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All Apple Music Needs Is A Kitchen Sink

Last year Tim Cook disparaged Microsoft’s effort to merge its tablet and desktop products, saying: “You can converge a toaster and a refrigerator, but those aren’t going to be pleasing to the user.” Tim, I love you, but a toaster-fridge would be more pleasing to me than the current controls on Apple’s Music App. Here’s one example that … Continue reading

iPhone Accessory Comes In Flavors

Every once in a while you come across a trick that brings a smile to your lips. I’m smiling now. For those of you who have an iPhone or similar device, there are times when you’d like to go ‘hands-free’. Here I’m not referring to making a call, but watching a video. Turns out there are lots … Continue reading

Thanks For Sharing, It’s Really Not TMI

This is part geek time-out, and part public service announcement. We’ve add a neat feature to our blog, and want to explain how it works. It’s now appearing on thousands of other sites and blogs, so understanding it can save you a lot of time no matter where you are if you see that “Share” … Continue reading

Hey Kids, You CAN Do This At Home!

Think of this post as our first public service announcement. Leslie and I don’t have any grand-kids or other crumb-crunchers spending time at our house which might necessitate a surprise visit from CPS to audit our home’s child-proof-ness. So imagine if you will, my complete frustration with the Child Safety Caps that are put on … Continue reading

Chicken or Beef? Nope, Hand Me The Vacuum.

Leslie and I have an agreement on the division of labour. I stay out of the kitchen, and she stays out of the cleaning supplies. Here I am, in my cleaning-the-house outfit. There is once small problem however. When I’m dolled up, and the vacuum is screaming, I can’t hear the Podcasts on my MP3 player. … Continue reading

Tasked, Mashed, Hacked. And The Winner Is…

I’ve been trying to simplify my so called life since I retired. At this point I’m looking failure directly in the eye. But there is always the hope that simplicity will find us. Take a look at this painting by Rene Maggritte. Simple. Which brings me to the topics of Multi-Tasking, Mash-Ups and Life Hacks, … Continue reading

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