Hammer Control

According to a KSL News Report a Massachusetts man is in police custody accused of beating his son and wife to death with a hammer. It’s examples like this that make me weep! Why would a man in such an emotional state have access to a hammer? Studies have shown that homes with a hammer present are MUCH more likely…

Windows Mobile 5 Requests

I just replaced my HP iPaq 4155 with an ETEN G500 Pocket PC Phone Edition (I know, that’s not what they’re called anymore, but it’s easier to understand than Windows Mobile 5 for Gnomes and Gypsies, or whatever the real name is). There are a few things Microsoft decided to kill from version 2003 to WM 5, and a lot…

.MP3 versus .WMA

I’ve always been an advocate of the Windows Media Audio format (.WMA). It’s DRM capable (but not mandatory), it’s a relatively lightweight compression algorithm (it’s fast and doesn’t suck up much battery life from your media player), and it sounds as good as .MP3 in half the size (so you can have twice as much audio on your player). Windows…

24

I’m an avid fan of the television series 24. Maybe too much so. Season 3 was airing, and I hadn’t watched season 2 (I was introduced to the series late). I headed to my local BlockBuster Video store, and got the first disc, 4 episodes, just shy of 4 hours (not including extra features, but with the “extended scenes” turned…

CSS Reboot Day

Happy CSS Reboot Day!! What? You didn’t know about CSS Reboot Day? And you call yourself as web developer! According to the site, CSS Reboot Day is: “… a community event for web professionals. May 1st, 2006 at 18:00 GMT Rebooters from all over the world will launch their web standards-based redesigns simultaneously, bringing traffic, interest and a little respect…