Cookouts & Fireworks, Provided by Stars & Stripes

Surely this weekend you will find yourself cooking out and enjoying fireworks. Hopefully amongst your friends and family will also be a proudly flown American flag. In the middle of all the mayhem, take a moment to gaze at the Stars and Stripes, considering what they mean. The Continental Congress approved the first flag on […]

How to Filter Only UNREAD Emails on Your iPhone 

Okay, I’m about to make your day-to-day life just a wee bit easier and more efficient. Hope this helps the grind.  If you’re like me, sometimes you waste time trying to get at that specific unread email from a few days back and you find yourself flicking down through all those emails you’ve already read […]

Should You Buy an Apple Watch?

I bought my first Mac in 1987 and have purchased dozens since. I bought two of the first edition iPhones the day they released on June 29, 2007 (for me and my wife), and I purchased at least one iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 shortly after they released. (I […]

Is Content King?

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You may remember from a few months ago that both the NFL Players Association and the NBA Players Association had organized labor strikes this season, disrupting the NFL’s typical pre-season practice regimen and truncating the NBA season. What you may not know is that the networks were on the…

Pixar Breaks Silence, Offers Inside Look at ‘Inside Out’ at Annecy

This is what it’s all about, people. Well done, Pete Docter. https://twitter.com/PixarInsideOut

Progress & Congress

As we observe the two major political parties engage one another during another budget deficit showdown in Washington, I am mindful of the old adage “if the opposite of “pro” is “con”, then the opposite of “progress” must be “congress.” It’s easy to blame a political party that is not in the power position for […]

The Pixar Theory Timeline

Just discovered Jon Negroni who from the looks of this amazing post is brilliant. It will blow your mind. Jon Negroni Since the initial release of The Pixar Theory, there have been countless changes and updates to the Pixar Theory timeline. Since it can get a little complicated (and nutty), I put together a new and […]

Norway is Winning in the Olympic Medal Count*

In these 2012 summer Olympics, thus far China is beating USA 30 to 29 in the Olympic medal count, right? Maybe, but context is everything. Consider that China is a country of 1.344 billion people, which equates a pool of 44.8 million Chinese citizens to win each medal. Whereas the USA is a country of […]

NBC Olympic Fail… Not!

You may have seen or heard about all the #NBCfail buzz on Twitter or heard that Twitter suspended independent London newspaper reporter Guy Adams’ Twitter account for being very critical of NBC tape-delaying coverage of the Olympics and tweeting the name and email of an NBC executive. Certainly, NBC has had some goofs. Last night’s […]

New NIV Study Bible App

Check out this video for the new NIV Study Bible app, which became the seventh highest grossing book app in less than 48 hours. And here’s a reader’s review (@geekrev) that makes it easy to see all the functionality: What’s working for you in this app? Or how would you like us to improve it?