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  • My Evernote task management journey – January 24, 2015

    An effective, and enjoyable, task management system has eluded me for years. My early higher education career was an organizational mess. I relied on my memory for tasks and found myself failing/forgetting regularly. At some point, I began to use...

  • Paper by FiftyThree Fountain Pen – January 06, 2015

    I recently purchased a new Pencil by FiftyThree bluetooth stylus to use with the Paper by FiftyThree iOS app. I’d been using the two together to simply sketch lines on the virtual page and had not experimented with...

  • Program Arduino on Chromebook using ChromeDuino – January 04, 2015

    Recently I considered an installation of Linux on my Chromebook so I could do some light Arduino development. I asked the Google+ Chromebook community for some thoughts on the process. Imagine my surprise when Google+ user, Jonathan Berry,...

  • A Mac user’s guide to the Chromebook – December 31, 2014

    I like technology and gadgets. I can’t help myself. Budget permitting, I try them all and one of the products I didn’t own was a Chromebook. I am unsure why the Google laptop fascinates me. Is it the simplicity? Is...

  • ALDI Holiday battery lights to USB – December 13, 2014

    Nikki purchased a set of ALDI holiday lights for me a couple of weeks ago. I believe they were around $8.00. They run on two AA batteries (3v) and can switch between off, constantly on or blinking. Although the batteries...

  • Best gadgets under $200, 2014 Edition – November 29, 2014

    To assist others with some holiday shopping, today I present my recommended 2014 holiday gadget buys under $200. Any of these gadgets are sure to make the gadget fan in your life happy. While $200 is the max on my...

  • Evernote full screen editing on the iPad – November 26, 2014

    I’ve been frustrated for several months with what I thought was a quirk with Evernote for iPad, that is, no way to display a note full screen to view or edit. It was my assumption that I was stuck with...

  • BitTorrent Sync - sync without the costly cloud – November 02, 2014

    I’ve been searching for an easy way to sync large multiple files from one Mac computer to another. I want this feature to keep a backup of my movies, music and photos on another computer and to have access to...

  • Pebble Blog Post Sketchnote – October 19, 2014

    Description: Before creating my blog post on the Pebble watch recently purchased, I decided to perform a quick sketchnotes brainstorming session. I broke out a small pocket notebook I found on clearance at Barnes & Noble and my trusty...

  • My first month with the Pebble watch – October 19, 2014

    At the end of September, Apple announced their new Apple Watch. I watched the announcement and found myself intrigued by the device; however, one thing kept nagging me, I can’t remember the last time I wore a watch on...

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