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Fitbit App Gallery Now Available

For all those who have been anxiously awaiting…the Fitbit App Gallery is now LIVE! To access the gallery, you must update your tracker to the latest version of the Fitbit OS using your mobile device.  I updated with my iPhone this morning over WiFi and I now have access to new watch faces and apps.  […]

Facebook rolls out messenger app for kids under 13 | Reuters

Facebook Messenger Kids requires parents to set up an account and approve their children’s contacts. Source: Facebook rolls out messenger app for kids under 13 In an attempt to grab a share of the adolescent chat client space, Facebook is introducing a messenger app for kids under 13.  As is clearly evident, their research shows […]

Logitech Create Keyboard Portfolio Case Review

Check out my review of the Logitech Create Keyboard Portfolio Case on our YouTube channel. Links: https://www.amazon.com/Logitech-iPad-Keyboard-Case-Create/dp/B01HIS30OY Our YouTube channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4WqB1wmJc1qXLMEFTvqn3g

GoFundMe drops 5 percent personal crowdfunding fee - The Verge

Source: GoFundMe drops 5 percent personal crowdfunding fee and adds optional donations – The Verge This was welcomed news yesterday afternoon.  Our family is currently in the adoption process and we have looked at various avenues of fund-raising for the adoption and expected medical costs.  I was glad to see that GoFundMe has shifted its […]

FCC Set To Dismantle Net Neutrality Rules

Net Neutrality regulations were put in place to ensure that our service providers are nothing more than carriers of our data services. Over the years in which these regulations have existed, which began sometime in the early 2000s, providers have repeatedly disregarded them or used excuses to cover up their actions. It is clear that […]

Career Advice: Hoarding vs Helping

One subject I felt I really wanted to share on the subject of career advice is information hoarding. In my career I have seen all types of people with so many different personalities. One personality type that I have never worked well with is information hoarders. There are some people who feel their value is […]

Monero - Up, Up, and Away!

You have to keep an eye on these altcoins.  It appears that the rising tide is lifting some other ships than just the tall-sailed Bitcoin.  While everyone is watching Bitcoin, Monero’s price has jumped to $166.00 USD.  The last month, Monero slumped back down below $100 USD and over the last week, it started a […]

FitBit App Gallery to Arrive Soon

I received an exciting email this morning related to my FitBit Ionic.  I have been anxiously awaiting the release of the app gallery, FitBit’s answer to the app and game library required by smart devices.  The email, sent out to developers, states that developers now have access to upload their creations to the gallery.  The […]

Bitcoin: From Whence Does It's Value Come

I was having a discussion with some friends last night about Bitcoin and it’s skyrocketing value. Each of us were basically saying the same thing in a number of different ways.  We were pondering the question of where Bitcoin gets it’s value.  Why is this digital asset worth so much, especially this week amid a […]

Career Advice: Be Confident, Not Conceited

There are various schools of thought when it comes to how people want to be perceived in the workplace.  If you are too nice, then people might take advantage of you.  If you are too cruel, then no one will be able to work with you.  What is the right balance of attitude and personality […]