Philips Hue… It’s Lighting Not A Law Firm

September 22, 2016 Amazon Echo
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I’ve been living with Philips Hue wireless lighting for a few months now and it’s been an interesting experience. There are pros and cons, but it’s undeniably the path to the future as it offers everything current home lighting lacks: bulbs that last for years, incredibly versatile light management and complete control whether you’re at home or not. […]

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First iPhone 7 Contact With Humanity Expected September 16th

September 8, 2016 Apple Hardware
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Apple unveiled the iPhone 7 yesterday. As expected, it’s wafer thin, outrageously sexy and filled with amazing new features. Should you buy it? If you own an iPhone 5S or lower, my advice is to upgrade. Don’t wait because your current iPhone works fine. Technology is constantly changing. If you wait, you won’t end up a bit behind […]

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Stranger Things. How Could A Post Just… Disappear?

August 25, 2016 Uncategorized
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If you watch Stranger Things you know that walls, trees, small deer and cute kids vanish without a trace on a regular basis. I hate to tell you this, but right now…  there’s no sign of this weeks post. Search parties have been combing the area for 2 days, but I don’t hold out much hope. All we can […]

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Amazon Echo… Our Lightning Romance And Fall Wedding Plans

August 12, 2016 Amazon Echo
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No-one wants a drone-like parter that follows their every command… but it certainly helps. With Echo, I’ve finally found the perfect relationship… and the good news is that it costs less than $200. What Is It? Amazon Echo is a speech-recognition enabled wireless speaker with the ability to respond to commands, play music from a variety […]

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What The Hell Do All Those iPhone Camera Symbols Mean?

July 28, 2016 Apple Tips & Tricks
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As promised… a review of the Amazon Echo is on the way. I want to live with it a few weeks longer, before I decide if we should stay together permanently. If things go well, this could be the first relationship I’ve had that works. When you use the iPhone camera, you’ve probably noticed symbols at the top […]

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Blog Delayed By Order Of His Majesty King Joffrey

July 21, 2016 Uncategorized
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King Joffrey, of Houses Baratheon and Lannister, First of His Name, King of the Andals and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, and Protector of the Realm… has decreed this blog be delayed a week… as it will bring much sadness and suffering to the common folk for whom he has no affection. Although, Joffrey is a […]

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iOS 10. Awesome… Though This 10 Lacks Humor And Bo Derek

July 7, 2016 Apple News
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September heralds the arrival of the iPhone 7 and Apple’s latest mobile operating system iOS 10. iOS 10 brings hundreds of new features… that will either enhance your life or make it a living hell. Never fear… if you upgrade and find yourself unable to eat, sleep or make a phone call, contact me immediately. Here’s the […]

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macOS Sierra – Your Next Mountaineering Challenge

June 23, 2016 Apple Mac
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After over a decade, Apple’s operating system for the Mac will no longer be called OSX. The new title is macOS. No surprise as fits in nicely with iOS, tvOS and watchOS. macOS Sierra arrives this fall with hundreds of cool new features. Here are some of the best: Siri – With a single click, Siri […]

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Turn Your iPhone Into A DSLR… It Just Takes A Moment

June 9, 2016 Apple Tips & Tricks
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This is our 400th post. Hard to believe, but this little blog started on June 11th, 2011. That makes us almost 5 years old to the day. So raise a glass to celebrate… especially if you’re at work, driving a school bus or operating any kind of massive construction crane. Mazel tov. Now… lets talk about the Moment What […]

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Don’t Expand Your Horizon… Create It – Color On The Mac

May 26, 2016 Apple Mac
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Whether you’re working on a newsletter, presentation or spreadsheet, it’s professional to pick a limited color palette and consistently use only those colors throughout the project. Apple offer a standard palette of 11 colors that are easy to use. The problem is they are so boring they may induce a coma or suicide in your audience. When you step into the […]

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