Category: Technology

  • Video-on-Demand and Blu-Ray

    UPDATE:  See my Review of VUDU here.   Now that Blu-Ray has apparently won the latest format war…how long do you think it will be before the next greatest technology surpasses it? Not long. Instead of DVD’s, there will be an ever increasing use of the Internet to download programming to your HDTV. All you […]

  • Meraki Wireless Networking

    The December 2007 issue of “Popular Science” Announced their Computing Grand Award Winner was Meraki. Since I never heard of Meraki, and their wireless product sounded interesting, I figured I’d take a peek at their website. Verrry interrresting. It turns out that Meraki is evangelizing wireless networking by, and for, the masses. The Old Way […]

  • Blu-Ray or HD-DVD

    UPDATE January 29, 2019:  12 years later, we know which technology won this race!  🙂  Streaming was not even a dream when I wrote this.  😉  “Tech Detective” was my “name” when I published in magazines…..so fun to see this again.   In the old days, we asked “VHS or Beta” ? Now we are asking […]

  • HeadThere Giraffe

    YeOldeTechy says: “This is COOL!” Check out this new product that YeOldeTechy hopes he will be able to get his hands on to evaluate for this blog. Really quickly here is what the HeadThere Giraffe is: 1. It is a Videoconferencing System that works over the Internet. 2. It is a movable robot that allows […]