Category: android

  • Music: Google Play and iTunes

    Music: Google Play and iTunes

    I realize that music CD’s are going the way of the dodo bird…..BUT…..we still have a great CD collection, and Lori keeps buying CD’s. As such, I have a TON of uploaded CD music on my Windows computer–in iTunes. But, I want to use Google Play as my cloud-based music storage location (I am Google-fied). […]

  • Our Land Line Telephone: End of an Era

    Our Land Line Telephone: End of an Era

    On April 10, 2016 the unthinkable happened……we cancelled our land line telephone service.  209-836-2044 is now disconnected / out of service. Really quick history: Lori and I are both old time Bell Labs employees in Holmdel, NJ.  So land lines and telecommunications services are in our blood…. The passing of our beloved, battery operated via […]

  • Google Project Fi: Google Wants to Be Your Next Wireless Service Provider

    Google Project Fi: Google Wants to Be Your Next Wireless Service Provider

    Google just announced that they will be jumping into the cellular wireless service provider space joining the likes of AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, et al. with Google Fi. Promising to use new technology to provide a robust, multi-network, multi-device, experience for voice, texting, and data from 120 countries, Google has the potential (in my mind) […]

  • Crowd Mics: Audience Participation via Voice, Text, and Polling

    Crowd Mics: Audience Participation via Voice, Text, and Polling

    UPDATE: May 2019 I guess they are gone.  Hmmmm, even great ideas don’t make it sometimes.  😦 In the old days, I gave a ton of speeches at conferences on video conferencing technology.  At the end of my talk, during the Q&A session, two people stood in the audience with wireless microphones that they would […]