Category: Tech Stuff

Running, Spotify and BPM

With the discontinuance of Spotify running support, I’ve been fiddling around with Spotify and various playlists. Mostly I just choose a target run pace, search for a playlist (eg. one that has 165 BPM...

Get off the Blacklist

I do a lot of tech press reading, and recently discovered a great piece on getting off Google’s blacklist. Rather than repost it here, I’ve put it on the tech blog for my web...

Leaving your company? Clean that computer!

Depending on your relationship with your employer, or what you’ve been using your company-owned computer for, you might wish to clean it out before handing it back. This is a basic checklist of some...

Printing, guest networks and automation

I love that routers these days have guest network options that I can turn on and off at any time. The Linksys smart wifi router app makes this super easy, and while the dumbing...

Traffic View on Google Maps

Ok maybe some of you know this already, but holy smokes, Batman! This was such a freakin’ revolution for me that I’m definitely using it more often. I actually noticed it when I was...

Why I use Notability (instead of Penultimate)

Recently I had the good fortune of attending the 2013 ANZAM Doctoral Conference, and a number of people asked me about the handwriting app that I use for taking notes on my iPad. There...

Getting Fit… a bit at a time!

Recently DH and I were given little devices that strap to our wrists that track our steps. They are not just pedometers, however. These little devices (called Fitbit) sync with our iPhones and computers...