Super Bowl Prop Bets

Super Bowl Prop Bets

I’m very much not a fan of either team in this year’s big game, so at this point I’m looking for reasons to sit through the 10 hours of pregame, the four-hour game itself, and the endless postgame celebration and dissection. And I think I’ve...
Jawbone Up

Jawbone Up

A week or so ago I received a new cell phone and service from Verizon, and a fancy new device to test, the Jawbone Up. The Up is a wearable device that tracks your footsteps and workouts, sleep patterns and calorie intake and uploads all of this onto your smartphone....
Is The NFL About To Jump The Shark?

Is The NFL About To Jump The Shark?

Remember “The Fonz?”  He was the ultra-cool character on the hottest television show, “Happy Days,” in the 1970’s.  The show, while still popular, changed it’s focus from the stars of the show, the kids, to the popular Fonzie in the...
No Agenda 586 – 1/26/14

No Agenda 586 – 1/26/14

The No Agenda Podcast, featuring Adam Curry and John C. Dvorak. Download episode 586 here. You can also support the show by contributing to their value-for-value model at Dvorak.org/NA .    ...
My First Days With the Galaxy Note 3

My First Days With the Galaxy Note 3

Shortly before noon last Friday (Jan 24, 2014), a small packaged arrived.  It was a day late, but it really didn’t matter.  Inside was some new gadgets, and new gadget Friday makes up for any issues a late FedEx shipment could possible cause. Under all the tape,...
Drunk Goalie

Drunk Goalie

There a lot of things you can do drunk. You can fish. You can dance, or at least think you can dance. You can even walk down the street to the next bar. But one thing you probably can’t do is play in the net during a live hockey game. But that didn’t stop...
Secret Monitor

Secret Monitor

Got a spare LCD monitor laying around and want to create a monitor that you can only view if special glasses are worn? How it works is pretty simple.  The monitor’s polarizing filter is removed, causing the screen to glow a bright white.  The filter is replaced...