Happy Independence Day!

Today is Independence Day, and I just wanted to wish everyone a happy one! We’re lucky to live in the land of the free and the home of the brave. We’re able to express ourselves however we want to (this blog is a prime example) and exchange ideas without worry. Happy Birthday, America!

How Much Are You Willing To Pay for SMS?

The cost of sending and receiving SMS, also called text messages, is getting obsurd. As Marguerite Reardon of Cnet points out: since 2005, the cost of SMS has doubled on all four major US telcos from 10 cents to 20 cents per message. Why are the mobile phone service providers charging this much to send…

Yelp Continues to Rock

Yelp, a site I have praised before, is continuing to grow and gain traction. Today, TechCrunch profiled them and spoke of their success and new-found hate sites. You see, business owners who have been given bad reviews on Yelp are trying to fight back. Sorry businesses, but if you want to fight back, respond to…

ASUS Eee PCs TO Get Larger Keyboards

The ever popular ASUS Eee PC is about to get perhaps its most significant upgrade yet. Is it WiMax, a boost in RAM, an LED backlit screen? No – it’s a larger keyboard! The upcoming 904 and 905 models will have the same 8.9 inch screen as normal, but the keyboard will be the size…