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reviewed Kerplunk!: Stories. August 27, 2010
Kerplunk!: Stories
If you like Garrison Keillor, you will probably like this book. Stories of the small-town folksy lifestyle are not very common. While not fall-down funny, you will chuckle more than laugh. Sometimes a …
Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion,
If you are expecting a handbook about how to deliver excellent customer service, you will be surprised by this book.    It's about one man's journey through the startup seas from the …
reviewed Canon PowerShot SD1400IS 14.1 MP Digi.... July 26, 2010
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Canon PowerShot SD1400IS 14.1 MP Digital Camera
If you are looking for an ultra-portable camera that takes great pictures, and doesn't require any knowledge about camera settings, it doesn't get any better than this. I have the black model. It's sleek …
reviewed Kodak Zi8 Pocket Video Camera (Black). July 09, 2010
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Kodak Zi8 Pocket Video Camera (Black)
This device is a Flip killer (until Flip comes out with their next-gen device)    Love:  1) Video Quality is excellent given adequate light (as with most cams)  2) …
The Game Inventor's Guidebook: How to Invent and
The most essential book on the market for people who want to learn more about what it takes to bring a tabletop game to market.    It's not going to teach you how to conceptualize …
reviewed Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?. February 28, 2010
Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
I've been reading Seth Godin's books since "Permission Marketing" debuted in 1999. His blog is on my Browser's home page. He's the first thing I read in the morning.    There are hundreds …
reviewed Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Serie.... January 22, 2010
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Color
If you need a large-format scanner, you cannot go wrong with this unit. Not only is it is fine scanner, but it is a color printer, copier, fax machine.    The print world is not just …
reviewed The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepren.... January 22, 2010
The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to
It's been a long time since I've read a book on running a business that is written so well, and provides practical, real world examples from the author's experience. This is not a cheerleader book on …
reviewed Caprica (2009). January 19, 2010
Caprica (2009)
In an attempt to extend the fantastic Galactica franchise, the creators take us into the decades prior to the rebellion of the Cylons. How did the machines get smart enough to take on their makers? Who …
Money for Nothing: One Man's Journey through the
Everyone's heard that old story about how most lottery winners go broke within a few years after winning millions. This book explains the whole twisted industry from the inside out.    The …
reviewed Transcend 8 GB Class 6 microSDHC Flas.... January 13, 2010
Transcend 8 GB Class 6 microSDHC Flash Memory Card
Transcend continues to put out great products. Large, fast memory cards at the best prices. Don't settle for paying more for less with other brands. The Class 6 speed is definitely a benefit when taking …
reviewed Belkin 100ft 10/100BT RJ45M/RJ45M CAT.... January 13, 2010
Belkin 100ft 10/100BT RJ45M/RJ45M CAT5E Patch
What more do you want from an Ethernet cable?    Don't pay higher prices for other cables. The cable is sturdy and well built. It transports data as well as any Ethernet cable. Say no more.
Jimmy the Hand: Legends of the Riftwar, Book III
Ok, so it's not an epic multi-volume tale like other Feist efforts. But it is definitely a highly entertaining story about one of the most endearing characters in the world of Midkemia, in his formative, …
reviewed SuperFreakonomics. January 06, 2010
Super Freakonomics (Book)
If you read this book as an economics text, you will be disappointed.    If you read this book as a couple hours of entertainment and expect to glean interesting info for the watercooler …
reviewed What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures. December 10, 2009
What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures
Great read. The book is a collection of past articles/essays written by Gladwell. Intriguing stuff. You will always have something interesting to talk about at parties if you read his books.
reviewed Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cas.... December 10, 2009
Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion (Hardcover)
Build a business around the one asset where you have the most control - yourself.    Lots of practical tips, techniques and resources to use Social Media to boost your personal brand …
The Big Idea: How to Make Your Entrepreneurial
Donnie Deutsch speaks to anyone with dreams of taking their ideas and making them into businesses.    I find this book extremely inspirational (just as the show is) to the regular …
The Pursuit of Wow! Every Person's Guide to
If you are stuck in a rut of ordinary, tread-worn practices at your work, this book might help snap you out of your funk.    But if you are looking for keen insights and practical …
reviewed Free: The Future of a Radical Price. October 22, 2009
Free: The Future of a Radical Price
If you have or are thinking about building a business around a digital product, you have to read this book.    The easier it is to distribute something, and the cheaper the cost of …
Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in
This is not a cook book. There is no one way to bake a pie, or build a successful business.    As you read this book, one of the chapters may contain the idea that fits your situation …
Treasure Hunt: Inside the Mind of the New Consumer
If you read "Trading up" you know that people will scrimp, save, and sacrifice to get a few luxury items. They buy generic food, don't have cable or satellite TV, vacation every other year, just so they …
reviewed Exploiting Chaos: 150 Ways to Spark I.... October 22, 2009
Exploiting Chaos: 150 Ways to Spark Innovation
This is a quick read that will give you nuggets of brilliance and numerous ideas for your business.    Lots of full-page photography adds to driving home the message, but cuts down …
reviewed Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 9. October 22, 2009
Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum 9
I've used many video editing programs, from Ulead/Corel Video Studio, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, and Adobe Premiere.    Throw out Movie Maker unless you are only looking …
reviewed The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Upd.... October 21, 2009
The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated:
Any book that tells you not to quit your day job, but lie to your employer after getting them to let you work from home, while you are on a beach on the company's dime, is borderline criminal.    Work …
Rules of Thumb: 52 Truths for Winning at Business
"52 Rules of Thumb" is an outstanding book. The rules are intriguing, and contain zero fluff. Each rule is accompanied by a real story where it has been applied (most from Webber's personal experiences).    …
reviewed HP Quickdoc Docking Station. July 13, 2009
HP Quickdoc Docking Station
Likes:    1) 6 powered USB ports (great for mouse, keyboard, external drives)  2) Component, SVGA, composite and VGA video out (can connect to almost any monitor)  3) …
Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity
Here's what I took from the book.    Find something you love to do, put your unique spin on it, get started now, don't quit your job, work hard on your creative project, be true to …
Fanatic Digital Gold-Plated HDMI Cable (2 meters/6
It works flawlessly. Sturdy and well built. As good as any I have seen.    If anyone tries to tell you that you need a $30, $40, $100 hdmi cable to get the best sound and picture, …
The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and
I've always admired people who can convey a complex message in a simple manner. This book shows how basic drawing skills can be used to illustrate complex concepts. And it succeeds.    It …
Peaks and Valleys: Making Good And Bad Times Work
"Peaks and Valleys" is a wonderful book, and can be read in a couple hours. It describes how to deal with the ups and downs of life - eventually making the good times more frequent and last longer, while …
LG 42LH30 42-Inch 1080p LCD HDTV, Gloss Black
I've been researching 40-42" HD TVs for months, looking for the ideal match for my needs that fit my budget of under $1,000. I looked at plasmas, 120Hz LCDs, 40", 42", Sharp, Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, …
reviewed Forgetting Sarah Marshall. April 06, 2009
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
OK, so Apatow has plugged into a profitable formula for comedies, and he's staying true to his format. Where's the crime in that? His movies are funny and appeal to the broad 17-54 audience.    I …
reviewed Pirate Treasure Mazes. February 17, 2009
Pirate Treasure Mazes
Children (7,9) were easily bored of this book. The were looking for more challenging mazes.
reviewed Amazing Mazes. February 17, 2009
Amazing Mazes
These maze puzzles are not a challenge for anyone over 6 years old. Kids will tire of them quickluy and move onto other things. The drawings are nice, but the mazes are mediocre.
reviewed Xtreme Photostory On CD And DVD 6. February 17, 2009
Xtreme Photostory On CD And DVD 6
This product makes outstanding slideshows from your photos. More effects than you'll ever need. Simple, intuitive interface. Lots of options.    Take your best photos from vacation …
reviewed Canon PowerShot SD870IS 8MP Digital C.... January 27, 2009
Canon PowerShot SD870IS 8MP Digital Camera with
I've owned the SD870IS camera for about 6 months. It's my every day camera, and I take it with me almost all the time. It's great for photos at social gatherings and snapshots. The best part …
reviewed Outliers: The Story of Success. January 27, 2009
Outliers: The Story of Success
This video review is a quick overview on what you will read about in the book, and why I found it so fascinating.
reviewed Catcher In The Wry. November 20, 2008
If you only read one baseball book before you die, this must be the one. You'll pass on with a huge grin on your face.
Liberty: A Lake Wobegon Novel
Peel back the layers of Lake Wobegon and you'll see the "real" Lake Wobegon. Gone is the veneer of innocence detailed in earlier books. The more recent novels of our favorite midwestern town play on the …
reviewed Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a.... October 01, 2008
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green
I was never a tree hugger. I used to drive a big SUV, and only changed my ways when gas prices went sky high. After reading this outstanding book, I now look at energy more on how it affects my community …
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