Category Archives: Amazon.com

24 mar

Silicon Valley vs NoVA Dulles Technology Corridor (Netplex)

***, Amazon.com, Apple, Companies, eBay, Google, Government, History, Intel, Internet, Microsoft, News, Verizon

Silicon Valley is an extremely well known location for technology, startups, and the dominant tech firms in the world. Google, Apple, Stanford University, Cisco, eBay, HP, Intel, Yahoo!, Adobe, AMD, Intuit, Juniper, Nvidia, Oracle, Western Digital, and so many more … Continue reading

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11 feb

Amazon.com Add On Items via Amazon Prime

***, Amazon.com, Companies, Electronics, Internet, News

As the economy has moved to internet purchasing, there is one name that has taken the name as the premiere online eCommerce space. Amazon.com has by far, dominated the internet space, toppling big box stores such as Best Buy, Borders, … Continue reading

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3 dec

G35 LED Christmas Light Review and Teardown

**, Amazon.com, eBay, Electronics, Hacking, Home Projects

I bought some Christmas lights for this year that, unfortunately, did not work so well. The lights were 50 LED color changing bulbs with a board that gives alternating effects. These are extremely popular in the hardware hacking world and … Continue reading

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2 dec

Redbox Instant by Verizon to Enter Streaming Video

***, Amazon.com, Entertainment, Media, Netflix, News, Verizon

The past few weeks, I realized that I have all sorts of streaming video sources that I did not even intend to sign up for? I originally had Netflix, which is how I watched all of my online content. Hulu … Continue reading

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24 nov

Unique 2012 Christmas Technology Gifts for Him or Her

***, Amazon.com, Android, Electronics, Entertainment, iPad, iPhone, Media, Mobility, Windows (Mobile)

It’s that time of year again to find the perfect gift for your family or friend. I know what it’s like trying to match last year’s gift or find something better. It’s a great feeling to surprise that special someone … Continue reading

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27 oct

AWS, Netflix, Instagram vs. Frankenstorm 2012 – Internet Uptime Challenge

**, Amazon.com, Architecture, Cloud Computing, Clusters, Facebook, Internet, Netflix, News

It wasn’t more than 3 months ago that Amazon Web Services (AWS), Netflix, and Instagram all dealt with a storm that knocked out services for a couple of hours in the Northern Virginia region and thanks to “Frankenstorm” Sandy, it … Continue reading

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5 sep

How to Build a Windows Phone with OAuth

***, .NET MVC, Amazon.com, Apple, Facebook, Google, Internet, Linux, Microsoft, Mobility, Windows, Windows (Mobile)

Wow, I am posting a lot of Windows related things lately. I guess it’s because Microsoft continues to throw out all of these new things, Windows Phone, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows Surface, Microsoft Visual Studio 2012… ohh.. let … Continue reading

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3 jul

DC Metro Storm Takes out AWS, Netflix and Instagram

**, Amazon.com, Cloud Computing, Clusters, Electronics, Facebook, Hardware, Internet

So there was a very heavy and sudden storm that rolled through the DC Metro area last Friday and Saturday. I posted about generators before, but besides the catastrophe that brought mine and many lifestyle’s around me to a screaming … Continue reading

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15 may

Getting Creative with USB Adapters

Amazon.com, Electronics, Hardware

When you think you have seen each and every type of Mouse Trap, it seems a new one has been created. Creating the better USB adapter is all of the same. Take a look at this new item, which you … Continue reading

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22 mar

Learning JSON with JavaScript and Other Languages

Amazon.com, Facebook, Google, Internet, Java, JavaScript, Programming, Twitter

JSON is a simple and very commonly used data format for objects being sent around the web. Short for JavaScript Object Notation, JSON provides an easy to read and highly compact way to basically send data between applications and websites … Continue reading

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