If you own an iPhone you might have noticed that your Other category is taking up more storage than before. I haven’t been able to find a definitive answer, although it seems like the Other category grows as you upgrade from one model of iPhone to another. My spouse and I own 16 GB iPhone … Continue reading How to Free Up Space on Your iPhone
My new Nest Learning Thermostat arrived yesterday. So far, I love it. But I’m not going to talk about the thermostat right now. I want to use it for a few weeks before sharing my thoughts on it. Instead I want to talk about a screwdriver. Installing the Nest requires two screws. Instead of heading … Continue reading The Nest Screwdriver
I bought my first PC in 1994. It ran both DOS and Windows 3.1. Over the next few months, I’d install more RAM, a modem and a CD-ROM. Although I justified my purchase by telling myself I’d no longer have to rely on the computers at the library at the University of Utah, my computer … Continue reading My Windows Experience
I’ve wanted to compare Google Maps to Apple Maps for a while but never got around to it. But a couple of weeks ago I made four trips between St. George and Las Vegas. The trip covers about 130 miles each way or two hours of drive time which would provide me the chance to … Continue reading Google Maps vs. Apple Maps
I pulled this data from the January 2014 edition of Consumer Reports. Although they review dozens of phones this month, they don’t account for why the iPhone is worth two to three times as much as the popular Galaxy phone after two years. Probably just an anomaly.
Steve Wildstrom for Techpinions comparing the different approaches Apple and Microsoft took with their latest ads: I have worked with both companies for many years and can assure you that while they are very different from each other, both are fiercely competitive, touchy, and as huggable as hedgehogs. But there can be big difference between … Continue reading A Tale of Two Ads