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Aug 11 2012

KLM Wants My Twitter Handle

This is a first for me… I was signing up for a KLM frequent flyer account and in a first for me, they asked me for my Twitter handle. They needed it as a contact detail…so they could, you know, tweet to me that I am completely screwed because my flight is leaving without me. …

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Jul 28 2012

Roku or Apple TV?

I updated my MacBook to Mountain Lion this week and so far, so good. There is definitely a theme of unification between OSX and iOS with the Apploids newest release. Notification center, the cloud, reminders and notes all play nicely at the OS level with Mountain Lion. The killer feature though may be AirPlay. I …

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Jul 19 2012

The Lexicon of Tech

I was listening to a story on the radio talking about the recent hiring of Marissa Mayer as CEO of Yahoo. One person interviewed about her commented on her personal “gravitas” The commentator even used the syntactically unclear sentence, “The reasons why the male geek is ascendant are complex.” The interesting thing to me was …

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Jul 14 2012

Amazon to Invoke Time Machine Clause

Well, OK, that might be stretching it a bit, but according to Geeky Gadgets they are working on extending their distribution outlets to be able to offer same day delivery. Amazon has already made agreements with several states to begin collecting tax in those states and as the Verge has pointed out more traditional retailers …

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Jun 29 2012

Google Driven

Because you can never be too rich, too pretty or have too much online storage… Google Drive is the monolith’s response to iCloud and it grants you 5 Gig of free storage and document perusal from multiple platforms. On the same page as DropBox, Amazon’s CX service, Box.com and Microsoft SkyDrive it gives you the …

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Mar 12 2012

Tickitaly Molto Buona!

I am in the final throes of planning a trip for a couple of days in Italy with my wife. The weight of history and art in Italy is already threatening to overwhelm me as I look at museums and coliseums and mausoleums and other rhyming words! The other thing that is abundantly clear to …

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Mar 07 2012

Just iPad

So the iPad announcement has come and gone and to me the new is more notable by what is missing than what is present. Let’s grade the tech media on how well they did on projections: Retina display-check Better cameras-check 4G LTE- check Faster processor with better graphic performance-check Some other stuff as well, but …

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Mar 02 2012

iPad2 or 1? Time to Bail!

If you are lusting over the soon to be debuted piece of Apple goodliness it is likely time to get your old until up on your techno-recycling site of choice. Ebay…Craigslist…or go all old school and have a garage sale! BUT BY ALL MEANS GET RID OF IT NOW! LOOK AT THAT GRAPH! AREN’T YOU …

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Feb 28 2012

Living PS Vita Loca

WaterField is in the business of making sure your gizmos and gadgets get to where you are going without damage. They also like to make you look good doing so! Of course, the PS Vita is not exactly about business, but …”all work and no play…” even if your name is not Jack! The cases …

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Social Media Explained

From my buddy at the technologytherapist.net

This about sums it up!

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