You know you’re in Texas when…

Being a native born Texan now living in Seattle for almost four years, every time I go back to TX I’m amazed at the little Texan details I never noticed before.  I’m visiting the in-laws for two weeks over the Christmas holidays in Spring TX (just outside Houston).  Since being down I’ve noticed so many…

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How-To-Geek Blog

This is one of my favorite new blogs, http://www.howtogeek.com/.  It rocks with tons of great tips and reviews on cool little tools.  Lowell does a great job reviewing tools, tricks and tips, and his blog is well organized and looks solid. I’ve been having a fun time trying out some new tools, including Sizer, DriverView,…

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Presidential Candidate Calculator

This is really cool!  I’m not a big political guy and honestly haven’t been keeping up with the presidential candidates as much as I feel it’s my duty as an American.  This tool asks your opinion on the top political issues in this race and gives you a breakdown of which candidates best match. http://www.vajoe.com/candidate_calculator.html…

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Free 411 Phone Directories

I used to call the 411 info number of my cell phone company (AT&T/Cingular) until they jacked the price up from  $0.99 to $1.79, what a ripoff!  Now I use Google 411, dial 1-800-GOOG-411 (800-466-4411) from any US phone.  Quick, easy, and completely FREE.  Just say what you want and Google connects you.  Program it…

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