good webcam choice for mobile device demos on stage – IPEVO Point 2 View

November 23, 2010 | By | 2 Comments
Good webcam choice for mobile device demos on stage – IPEVO Point 2 View

For the past few months, our team has been showing more and more applications running on various mobile devices.  We found out quickly that this is a real challenge on stage and even more challenging on web conferences.  Sure, we can run emulators, but people always want to see the real app running on a […]

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Garmin 396/496

November 9, 2007 | By | Add a Comment
Garmin 396/496

Ok, this falls under the cool toys category. A few months ago, I purchased a Garmin 396 GPS to use while flying. In addition to the usual things you would expect from a GPS, it also offers near real-time weather that is broadcast from the XM Radio satellites. After flying with this a few times […]

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My little airplane

October 31, 2007 | By | Add a Comment
My little airplane

My material pride and joy -> A few stats: 1978 Grumman Tiger AA5B 4 seats 4 cylinder, 180 HP engine Cruise Speed 150MPH Fixed prop, fixed gear (means that it’s less expensive to insure!) Fully IFR equipped Length 22ft Wingspan 31ft 6in Empty weight 1500lbs Max takeoff weight 2400lbs Fuel capacity 51gals Fuel burn 10.5 […]

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