The Elgato Cam Link 4K vs the Elgato HD60 S+ — Which is better for MacBook Pro users looking to take their Zoom meetings to the next level?

My day job is as a TV writer/producer, which is one of the reasons I don’t post as often I used to (the other reason: three kids 6 years old and younger). As Hollywood has shifted to virtual meetings, I’ve been looking for ways to improve the Zoom/Bluejeans/Google Meet experience. When I pitch a project… Read More The Elgato Cam Link 4K vs the Elgato HD60 S+ — Which is better for MacBook Pro users looking to take their Zoom meetings to the next level?

D-Link Omna vs. Logitech Logi Circle: Which home security camera to keep?

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?

Orbi vs. eero in a house that’s already (somewhat) wired for ethernet

There’s a million comparisons already out there between Orbi, eero, and the other wireless “mesh” routers for home use (like AmpliFi, Luma, and Google WiFi). But because people are always looking for reviews to match their unique homes, I figure I’d toss this out there, see if it helps anyone still debating what to purchase. Why… Read More Orbi vs. eero in a house that’s already (somewhat) wired for ethernet

Man, Apple really didn’t want me to use their new iPhone Upgrade program…

If you follow Apple news, you’d know that in addition to announcing new iPhones a couple weeks ago, Apple also announced a new way to purchase them — an Apple-branded upgrade program where you can upgrade your phone every year and never have to pay full price for one.  The program is similar to programs that… Read More Man, Apple really didn’t want me to use their new iPhone Upgrade program…

The Apple Watch Sport band conundrum: Why doesn’t Apple want you to pair a white watch with a black band?

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?