September 10, 2014

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 Watch Musings – The Day After

Yesterday morning in Cupertino, California, Apple announced their eagerly awaited Watch. For those of you wondering how the hell I did that – you know, the symbol – it’s Shift + Option + K on a Mac. To answer your question – yes, I learned this useless fact just moments ago. Try as I might, […]

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September 8, 2014

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Tech Barber: The List of Indispensable, Bulletproof iOS Apps

With more than one million – yes, that’s right – one MILLION apps in the App Store, the prospect of finding an app that fits your needs can be daunting. To further complicate matters, an app that serves your needs today may become obsolete or squashed by a competitor before you’ve had a chance to hit […]

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September 1, 2014

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My Thoughts on the Celebrity Photo Leak

I hesitate to write about this topic because I’m not a fan of celebrity “buzz” and I try to use this space to educate my readers, not to spread Hollywood gossip. That said, I’ve had quite a few people ask for my thoughts on the recent leak of private celebrity photos, supposedly via Apple’s iCloud […]

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July 21, 2014

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Rdio vs Google Play Music All Access

It’s been about a year since I went cold turkey and gave up buying CD’s in favour of listening Rdio – an online music streaming service. Well, that’s not entirely true – I still buy the odd CD but, I digress. The aforementioned process was far from smooth, but after some up’s and down’s I had pretty much […]

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July 14, 2014

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The Great Voicemail Experiment – Why I’ve Given Up Voicemail on My Personal Device

I may very well come across as the Ebenezer Scrooge of the telephone world, but here goes; I hate voicemail.  When it comes to dealing with it at the office there isn’t much I can do to avoid it – people have voicemail and that’s a fact of life, albeit an unfortunate one! In my […]

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July 13, 2014

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Wunderlist 3 is Coming. Is it Too Late, or Will it Claim the ToDo Crown Once Again?

I had no idea when I started this blog that I would ever use a “to-do list” app.  I always thought that anything in my life important enough “to do”, was in my calendar and that was the end of it. As kids arrive and projects around the house began to surface though, it became […]

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June 19, 2014

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More Incredible Uses for Evernote

It’s hard to admit this now as a die-hard Evernote user, but at some point during the latter stages of 2013 I found myself relying on their service less and less. It wasn’t that the developers had done anything negative to change the service, it was more a product of my life at that time, while the […]

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