Author: Mike Pihlman

  • Beta Testing Android 12 on my Pixel 5

    Beta Testing Android 12 on my Pixel 5

    Still playing engineer even though I am supposed to be “retired” except for my blogging and ForCarol.com, Inc. charity directorship, I decided once again to beta test the latest operating system for the Pixel 5: Android 12. So far, and we are one week or so into version 2 of the Android 12 beta…..this has […]

  • Paradigm Shift: Bye Bye Windows Hello Chrome OS

    Paradigm Shift: Bye Bye Windows Hello Chrome OS

    UPDATE: Two weeks after I started using the Pixelbook….this is the very best “computer” I have ever owned! Period. UPDATE June 27, 2021: I have the Logitech bluetooth mouse working on the Pixelbook Go. Works great. And……I plugged my hard drive into the Pixelbook Go and I could see, and manipulate, all my old files! […]

  • Rebooting the Sony A8G 65 Inch 4K OLED TV

    Rebooting the Sony A8G 65 Inch 4K OLED TV

    Your new TV is now a computer. As such, there are times when things go bonkers, and you may need to reboot. This past week, I experienced just such an occurrence. The following diagram shows our current, 2021, TV configuration. The Comcast box is connected to HDMI 1 and the (unused) Blu-Ray player is connected […]

  • Remote Working After COVID 19: Guidelines

    Remote Working After COVID 19: Guidelines

    Now that the pandemic has forced everyone to understand the value of telecommuting, videoconferencing, and remote work…..when the pandemic is over….there should no longer be any hesitation about continuing remote working! Benefits for a Company You can hire anyone, in any part of the country, or the world. You can downsize office space, or eliminate […]