Archive for August, 2008

Knox Cross Sport Shirt motorcycle armor review
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Knox Cross Sport Shirt motorcycle armor review

I review the Knox Cross Sport Shirt motorcycle armor system. With four modular pieces, the Cross Sport is a very versatile, inexpensive way to augment your existing protective gear.

Posted in: motorcycling, review
HE’S OFF HIS MEDS!!

HE’S OFF HIS MEDS!!

That’s about the last thing you want to hear on an airplane, right after “ALLAHU AKBAR” and the sound of a dead man’s switch being activated. Tags: flying, mutant insects, travel, work

Posted in: gibberish
Motoport / Cycleport kevlar motorcycle glove review

Motoport / Cycleport kevlar motorcycle glove review

My disappointment with Motoport continues as I log two hundred miles in their kevlar motorcycle racing glove.

Posted in: motorcycling, review
Permanent secure HTTPS connectivity option now available on Gmail

Permanent secure HTTPS connectivity option now available on Gmail

Gmail has had HTTPS (secure) capabilities for a long time now, but the default protocol has always been plain HTTP. You could manually add the “s” in the URL (http://mail.google.com to https://mail.google.com), but you had to do it every time you logged in. GAlert by MassGrid Solutions (ready my review) had this functionality, but there […]

Posted in: technology
Microsoft sent me a new Xbox 360 Elite

Microsoft sent me a new Xbox 360 Elite

Microsoft replaces my busted Xbox 360 Elite in a week, including time wasted on a shipping snafu.

Posted in: games
Six questions about four things

Six questions about four things

Silly Friday fun: six questions that ask for four answers apiece.

Posted in: gibberish
drfaulken.com upgrades

drfaulken.com upgrades

I’ve moved drfaulken.com, and by extension Gibberish and the gallery, over to a more dedicated server on DreamHost. The site has been slow lately. I’d like to think it’s partly from my traffic, but I think there are just too many other sites on my old server. I did have a 10,000 unique visitor spike […]

Posted in: gibberish, site news
Ilium Software’s Screen Capture software for Windows Mobile review

Ilium Software’s Screen Capture software for Windows Mobile review

I try out Ilium Software’s Screen Capture program. It’s free, and does exactly what it was made to do: take screenshots of your Windows Mobile device.

Posted in: review, technology
Internet radio is about to get punched in the balls … again.

Internet radio is about to get punched in the balls … again.

I’ve written about how royalties have threatened Internet radio in the past. According to this Ars Technica article, it seems like the Sound Exchange is trying to drive nails in the coffins of my favorite Internet radio stations. Ars Technica discusses the awesome-o Pandora in particular, but the disproportionally high royalty fees will affect all […]

Posted in: music
IMC BHS10 headset intercom system for a 2002 BMW K1200 LT reviewed

IMC BHS10 headset intercom system for a 2002 BMW K1200 LT reviewed

I try out the IMC BHS10 intercom system for my 2002 BMW K1200 LT motorcycle after being told by a retailer that it was compatible for my bike. They were wrong.

Posted in: motorcycling, review