Category Archives: Technology

July 24, 2014

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Please no. I only use one irreplaceable Google service. I can live without YouTube and there’s not a single other product I use from them…seriously. When they killed Latitude, I was pretty hurt because i used Latitude for life-tracking so I could see KMLs for where I had physically been the last 5 years…every moment […]

July 23, 2014

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I’m planning out some home networking changes and posted to Reddit to get some feedback. The readers here are pretty tech-savvy but I think everything is covered. I’m working out a diagram today but the shopping list I think is set in stone.  The only research I want to do is around picking the right […]

July 22, 2014

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via Seattle Weekly: Starr says he doesn’t entirely care what people on the Internet think of him, though he disagrees with most assessments. Entitled poster boy for the perceived self-absorption of an increasingly maligned techie caste—that’s never been him, Starr says: “If I was that bad, or if I had done half the things people […]

July 15, 2014

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Linked, Engadget regarding Netflix ceasing Saturday optical media deliveries: A few customers have noticed it’ no longer processing shipments on Saturdays, opting for a five day schedule instead. Company spokesman Joris Evers tells Engadget that it’s been transitioning in that direction over the past year and ended Saturday processing (usually a low volume day) entirely in […]

July 11, 2014

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Found this blog post today through a friend. There are 4+ blog posts I can derive from this very easily. There’s modern dating, computers being dumbed down, the fact that everyone I know doesn’t know how to change their motor oil and finally there’s this idea that the car’s days are numbered. Wat? Let’s take […]

May 23, 2014

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Samantha: You know, I can feel the fear that you carry around and I wish there was… something I could do to help you let go of it because if you could, I don’t think you’d feel so alone anymore. If you haven’t seen this film yet, the post I’m writing will include spoilers.  I […]

April 17, 2014

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I have my Xbox set to remain in standby mode at all times. The mode does use power but it means system and game updates are applied when you’re not using the console and the system boots faster as it’s in a sleep mode and not completely turned off. Cold boot takes almost 3 minutes […]

April 14, 2014

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Used this in San Francisco a lot. The cards worked great! Never an issue and it was very convenient. I’d love to find more ways to use Passbook.

March 31, 2014

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I’m not a professional photographer or reviewer of gear. I’m an amateur so if you’re looking for an end to end review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1, hit up DPReview.  After a month of research and reading reviews, I decided to upgrade my aging Olympus E-PL2 that I bought in January of 2011. The three […]

March 15, 2014

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Wednesday afternoon, I bought a camera. It’s Friday night and tomorrow I leave for a work trip. I ordered a camera from Amazon that was free shipping via their Prime service but when I selected to have it sent overnight, the fee went to $45. I paid it because I wanted the camera before this […]