Amazon Prime Instant Video on Your TiVo – Or Not.

Good thing I read this first before diving in head-first. Amazon Instant Video on Your TiVo At this time, Prime instant videos are only available for streaming and cannot be viewed on a TiVo box.   OK… so that said, I still think that Amazon Prime is a great service from the shipping perspective, but …

Fixing the Mac OS X Zoom Button

I love Mac OS X, but there’s been something that has always annoyed me about mac resizing behavior, even back to the days when I started using Macs with System 6.x, and that’s the Zoom button behavior. I get what it’s supposed to do, but I never agreed with it and never used it for that …

What is the Future of iOS Notification?

One of the more annoying things about iOS is its notification system. Modal alerts are so arcane, intrusive and annoying, I am actually shocked that they are still the standard method of notification in iOS as of version 4… Looks like there are some underground movements (requiring jailbreaking, of course) to change that. Here’s a …

Make XP-Style Alt-Tab the Default in Windows 7

OK, so I’m not sure if this works in Vista but it definitely works in Windows 7. I have grown very tired of the Aero-style Alt-Tab behavior in Windows 7 (only took 4 weeks to get sick of it!), and I really wanted to revert back to the “classic Alt-Tab” behavior and make it my …