Archive for February, 2012

Setting up recurring orders for groceries and other consumables can be a big time saver, but it seems like the subscription services I’ve seen are missing out on some obvious enhancements. For instance, let’s say you are signed up to receive a case of cereal every six months, but you’ve typically been running out sooner. […]

My local pharmacy recently went through yet another remodeling. Even though the store is only two or three years old, the powers that be have already shoehorned in a big grocery section, raised the shelf heights, and most recently, replaced most of the registers with self-checkout kiosks. However, the self-checkout transition has created an awkward […]

With many people using a laptop as their primary computer, there’s an ever-growing selection of stands and docking stations designed for making laptops feel at home in various environments. Some of these accessories provide a nearly foolproof ledge or tray that prevents the laptop from being knocked onto the floor. But others leave a lot […]

Many people live in apartments. The vast majority of those apartment dwellers own a bed. Beds require sheets, and sheets need to be washed. Yet not every set of sheets will fit inside the compact washer and dryer that you typically find in an apartment. Why is this a problem? In short, there’s rarely any […]

Let’s say you walk up to the front doors of a business, government office, or any other place that you expect to be open during the day. Unfortunately, the doors are locked. How frustrating would you find this experience to be? Although there may be several factors at play, chief among them is whether the […]