After my last post — a review of the app I use for podcasts — I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the other third party apps I use. Here are some of the ones I’ve been using almost daily for a while now: For reading/marking up PDFs: Goodreader I bought the iPad 1… Read More The Apps I use: 2014 Edition
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
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
Earbuds are notoriously fickle creatures. They get tangled way too easily, and when they get tangled too much, the internal wiring can suffer. Sure, you can keep winding them back up in the case they came in, but that’s not so handy if you’re on-the-go a lot. You can also invest in something like this,… Read More Ideal use for a small binder clip…