Computer mice are one of those items I'm never quite satisfied with. Since I found my dream keyboard in the Corsair K95, I've been searching for a replacement for my 3-year old Logitech Marathon Mouse. The Marathon Mouse had two major features going for it: the battery lasted up to 3 years and the mouse … Continue reading The Logitech G602 Gaming Mouse
Cool Kickstarter campaign. Terrible name though. Makes me miss the Xootr I rode around downtown Seattle for a few years.
Taking to my blog to write about RSS reminds me a little of those who vent about privacy on Facebook. My intention isn’t to defend RSS because it doesn’t need me to defend it. Instead I’d like to point out how I use it and why it’s still valuable to me in a world of … Continue reading Still Relying on RSS
I’m beginning to equate free with disappointment, at least when it comes to online services such as Facebook and Gmail. Twitter too but, I’ll leave that for another day. I’ve been logging into Facebook each day for four years. And yet I couldn’t explain their various levels of privacy to anyone. Just when I think … Continue reading For Sale: You
Apps for smartphones and the iPad have stolen most of the thunder away from PC programs. And with good reason because that’s where most of the excitement is these days. Had someone told me a year ago that I’d migrate a third of my PC usage over to the iPad I would have called them … Continue reading Software For A New PC
A number of years ago, I was a product manager for Microsoft Office. The team was so large that marketing and development were scattered in buildings around the Redmond campus. I helped coordinate events where partners could work alongside developers and testers to ensure their products worked well with ours. One day I received an … Continue reading The Technical Land Mine
It happened again today. A friend called me asking for help in reviving his PC that will no longer boot. He believes he caught a virus. I plugged it in, and sure enough, it won’t boot. “Do you have your important files backed up?” I ask. Queue the awkward pause. I got my answer. … Continue reading Simple Backup