Bored at the Hotel

Normally, when I travel, I keep pretty busy.  But this past trip, when I arrived at the hotel, I did a quick digital checkin and then flipped on the TV —a rare thing. I couldn’t find anything of interest; so, I left the TV on HBO with some crazy vampire thing, TrueBlood, about to start. I had some passive knowledge… Continue reading

Navigon iPhone Navigation Application

I haven’t posted much to my blog lately because I have been intensely busy, mostly with traveling, writing, and physical therapy.  And I have made some minuscule effort to avoid the computer as typing at the keyboard seems to train wreck my bad shoulder! Recently, well, over the past several days, I used my Navigon application on the new iPhone… Continue reading

Apple’s "Magic" Trackpad

I really don’t like Apple‘s use of the word “magic” in their advertising campaigns.  To me, personally, it’s a stupid choice of adjective:  the “Magic Mouse,” the “Magic Trackpad,” and how “Magical” the iPad is.  I wish they would ditch the “M” word.  It just sounds childish to me. That said, the new trackpad keyboard accessory is awesome!  Aesthetically, it… Continue reading