Play It Again, Samsung

Samsung has launched an ad campaign for their smart watch, the Galaxy Gear. And from the ad, you might think this watch is about to make your dreams come true.  [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3qeJKax2CU&w=420&h=315] Yes, fictional character have used this technology for decades. A watch that can display information beyond time, act as a communication device, and, if […]

Did the Baltimore Orioles Have a Successful Season?

The Baltimore Orioles won just 69 games in 2011. Thanks in part to a strong bullpen and a breakout season by Adam Jones, the Birds upped their win total to 93 in 2012 and lost the American League Division Series to the New York Yankees in five games. Coming off the heels of their first […]

Yankee Offseason: Is A $300 Million Payroll Possible?

The number 300 has a special meaning in baseball. 300 wins is the traditional Hall of Fame measure for a starting pitcher. Striking out 300 batters in a season hasn’t been done since Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling in 2002. The other men on that list include Pedro Martinez, Nolan Ryan, and Sandy Kofax. A […]

San Francisco Giants: Rotation Questions

When the San Francisco Giants won the World Series in 2010 they did so with a rotation comprised of Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, Jonathan Sanchez, and Madison Bumgarner.  Barry Zito, their free agent acquisition from a few years earlier, didn’t even make the postseason roster.  By 2012, Sanchez had been traded and Lincecum spent most […]

Microsoft and the Surface RT: Can’t Touch(Pad) This?

Last month Microsoft took a massive $900 billion writedown on the company’s disappointing Surface RT tablet inventory. Microsoft’s biggest hardware initiative since the original Xbox more than a decade ago, the Surface line of devices – both the RT and Pro models – were designed to bring Windows into a new age, an age of […]

A Night With The Chromecast

When Google announced the Chromecast during their breakfast, the star of the show was not Android 4.3 or the new Nexus 7 but the small, seemingly trivial piece of technology no bigger than a USB thumb drive. One year after the Nexus Q was announced, put on hold, and ultimately retired before officially launching, Google […]