Monthly Archives: May 2007

Call Your Mom, Gratis

  Dear Mom Just in case you haven't been reminded often enough by now, Sunday, May 13th, is Mother's Day. Many of us will be plying beleaguered matriarchs with chocolates and flowers, but according to one survey about two-thirds of … Continue reading

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As the PC World Turns

  No Soap In a twist worthy of the most improbable soap opera episode, PC World has called back its recently resigned editor-in-chief and punted its new CEO. The original scandal erupted last week when the recently installed PC World CEO … Continue reading

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Oh, the Humanity!

  Hindenburg This Sunday marks the 70th anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster. On May 6, 1937, the Hindenburg was attempting to land at the Navy base in Lakehurst, New Jersey, when it bust into flames. The conflagration took just 34 seconds to claim … Continue reading

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PC World or Apple World?

Apparently these are strange times at PC World magazine. According to a report based on insider information, the editor-in-chief at PC World resigned this week when the new management crossed the line separating church and state (i.e., the distinction between … Continue reading

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In the Blue Light

Halo vacuum Thanks to Dyson's smarmy British-inflected ads, people have become inured to the idea of a high-tech, $400 vacuum cleaner. And now there's a new high-tech model from a company called Halo that not only promises to really suck up … Continue reading

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