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Archive for July, 2008


 

 

LG and NetFlix

LG took the wraps off its own NetFlix player today. With Roku being first to market, the collective fear has been that something better is going to come along and two things are going to happen. One, we will regret our Roku purchase and throw good money after bad ...
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The North Avenue Irregulars

Shipped on 07/30/08. Sometimes, taking a bite out of crime means getting involved, and the six church ladies in this wacky comedy, along with their new minister (Edward Herrmann), aren't afraid to kick some butt. When the underworld moves into the neighborhood, these feisty amateur sleuths decide to fight back … ...
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Give Peace a Chance

This flew past on the DVR the other day and I couldn't help sharing.
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Baby Steps

Being green is a constant, incremental process. Always being on the lookout for little things you can alter about your lifestyle and making the appropriate adjustments. The results of each individual change are often hard to measure, but I try to take comfort in the knowledge that they add ...
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Why?

Why does Apple tend to tweak their most successful products rather than sit back and let them do their jobs? The iPod mini was the fastest selling model of the music player ever. I think it still is, but don't quote me on that. And they killed it after ...
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Hellfighters

I didn't notice till now, but Hellfighters is available on the NetFlix box. Mom is gonna be jealous. In this tribute to real-life legend Red Adair (and to 1960s special effects), an oil-field firefighter (John Wayne) risks his life extinguishing infernos of black gold all over the world. But ...
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DRM

Last week, Yahoo pulled the plug on its music store. This is the first significant example of something we all knew would happen and that no one really had an answer for. What happens to music you purchase online when the retailer turns up its toes? Although this is finally ...
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nowhereman: Another reason to bring your own grocery tote shopping. Bashas will give you a nickel rebate per bag per visit.

nowhereman: Another reason to bring your own grocery tote shopping. Bashas will give you a nickel rebate per bag per visit.
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Apple Store Arrowhead

I didn't make the trek out to the northwest valley for yesterday's opening of Arizona's fifth Apple store, but plenty of drooling fanatics did...
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