Having a portable camcorder is a necessity in the video blogger’s toolbox. And since I’d been toying with the idea of video blogging, I asked for feedback on whether to get the Flip Mino or the RCA Small Wonder pocket camcorder.
Although I received a lot of good feedback about the Flip Mino, I opted for the Small Wonder because its feature set simply outweighed the Flip’s. Basically, I couldn’t justify spending $50 more for less features and better form factor. (I wanted to, but couldn’t.)
After playing around with the Small Wonder, this is my unbiased review for anyone else considering such a purchase. (more…)
And it will likely grow more in 2008.
Lynn Terry started an interesting meme titled My 2007 Book List which got me thinking about the books I purchased and read in 2007. After perusing my Amazon order list, I realized it wasn’t the only place I was plunking down cold hard cash for reading materials.
I also shopped at Borders, Books A Million (the outlet store has some great deals on remainders), and Barnes & Noble. Not to mention the occasional online ebook purchase. But, for the sake of keeping things simple, I’m going to limit the list to my Amazon purchases — brace yourselves; this is not a short list. (more…)
Recent events with a number of my websites currently being hosted with my very first webhost has prompted me to reevaluate what I look for in a hosting provider.
I’ve been a long way and used a good number of hosts since then, so I’m confident in the list below. But remember, these are only my personal experiences with these hosts, so your mileage may vary. (more…)
BlogJet is a desktop blogging application which allows the user to update their blog without needing to open their web browser to do so. The review below is focused on BlogJet version 1.5, the latest stable release available for download at their website. (more…)
QumanaLE Strong Points
- Installation and account set up was a breeze.
- When you add your blog’s URL, it automatically detects your blogging software and inputs the necessary information for you.
- All of your accounts can be accessed from a drop down menu which means you can easily switch between blogs.
- Their “DropPad” allows you to copy text/images and “drop” them onto the drop pad and save them there until you’re ready to post it.
- You can have more than one editor window open at a time allowing you to edit more than one blog post.*
- Built in thesaurus. Pretty much all desktop blogging applications have a dictionary, but you don’t find too many that have a thesaurus. (more…)