Monthly Archives: October 2011

Boofest & Peterson’s Pumpkin Patch

By | Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 8:53 pm

We just got back from Peterson’s Pumpkin Patch (9210 63rd Street, Kenosha, WI) and wow, it’s pretty neat!  Hundreds of carved & lit pumpkins crammed into one frontyard… It’s a pretty cool display, with some great, spooky added decorations as well.  The yard right next-door is also “haunted” and well-decorated, including sound effects, lighting, and… Read More »

Halloween festivities

By | Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 11:20 am

This morning Kevin and I carved our pumpkin for this Halloween.  Sandy had to work (as usual) so we did it ourselves.  We used a carving kit that Kevin won from the Boys & Girls Club, which included a metal star and bat cookie-cutter patterns.  You punch them through the pumpkin with the included mallet. … Read More »

Xoom & Honeycomb Tips

By | Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 5:23 pm

Having had my Motorola Xoom for awhile, I recently sent Jay a bunch of tips and suggestions for his new tablet (also a Xoom).  I thought I’d post those tips here so they might benefit others as well.  Here they are: My Movies Pro is awesome for cataloging your DVDs and Blu-Rays, and it’s designed… Read More »

Netflix finally officially available for Xoom!

By | Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 7:06 am

Netflix 1.5.0 now officially supports the Android Honeycomb OS.  This means you can install it on any Android tablet.  I have been running version 1.4.1 on my Xoom for a few weeks and haven’t had an issue, so 1.5.0 should be pretty Honeycomb-stable.  I was prompted to update my Xoom yesterday with the new version. … Read More »

Motorola Xoom – First Again!

By | Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 10:20 pm

I just found out that the Xoom may be the first tablet to receive Ice Cream Sandwich!  This is awesome news (since I have a Xoom).  Here’s the article.  The new OS looks amazing… and it does SCREENSHOTS!  Check out the platform highlights.  Watch the video of the Ice Cream Sandwich delivery.