Category Archives: Technology

Systems Coming Back Online

It’s been almost two months since the arrival of our daughter Rowen. We’ve had a great time with her, taking pictures, observing, just learning what it is to enjoy being parents. Additionally we’re establishing a stronger routine and starting to … Continue reading

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Busted Android Phone

As my phone approaches two years of age it is experiencing an increasing number of issues. At first I had minor problems such as text messages disappearing into the ether. Since then things have escalated to more serious issues such … Continue reading

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Blogging Tools

Ever since I bought my iPad I’ve been searching for a better way to blog. The WordPress application that ships in the App Store is…well…lacking. I’ve gone through a few different gyrations of toolsets and practices, across a variety of … Continue reading

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Samsung W300 Sports Camera

While staying over at our house on the way back from Hawaii, Meaghan’s dad showed me a new sports camcorder they had bought for their trip. About the size of a smart phone, it is waterproof to 10 meters, shockproof … Continue reading

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Competitive Gaming; A Mixed Bag

The era of e-sports and competitive video gaming has done a lot to bring video games to a new level of participation. It has forced video game developers to refine their engines and game balance to a level mathematical precision … Continue reading

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The Ever Creeping MacBook

Over the last few months I have observed a change in the way I complete tasks on my computer. Whereas six months ago I used my PC for almost everything, I now find that I turn to my MacBook Pro … Continue reading

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Portlable Versions

One great trend that we’ve been seeing lately from software vendors is the availability of a portable version of their software for Windows environments. Installers serve an important purpose for more complicated software packages. However, in many cases they aren’t … Continue reading

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Finished Migrating my Email Archives to Evernote

Tonight I finally finished migrating all of my old email archives to Evernote. Like many people I’ve used several different email addresses in my past. Each of those accounts has years of past emails. Since I’ve selected Evernote as my … Continue reading

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SimpleBuild

I’ve been refreshing my skills in C++ recently. It’s been ten years since I coded anything serious in that environment and the gaps are readily apparent. Nonetheless I’ve been working through examples in the book I bought and the knowledge … Continue reading

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Top Ten iPad Apps

With the release of the new iPad, many people are entering the tablet space for the first time. With it comes the task of finding the right set of applications. One of the amazing things about the platform is that … Continue reading

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