Category Archive for: Consumer Technology

Upgrading Krispy’s Tech

Here we are into April already and I sit here plotting the upgrades in my life as I always seem to do this time of the year.  So far this year I have done a couple upgrades already with a new phone (upgraded my LG G3 to the new Huawei Nova Plus) and a new…

Read More →

The iWatch – Why?

Ok, I get the importance of “wearables” but the look and feel of the iWatch is not something that I can really get behind.  That might have something to do with the fact that I would never have an iPhone, in fact I would not purchase anything from Apple with my own money (the iPad…

Read More →

Cutting the Cord

So for me, cutting the cord from the Cable Companies was never a hard thing.  I am tech saavy and have been leveraging the world of alternative sources for my own entertainment needs for years but about 3 months ago I grabbed a little Android Box and it was plugged in and working…but really only…

Read More →

When is Big…Too Big

Android devices seem to be growing like a bad weed and after seeing an interesting advertisement yesterday for the largest “phone” available I was surprised to see that ASUS was not the only company looking to Supersize my smartphone. The concept of supersizing phones may seem to some to be getting out of hand but…

Read More →

Open Source Saturday – Photoshop Alternative

I am not sure if my love of opensource comes from the access to great software that is open and FREE to share and modify or if I am just really really cheep but either way…I am hooked on all things OSS (Open Source Software) and have been since 2005 when my eyes were opened.…

Read More →

Facebook Phone! Why?

So the long rumored Facebook Phone has been announced but it is not quite a full Facebook Phone… makes EVERYTHING Facebooky and that is just not cool…at least that is my opinion.  Actually in looking at some of the functions of the new Facebook Home, it might actually be useful…maybe. During the announcement yesterday, Mark…

Read More →

The New Presentation Reality

At the end of the day yesterday, my Manager and I were discussing the status quo of Presentations that we put our customers through. I like to think that I am pretty good at telling a story that supports the presentations that are built for me and in many cases by me but they still…

Read More →

LibreOffice 4.0 is out – Is it Right for YOU?

I spend a lot of my day using Microsoft Tools…it is the nature of my job.  I am left with very little choice to use Internet Explorer (certain productivity tools will only work with IE), and as a Sales Professional I generate my quotes in MS Word, do forecasting and scenario builds with MS Excel…

Read More →

Linux – A Choice for Gamers?

There has been more than a few reports that Console Gaming is on the decline…suffering from sequelitis and big budget developers getting all the glory.  PC Gaming does however appear to be on the rise and one of the great things that has come out of this resurgence is the relevance of Linux in the…

Read More →

The End of another Year at MWC

All week I have been wishing for the warmer weather of Mediterranean coast with my colleagues Mark Tauschek and Mike Battista who are over in Barcelona Spain soaking in all the wonderful information at the Mobile World Congress and as the Mobility Event of the year wraps up…I took a look out to the wide world of…

Read More →

Back to Top