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Quick Review: Logitech Trackball

Quick Review: Logitech Trackball

Quick Review: Logitech Wireless Trackball M570 Score (so far): 4.5/5 Trackball mice are out of favor with the majority of IT folk, which is a little ironic…considering they’re supposed to help ease the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, a very common IT handicap.  I personally found that after just a few minutes of using...
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Posted in 4.5/5, Devices, Peripherals | 1 Comment »

ITBookworm Last Minute Gift Guide 2011!

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It’s 10 days till Christmas (or the otherly- or non-denominated holiday event of your choosing), and we still have a few online shopping days left. We figure you just might be needing some last minute gift ideas, so here’s a roundup of our favorite things this year!   Bodum Travel Press (coffee/tea) Stars: 3/5...
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Quick Review: Energizer XP4001 Universal Rechargeable Power Pack

Quick Review: Energizer XP4001 Universal Rechargeable Power Pack

Since the dawn of personal electronic gadgetry, humankind has been annoyed by the energy needs of said gadgets. Batteries need replacing and devices power down, usually when you’re completely removed from places of replenishment. Grumble no more, fearless consumer! The modern age has provided us with many options for taking the power with us,...
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Posted in 4.5/5, Home and Individual, Product | 1 Comment »

Quick Review: “Unstuck” iPad App

Quick Review: “Unstuck” iPad App

Thanks to LifeHacker.com for the link to the free iPad app Unstuck (download from iTunes), an iPad app that helps you make decisions and get past “stuck” moments in life. Overall rating: 5/5 The app starts you off with a nice introductory cartoon, and then digs in to your stuckness. You answer questions and rank elements...
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Quick Review: Bodum Travel Press

Quick Review: Bodum Travel Press

Just had an extensive my-coffee-contraption-is-better-than-yours discussion with Adam Machanic and Brent Ozar on Twitter, which inspired me to go out and get….something. So I can make coffee at work. (Work coffee is decent, but not GOOD, doncha know.) Overall rating: 3/5     Likes: Comes with an extra lid Nice shape/size/rubberized grip Nice drinking lip and cover...
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