Category Archives: Hobbies

Teaching Children to program

I was playing Robozzle with my oldest and he was having a blast and loved that he was programming like Dad does.¬† (He did let me know he wants to be policeman though. ūüôā¬† It‚Äôs a fun way to introduce … Continue reading

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Windows *Live* Photo Gallery

How about that – Vista’s Photo Gallery (which I love) is getting an update as a Live asset.¬† I suppose they¬†believe that it makes sense to have a strong web connection for that feature.¬† It seems like we’re ending up … Continue reading

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Talking about RELEASE: Family.Show – a free Family Geneology application based on Windows Presentation Foundation

¬†Coolness.¬† Quote RELEASE: Family.Show – a free Family Geneology application based on Windows Presentation Foundation Description taken from the web site: "For a hobby that revolves around dead people, genealogy is remarkably popular: it’s the fastest growing scene in North … Continue reading

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Microsoft CES website – Group Shot pictures

Here’s¬†Microsoft’s CES website.¬† There’s a ton of interesting stuff on here.¬† The one that will probably impact me the most is Group Shot.¬† Not that the rest isn’t incredibly cool, it’s just that I have the groupshot problem a lot. … Continue reading

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Photo Album Publishing – Why print photos when you can print a book?

Did you know that you can print custom books now?¬† I can easily and cheaply create my own book with mypublisher.¬† It’s no quark¬†(what most real publishers use), but it’s cheap, easy and good enough.¬† For what I want to … Continue reading

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Christmas Camera Shopping Technique and Recommendation

I’ve been thinking about good point and click cameras lately, and I’m a big fan of the Ricoh Caplio R4.¬† I’ve played with it myself, and enjoyed some great pictures of flowers¬†from it.¬† But I was recently looking at a … Continue reading

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