Purchases

 
 
 

HomeSettings Z-Wave Receptacle

I ordered 2 of these as part of my new Home Automation initiative.  I  also ordered 2 similar Z-Wave receptacles just so that I could see if there was any functional difference that warranted the price difference.

 

Wdibtt Rating: 
5

I stood in line for my Droid

I waited last year when the G1 came out. I was anxious for Android to come out and shake things up but I didn't want to be an early adopter. I looked forward to participating in an open source mobile platform because as an applications developer and, honestly, because it wasn't an iPhone.  The promise of a better platform was what it meant to me.  A system whose excellence is agnostic of its host.

Wdibtt Rating: 
9

Why did I buy this LG Envy

I'm writing this articel after-the-fact.  Truth is the LG Envy (VX9900) wasn't a horrible phone, but I think I had to long to remain satisfied.  The 'P' button broke almost immediately.  The well intentioned 'ENV' orange button in the top right could only be configured to launch one of a small handful of tasks.  Would've been nice if you could set it to launch the Verizon Song ID app, but I guess that was too much to ask.

 

 

Wdibtt Rating: 
7

The HP 6180 All-In-One

Back in 2006, my employers purchased me an HP 6180 All-in-one printer/fax/copier/scanner/money pit. It printed incredible 4x6 photos on HP glossy photo paper, but other brand papers didn't fair so well. This machine rocks Bluetooth, Photobridge, an 802.11g wifi card, and USB capabilities. On the downside ink is expensive and its always requesting new ink.

Wdibtt Rating: 
5

HP EW193AA VGA Webcamera

A little while back, I invested in a few webcams as a small home security project.  I just wanted to test a few different cameras out along with some open source software to try and put together an affordable solution.  That's why I bought the HP VGA Webcams, for like $24.99, at Best Buy.

Wdibtt Rating: 
4

Why did I buy an iPod?

Its a second generation 8Gb iPod touch.  There isn't much point in me raving about what it can't do or can do, thats been discussed ad nauseam.  What I will say is that I purchased this device because I was going to use it as another controller for the Mi Casa Verde Vera home controller for controlling my Z-Wave devices.

Wdibtt Rating: 
7

Jacks Wholesale Windows

Jacks Wholesale Windows has become a new point of frustration in my life.  I ordered two triple pane, low-e, 2-light windows for my house.  I ordered them to increase the value of my home and the efficiency.  So far it appears that these windows will do neither.

Wdibtt Rating: 
2

Arbys new Chicken Sandwich is gross

I picked up a Chicken Sandwich from Arby's off the new "5.01" menu.  I didn't have extrememly high hopes for it, but the sandwich was definitely much worse than expected.  The 2oz of prepped chicken was tightly rolled in the center of two oversized sourdough slices of bread.  The toasted bread was a bit rubbery, could've been because I waited 5 minutes to eat it, could've been because the sandwich was microwaved.  The taste wasn't horrible, but the sandwich itself was lousy.  Thumbs down.

Wdibtt Rating: 
1

Jacks Wholesale Windows Review Continued - I see a big difference, my new windows are dirty and crooked

Buyers remorse barely touches what I'm feeling now.  I am filled with deep regret over my purchase through Jacks Wholesale Windows.  In my initial review of Jacks Wholesale Windows  service, I gave them the benefit of the doubt in that I was optimistic that they could redeem themselves.  Boy was I wrong. 

 

Jacks Wholesale Windows Review - they jacked my time and money

If you live in the Mid-West, Jacks Wholesale Windows may be an option for you.  You may want to read about my experience working with them before you sign anything.

 
 
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