This piece by Elizabeth Lopatto, writing for The Verge (thanks for the featured image, BTW.), is crazy interesting. I am a huge Apple Watch fan and, despite considering it to be the biggest piece of the platform lock-in puzzle for me, believe it is the most personal device that I own. It has changed my … Continue reading The Apple handCuff.
I really enjoyed this video by Verge Science, which I found to be very informative and interesting. It is good to see that we are getting closer to a universal flu vaccine that can either reduce the frequency with which we need to be vaccinated, and/or increase the efficacy of each shot. The flu virus is … Continue reading Where’s my universal flu shot?
Welcome to the second and final installment of 2017's Fall Series. This time I'll briefly touch on my favorite and least favorite smart home products of the year. As the weather gets even cooler in our nation's capital, I'll be spending more time indoors stewing about these selections and delving more deeply into how I … Continue reading 2017 End of Year Smart Home Report
Welcome to the first installment of the fall series, focusing on incredible smart home products that make you want to brave the cooling weather and drill some holes, bang some nails, and chop some wood... or just add some cool tech. to your home. Before we begin, I wanted to let you know that links … Continue reading Ring: The king of video doorbells goes for a second reign.
One of the first things my wife and I agreed on when deciding to buy a new house was that it must eventually have “kick ass WiFi.” I have been using a new eero Pro 2nd Generation system for the last two weeks and can finally say, after nearly three years in our new home, … Continue reading Solving WiFi with eero
Apple's 2017 WWDC Keynote is over and I've tallied the results and confirmed that it appears that just one of the items on my wish list came true: Siri improvements (maybe?). I'm assuming that one is coming true, since Apple is baking Siri into their impressively expensive Siri and music speaker they call HomePod. I'll … Continue reading Thoughts on WWDC17 keynote
This year's developer conference from Apple is shaping up to be a doozy. Many of 2017's biggest hardware surprised may have been spoiled by a Foxconn insider on Saturday, but the software front remains a mystery. Tomorrow we find out where Apple is taking the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, and maybe even the Apple … Continue reading WWDC17