Archives for 2012

VoxATC – Why Push Buttons When You Can Talk

Ok so I got Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) Gold for Christmas and immediately starting downloading addons to make it as real as possible.  The primary reason for this is my New Years resolution to get my private pilots license and wanted to brush up on some of the core fundamentals.  Of all the … [Read more...]

Windows 8 – Love Hate Relationship

I've been running Windows 8 on my primary laptop since the day it was released.  I purchased it through Amazon via a pre-order deal that let me buy the boxed Windows 8 Pro for around $68 and included a $30 Amazon credit.  Not a bad deal if I say so myself.   My first impression was that it was MUCH … [Read more...]

Dell Digital Downloads Suck

  In today's world of instant delivery of software via high-speed digital downloads it's incredible to find a major corporation that supposedly is in the technology business that doesn't support instant downloads.  To my dismay that's exactly what happened today when I purchased a 3 pack of the … [Read more...]

Star Trek Door Chime from ThinkGeek

First off I am a big fan of Star Trek TOS (The original series) and absolutely love all the really cool gadgets and gizmos that various companies have produced. So when the nice folks at ThinkGeek said they would send me one of the Star Trek Electronic Door Chime I was very excited. Of course one … [Read more...]