Tech & Productivity

10 Things I Don’t Need Anymore Because of iPhone/iPad

10 Things I Don’t Need Anymore Because of iPhone/iPad

Just about any smart phone user will tell you that they are addicted, that they couldn't live without their phone. Especially if you're waiting for an important email or call or are waiting in a long line. I've used an iPhone since 2007 and cannot imagine being...

Three Online Irritations that are Making Me Crazy

Three Online Irritations that are Making Me Crazy

If the Internet were a giant chalkboard, these three things would be the fingernails. Note: If you're reading this, I'm sure you're not doing any of these. But here's your opportunity to forward this post to that friend who just might be and blame it on me. I can...

Killed by Tech

Killed by Tech

Tech has made some familiar items obsolete I remember my parents shelling out big bucks for Encyclopedia Brittanica. I used to travel for business and had a huge atlas I depended on daily. Phone book — I throw them away now. I'm not sure my kids (19 and 23) have ever...

iOS 4 Rocks

iOS 4 Rocks

If you're an iPhone user and as geeky about it as I am, you've probably already done the iOS 4 upgrade. I did it last night and, while it took a bit of time, it was well worth it. This is by no means an exhaustive review, just my first impressions of the features that...

Nothing New Under the Sun — or in the Cloud

Steph, Mary, Me, Jim I think I might have been a social media geek before social media was cool. Ten years ago I was active in a Yahoo group comprised of Mac-based graphic designers and prepress people. As online relationships started to build, the list became more of...

iGot iPhone!

iGot iPhone!

After 12 hours of waiting in line, Elizbabeth & I left the Apple store with our iPhones in hand at about 6:15 p.m. yesterday. Just as you would expect from Apple, the packaging is phenomenally cool. The wait was long and hot but the Apple store and its employees...