Hardware review: Elgato Turbo.264

I've been using the Elgato Turbo.264 hardware encoder since February of 2008 (see item 5 here) and am happy with it. When I first saw it on the Elgato website, I thought it was a gimmick. After all, what could a little USB stick do that my iMac's or my MacBook Pro's CPU and GPU … Continue reading Hardware review: Elgato Turbo.264

Check the minutes in your cellphone plan instantly

I've been trying out a Firefox extension that displays the minutes used in my mobile phone plan (I've got T-Mobile) since yesterday, and I'm really excited about it. Once you install it, you can configure it to query your plan and display the minutes used out of the total monthly minutes, right in the status … Continue reading Check the minutes in your cellphone plan instantly