Category: services

Why is Netflix’s Website SO Abominable?

Why is Netflix’s Website SO Abominable?

I don’t have cable or broadcast television. I watch almost exclusively via the internet (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Instant Video). I pay my $8/mo. to Netflix and am fairly happy – though not as happy...

The Bluehost Update: Waving Goodbye.

The Bluehost Update: Waving Goodbye.

I finished migrating my most important sites off Bluehost and decided the load would be light enough that the rest could run on Bluehost’s shared hosting. I was planning on staying around for Bluehost’s...

Did Hackers Gain Access to All Your Personal Information?!?

Did Hackers Gain Access to All Your Personal Information?!?

Introduction “Out of sight, out of mind.” This is true of so many important aspects of life. We know we should do something about them, but we don’t – because we forget about them...

Open-Mesh: I’m Happy.

Open-Mesh: I’m Happy.

In 2011 I purchased several MR500 wireless mesh units from Open-Mesh and documented the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting experience. At the time I had some significant issues – specifically units that wouldn’t communicate with...

SMS-to-Computer Android App Review.

SMS-to-Computer Android App Review.

Overview I hate typing on my smartphone. It isn’t that I’m miserably slow at it, it is just that I know how much faster I can accomplish the same task from a PC –...

Online Shopping – Amazon, Target, Alice, FreshDirect All Disappoint.

Online Shopping – Amazon, Target, Alice, FreshDirect All Disappoint.

I just finished one of the household tasks I loathe the most – emptying the cat litter boxes. I refilled each box and in the process used up the last of the cat litter....

WellnessFX – First Thoughts.

WellnessFX – First Thoughts.

I love anything that helps me quantify myself. I have a Zeo, use Noom and its pedometer, subscribe to 23andMe, bought a new weight scale, and so on. Recently I signed up for WellnessFX...

Creating Custom Maps.

Creating Custom Maps.

I want to create a custom map for our church. I want to highlight various places – such as other churches, apartment complexes, and non-profit organizations. How do I go about doing this? This...

23andMe Drops Prices, Makes Genetic Testings Affordable.

23andMe Drops Prices, Makes Genetic Testings Affordable.

Unlock Secrets in Your Own DNA with 23andMe.com I recently blogged about WellnessFX, which offers blood testing and analytics for optimal health…but there is another service I’ve been using for several years now (and...