Category Archives: Technology

Smartphone home screen: January 2017

My home screen as I finish out 2016 and move into 2017. I prefer to keep things simple and currently have my phone setup with just one screen of icons. I use Action Launcher so all my other installed apps … Continue reading

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Current Lineup: August 2016

OnePlus 3ย (on a data-only Project Fi SIM), Moto 360 Sport, HTC Re, and Fitbit One. Along with some bamboo sided sunglasses.

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My ongoing Bitcoin experiment

Calling it an “experiment” probably makes it sound grander than it actually it…but I have been experimenting with Bitcoin. Sometime around mid-2014 (I think) I started paying closer attention to Bitcoin. By that I mean reading articles I stumbled upon … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 3 over VNC

Geeky fun…today I setup my Raspberry Pi 3 so I could control it through my Mac. I previously installed Raspbian on the Pi 3 and also had the WiFi setup so it would connect to my home network. Today I … Continue reading

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Project Fi hooked me with the data-only SIM

When I switched to Project Fi it was mainly a matter of curiosity, and also some filling in the gaps of coverage. I wanted to see how the WiFi, T-Mobile and Sprint network switching would work. More to the point, … Continue reading

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I donโ€™t think Project Fi is about being cheap (the lowest priced)

Iโ€™ll preface this by saying that I am a happy Project Fi customer. I signed up back at the beginning of July, and have been happy with the quality of service and with the price. So, having said that, Iโ€™d … Continue reading

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NFC Chip Implant: One Year Later

Even with a close look at my left hand you would most likely miss what sits just below the skin. You see, just under the surface, sitting between my thumb and pointer finger, is an NFC chip. Today, September 16, … Continue reading

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