Apple has a new feature in iOS 11, Do not disturb while driving (DNDD). I like this feature. I like the idea of my phone being less distracting while driving. I like the idea of others on the road being less distracted too, but this feature has one big flaw. Specifically for me it's Pandora.... Continue Reading →
In the aftermath of Harvey, in between the thoughts and prayers for all those affected, I have to wonder how many of them lost all the information on their computers. Today amist all the distruction, this is a small concern, but at some point it will come up. Backups are SO IMPORTANT!!!! We need to... Continue Reading →
In today's connected world most devices are wireless. Phones, tablets, TVs, laptops and gaming consoles. But if at all possible you should use a wired connection where you can.
I don't get to code as often as I use to. In fact, it feels that I haven't done much at all for the last 7-8 years. So, I set out to learn (remember) I can. The times, languages, and systems have changed, but the rules haven't. After many hours of working on some ideas,... Continue Reading →
Everyone knows I am all about Apple products these days, but this one caught me by surprise. I don't use the provided wifi router from my internet provider (AT&T). They SUCK!!!!. I have always had my own router/wifi for security and better performance. I was using a ASUS router ($130) with a customized open source... Continue Reading →
I have an iPhone, iPad, Mac Mini, Watch, TV and AirPods....I am all in on Apple products. Recently (today as a matter of fact), I have decided to put down the iPad. It's a great device and I use it daily, but do I need it. I have used once since the beginning and love... Continue Reading →
Guided social media usage is just common sense parenting and a very good opportunity to teach your teens how to use the internet and be safe doing so.
I have some complaints about Apple. Mac login with Apple Watch does not work. Sometimes after a fresh reboot it might work once, but on a whole it does not. This was one of the main reason I purchased a Mac Mini and an Apple Watch. It's the 21st century and the idea of the... Continue Reading →
This is not a review of the specs, you can read about that on Apple's website. This is a personal review of their use and function. I've struggled with how to do that. What does everyone want to hear about them that hasn't been said? FIT - They do, surprisingly. These are the first ear pods that... Continue Reading →