Category: GEEK

  • Using the Pixel 6 Pro

    Using the Pixel 6 Pro

    Ordering Adventure I spent the morning of October 19, 2021 at the Vet for Blaze and TRYING to order a Pixel 6 Pro, a case, and a 30 watt charger. I experienced N-U-M-E-R-O-U-S problems with the Google web site (I suspect they under-estimated the interest)….. Here is the error code I experienced: Then, after an […]

  • Replacing our Old DE Pool Filter with a New Cartridge Filter

    Replacing our Old DE Pool Filter with a New Cartridge Filter

    UPDATE 4/16/2022: The filter cartridge that came with the new Hayward filter lasted only 8 months (with anal care every month)! We bought a Pleatco filter from Leslie’s. So far so good. We will see how long THAT lasts. Back in the day, our DE filter was the very best! It kept our pool sparkling […]

  • Arlo Security Camera Catches Catalytic Converter Thieves

    Arlo Security Camera Catches Catalytic Converter Thieves

    Thought it might be interesting to see the Arlo Security Camera in action on July 1, 2021 starting at 2:45 AM. The Tracy Police will be given this link in case it might help any investigations they may be working on. If anyone has great video processing tools / skills and wants to help ID […]

  • 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 […]