Early Thoughts Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 2

It used to be that a $250 Android was a marvel if it was actually a quality phone but there are a handful on the market now the have turned that notion on its head. Case in point: +Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3. 5 days in, with the 5.5" model, and I can't find any glaring…
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Family Life: Using Documentaries To Get Ready To Go Back To School 2

I really enjoy the writing prompts that we’re offered through the Netflix Stream Team program that I’m a part of because they force me to be creative and think outside the box. Being only suggested ideas, we’re free to write about whatever moves us, but I really like trying to take what we’re given and…

The Los Angeles Verizon Wireless Experience Store

When many companies put out experience pop-up shops, or stores, the “experience” can be underwhelming. You’re greeted with the promise of being able to have a unique look at their products and services, one-on-one attention from in-house pros, or access to an expanded line of products. Sure, you’ll be greeted by flashy signage and branded…
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7 Ways Training Dragons And Fatherhood Are The Same Thing

Training Dragons And Fatherhood Are Basically The Same Thing Training dragons is pretty serious business. They run the gambit of personality styles. Some are wild, some laid back, some gassy, some cooperative and some rebellious. While watching the How To Train Your Dragon movies and now the new Netflix Series Dragons Race To The Edge,…

Linksys EA8500: MU-MIMO Is Must Have Wi-Fi Tech For Modern Families

The Wi-Fi router is, increasingly, one of the most important appliances in the modern home. You may not know it yet, but go with me here for a second. How do you connect to the internet at home? How do you watch Netflix or Hulu? Do your children game online? Are they doing their homework…
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Mexico, Canada Rejoice: T-Mobile Announces Mobile Without Borders

T-Mobile just announced the latest move in their Un-Carrier campaign. Big Magenta is extending coverage, calling, texting and 4G LTE data extending to Mexico & Canada at no extra charge in a new campaign called Mobile Without Borders. According to the company, over one-third of all international calls (35%) and over half of all international…

Logitech Steps Into The Future With Logi

Logitech announced today new branding and the addition of a new line to its product offerings. "This brand reflects the company’s reinvention, with a colorful new attitude and a re-imagined logo. You’ll even see a new label for our latest product categories: Logi."    Mostly known for computer peripherals like keyboards, mice and mobile accessories,…
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For 2016 Chevy Will Air Condition Your Smartphones

Ever experience this: Driving along in your car, charging your phone and it gets HOT, starts acting up? Well, this is a pretty cool technology that Chevy is introducing in some of their 2016 model lineup. It’s called Active Phone Cooling. They produced a promo video showing it off, which you can watch below.  …

How I Hurt My Wife And How You Can Avoid Doing The Same

It’s time I come clean. My negligence injured my wife and I felt horrible for it. Back when I first started my journey into wet shaving and was doing all my research on how to properly shave with a straight razor or double edge, I ran across an interesting article on sharps containers and blade…
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Father’s Day, Tattoos and Daddy’s Picks

Well, this happened. That's me and my daughter at a local tattoo shop. She wanted her third and wanted to honor her dad by having one of his favorite sayings from one of his favorite movies placed across her ribs. I'm her dad, and, well, I'm quite honored! To mark the occasion, we actually got…