Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

What is the reason for human existence? What brings us happiness? The latest Terry Gilliam film, “The Zero Theorem”, might not give us a definite answer, but searches for one with spectacular and remarkable visual images. Gilliam, as always, is funny, witty, provocative, smart and surprising. In a futuristic London, Qohen Leth , a computer [...]

The new Epson LabelWorks LW-600P machine enables to create the new opportunities in the world of labeling. At the beginning it could be little overwhelming to figure out all the possibilities that Epson device is offering but when we became familiar with operating system of the device we will not get back to traditional label [...]

March 2014, The movie “Like Father, Like Son” (“Soshite chichi ni naru” original title) offers a glimpse into the mental struggles of families when they find that their children are not theirs. The film was written and directed by Hirokazu Koreeda. A partial listing of the cast:                   Staring as                    Masaharu Fukuyama     … [...]

This short film by director Kerwin Berk stars Hiroshi Kashiwagi as a lonely old WWII vet, Joe Yokai, and Tim Yamamura as a young reporter, Kevin O’Hara, who is doing a story on Japanese-American veterans. This movie is mostly set in May’s Coffee House in Japantown, San Francisco, and except for a few brief cameos [...]

June 2013, We recently had a chance to use the Neat Receipts Mobile Scanner. The short story on it is that it is a joy to travel with. It is extremely handy, light and elegant, compact to pack for a journey and very useful. Installation of the software was very easy and was able to [...]

March 2013 – Following CES, we had the chance to test the Lantronix xPrintServer home Edition. The device is a simple to connect print server that does not require any apps or software to allow mobile devices (those with iOS and MacOS) to print on existing USB and network printers. Lantronix xPrintServer Home Edtiion The [...]

Six years in a row, in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, the Grammy for “Record of the Year” went to recordings performed by members of “The Wrecking Crew”. This was a nickname coined by its drummer Hal Blaine, who is also a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Some of the [...]

 Henry Petroski, a Professor of Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering is prolific author who won Washington Award 2006 for his accomplishments in making engineering theory and practice understandable to the general public. The Awards is one of the oldest and most prestigious engineering awards in the United States. The first recipient of it was [...]

 March 2012 – We recently had a chance to test the Akitio MyCloud Mini Personal Cloud Server. The product which supports DLNA, UpnP, eSATA, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, and USB 2.0 is designed to be a central connection and NAS controller for a home/small business media network. The compact device (~12cm X 12cm X 3cm ) has [...]

 April 29, 2012 – The long awaited video game version of the classic graphic novel “the Walking Dead” was relesed this week on the Xbox platform. The game is based on characters from the original graphic novel, with a new story line and not aligned with the TV series. A trailer for the game can [...]