Kroger Loses Email and Personal Information 1

Joining the long line of companies who don’t value customer security and privacy, Kroger has lost customers email addresses and names.  No big deal right, you could just expect a few spam messages in your email folder. This is why the “discount cards” that you have to produce to get even half way decent prices ...

You’re Elected Charlie Brown

Why do I get the feeling this is the kind of statement Charles Schultz would have Charlie Brown making at the inauguration ceremony.  Yes, this is offensive and probably very frightening for citizens of Alabama who don’t happen to share this dude’s religious beliefs.  Then again, the great people of Alabama elected him.  I’d like ...

NOOKcolor gets Android 2.2 (Froyo) in January 1

Smartphonemag.com recently got it’s hands on a NOOKcolor running Android 2.2.  This is exciting news for me, as one of these will (hopefully) be under my Christmas tree this year.  I do plan to root the device and turn into into a full-fledged Angry Birds playing tablet.  I like the NOOK because it has the ...

Thinking About Buying at Artscow.com – Don’t 3

Thinking About Buying at Artscow.com - Don't
Republishing an article from last year, just in case you are about to make a mistake and buy something from Artscow.com in the month of December. I wanted to share a recent (and ongoing) very bad experience I have had with the online photo company, Artscow.com.  I registered with Artscow a few months ago, after ...

Walgreens Email List Compromised 1

I received this email from Walgreens this week informing me that one of their email lists was lost and the requisite phishing email had been sent out to said list.  This continues a very disturbing trend.  I often wonder how something like this happens.  I always think the most likely culprit is an inside job.  ...

Howard Stern Staying at Sirius 1

Great news for my Sirius/XM subscription this morning.  Howard Stern announced that he has signed a new 5-year contract to stay with the company.  Interesting tidbit that Stern content will be available on mobile devices for the first time.  As we discussed before, this could very well be the future of radio.  Not surprised that ...