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Commentary: No Warrant Required for Phone Location Records, Court Rules

I was intrigued enough by this article in the WSJ that I thought I would publicly examine my feelings about the implications. The story is about a recent Cincinnati-based federal appeals court decision in which they deemed that federal agents can obtain cellphone records that reveal a caller’s location without a warrant. “Cell-site data—like mailing addresses, phone numbers, […]

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Google Docs Voice Typing First Impressions

Google released a new feature for Docs yesterday (2/24/2016) that allows you to use your voice to type. This is not a new concept and we have been able to do this on our phones for quite some time now, but bringing this functionality to the desktop makes it a really interesting productivity tool.   […]

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My Time With Tidal HIFI

Today I cancelled my Tidal HIFI subscription, it was a decision rooted mostly in frugality and simplicity.  I still have a Spotify and my recently added Apple Music subscription between which I am currently struggling to find a clear winner.  There was nothing “bad” or “wrong” with Tidal,  their premium “HIFI” option sounds great and […]

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DJI Phantom 3 Announced!

  DJI has just had their live streaming event to announce the Phatom 3.  This is a product that I am very excited about as a current Phantom 2 Vision+ owner. Here is the rundown: 2 Models – “Pro” for $1259 and “Advanced” for $999 4K camera upgrade “Pro” (1080p Model “Advanced”) In-camera/lens dewarping (footage […]

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Amazon Dash – The Future of Shopping?

One click and more will be on your doorstep in 2 days! I have to admit when I first saw the “Dash Button” on Amazon.com I got pretty excited. I haven’t seen a potentially transformative application of technology for advertising like this in quite some time.  It just makes sense.  The technology has come along […]

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Understanding Website Load Speeds : Waterfall Charts

Understanding Website Load Speeds : Waterfall Charts

Google has put up a really useful video on their developer portal explaining how to properly use waterfall charts to understand page load times and how to use them to optimize your website. Anyone developing websites should understand how to utilize this powerful tool. The Original Post: https://developers.google.com/live/shows/779042419 Testing Tool: http://www.webpagetest.org/  

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