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Do Me a Solid (State Drive)

Acronyms, we are bombarded by them, especially in the tech world. Sometimes to the degree that they don't even register anymore. But there has been one that I have been keeping on my tech radar for a while and that is SSD. It stands for Solid State Drive. And...

The Quest for Security (Part 2)

I know my previous post was a bit silly, but it got across the essentials of my search. Now down to the nitty gritty because I want you to be sure to have all the details here.The package from SimpliSafe arrived in a couple of days, pretty darn fast. It was in a plain...

The Quest for Security

Gather 'round the fire, my friends, warm yourselves and I will tell you a story. A story about how I, as leader of my clan, was able to protect my home from the Outsiders – the ones that threaten my family, my home, and my stuff. It was a magical time, a time when...

Apple, Watch… Out!

I just finished watching a rebroadcast of the Apple Keynote. iPhone 6 and 6+, Apple Pay, Apple Watch. Cool products. For someone else.It took me longer than most of you to get a smart phone. Why? You’d think that since I run a business that requires the use of a...

Battle Theme of the Republic (Wireless)

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is... or is it? My eldest daughter's boyfriend (let's call him Pete) was bragging on this new company, Republic Wireless, for a while even before he decided to try them out. They offer a unique product – the ability to...

iMovie, We Hardly Knew Ye

So you may be wondering why I am writing a post the day after Christmas. Let me tell you. My daughter was (correction, still is) helping her boyfriend put together a series of DVDs of his family movies that had been on VHS for Christmas presents. Which meant, of...

It’s Free, But is it for Me?

My pastor loves free stuff. Free food, t-shirts, movie tickets, you name it. He happens also to be an iMac owner (after much poking and prodding). I may not be as gung-ho about it, but I certainly find it hard to pass up a good deal and and free, well, is free. So I...

It’s time to Get Smart (phone). Or is it?

Ah, you've arrived. Agent 86 here. I see Agent 99 delivered the message. I always liked her... Anyway, come closer. Enter the Cone of Silence with me. WE NEED TO DISCUSS SOMETHING IMPORTANT. Oh, sorry, Chief. We need to discuss something important. Agents of KAOS have...

(Anatomy of a) Gag Reflex

Greetings Crimefighters!Slaving away here in the Batcave, sometimes you forget about time slipping, slipping, slipping into the future. Yet it does. So here we are, months from my previous post. ***Thanks a lot, Alfred, for not making me aware of the time (but thanks...