Is Amazon Go really that good?

For those of you who haven’t heard, Amazon is testing out a new shopping experience in Seattle called Amazon Go. You walk into the Amazon store, scan the Amazon Go app on your smart phone and then start shopping.  As you pick up items it keeps track of what you have. You can put things…

iPhone 5 battery issues

My iPhone 5 battery has been lasting less and less recently. So much so that I’m having to charge it 2-3 times in a day. So before I investigated my options with Apple I decided to reset my phone, download everything again and see of things improved. They have do far. I’ve been using it…

iOS 6 is a nice incremental step

I upgraded to iOS 6 today and it is a nice incremental step. There are definitely things that are better but it is an incremental step. Things that I like are the do not disturb option, reminders app, passbook, and the maps. I’ll play with this version for awhile before I upgrade to the new…

iOS Podcasts App not quite ready

Editor’s note: After I posted this today, I just found out that Apple had just released version 1.0.1 of the Podcast app that is supposed to address many of the problems that I am having. I’ll be testing it out soon and see how it does. After WWDC in June I downloaded the new iOS…

Evernote Hello Shows Promise

I just downloaded Evernote Hello to my iPhone and it looks promising. I need to take another photo of myself in better light, but it has the potential to replace business cards. It could be that powerful. Take a look for yourself. The only thing I could see a problem with the app is the…

The iPad is definitely worth it

For Christmas this year our family got an iPad. All I can say is that it’s a perfect addition to what we do around the house. We are working through the newness of it and the addiction of playing games. But once you finish angry birds what do you do? 😉 I think this can…

Outlook 2007 Tasks and Blackberry Problem

I use Outlook 2007 at work with a Blackberry Bold. But I have one big problem, if I mark a task complete on the Blackberry, it marks it complete on the Blackberry and in Outlook. However, the completed task just moves from the day I completed it to the next day, to the next, etc….

WordPress 3.0 is working well

I have been using WordPress 3.0 over the weekend and things are working quite well. I am really enjoying it. The bulk changes, the management, and flexibility are working great. One of the best things I like is the new default template. It is one of the best templates that I have found with WordPress….

Verizon Wireless, please stop placing apps on my Blackberry!

I am getting quite tired of Verizon Wireless just adding apps to my Blackberry. I paid for the Blackberry and my service and I control what goes on this device. These apps just keep showing up and I have no clue what they are or what they are for. The latest was for VCast apps….