YOPO Lens Kit (iPhone 6s+) Review

I must admit that the iPhone 6s+ camera has compelled me to leave the heavy camera equipment behind more and more often. The little device does some amazing things, things I literally never thought would be possible with such a tool. When I really need a quality shot, however, I still bring out the Canon glass, but the iPhone creates… Continue reading

Why I Just Canceled Spotify

I learned that Spotify just updated their Terms of Service (TOS). Like Facebook, they want as much information about me as they can get. They should change their name to Spotispy. For example, they now are collecting: Where you are 24/7 How fast you are moving Your contacts’ information in your address book All of the media files on your… Continue reading

Snews You Can Use

Well, I’ve completely revamped the navigation system for my entire media collection at TimTyson.us. It has taken a couple of weeks, but I think it’s ready for its official debut! So here are two links: one to the navigation system designed for handheld devices:   And the other navigation system designed for laptop and desktop computers:   Both provide access… Continue reading

Who Have You Given Access to Your Information?

We are already so into The Matrix, and nobody seems to much mind–yet! I really get annoyed at the enormous extent to which Google, Twitter, and Facebook (especially) track everything we do online, build online profiles about us (including our current mood, reading and writing grade levels–I’m not kidding), and sell that information to marketing. They embed cookies in your… Continue reading