I can’t remember anybody that has ever said, “Mike, you’re one of the most patient people I know.” As far as I know, that’s never happened. So when I say that I’m getting tired of waiting for Android 5.1 to come to my Nexus 4, it’s probably not that much of a revelation. My first … [Read more…]
And we’re back. Well, I am anyway. I tried an experiment the last couple weeks/months. I found that I wasn’t updating my blog as much as I’d wanted to be, and I was spending a lot of time on Google+. “Why not combine the two?” I asked myself. “What a brilliant idea,” I answered myself. … [Read more…]
Believe it or not, this entire post is a lame excuse to try out the new editor in WordPress 3.9. It’s pretty amazing.
To all those that still occasionally visit this blog, hello! It’s been quite some time since I posted an update, and I want to let everybody know what’s going on. Not Quitting First and foremost, I just want to let anybody that cares know that I’m not planning on quitting this blog, at least at … [Read more…]
If you haven’t been watching the news today, a big bomb was dropped on Google. The Rockstar consortium (Apple, BlackBerry, Microsoft, Ericsson, Sony, and EMC) has sued Google as well as Asustek, HTC, Huawei, LG Electronics, Pantech, Samsung, and ZTE. Is there an obvious and easy way around Rockstar? Brief History So what happened is this. … [Read more…]
I have three kids 5 and under, and so we’re always looking for a good way to keep them occupied in the car and around town, and they all love Disney stuff. In fact, Disney is the only reason we haven’t completely cut the cord as far as television is concerned. My wife saw this … [Read more…]
I watched Apple’s announcements today. I was totally inspired.
Actually, this post isn’t going to be about Linux. I’m sure everybody has heard the proverb “may you live in interesting times”. Well, this last couple months, that’s how I’d describe what’s been going on with me. You won’t see much interesting showing up on the blog because while there has been a lot of interesting … [Read more…]
We’ve been hearing a lot about Prism lately. It’s a big topic and a big deal. I hear excuses for it all the time. “If you’re not doing anything wrong, you have nothing to worry about.” “It’s for our security!” Blah blah blah. None of the many excuses I’ve heard have remotely justified Prism to … [Read more…]
Sometimes I’m sitting here, trying to come up with something to write and I’m coming up dry. It’s not because there’s nothing going on with Linux. Quite the contrary. Linux is always moving, changing. It’s hard to believe just how ubiquitous Linux is. It’s literally everywhere. The Obvious Of course, there’s the obvious places you … [Read more…]