Olympic coverage that pushed the envelope

With the London Olympics coming to a close, we can all look forward to the end of the refrain of complaints about NBC’s coverage of the games. The Closing Ceremonies also free Mary Carillo from her nightly gig hosting “Late Night at the Olympics” on the peacock network.  This nightcap for NBC’s coverage featured a […]

Windows Phone tip: Stop your calendar from showing Monday’s meetings on Saturday nights

My Windows Phone treats me well; it’s great at e-mail, I love my Zune Pass, and there are lots of great apps.  It also has a very efficient lock screen that gives you the date and time; notifications for missed calls, new texts, and new e-mails (by account); and music playback controls all in one […]

Defaulting to friendly

Noticed this recently: when you visit CNN.com, their weather widget way down at the bottom has a very friendly default.  If you haven’t told CNN your location, the site displays one of several random cities: Sure, they could guess where you are based on IP, but these defaults are definitely more fun.  A nice touch […]