The Race for the Internet of Things Begins at Home

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I am believer in the Internet of Things, wherein most everything will be connected to the Internet and thereby given a certain intelligence. The tech industry has been talking about this concept for … [Read more...]

Chromebook Chronicles – Choices, Choices

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If there is one good thing about getting a Chromebook today, it's that there are lots of choices. Today, there are many different manufacturers, sizes and price points. This wasn't always the case, … [Read more...]

The ChromeBook Chronicles

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For all the tech geek that I am, I haven't upgraded my computers in a long time. Budget constraints have me stretching things. As far as my desktop iMac, it's somewhat older but still humming along … [Read more...]

Google, Nest, and the Internet of Things

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Google is suffering an identity crisis between it's software and hardware sides. Google has done a good job locking down it's systems and software side of the business. Android is a successful mobile … [Read more...]

Connected World Radio: Managing Social Profiles

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The long awaited return of Connected World Radio. We stay with the format of giving you news, a tip and a tool. Today's news is about Google Maps and it's integration of Google Local data, now … [Read more...]

Samsung Chromebook First Impressions

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For my birthday I treated myself to a Samsung Chromebook computer. I'm a geek, so I love new toys and I am fascinated by the whole Chrome OS venture anyway. More importantly, I got the Chromebook as a … [Read more...]

At WWDC Apple Continues Desktop Dominance While Playing Catchup on Mobile

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At its World Wide Developers Conference yesterday, Apple showed off it's newest operating systems for the desktop and mobile. I'm not going to go into the details of features or benefits of anything … [Read more...]

Google Skeeball Demonstrates the Power of Chrome

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Google often ties to show how powerful it's browser Chrome is and last week was no exception.  Google released a game based on that old classic skeeball game we all love so much. In this version, … [Read more...]

Google is the Most Exciting Company in the World

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I read a great article breaking down the recent Google I/O developers conference and what it means to the larger computing world and to Google itself. The article contends, and I agree, that Google … [Read more...]

The Current State of Social Networks

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A few things have gotten me thinking about the current state of all the social networks I am a member of. Let's take them one at a time. Twitter I have a love/hate relationship with Twitter. … [Read more...]