Category Archives: Tech

I Switched from Android to iOS

I had been an Android user for four years. Here’s my summary of the difference between the three Android devices I’ve used and the iPhone 5s I began using recently: The iPhone works way better. I was worried I would … Continue reading

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Change Your Weak Password! Or Someone Else Will

Would you believe three of the most commonly used passwords are: “123456,” “password,” and “iloveyou?” I logged into Gmail recently and was pleasantly surprised to read this screen pop at the top of the screen: “Thousands of online accounts are … Continue reading

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Apple’s Accessibility

Here’s a tweet I sent recently: @scove My mom is blind and an iPhone user. She downloaded iOS5 for her iPhone 4. Said the VoiceOver screen reader is now even better. #applerocks 21 Oct via web So I admit it. When my … Continue reading

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Facebook for Android – Cheesy Infomercial Guy Follow Up

So, after making fun of Facebook for Android by personifying it as a cheesy infomercial guy, Facebook goes and releases a new version. And fixes one of the shortcomings! Inline audience selection is now available, so users don’t have to … Continue reading

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Facebook for Android as a Cheesy Infomercial Guy

If Facebook for Android were a cheesy infomercial  guy spinning the app’s news feed shortfalls and lack of inline audience selector as features. Hello, I’m Facebook for Android, and I’d like to tell you about two of my wonderful features. You … Continue reading

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Viewing the International Space Station or Why Twitter is So Cool!

A few weeks ago I was on Twitter searching for new people to follow. Specifically, I was looking for astronomers and the like. I already follow Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson), Reasons to Believe (@RTB_official), and others, and in a flash … Continue reading

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Galaga!

Quarters were like gold to me as a kid. I would save them until I had several, and I had a specific use for quarters that had nothing to do with a piggy bank. The source of deposit for my … Continue reading

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