Category Archives: Technology

May 5, 2015


With my 15” MacBook Pro Retina purchase last March, I ordered a leather sleeve that would look nice, smell nice and be very soft in protecting the MacBook inside of my backpack. The Waltzing Matilda Quinn Sleeve ($140) fits the 13” and 15” MacBook Retina. At first, I wasn’t thrilled with the case, it was bigger […]

May 4, 2015

Comments Off on The Apple Watch in Person

I did some clothes shopping this weekend and walked into the Manchester Apple Store (a store I’ve yet to visit) and no one was doing Apple Watch try-ons so I asked to try on the watch I ordered, the 42MM Space Black w/ Link bracelet. Unfortunately, they only had that on display and not for […]

April 29, 2015

Comments Off on New Sneakers, Nike Flyknit Air Max

I picked these up yesterday and already, they’re growing on me but I’m still partial to the LunarGlide product line. The Air Max is a line of shoes I haven’t bought into in a very long time. The air pockets when i was a kid always busted and stopped holding air and felt very squishy […]

April 28, 2015

Comments Off on Tech: Synology NAS 6 months later

Last year, I initiated a home networking project to move my storage from an array of multiple desktop hard drives to a Network Attached Storage located in the basement. The unit I chose was the DS214play which is their 2-bay NAS that supports up to 12 terabytes of data and has a built in hardware […]

April 27, 2015

Comments Off on Tech: The Automatic Link Car Adapter

I’ve been using the Automatic Smart Driving Assistant since September of 2013 (initial review). I was optimistic when first acquiring this device but now the value to me is quite low despite that I still use it daily. This brief post should explain a bit on why I won’t recommend this to friends. The functionality […]