Review: Simplify Media – simply great!

Alright, I confess right up front, I have way more songs in my iTunes library than I ever do or will listen to. But I am one of those guys that likes to think I have my whole library always available for any situation. You know, like when I am at the park with my beautiful wife, a quaint picnic blanket and lunch, and a beautiful azure sky with one or two large cumulus clouds lazily floating across the sky. → Read the rest

Review: Logitech Pure-Fi Anywhere 2 Compact Speakers for iPod and iPhone

I have tried a number of portable speakers for my use with my 3G iPhone. When traveling for work, I like to be able to listen to music in my hotel room either from my iPhone directly or via applications like Simplify Media, Pandora, LastFM, or even IceCast stations. I own several iPod portable speaker like the Altec Lansing inMotion series, but in every case, I have to deal with the iPhone incompatibility message and the typical GSM buzzing noise that occurs when the phone radio is active. → Read the rest

Dave Ramsey – Looking at our finances from a decidedly different perspective

Author and speaker, Dave Ramsey, offers sound financial advice through the several books he has authored along with his website and a 12 week seminar offered at many locations around the country called Financial Peace University. Having experienced “having it all, losing it all, and getting it back” he offers sound advice regarding personal financial discipline and management that allows families and individuals to achieve financial independence the old fashioned way. → Read the rest

Happy with WordPress

I am impressed with WordPress 2.6 blogging software. The number of great plugins and tools available make it obvious why the platform is so popular amount bloggers. I am looking forward to the release of version 2.7 though I don’t know much about it yet. I like the editor Mars Edit and the Firefox extension ScribeFire. → Read the rest

Cool WordPress plugin for Bible verse references in blog

I just discovered a cool plugin for WordPress that the Desiring God blog is using. It is RefTagger by Logos. The plugin allows you to provide instant Bible content for any Scripture references you list on your website. For instance, if I reference the verse Romans 8:28 in my writing, you will see a link that opens a small window quoting the verse, all by simply hovering your mouse cursor over the reference. → Read the rest

Dell’s Inspiron Mini 9 review from CNet

Cnet posted their review of the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 on YouTube shown here:

CNET Review – Dell Inspiron Mini 9:

I love this netbook. I have had mine for about 3 weeks and while it will never be my “go to” notebook computer (that role is reserved for my MacBook Pro) it is so light and easy to carry, that I find myself using it quite a bit of the time I need to catch up on RSS feeds, watch Slingbox, or just do a little bit of web surfing or email. → Read the rest