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iPad Pro 12.9 long term review

In my previous review of the iPad Pro, I touched on a lot of the awkwardness surrounding the pricing, new peripherals, and overall experience of Apple’s latest tablet.  Now that I’ve had the iPad Pro 12.9 for almost a year, … Continue reading

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Stupid Apple tricks: #5 – The USB Ethernet adapter

Want to get gigabit wired speed from your MacBook?  You can use a third party adapter with a funky third party driver (which, if you do any sort of research, are apparently all completely unreliable).  Or you can use Apple … Continue reading

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Stupid Apple tricks: #4 – The Mac Pro

Don’t get me wrong.  I love the idea of the Mac Pro.  But the execution of it in 2016 is just ridiculous. Pro implies a few things.  One, you’ll update it reasonably often, since professionals can easily justify the cost … Continue reading

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Stupid Apple tricks: #1 – not reconnecting to WiFi

Even though we all love our Apple products, sometimes it’s just maddening that we put up with weird issues day in and day out that nobody at Apple seems to care about.  It’s almost as if nobody there uses their … Continue reading

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The iPad Pro review

First impressions.  For someone that’s only seen iPad sized tablets for the past 5 years, seeing the iPad Pro in person for the first time is invariably giggle inducing.  The size just seems ridiculous and unnecessary at first glance … … Continue reading

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Here’s a good drive to use with Time Machine on the Airport Extreme

If you weren’t aware of it, the current generation of Airport Extreme (802.11ac version) officially supports Time Machine backups to drives connected to the USB port. But which drive to get?  Some drives work strangely with the USB port on the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the iPad Mini 4

The iPad Mini 4 is out!  And while it’s not the quantum leap that the iPad Mini 2 was over the original iPad Mini, it’s by far better than the strange iPad Mini 3 (seriously, why was that even released?). … Continue reading

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Tesla P85D thoughts

Basically, a dual motor version of the tesla that can, at the high end, accelerate from 0-60 in 3.2 seconds. A lot of promises also around autopilot and active safety features. I love the idea but I’m skeptical this is … Continue reading

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The best vacuum cleaner (for me)

Dust seems to be one of those things that just invades and clutters your home no matter how much you try to prevent it.  And while it’s a pain to clean it up (and believe me, I don’t consider myself … Continue reading

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Real estate – one bedroom vs two bedroom

One topic of interest that I haven’t commented on my blog is my recent obsession with real estate. Rather than going into a huge overview, I think deep diving on particular real estate topics of interest in individual blog posts … Continue reading

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