For nearly two years, my daily driver was a Chevy Bolt. It was — and now is for someone else — a truly great car. Not just as a commuter car, but for our whole family. Despite’s its small overall footprint, the car’s interior was maximized to easily accommodate two adults and two kids in… Read More 10 Things this Tesla Model 3 Driver Misses About His Chevy Bolt
I didn’t intend to do a comparison piece between the D-Link Omna and Logitech Logi Circle, but here I am, with both in my house, and I only need one. One has to go. But which is it? First: Let’s talk about my needs. I’m really only looking for something to check in on my kids… Read More D-Link Omna vs. Logitech Logi Circle: Which home security camera to keep?
JANUARY 2019 UPDATE: Wow, I first wrote this post in 2015 after having quite a bit of difficulty buying a specific combination of watch/band back when Apple seemingly offered every possible combo available at time of purchase. Every combo except the one I wanted, that is. Three and a half years later, it’s still one… Read More The Apple Watch Sport band conundrum: Why doesn’t Apple want you to pair a white watch with a black band?
Speaking of podcasts, let’s say you’ve gotten a brand new podcast-playing app for your iOS or Android device. If only there were an easy way to get the new app to know what podcasts you were already subscribed to… Wait, there is! If you’ve been using a third-party podcast app like Pocket Casts, Instacast, Downcast, etc., there’s a good chance it’ll… Read More How to transfer all your podcast subscriptions from one app to another (the easy way)
I’ve been using Pocket Casts as my main podcast-listening app since the beginning of the year. (You can read my original review here.) The main advantage Pocket Casts has over Apple’s own podcast app? Greater ability to organize podcasts. For example, I like having a listview of only podcast episodes that have been both downloaded (i.e.… Read More Pocket Casts vs. Downcasts: Which is the superior podcast app?
There’s a room in my house that currently has eight 60-watt incandescent light bulbs (i.e. the kind that have been commercially available for nearly a century now). Scratch that. It has seven. One blew. Now I have to replace it. Since new laws went into effect on January 1st of this year, old-style incandescent light… Read More Halogen vs. LED light bulbs: Which is the better replacement?
The only remote you’ll ever need may already be in your house — it may already be on your coffee table! — just sitting there, barely tapping its potential. So before you spend top dollar on a new universal remote, here are some things to think about…… Read More Don’t buy that universal remote control just yet…