November 19, 2012

The Ever-Changing Landscape

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Hello, my name is Dan. I write books about 21st Century technology by using 18th Century technology. Let me explain how that works.

November 16, 2012

Adios PC

Filed under: Main — admin @ 12:01 am

For the first time since I began writing, I no longer have a dedicated PC, one that I use only for writing.

November 15, 2012

I Think They’ve Finally Figured Out Apple

Filed under: News — admin @ 9:29 am

As an Apple human myself, I’ve experienced the angst of getting the cool, envy-inducing new Apple gizmo, paying a premium price for it, showing it off, then having the better, jealousy-inducing upgrade pop up a few months later. I hate it. So do most people.

From the article (linked below):

The writer of this piece essentially said that while he likes the iPad Mini a lot, he is passing on this first edition and will wait for the next iteration because he expects improved technology and features.

Maybe word has gotten out? Could that explain why Apple’s stock price has dropped 20 percent from its all-time high?


November 14, 2012

Yet Another Nexus 7 Software Update

Filed under: News — admin @ 3:24 pm

Android 4.2 for the Nexus 7 is looming. You can read the article (linked below) to get an idea of what’s coming. I’ll update Wambooli with new information as the update populates the Nexus 7 universe.


Astro to the Rescue!

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Does anyone want to do file management on a phone or tablet? Really? Despite the nerdy nature, often times employing a file management app can make your mobile gizmo more useful. Here’s a case in point:

November 13, 2012

How to Hide Your Email

Filed under: News — admin @ 7:22 pm

This episode brought to you by your Federal Government, specifically with regards to the current scandal involving General Petraeus. It’s very clever.


November 12, 2012

“A great tablet is better than a cheap PC”

Filed under: News — admin @ 8:07 am

The well-put title of this post came from the CEO of Nvidia, makers of PC graphics chips. He’s correct: For many people there is no more need to use a PC. If you’re set on email, the web, Facebook, and maybe a game or two, then you not only save money by getting a good tablet, you’re one-up on the technological leading edge.


Brushing Up Some Wambooli Fun

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One project down. Another about to start. Time for some relaxing web page revitalization and programming!

November 11, 2012

The $21,000,000 Clock App

Filed under: News — admin @ 12:41 pm

Turns out that one of the clock faces you can use in an Apple clock app wasn’t that unique. How not unique? Well, not unique to the tune that Apple had to pay $21,000,000 to the design’s owner.


November 10, 2012

Gmail and National Security

Filed under: News — admin @ 5:14 pm

This issue has me scratching my head. Is the really any such thing as private email?


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