Remember my rant about how Belkin sucks? Well, they really do, because they can’t even make cable clips worth a damn. When I re-did my office early last year, I want to make it really slick, so I purchased a whole bunch of cable clips from Belkin I put those suckers everywhere, and they worked … Continue reading Belkin Cable Clips: Yeah, They Suck Too
In general, I try to give a company several chances to prove itself to me – I know that product defects happen, and that just because I happen to get a defective product, doesn’t mean that other people are going to have the same problem. Last night, however, was the last straw. Over the past … Continue reading It’s Official: Belkin Products Suck
I swear that WiFi overall as a technology is less and less stable every year. Back when it was only 802.11b, I don’t remember having nearly as many problems as I have lately. I’ve owned D-Link, Belkin, Netgear and Linksys routers – all have been replaced in my hunt for a fast, stable router that … Continue reading Why Is WiFi Less Stable Year by Year?
This is the first post in a new category of posts on this blog: Someone Invent This. Every so often, I’ll get an idea for a product, a business, a service, or a technology that I’d like to see come to market. I figure if I throw the idea out there, there’s a chance someone … Continue reading Someone Invent This: A Home-Based Call Filtering Service
I think self-awareness is probably one of the most critical human traits when it comes to personal growth and issues of integrity. It’s amazingly easy to think you’re right all the time – most people do, myself included – it’s much harder to look at yourself and admit that you might be wrong. Some people … Continue reading Eating My Words: Never Tasty, But Necessary
I try to keep my office tidy, and with the U-shaped Ikea desk I have, all the cables running from PC to wall are exposed making it all too easy for things to look messy. Baseboard cable clips were a good solution I found to allow me to group power, networking, USB, and other types … Continue reading Doesn’t Anyone Make Good Baseboard Clips?
As a geek, when I implement new technology in my life, I always hope it’s going to go smoothly – but I also know that not every product is designed perfectly, and there’s a good chance it may take some extra work to get things working right. But what I wasn’t expecting three days ago, … Continue reading Don’t You Just Hate It When Technology Doesn’t Work Right?