Eric Stewart: Running Off At The Mouth

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The Abomination that is UltraViolet Digital Copy

by on Nov.13, 2011, under Movies, Technology, The Internet

I take issue with the definition of “digital copy” and write my first post complaining about a Digital Rights Management method. UltraViolet Digital Copy is a streaming format that’s replacing the iTunes/Windows Media Player importable version of digital copies on some combo packages that include a “Digital Copy” along with the usual disc.

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Google+: GREAT! But Your Timing Sucks

by on Oct.29, 2011, under Technology, The Internet

Google has finally produced a full-blown social networking product that could give Facebook a run for its money. Thing is, no matter how much better it is than Facebook, it’s an uphill battle in my opinion. Here’s my justifications. The short summary? “Aw man, I *just* got my mother onto Facebook and now something better comes along … “

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Android: Second GMail Account Calendar

by on Nov.15, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology, The Internet

A quickie post explaining how to get the calendar from your second GMail account onto your Android device. Also: Calendar colors, and holidays!

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“can’t establish a reliable data connection to the server”

by on Nov.10, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Networking, Technology, The Internet

My university/soon to be former employer has their student (or former student) email run by Google. When attempting to add my GMail account as a second account on my Samsung Epic, I would get this error. Read on for my solution and pointers …

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Thoughts on Google Buzz

by on Feb.13, 2010, under Technology, The Internet

Google has added a social networking application to GMail, called “Buzz”. Here are some of my thoughts on it.

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Netflix on PS3: It’s About Time

by on Nov.08, 2009, under Technology, The Internet

Netflix and Sony finally got together and now you can “Watch Instantly” streaming movies on your Playstation 3. Far from a full review (as I haven’t watched anything all the way through except a 30 second “Bunny Short”), here are my hopes, expectations, and thoughts on the issue.

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Twitter Apps for the Palm Pre

by on Aug.01, 2009, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology, The Internet

There are two Twitter applications available from Palm Pre “App Catalog”, Spaz and Tweed. Here’s a review of both applications.

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Three BlackBerry Twitter Apps: Quick Review

by on Jul.22, 2009, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology, The Internet

Bah who am I fooling? I don’t blog about anything quickly! I’ve got TwitterBerry, UberTwitter, and TweetCaster on my BlackBerry. Here’s a rundown of features and my feelings on each one.

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Firefox: Version 3.5 and the Add-Ons I Use

by on Jul.03, 2009, under Computers, Technology, The Internet

I touch on (though not actually “review”) Firefox 3.5, and go over what add-ons I’m currently using for Firefox, and why.

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Tweetboard: Threading Twitter Tweets

by on Jun.27, 2009, under The Internet

I noticed a new service being offered for Twitter users: Tweetboard. Tweetboard can organize your Twitter conversations and make them a kind of “microforum” that you can add to your website. I review it’s use, potential purpose, and the potential issues I see with it.

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