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LG Fills the Thunderbolt Display Void

At Apple’s “Special Event” today (October 27th 2016) they coyly announced new monitors from LG which mark the end of the Thunderbolt Display and open the floodgates for 3rd parties to create monitors with a single-cable for video, data, and power compatible with Apple’s latest crop of USB-C enabled laptops. Two new monitors from LG 21.5″ […]

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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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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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The New Kinect for Xbox One: 3D Scanning and Big Brother

  People are getting pretty excited over the new Kinect Sensor for the recently announced Xbox One. A significant upgrade to the specs, most notably HD sensor and more accurate 3D detection, make it an even more powerful tool for people looking to harness what is happening realtime in 3D space.  The more I read […]

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Great Deals on Flights! As long as you don’t care where you go.

I recently stumbled across a travel startup called “GetGoing” thanks to my RSS feeds on Pulse and decided to see what it was all about. The site promises big savings on flights if you are willing to be flexible on where you travel to.   While this is not at all practical for business or family visits, […]

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Adopting New Habits : Tim Ferris

I am a big fan of Tim Ferriss, he embodies a curiosity for life, personal productivity, health, and “hacking” that I identify strongly with. His growing catalog of life hacking books, The 4 Hour Workweek (Paper/Kindle), The 4 Hour Body (Paper/Kindle), and  The 4 Hour Chef (Paper/Kindle) are all great reads and I strongly suggest you work […]

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