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The silent shame of bringing an older Android phone to a Google event

MOUNTAIN VIEW–I really didn’t think my Nexus 5X phone was that old until I saw so many others at Google I/O here–being used by event staff to scan the RFID tags in… 214 more words


The Foggy Start - #mb04

The fog before the sun

And the fine ales of course



Location: Caballo Lake Campground, Caballo Lake, Caballo, New Mexico
32°54’36.2″N 107°18’31.6″W
32.910054, -107.308765

Day 3 of our trip.  Fishing will have to wait.  We want to go exploring.  589 more words

Travel Trailer

The Plan #London2016

Set up a command post

In The Queens Hotel, Newport

Food And Drink

Turn That Old Tablet Into A Sub-$100 Linux Laptop

Tiny laptops have always been devices that promise so much, yet fail somehow to deliver. From the Atari Portfolio palmtops through to the recent crop of netbooks they have been either eye-wateringly expensive if they are any good, or so compromised by their size constraints as to be next-to-useless. 279 more words

Computer Hacks

Tech - Tablets, Chargers, Batteries and More

Besides being Signal Corps (Army IT), Nick’s already something of a nerd – and has been passing that on to the kids. With us making multi-day trips a few times a year, entertainment in vehicles is key. 617 more words



Let’s get the obligatory disclaimer out of the way, shall we?

I’m not in favor of piracy. IMNSHO, information does not want to be free. And, while I believe the music, movie, and publishing industries, have, to varying degrees, bobbled the transition to a digital-dominated marketplace*, I don’t believe that justifies an attitude that all audio, video, and written material can be “shared”, guilt-free. 384 more words