Month: February 2010

FCC Shines A Little Light On New White Space Uses

After making its announcement that June 12, 2010 would be the last date to legally use wireless microphones that occupy what is known as the 700mHz band (also known as “white” space), the FCC has given the first official word

Do We Really Need The Penny?

I’ve been working on this idea for a while, but I need a little help.  It makes sense to me, but I can’t quite do the math. There’s lots of talk these days about getting rid of the penny.  The

No Need To Go Shopping. It’s Already In Your Pocket

I’m trying to learn to play the piano.   It’s one of the most frustrating things I’ve ever done, but I’m sticking with it.  I wouldn’t call it a hobby so much as an attempt to deny the aging process. I

What’s Google Up To Now?

Some dismiss Google’s announcement that they plan to enter the business of providing broadband internet service as just more dabbling by a company that has too much money. They will probably regret it. Taking on the problem of slow internet

It’s Getting Tougher To Find The Deals

A troubling new pricing trend is developing in online pricing and it’s making things more difficult if you are looking for a deal. Pressure from manufacturers to control the price that online merchants charge for certain items mean that more