Long-time readers of this blog (hi, mom!) know my affinity for podcasts. I’ve offered advice to aspiring podcasters. I even returned my first Android phone largely because I didn’t like how that platform handled podcasts (in 2010). So when Apple came out with their own dedicated Podcast app over a year ago, I was ecstatic. Though version… Read More App Review: Pocket Casts for iPhone
It’s a common scenario. You haven’t gotten an email in an hour, not even that really important email you were expecting from your spouse/co-worker/parent/pet. Your email seems to be down, but what exactly does that mean? Unfortunately, there are a myriad of reasons why you may not be getting your email. Could be a problem… Read More How to tell if your iCloud, Gmail, or Microsoft email server is down
You’ve just taken a 100 photos of an occasion that will never happen again, but the memory card was corrupted. What do you do?… Read More Nothing’s Lost Forever: Data Recovery For When You Need It Most
72 hours ago, “Chromecast” was just a good name for a podcast on hood ornaments. Now it’s the “it” item in the tech world, selling out online within a day (though I had no problems walking into Best Buy today and walking out with one — they had plenty in stock). In my “premature thoughts”… Read More Review: Google Chromecast — Google’s most Apple-like product yet?
Google today just announced this… Chromecast is basically a little dongle that plugs into an HDMI port on your TV (or receiver, presumably), allowing you to watch content that originated on your Google-enabled device. Two qualifiers for that above sentence: I said “originated from” and not “streamed from” your device. Apple’s Airplay protocol allows you… Read More Premature Thoughts on Chromecast
It’s 2013. Consumer TVs with 3D built-in have only been on sale in the U.S. since 2010. But in just three years, 3D has gone from the whiz-bang “it” feature of the future to the black sheep of the consumer electronics family. There have been many post-mortems on the seeming demise of the technology, so… Read More Eric’s Adventures in the Third Dimension!
A couple options for playing music throughout your whole house.… Read More So you want to listen to music throughout your whole home…