New AppleTV & George Orwell

Short version: Unless you are wanting to play a few games on your TV, or unless you want to cut the cable cord, the new 1st gen TV is a total pass. Version 1 of the tvOS is, as has become standard practice for Apple’s new products, a big step backwards. The foundation they have set in place has potential… Continue reading

AppleTV & Living in the Moment

Warning: venting! I have to wait! Every time I go to use an Apple product, something has either updated or wants to be updated. And this house has 14 Apple devices! God, that’s a lot of waiting!!! Today I wanted to listen to my music library jazz playlist via the AppleTV in the living room while I folded clothes. (Yes,… Continue reading

The Fog Descends

Yesterday was uncharacteristically hot. In fact, even after the sun went down, the temperature was miserable. But this morning things are back to normal. The sun is shining. The temperature is in the mid-50’s. The wind is rushing in from the west (ocean-side) with great gusto. And the fog if churling into the bay from over the house and over… Continue reading