Trying Office 365 on my iPad Pro 10.5

I’ve broken one of my cardinal rules of technology by installing applications meant for work on my personal iPad Pro. Recently my company has shifted over to using Office 365 which meant that I actually had space in my inbox in Outlook, I could chat with people on Teams, and my files were safe on … Continue reading Trying Office 365 on my iPad Pro 10.5

Using an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS VM for uploading pictures and video to Google Photos

I've been taking a lot more video on the GoPro of late and there is even video that I haven't even moved over to Google Photos yet and I've been struggling to find a good solution on how to upload all those videos without keeping my MacBook Pro on all night. Recently I upgraded my … Continue reading Using an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS VM for uploading pictures and video to Google Photos

Goodbye Google Hangouts?

During my perusing of the inter web, I learned that Google might be killing off Google for us regular people and just letting it exist for enterprise customers. I've been using Google Hangouts for a while now, mainly I use it because of the integration with Google Voice. There is also the added benefit that … Continue reading Goodbye Google Hangouts?

Alexa Life with the Echo Dot and UE Blast

Alexa has started to infest my home through the Echo Dot and now the UE Blast. I received the Echo Dot as a present for Christmas so that I could start experimenting with a voice assistant. A little while later, I received a UE Blast which has Alexa voice control while also being a really … Continue reading Alexa Life with the Echo Dot and UE Blast

Bringing my 10 year old desktop back to life with an SSD

Way back in 2007 I bought a desktop computer from Beat Buy.  I nice shiny desktop with a quad core processor and 3GB of RAM.  It even had 2 hard drives that equaled 500GB of storage!  Being it was the early 2000’s I was still of the mindset that tower computers were best.  At the … Continue reading Bringing my 10 year old desktop back to life with an SSD

Messing with my GoPro

I've recently been testing my GoPro with my motorcycle with some mixed results here and there.  Today was my latest test using my chest harness and putting it on  Time Lapse.  I think I need to make some adjustments to the Time Lapse mode when I go on rides because what was a 1 hour … Continue reading Messing with my GoPro

Complicating my home wireless setup

I've recently run into some trouble with the wireless in my home and no matter what I do I can't seem to fix it.  I've tried everything from rebooting the thing, messing with the configuration, to even calling Comcast to see if they could do anything on their end to make the thing stop dropping … Continue reading Complicating my home wireless setup

Trying out the CardNinja

One of my goals is to try and eliminate my wallet and I think I've somewhat succeeded.  Behold the CardNinja!  I actually have a wallet case for my personal phone but the problem I had with it is that it only held 3 cards and maybe some money.  That wasn't nearly enough to replace my … Continue reading Trying out the CardNinja