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Amazon Does Not Allow Negative Reviews of Amazon

Amazon sends plenty of emails asking for reviews. But if you happen to put something which questions Amazon policy in your review? Forget it. It won’t be posted. Here’s a recent example. I purchased a set of toner cartridges for a Brother MFC9340 from Office World in Oct 2017. The set included one each of […]

Coerver Soccer Coaching Method DVDs

UPDATED 2013 March Note: The Coerver School has made many new improvements to their instructional videos. They also have regional training sessions that you can join. Follow the links listed below to find more information. Anyone who is serious about soccer has likely heard of the Coerver Coaching Method for player development.  In the 1970s, […]

Android App: Out of Milk

This application seems to be suited for people who want a very simple listing of items that need to be purchased or a basic “to do” list.  What I did not like about the app is that it doesn’t have any way to organize shopping lists by stores or locations.  I don’t know that many […]

Kodak Playsport Zx3 Battery Charge Issues

UPDATED August 25, 2011:  If you have a Zx3 with the charging issue, read through the article, but  be sure to see the notes at the VERY bottom about how you MAY be able to work around the problem if you are out of warranty. UPDATED August 24, 2011:  Beth LaPierre, Chief Listening Office at […]

Draw and Write Through History

Carylee Gressman has developed some really neat books for homeschoolers or parents who wish to further their child’s art education. Her method uses the natural progression of history and includes simple step-by-step drawings which most children will find easy enough to follow. I hesitate to give an age limit on this, as some children’s motor […]

The Runaway Jury, Grisham

John Grisham is a well known fiction author whose specialty is riveting mysteries, usually involving some aspect of the legal profession.  The Runaway Jury has much to be said for the storytelling part, but there are issues as with most Grisham novels.  This review is written as a bit of an open letter to John […]

Professional Xen Virtualization, von Hagen

For the computer professional who has considered consolidating server load using any of the popular server virtualization technologies available, William von Hagen’s book is a must read.  We give the book a solid review in the full article.

A Review of Whitelisting Technology for Spam Prevention

As someone who has been involved in Internet technology for over a decade, I have seen a lot of different tools which are effective in making life online easier.  Everyone who has e-mail is aware that spam is a major problem.  How to control it is a question which industry heavyweights are grappling with daily.  […]

A Review of Oakley Thump 256MB MP3 Sunglasses

The Oakley Thump is touted as a lightweight, durable set of sunglasses with a great added feature: the MP3 player.  After wearing these sunglasses with their polarized lenses, that flip up when not needed, I have several opinions.

Dusty Mole Private Eye, Davoll

Barbara Davoll is an author best known for her Christopher Churchmouse series.  However, she has written other works.  One of the lesser known series is the Molehole Mysteries.  We review the first book in the collection, Dusty Mole Private Eye.