CAUTION- Do this BEFORE upgrading  iOS or before getting a new iPhone
September 12, 2016 – 9:37 pm | No Comment

(Note, this article was originally published September 17, 2013 when the iPhone 5 was released.  It has been updated for newest iOS 10–steps haven’t changed since iOS7)
Whether you are buying an iPhone 7 or 7+ or upgrading to …

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Cutting Out Cable-Streaming Media & Home Networks

Can you live without cable TV? See my experience. How to get movies, TV shows, your videos, photos and music WHERE and WHEN you want it. What you need to stream.

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iHow-to and iNews: How to use your iPhones, iPods, iPads, Android SmartPhones, MP3s, GPS…What they are. What you want. How to use it. Troubleshooting and tips.

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Triathlon Training Technology -Fitness-Weight Loss

How to use technology for losing weight and training. Features, tips, and my journey toward an Olympic-length triathlon.

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All about TVs, and home audio includes components like Blu-ray Disc and DVD players, and DVRs, TIVO, and anything else you hook up to your TV… Satellite, Antenna, Cable

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Logitech to Stop Production of Logitech Revue with Google TV
November 14, 2011 – 3:15 am | 19 Comments
Logitech to Stop Production of Logitech Revue with Google TV

 
NOTE: If you are looking to win a Google TV, I’ll have the email list back in order by November 15th.  In the meantime, use my contact form to express interest.  We’re looking for 100 …

All About Digital Media Players, Home Networks and Online Streaming
May 16, 2011 – 8:15 pm | No Comment
All About Digital Media Players, Home Networks and Online Streaming

Digital media players, network media players, media streamers, networked TVs, networked Blu-ray disc players, and networked home theater a/v receivers can stream music, movies and photos to play on your TV.  And it’s getting easier …

CES 2011 Trends in Network Media Players
January 17, 2011 – 9:08 pm | One Comment
CES 2011 Trends in Network Media Players

I will be Live on TwIT TV with Scott Wilkinson at 1:30 today, January 17th. We will be discussing all of the new breakthroughs in network media players, networked TVs, cable TV apps for …

10 Reasons Why I Am Captivated With the Samsung Captivate- Review
December 31, 2010 – 8:07 am | No Comment
10 Reasons Why I Am Captivated With the Samsung Captivate- Review

If you have read my blog entries, you know that I am an avid iPhone user.  I’ve always found Android to be a little more cumbersome to add apps and I get a little confused …

What Gadgets to Buy-The Gift of Sharing Photos, Music & Movies
December 3, 2010 – 6:55 pm | No Comment
What Gadgets to Buy-The Gift of Sharing Photos, Music & Movies

This holiday season it’s time to step up to the next level of home entertainment.  Today’s network media players and network TVs, Blu-ray Disc players, and network AV home theater receivers, can find the music, …

Target to Offer High-End TVs, Installation
June 15, 2010 – 3:59 pm | One Comment
Target to Offer High-End TVs, Installation

Target to Offer More Brands, LED and IPTVs on a Do-It-Yourself Buying Wall
See ya! I’m going to Target to pick up some towels, potting soil, socks and—oh, yeah—a 55-inch LED TV.
If you are looking for …

What is a Home Network? What is a Router? The Connected Home 101
February 23, 2010 – 4:18 pm | 3 Comments
What is a Home Network?  What is a Router?  The Connected Home 101

Don’t worry! It may not seem like it yet, but with my help, you’ll see Home networking is much easier than it used to be when you had to hire a professional to connect it …

New Ways to get Photos, Movies, and Music around your WHOLE HOME
January 5, 2010 – 4:42 pm | No Comment
New Ways to get Photos, Movies, and Music around  your WHOLE HOME

I’m using this New Year’s day as a starting point to talk about the future of your home entertainment…And about letting go of old views of how we  have watched and listened to our TV …

What you Must Know about Streaming Movies from Online-“Fair Use”
September 10, 2009 – 4:17 am | 2 Comments
What you Must Know about Streaming Movies from Online-“Fair Use”

I am the proud owner of a number of devices that allow me to stream the movies I want to watch anytime I want to watch them.  August is a month of reruns so movies …

Connected Home is Evolving- CONNECTIONS ’09- DECE
June 5, 2009 – 4:29 pm | 2 Comments
Connected Home is Evolving- CONNECTIONS ’09- DECE

The connected home seems like some future world but it’s here today. What is the “connected home?” It’s when you can watch TV programs, your own videos, online videos, share your photos and …