Review: Pebble Smartwatch

As I do on occasion, today’s post is a review about a recently acquired item. But first, let me tell you of the story behind it. My lovely wife Ann thought it would be nice to buy me a nifty gadget – she knows I love technology – for Christmas in the form of a … Continue reading Review: Pebble Smartwatch

Adventures in Smartphones

Okay, so it’s been way too long between posts and I sort of have an idea about today’s topic. As you may recall, I dropped my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active the day before I was to participate in the Long Beach Marathon Bike Tour and 5k. In case you don’t remember what it looked like … Continue reading Adventures in Smartphones

Eating My Words

When we signed our contract with Big Cell Phone Company (AT&T), something I thought I’d never do again, I remember the salesperson asking if we wanted to buy insurance for our phones. My reply was simple: “Nah, I’ve had good luck with phones and never had to replace one. No thanks.” Besides, my Samsung Galaxy … Continue reading Eating My Words

Why Mobile Payments Will Fail

If you aren’t familiar with the concept of mobile payments, here’s a quick little rundown of how they work. First, you must sign up with any number of services out there such as Google Wallet or Isis Wallet. These serve as your “bank” in which you can deposit money or have it transferred from your … Continue reading Why Mobile Payments Will Fail

2013: My Year In Review

Since this is a personal blog, I figured that instead of writing a year-end review about other things, it would be better suited for me to give a year-end review of things that actually happened in my life. It’s much easier to do something like this now since chances are I captured those moments with … Continue reading 2013: My Year In Review