articles about new and upcoming technology

  • Are Drones Maybe Bad News?

    Does the increasing numbers of drones represent a threat to our privacy and safety? Should drone ownership and the use of drones be better regulated? I wrote an article a while back about drones called (Super Drone! Are They Going Too Far?), in which I talked about the potential for drones to invade our privacy […]

  • Are Older People Useless With Technology?

    According to my stepson I’m old. I’m old because I’m over forty, life is passing me by or already has, I am of little use to society and should seek help at a euthanasia clinic in Switzerland, Holland or preferably one within shuffling distance of where I currently reside. This rather odd train of thought […]

  • FCC Wants Set-Top Boxes Open to Competition

    Finally, after decades of having tight control over set-top cable boxes, cable TV companies in the U.S. are being challenged as the Federal Communication Commission is finally exercising its statutory responsibility to ensure competition. As you might expect, satellite and cable providers, along with some Hollywood studios, are not too happy about it. Cable companies […]

  • Using Modern Technology in The Wilderness

    It’s said that during both Gulf Wars the US military blocked commercial GPS, but in fact this was known as selective availability to confuse the enemy, which luckily wasn’t the case during our road trip to the north of Argentina last week, where we met no enemies whatsoever, thankfully. I mention this little nugget of […]

  • 5 Crazy or Cool Items on Amazon

    Sometimes when I get bored I’ll surf the web to look at some the ridiculous things that are for sale out there. Recently I signed up for Amazon Prime and was checking out their daily deals. A customer gave me a $50.00 gift card and I guess you could say it is burning a hole […]

  • Best Ever Tech Related Fun Images

    A picture is worth a thousand words! I only write about my personal experiences and I seem to running out of them. I’m still fixing computers of course but it seems mostly to be the same old, same old. So this time I’m just going to post some of my favorite pictures from sources like […]

  • Samsung Family HUB – SuperFridge!

    Samsung Family Hub – the smartest smart fridge ever Now if you are into technology like me you have probably heard of the CES (Consumer Electronics Show). The 2016 CES featured some amazing new technology for us consumers. With so many cool gadgets and appliances, I had to focus on one. The “One” (a little […]

  • Fitbit Blaze Giving Apple Watch Some Competition

    New Fitbit Blaze, due to launch in March 2016, now available for pre-order. When I say Fitbit, does the name ring a bell? There are so many wearable fitness trackers out there and Fitbit is just one of them. However, Fitbit also happens to be the leading market sharer in its field. I’ll bet you […]