Amazon’s Mouse – Good for People with Small Hands

If there is a common electronic component that you need, Amazon Basics has you covered. I really like the idea of Amazon Basics. If you need an HDMI cable, Amazon Basics has one. A mouse? Amazon has that too. Amazon Basics stuff is really cheap too. It is relatively good quality stuff, at a really low price. I found myself in need of a mouse, so I went ahead and bought an Amazon Basics mouse, and now I am going to talk about it.  Continue reading “Amazon’s Mouse – Good for People with Small Hands”

WordPress.com Rant

If you are looking to start a blog, I highly recommend WordPress, if you are willing and able to pay for hosting and host it yourself.

I like WordPress. I really do. I use it here on coltondrg.com (if it wasn’t already obvious) and I think it is a really good price of software. WordPress.com is not really WordPress though, it is WordPress’ bastard child that has a serious lack of features. Continue reading “WordPress.com Rant”

MEGAchat – A Secure Skype Alternative

Skype annoys me at times. Actually, Skype annoys me almost all the time. I use it very frequently, but that’s because it’s the only really good way to keep in touch with my friends. I don’t particularly like Skype.

One huge concern with Skype is security and privacy. Skype is owned by Microsoft, and there is a really good chance that it is full of backdoors so that Microsoft and the NSA can listen in and record your conversations. This annoys me, not because I have something to hide, but because it’s an invasion of my privacy and a violation of my rights. Enter MEGAchat.

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The Interview

So, Netflix got that controversial movie that everyone got in a big pissy fit over when Sony axed it. I must admit, it peaked my interest a bit, so I decided to sit down and watch it.

So, what did I think? Well, it was fine. It was pretty funny, and I did enjoy it to some extent, but it wasn’t amazing. I got a few good chuckles out of it, but that’s about it.  Continue reading “The Interview”