Foldable SmartPhones: Will They Change the World?

A few years back, mobile phones had the ability to make and receive a phone call, send and receive text messages, and…..hmmm, that’s about it. And they WERE foldable!!! They were just called flip phones and they were the hottest rage back in the day. Then along came a guy named Jobs who founded a company some of you might have heard of: Apple. The … Continue reading Foldable SmartPhones: Will They Change the World?

Backup The Information You Have Stored on the Cloud

UPDATE 3/15/2019: I finally got back into my “disabled” account and was able to tighten up the account security! I decided to secure some long untouched, but still needed if only in the background, accounts on Google the other day. Note: These accounts would have both been long-gone had Google made it easy to move my stuff on them to my new account, but…that move … Continue reading Backup The Information You Have Stored on the Cloud

Pixel XL & Pixel 3 XL: The Accidental Photographer

I have always been intrigued by photography even though I never pursued it besides taking photos during vacation or taking a few thousand pictures of corn plants while getting my Masters degree in electrical engineering at the University of Kansas. Seeing the reviews of the Pixel XL camera in 2016, I knew I had to get one. I figured if the Pixel XL had a … Continue reading Pixel XL & Pixel 3 XL: The Accidental Photographer

iRobot Terra Robotic Lawnmower

Reading the IEEE Spectrum this morning, I saw the announcement for the iRobot Terra Robotic Lawnmower. How cool is this? Soon…..I will not only never have to vacuum the inside of our house, but, I will no longer have to mow my lawn. The first thing I will need to do is add these battery operated navigation “beacons” to my yard (no more burying wire) … Continue reading iRobot Terra Robotic Lawnmower

Using the WordPress Gutenberg Editor

Gutenberg is the latest blog editor from WordPress. I have been using WordPress since Matt was probably the only employee, and I have stubbornly held onto the past by using the original, old familiar, editor until about 2 months ago. Focusing on TechyMike.com again (hey, once a geek always a geek) I decided to take the time to learn the editor WordPress now calls the … Continue reading Using the WordPress Gutenberg Editor