So as I previously mentioned (sarcastically) I picked up a very inexpensive Windows Phone so I could check out the dark side and see how things are on that side of the planet.
Here are my initial thoughts. The TL;DR is. I’m impressed. Read More →
For some time (Since it came out) I’ve been intrigued by Windows Phone OS. Not ‘get rid of my iPhone’ level intrigued, but more ‘Wow, someone didn’t just copy the iPhone’ intrigued.
Though they had what I would consider several boneheaded mis-steps regarding early adopters not getting an upgrade things looked a little better. So I grabbed a Nokia Lumia 635 to check it out, and to check out the Windows 10 Tech Preview. Read More →
Out of boredom, and more ‘how does it work’ I started broadcasting a bit with Twitch.tv.
I give you: The CrankyOldNerd Read More →
I play some video games. Because of that, I actually do own a Windows machine. It’s a glorified PS4, but I still play games.
Most notably of late, Star Citizen and Elite: Dangerous. One of the big challenges though is that while you want speed, you need capacity. Those two things together are a (and this is a technical term) crippled of cash.
Mac’s have this killer feature called ‘Fusion Drive’. Where’s Windows? Read More →
It’s been a bit since I reported on my experience with the Basis Band tracker and I’ve been meaning to write an update on the new device I started using, the Withings Activité.
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I recently came into possession of a Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet 2. I’ve been kicking around on it for a week or so, and wanted to give some initial thoughts.
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It wasn’t all that long ago I talked about the recent acquisition of a Ford Explorer.
Since then we’ve put about 20,000 miles on it with daily use + multiple long haul (multi-day) road trips.
I ran into another problem hough on the last road trip. My son is a growing 11 year old, and growing much faster than I did at his age. Read More →
This is my final follow with regards to the Basis Band I purchased a few months back to use to help me track my efforts at becoming more healthy. Read More →
Back in April 2012 I decided to make some changes in an effort to lower my weight and get somewhat healthier. I thought I’d post an update as it’s been almost three years, and so far I’ve managed to keep at it. Read More →
One of the biggest gripes of mine about the 2008 economic collapse was a company I knew as ‘Hombre’. My best Christmas present this year was a discovery that they’re back baby. Read More →