[This article was written in July 2008 – speeds are somewhat better as of Aug 2009 but I’m convinced that AT&T voice service is getting worse – dropped calls etc.] Doing some informal 3G speed testing of my iPhone 3G here in the republic of Boulder. I positioned myself under the main cellphone antenna array… Continue reading AT&T iPhone 3G Speed test in Boulder, Co
Just saw this piece on ABC news about tire expiration dates. Those who know me have always heard my mantra about buying a good quality tire, after all it’s the only thing that’s between your car and the road. According to this piece on ABC news, the rubber compound in tires dries out over time and becomes brittle after 6 years or so. This can lead to blowouts, nasty rollovers and to the premature pushing up of the the old daisies!
This is a mini Flickr Photoset test:
It’s that magical time of the year when a new software update for the iPhone is being released, Ver. 2.0. In my over eager state of folly I decided to update my phone as soon as the software was released.
Came across this video on the interwebs. I’ve basically known this fact for a while now, Compact Flourescents (CF) contain mercury and if you break the bulb or one dies you can’t just throw it in the trash. Perhaps the EPA jumped on the CF bandwagon too soon. This video of a Texas Republican Senator… Continue reading Compact fluorescents (CFL) – A Republican Rant but he’s correct