Posts in the Category: Thoughts

When you need gas, do you just look for the sign with the cheapest gas? Does the brand of gasoline not matter to you? After a $700 car repair due to a clogged sensor, I was motivated to do a little research on which stations have the best gas. To my surprise, there is a   

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Can fuel economy tips help your company’s productivity? Imagine this: You’re driving on a highway during a nice sunny day. The windows are down, the music is up, and you’ve set your cruise control at 70 mph. You pass a truck that was going 65 mph. The road is flat, and you can see a   

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Amazon released a Sling TV promotion providing even more incentive for early adopters to get a no-contact trial with Sling TV. What is Sling TV? Sling TV, created by Dish Network, provides you with popular channels through a no-contract, HD streaming service for only $20 a month. It’s a new service, and there’s really nothing   

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The much anticipated Apple iWatch Watch has been revealed. But will the Apple Watch sell? Rumors swirled for months regarding a flexible display, wireless charging, advanced sensors, 3G capabilities, and ability to beam you to Mars.  Apple hyped the keynote arguably more than any past keynote.  Unlike other Apple product reveals, few specifications were known   

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Why buy a Wifi Thermostat? Wifi Thermostats promise to impress friends and save home owners money on their monthly utility bills.  Sometimes called “smart thermostats”, these wifi enabled thermostats have capabilities far above what a regular thermostat can offer. Wifi Thermostat Features Learn your daily routine and adjust temperatures when you are away/arrive Know the   

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I’m calling it. Facebook has gone too far. I’m getting off Facebook for good, and here’s why.   Did you know… Facebook tracks and keeps record or your browsing history across all sites even when you’re logged out? Facebook’s app has access to your phone’s microphone and can listen and record without your knowledge? Facebook   

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Fitness trackers provide data on your activity level and fitness by monitoring your movements as you wear them on your wrist or elsewhere. By using accelerometers, a fitness tracker can deduce whether you are sleeping, sitting, standing, walking, or running. While this data can be surprisingly accurate and helpful, a fitness tracker with heart rate   

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Flipboard was created with the intent of being a news aggregator. You select different feeds, blogs, and sites that you like to read and they all get pulled into the app and displayed to you in a beautiful, consistent, magazine-like interface. In the same way, you can use Flipboard as a social media aggregator to   

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Wireless routers do the heavy-lifting in most homes today. As we own more wireless tablets, printers, TV’s, phones, and toasters (soon enough, I figure), the pressure is on your home’s wireless router to serve up internet to those devices as fast as it can. The better the router, the more bandwidth there is to go   

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iOS 7 launched with all of its visual polish yesterday. Parallax wallpapers now give the home screen the illusion of a layered or 3D effect by responding to the way you tilt your device. Inevitably, you will grow tired of the wallpapers included with iOS 7, and you will want to make some of your   

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