Image courtesy of ICanHasCheezburgerThis week we have self-gifting, cooking gourmet from the pantry, smartphones killed the digital camera star, Boxing Day, answering the eternal question: do women overuse credit cards?, and tips for regifting.
Also, cat wrapping. USA Today: After years of saving, shoppers treat themselves – Do you buy yourself a Christmas gift every year? I do–well, not every year, and not exactly on Christmas because that would be weird–but it definitely seems
This is an update of a review I wrote last year, which focused on the smaller, 7-inch version of the Kodak Pulse.In my 20-plus years as a tech writer, I’ve owned or reviewed about a zillion gadgets. Some were good, many were forgettable, and a few were downright dreadful (I’m looking at you, Microsoft Spot Watch).But a select few gadgets earned a special place in my heart, just by being insanely cool, insanely practical, or both. On this very exclusive list: the Apple iPhone, Palm V PDA,
As a general rule, electronics and mud don’t mix. So it was with great trepidation that I dragged a Kodak Playsport pocket camcorder through an actual mud pit during a race called the Warrior Dash. Mind you, I don’t mean the camera got splashed with a little dirt. I mean it got submerged in muck while I crawled on my hands and knees through about 30 feet of it. I’m happy to report I survived the race–and so did the Playsport. Unlike pocket camcorders from the likes