Review: Why Fitbit Blaze outshines Charge HR

A few years ago this blog shifted focus from a purely personal blog to one with the tagline and theme of “Make things better”. Part of making things better is squeezing in some exercise each day — whether it’s a full on workout (rare), a 45 minute bike ride (more common) or the bare minimum (10,000 steps / 30 minutes of consecutive activity). Today I’m quick-reviewing the Fitbit Blaze. As an experienced user of Fitbit’s products, I feel I have a good handle on what … Continue reading

Pixlr Express: Photo Editing For Your Phone & Camera Alike

You’ve probably taken a picture of yourself with your phone at some point. Likewise, you might have taken a picture where you realized something was superficially wrong in that you weren’t 100% confident on sharing with the universe. Maybe you had a blemish, or a black fly bite on your neck large enough to give the impression that you spent the night at Makeout Creek. If you haven’t noticed, I’ve been mentioning Instagram a lot lately. In part, it has to do with my phone. … Continue reading

Reading Rainbow

Good idea, to whichever spammer suggested I put a Facebook ‘Like’ button on the posts.  (There are  a LOT of spammers.  I’m sorry if as a commenter I one day confuse you for one.  Just hiss at and scold me and I will learn the real deal.) We’ll get around to adding the Like button eventually. I’m very quiet lately, and for this I apologize.  Miklos found me a Blackberry Playbook for an incredible deal and I am in love with BookReader (sorry Kobo; read … Continue reading