Samsung's "Full HD Camera"

Samsung's ad for their Galaxy S4, with the oh-so-exciting "Full HD camera". Full HD. That's 1920x1080. Does that beat the, apparently, first-or-second generation iPhone they show it next to? Probably. But in much the same way that people selling monitors have jumped on the Full HD bandwagon, I…

How long does it take to play a PS3 game?

Browsing the playstation store... found a game that looked amusing. Download the demo. In the background, so I can keep browsing. Oh, the download is done. Fantastic. Exit to the main menu. Select the game. Installing... Because, on my video game console, when I download a video game, I may…

Bank of America is going to that special level of hell

Ok, so, the idea of a mob boss fighting aliens might be a weak basis for a movie, but that's hardly relevant. If you're at the movie, PUT. AWAY. YOUR. FUCKING. PHONE. Cell phone screens, even at their lowest brightness setting, are REALLY FUCKING BRIGHT in a movie theatre, and…

The 44mpg highway Civic hybrid

I'm tired of TV commercials for cars touting how completely awesome their MPG is. It was the new Civic Hybrid that pushed me over the edge, where they're all excited about getting 44 miles to the gallon on the highway. First, highway milage is generally higher than city in gas…

400,000 Plastic Coffins

In the process of migrating my mail server, I've been tweaking the spam filter settings, starting with a high bar and slowly moving it down. When that bar was still very high, I received an email with the subject line "Is FEMA Storing 400,000+ PLASTIC COFFINS Near Atlanta?…