A New Brand of Summer Blockbuster
Friday, May 11, 2012 by cyberacoustics
Just when you think computer games are dead, you might want to think again. Sure, your kids might be talking about this summer’s blockbuster movie sequels like The Dark Knight Rises and The Bourne Legacy, but they might not know of the new Blizzard sequel: Diablo III.
Steve on CES: A Post-Conference Update
Thursday, January 19, 2012 by cyberacoustics
Well, I’m finally digging out from attending the Consumer Electronics Show last week. Believe me, it wasn’t easy. I had to cover approximately 3,100 exhibitors spread out over 1.8 million square feet all while dodging 153,000 attendees. Did I mention it was in Las Vegas? On a positive note, this year will surpass 2006 records which is a good sign that we’re bouncing back.
College Textbook Rentals: An Interesting Way to Save Money
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 by cyberacoustics
I know that it seem that I have been on a college kick lately, but this can really save you some bucks. We all know that college textbooks can be really expensive: up to $150 each for new hardcover versions—or even more! When you factor in having several classes, it’s not surprising that the used textbook market is booming. But did you know that the textbook rental market is also on the rise? That’s right, rented e-textbooks.
The Case of the Missing Laptop
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 by cyberacoustics
So you’ve gotten the dreaded call from your child at college—hopefully it is a call and not a text message—with the bad news: dad, I’ve lost my laptop. Of course, you start asking a million questions on how this could have happened, but the fact remains: the laptop is gone. But it doesn’t mean it’s necessarily gone forever. Luckily, there’s a lot of technology options available to you to try and get the laptop back.