Andy Recommends

Andy Recommends is a new feature on the products, services, and companies with which I have had unusally good experiences.

Brief Rants

HD DVD is Dead [January 2008]

Bad Reboot Assumptions [January 2007]

Bad Intra-Page Link Handling in Browsers [January 2003]

Screeching Antilock Brakes [September 1999]

HDTV demos on TV [April 1997]

U.S. Military Goes Commercial [April 1997]

Don't Visit My Site -- Please! [December 1997]

Perspectives

Microsoft Pays $2.5 Billion for a Java App [Sep 2014]

TV In Ten Seconds [May 2015]

Xubuntu 14.04 with RAID [Aug 2014]

Dissolving Pool Cyanuric Acid Using A Sock [Aug 2014]

Fixing a 1 FUS Error on a Richdel 446PR Irrigation Controller [Aug 2014]

Believe is a Clone of Touch [April 2014]

ScreenLogic 2 Vs. Autelis Pool Automation [November 2013]

New Compostable SunChips Bags: Unbearably Loud [September 2010]

Picking Oranges at Orcutt Ranch [July 2010]

Network News Viewership Drop, Explained [June 2010]

Insignia NS-BRDVD3 is Useful and A Good Value [February 2010]

Top PBS HD Documentaries of 2013 [August 2013]

Top PBS HD Documentaries of 2010 [July 2010]

Top PBS HD Documentaries of 2009 [January 2010]

Fixing Hostname Resolution for Non-Root Users [September 2009]

PhotoBridge Versus Popcorn Hour [December 2009]

Trader Joe's Uniquely Good Items [June 2009]

The Great Laptop Screen Size Scam [June 2009]

Panda Express Survey Validation Codes and Completion Rate [February 2009]

Make an Animated GIF Screen Recording [July 2008]

TRENDnet TV-IP312W Review: Excellent Night-Vision Camera [May 2008]

Ethernet Cable Price Stable [April 2008]

Top PBS HD Documentaries of 2008 [February 2008]

Emacs Tip #5 -- Resolving Merge Conflicts [April 2010]

Emacs Tip #4 -- Easy Region (Selection) Highlighting [April 2009]

Emacs Tip #3 -- Flyspell Auto Correct Word [May 2008]

Emacs Tip #2 -- htmlize [January 2008]

Emacs Tip #1 -- make-frame-on-display [January 2008]

Prevent Remote Firefox Reuse [November 2007]

Top PBS HD Documentaries of 2007 [October 2007]

Artistic Style Code Reformatter Works Well [September 2007]

Extended Laptop Battery Makes All of the Difference [August 2007]

Tankless Hot Water Heaters Are Better [August 2007]

RAM Failure: Symptoms and Diagnosis [July 2007]

Forum Pseudo Markup Considered Harmful [July 2007]

Marble Slab vs. Cold Stone: Who Was First? [July 2007]

Hotmail Drops James E-Mail [May 2007]

GUI Pitfall: Changing the Application Icon [July 2006]

DRM Worsens Battery Life [April 2006]

Mono Validates Swing Architecture [May 2005]

Digital Signature Risks [December 2004]

Programmers Prefer Open-Source Portability [October 2003]

Reasons to prefer Java over C++ [June 2003]

The Library Makes the Platform [Jul 2002]

Choose Your Root [October 1999]

HTML Frames -- Bane or Blessing? [August 1999]

Code Name: Papyrus [November 1997]

MacOS meets UNIX [October 1997]

Pacific Bell 'Service' [December 1996]


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