Tag Archives: USB

Roku 2 XS: A Good Buy For Streaming Media

Although I already own an HD TiVo and Apple TV, I have been looking for a streaming media alternative that would allow me to use other video sources for media consumption. For whatever reason, HD TiVo seems to have problems … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire: Unboxing and First Impressions

As indicated in an earlier post, I pre-ordered a Kindle Fire.  It arrived safely today.  Here are a few photos of the unboxing process.  I was amused by the packaging which made it look as though it was packed specifically … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire: Interesting, But Not An iPad Killer

Yesterday, Amazon announced the Kindle Fire.  It is a 7″ (1024 x 600 resolution) Android-based tablet PC with multi-touch capabilities, 8 GB of storage and Wi-Fi, weighing in at 14.6 ounces.  The price of the device is $199 and it … Continue reading

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FIX: Apple’s Lion Changes Default USB Mouse Scrolling Behavior

I have loaded Apple’s Lion (10.7) on several machines so far. One of them uses a basic USB scroll mouse while the others are using Magic Mice. For several minutes, I thought I was losing my mind as I attempted … Continue reading

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Tips to Increase Your Computer Productivity: Multiple Monitors and Tabbed Browsing

For all but the simplest of computing tasks, I believe that using multiple monitors will increase your productivity. In my current home office configuration, I am perched in front of three monitors.  From left to right, a 23″ monitor run … Continue reading

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