Tag Archives: home technology

Living with the iPhone 6 Plus

Whenever someone sees me with my iPhone 6 Plus, I get the same three questions, right off the bat. First, some variant “Oh, is that the big one?” “Yes.” Then, with a smirk, they ask, “Does it fit in your … Continue reading

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Answered: How long does it take AT&T to ship an iPhone?

How long does it take AT&T to ship an iPhone? Nobody knows.  Not even AT&T, as it turns out. Since I am an early adopter without the patience to go standing in line at an Apple retail store, I decided … Continue reading

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On the Evolution of the House Fly

“Do you feel safe and protected?” I often ask this question to my wife when I have achieved some manly feat of heroism, like fixing a problem with her iPad. It’s a joke, referring back to prehistoric times when a … Continue reading

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Shortcut: Getting a Mac to behave during presentations and conference calls

One of the best things about leaving the world of enterprise software for a small startup a few years ago was getting to use a Mac as my primary work machine. The interface is refreshingly modern, I can send and receive … Continue reading

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Breaking a bad habit with some help from an app

The last time I drank a soda was at a casual business lunch on Wednesday, May 21st.  My coworkers each ordered a sandwich and a soda to go with it, so I did too. I was trying to cut soda … Continue reading

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Solved: Plantronics Voyager Legend fixes wind noise issues with firmware update

Yes, I’m still that jackass who walks around with a bluetooth headset on his ear. After more than a year using the Voyager Legend bluetooth headset from Plantronics, I still love it.  Between its ability to connect with my phone and … Continue reading

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Relying on a smartphone as a GPS when traveling in Europe

My wife and I recently took a trip for our 15th anniversary to Sicily. We were renting a car to travel around the island, and we knew we would need a GPS to successfully navigate both the dense city streets and … Continue reading

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