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Un-Bottled

A conversation I had recently got me to thinking about this and my brain wasn't going to let me stop until I did the math for myself. Exactly how much money are you wasting on bottled water? First let's talk about bottled water... If you shop at a warehouse club, you can ...
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SmartThings – Week 1

[G+] SmartThings - Week 1I’ve had my #SmartThings hub for almost a week now and figured this was a good time to share some first impressions.Overall it’s a fun system with lots of potential. Unfortunately it’s cumbersome and awkward in practice. It needs to be radically simplified if ...
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Sound check #macca

I was fortunate enough to be able to be at the sound check for Sir Paul McCartney's show at US Airways Center. Here are a few snaps from the event. [G+] Sound check #macca  via [G+] http://ift.tt/1oK7ZPh
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I’ve spent the better part of a week with my new #Nexus5 and I’m very much impressed with what I’ve …

[G+] I've spent the better part of a week with my new #Nexus5 and I'm very much impressed with what I've seen so far.I opted for the red version (I only wish they had a green one). In fact, if it hadn't been for the red version I'd probably still ...
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Contextual Homescreens with Tasker

[G+] Contextual Homescreens with #TaskerA few of you have requested that I share more of a step-by-step guide for using Tasker to build a set of contextual homescreens in Android similar to what I described in this post (http://ift.tt/1i3sYYN).First of all, be sure you're using a launcher that supports Tasker's ...
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An Update on the #Aviate / #Tasker Project

[G+] An Update on the #Aviate / #Tasker ProjectA few weeks ago I tried Aviate and although I liked the concept, I decided it wasn't for me. I wanted more control than it gave me over organizing my life into a group of contexts. And thanks to the experience of ...
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Aviating with Tasker

[G+] Aviating with TaskerI've been playing with #Aviate the last several days and it's not bad. I installed it on both my Galaxy Nexus and my Nexus 7 even though the FAQ is very clear that it is not optimized for tablets. I'll do my best to limit my comments ...
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iOS 7: First Impressions

[G+] iOS 7: First ImpressionsFor the most part, I find #iOS7 to be pretty ugly. An overcorrection from too much skeuomorphism to too few effects of any kind. Gradients, shadows, textures, reflections: gone. The grey background on folders and all the blue stick icons are especially unappealing to ...
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Nexus 7: Take 2

I've had a whole weekend to play with the new Nexus 7 and like the original, it's a great device at a very good price. Is it perfect? No. Are there things I wish they had done differently? Of course. Even so, it's the best small tablet out there. The Screen I ...
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Nowhere TV is not a Hamburger

A frustrated Nowhere TV user said something the other day that I've been thinking about more than I should and I wanted to take a minute to try and explain how Nowhere TV is different from most channels on Roku and why it is a private channel (not in the ...
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