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Cablevision Blocks Jailbroken iPads On Optimum TV App

It’s happened, Cablevision is blocking jailbroken iPads from using their Optimum TV app. When did Cablevision become the jailbreak police for Apple? I’m in my apartment trying to use the app legitimately, why does the OS matter? I guess I’ll … Continue reading

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We Need Universal Power/Data Connectors

I’m running out of power plugs, my desk is full of plugs for my various gadgets. Everyone of them has an USB end, while the other end is┬áproprietary. Why the heck is this necessary? Way can’t we all just use … Continue reading

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Why Apple Wants To Kill The Samsung Galaxy Tab

I just got my hands on a loaner Galaxy Tab 10.1 to play with last week, and I really like what I see. Yes, I know I’m a bit behind on this but WayWardWeb isn’t exactly a top tier blog. … Continue reading

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AOL Cancels My AIM Account

Way back before broadband was everywhere, I was an AOL subscriber. When I got broadband I cancelled AOL, that was back in early 2000. Just today, my cancellation finally went through. At least that’s the reason I was given as … Continue reading

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Don’t Buy Dane-Elec USB Flash Drives

I recently purchased a couple of Dane-Elec USB flash drives from Target while they were on sale for $9. Bad move. I’ve had Dane-Elec devices before and they worked fine so I didn’t think anything of it. Fast forward 3 … Continue reading

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Google+ Exclusive Beta Just Killed Google+

Still no access to Google+. I hate this beta crap where they release it but you can’t use it, just read about everyone else using it. What exactly am I waiting for anyway? This waiting is just a big turn … Continue reading

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Why Do Tents Leak In The Rain?

I went camping during the July 4th weekend, it poured on one of the days, and my tent leaked and leaked. It just couldn’t take 20 hours of rain. I don’t understand why all tents aren’t made to be completely … Continue reading

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Chromebook Up For Sale

So Google didn’t send me a CR-48, but they just sent me an email today saying I can buy one, for a limited time. Yeaaaa, I don’t think I’m going to spend $500 on a Chromebook when my Hackintosh only … Continue reading

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Google To Shut Off Translation API

Google’s Translation API is a tool that allows web developers to dynamically (and automagically) translate their website to various other languages. I know we use it where I work, but it seems that it costs Google a bit too much … Continue reading

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The Collage Square, A Crowd Sourced Photo Collage

I have time on my hands and figure I’d do something interesting, and this is the result.┬áThe Collage Square is a crowd sourced photo collage. Anyone can select a block on the 15×15 grid and upload a photo. Yea, yea, … Continue reading

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