• Hop On Wireless' HOP1800 "disposable" phone: Beware

    As we all know, Hop On Wireless finally (they’ve been promising hardware since 2001) released the Hop1800, a $10 disposable dual-band phone with no screen. Great, right? So what am I so antsy about? I did a little digging recently and came back worried. Hop On has been hyping this device for seven years. Its founder, Peter Michaels, made a huge splash in 2001, receiving accolades from… Read More

  • Warning: Apple update may brick your Mac

    This is why I chose not to update my MBP during the middle of the day. Has anyone encountered any issues? Sheesh. Just when I got my MacBook Pro fixed and running well with a brand new logic board along comes Apple and the OS X update released today that bricked the MBP. Yep, I was running fine and dandy and feeling good about everything on the MacBook Pro and the software update trashed it. Read More

  • Ne pas utilser votre mobile

    France has warned its citizens that since the effects of long-term cellphone use aren’t known yet, precaution must be taken, especially with children. In no way is France saying “stop using cellphones altogether,” despite what my terrible headline says, but is simply urging common sense: don’t use cellphones all day long, don’t use them where there’s no… Read More