Category: technology

Toshiba, Kingston, and the Case of Useless RAM.

Toshiba, Kingston, and the Case of Useless RAM.

I’m an IT geek. IT flows through my veins – I couldn’t get rid of it if I wanted. I’m too old to be a digital native, but I’d like to think I’m pretty...

Image of Various Spotify Apps

Dear Spotify

I’ve been using Spotify for 2+ years now, it deserves a longevity award. It also deserves some sort of honor for being one of the few subscription services I dole out for on a...

When is Good: Taking the Stress Out of Scheduling

When is Good: Taking the Stress Out of Scheduling

Once upon a long time ago I thought about writing a review of Doodle, an online scheduling tool for simplifying the process of creating meets in which all participants can actually participate. Recently I...

Soylent: A Viable Meal Alternative?

Soylent: A Viable Meal Alternative?

The Journey to Soylent On June 27th, 2013 I began anticipating Soylent, talking about Soylent, impatiently waiting for Soylent to become available. I signed up for a week’s supply of Soylent on June 10th...

Disarming My Smartphone.

Disarming My Smartphone.

The Backstory (Probably more than you need or want to know…but hey, I’m writing and you are reading – you can skip this section and I’ll never know) I have a rough time sleeping...

HydraCoach Intelligent Water Bottle Review

HydraCoach Intelligent Water Bottle Review

The Sportline Hydracoach Intelligent Water Bottle is for quantified self nerds like me who like to measure everything going on in their bodies and analyze it – which then allows for biohacking to optimize...

My Experience with Healthcare.gov

My Experience with Healthcare.gov

I’m a geek – so of course I wanted to test out the healthcare.gov site immediately after it launched – and failed. First I wasn’t able to connect to the site and eventually when...

Dynex Wireless Keyboard and Mouse: Boo.

Dynex Wireless Keyboard and Mouse: Boo.

I don’t usually shop at Best Buy, but I had a $25 gift card that had been floating around with me for a year or two and I finally decided to use it on...

How Good is Dr. Amen’s BrainFitLife?

How Good is Dr. Amen’s BrainFitLife?

Introduction I’m a fan of Dr. Daniel Amen. I’ve read several of his books and think his ideas about SPECT scans fascinating – if controversial. I appreciate the way he tries to determine exactly...

Free Caller ID for Your Android Smartphone

Free Caller ID for Your Android Smartphone

I hate the phone. I hate phone calls. I hate when I don’t know who is calling me – especially b/c that usually means it is a REALLY important call or that it is...