Category Archives: Review

Apple’s iPhone X Announcement: Evolution or Revolution?

As the early adopter of technology that I am, I patiently wait for the announcements from Apple.  Today was was the first announcement made from the new Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus.  With this being the 10th anniversary … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire: Unboxing and First Impressions

As indicated in an earlier post, I pre-ordered a Kindle Fire.  It arrived safely today.  Here are a few photos of the unboxing process.  I was amused by the packaging which made it look as though it was packed specifically … Continue reading

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Roxio Toast 11 Titanium: A Classic Blunder in Software Design

As many of you know, I’m an avid user of TiVo.  The time has come for me to begin converting some of my saved videos to other formats that can be used with my other devices like the iPad, iPhone … Continue reading

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Wubi: The Windows Based Ubuntu Installer

From earlier posts on my blog, you may know that I’m in the process of rebuilding a Toshiba laptop after a failed drive. The original system was dual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu with separate partitions for each. This time, I … Continue reading

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Product Review: Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid Drive

As those of you who follow my blog already know, I had some problems a few weeks ago with a drive in my Toshiba laptop. After considering the options available, I decided to replace the failing drive with a Seagate … Continue reading

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Toshiba: Toshiba Tech Support = FAIL

In September of 2010, I purchased a Toshiba Portege R705-P25 laptop.  I really like the design of the laptop and it has some really good features.  Unfortunately, it has a flaky Toshiba hard drive in it.  The one it contains … Continue reading

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OneBusAway: A Seattle Commuter’s Secret Weapon

Do you take public transportation in the Seattle area?  If you do, you really need to know about OneBusAway. OneBusAway provides real-time arrival information on your computer, phone or smart phone for most of the public transportation companies in the Seattle … Continue reading

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Printing Photos Using Costco Photo Center

I have been an amateur photographer for many years.  With the dawn of the digital camera, I have taken many thousands of digital photos, some of which I would consider good enough to print.  Up until today, I have relied … Continue reading

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A Review of Due – Super Fast Reminders, Reusable Egg Timers

I have been looking for an easy to use reminder tool for quite a while. I have tried several, but my current favorite one is Due which I use on the iPhone and iPad. The real feature I was looking … Continue reading

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The Holy Grail of Computing: The MacBook Air

In my search for the Holy Grail of computing, I have owned at least 20 different computers of various shapes, sizes and configurations. Some ran Windows. Others ran Linux, an Apple OS or even BeOS! As a self-proclaimed technology junkie, I … Continue reading

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