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Dear Apple and the iPhone

Dear Apple and the iPhone,  Well, it’s been great having you as my mobile phone, camera, email, web browser, texting, and score checking device for more than 6 years now, but alas all good things must come to end. It’s not me, it’s definitely you…. you’ve become more of a luxury item now. Thinking about […]

In this case, smaller is better

So today, it is with deepest regrets to say that my relationship with Shiva Ratri has ended prematurely. We had fun on our dates, logged many late night hours on the Internet, travelled together to various places in Nepal, etc., BUT it just didn’t work out as I was looking for something different to compliment […]

Damaged Olympus Stylus 1030 SW

The Olympus Stylus 1030 SW, but after a day of hard-core white water rafting and being thrown around in the raft, the cosmetic piece around the camera lens broke off. I decided to risk putting the camera underwater again and it seems to be still waterproof. Dear Olympus: will this affect the waterproof performance?

Essential Gear

…and other useful items with side notes about obtaining them. Version 1.0 – Dec. 10, 2008 Items are listed in no particular order. Swiss Army pocket knife – a life saver and a given for all travelers (just don’t forget to check it in with your luggage). Electrical Plug Adapters – Targus, Nexxen (the source), […]

SolarFocus Solarsupra Solar Charger

I so want this. Just think about all the possibilities! Gear notes from Mec.ca “This portable solar power solution is designed to power laptops, camp lights, satellite phones, GPS devices, cameras, and almost any other portable electronic device. It makes carrying extra batteries unnecessary and it will charge even under cloudy or rainy skies, making […]