Tag: Technology

Mar 31

Google Home-Freshner

Air Freshener on WIndow Sill

I noticed this sitting window sill at the office.   Don’t let anyone kid you. The Google Home isn’t nearly as good as the Amazon Echo. I must have asked it 20 questions and it didn’t answer me once. I do have to give it credit though: the office never smelled fresher.

Dec 30

Mac Rumors

MacRumors Buyer's Guide - Macs

I’ve been using Apple Macs since I started on a IIfx more years ago then I care to recount. My current Macs (a 17″ laptop and a Mac Mini) are from 2010. They’re starting to show their age and I’d like to upgrade them. Alas, with the recent exception of the newly released MacBook Pro, Apple has …

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May 28

Big Screen TVs Squashed by UHD

The Fellowship of the Ring on a Big Screen TV: Samsung UN75F8000 75-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D Ultra Slim Smart LED HDTV

Bigger is Better if You can Stand it When I was a kid, the “cool” place to sit in a movie theater was in the very back row. As I got older, I realized that defeated much of the purpose of going to the movies: a larger than life BIG screen experience. By sitting at …

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Apr 27

Princess with Medium Skin Tone

Princess with Medium Skin Tone Apple Emoji

I often use Apple’s iPhone Siri to read texts to me. When receiving an emoticon, she describes it. And so I was greatly amused when I received a text with an Apple princess emoji and Siri described her as, “Princess with Medium Skin Tone“. I think that should be the title for the next Disney …

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Mar 08

Computer Weary

Upgrades Can Be Downgrading I’ve been burned out on computers for several weeks now. During the new year I added a new printer that acted like a virus and really messed my system for awhile. Since I had to fix many printer related problems I took the opportunity to upgrade my system from 8.6 to …

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