Category: Apps

  • Using MileIQ: The Smart Mileage Tracker

    Using MileIQ: The Smart Mileage Tracker

    I saw an ad (I think on Facebook) for MileIQ. In that ad, MileIQ promised to make tracking personal miles vs business mile easy. Since I know a few people who travel by car for business, I thought I’d give it a try. What is MileIQ Figure 1: Trip Displayed in MileIQ MileIQ is an […]

  • Using the Bose Soundlink Color Bluetooth Speaker

    Using the Bose Soundlink Color Bluetooth Speaker

    We have several generations of Bose speakers. Unfortunately, they are not portable and Lori wanted to bring her music with her throughout the house or yard. The Bose Soundlink Color Bluetooth Speaker seems to fit the bill. Bose speakers, in general, boast great audio in small packages. For us, all of our speakers / radios […]

  • Using Chromecast

    Using Chromecast

    A year or two ago, I started seeing information on Google’s new streaming video device: Chromecast.  The information I initially gathered was sketchy, but, as I studied it, I began to understand some of it’s capabilities. Sufficiently intrigued, I asked Santa for a Chromecast for Christmas 2014, and guess what?  I got it!   UPDATE […]

  • Using Google Maps While Driving

    Using Google Maps While Driving

    Normally I am one of the first to try a technology.  There have been a few exceptions over the years, but, overall, I am more than happy to jump in and experience something new. Not this time…. Paper Maps In the old days (before 2012), I used to go to the gas station, or AAA, […]