Category Archives: Tech

iPhone vs. DSLR

I love photography. In fact, I’ve been taking pictures since I was given my first camera (an Olympus OM 1) in the sixth grade. Yes, that long. Over the years I had a succession of film cameras but made the … Continue reading

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How Apple Are You?

It should be no surprise to anyone (at least anyone paying attention) I’m an Apple fan. I like the company and I like the company’s products. Quite a bit, in fact. I like Apple’s products so much I’ve amassed a … Continue reading

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Rethinking Facebook

Like many of you, I have a personal Facebook page. It’s right here. I also have one for The Flickcast. That’s right here. I do spend some time on Facebook interacting with a few friends. I don’t spend as much … Continue reading

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Initial Reactions to the Amazon Fire TV

As you may have heard, Amazon released the Fire TV this week, it’s own competitor to the Apple TV and other living room devices like the Roku. Because I’m a fan of all-things tech and love pretty much any excuse … Continue reading

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Think ‘Pacific Rim’ Is Total Fantasy? Meet Atlas

Yes, the movie Pacific Rim is out today and yes, it features giant monsters called Kaiju who we humans fight with giant, mechanized, human-piloted robots we build called Jaegers. And sure, the idea that monsters come from wherever they come … Continue reading

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Initial Thoughts on iOS 7 and Apple In General

Like many of you, I watched Apple’s WWDC keynote this morning with a great deal of interest. I was very curious what the next version of iOS, called iOS 7, would look like. Well, now we know. My first reaction … Continue reading

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A Few Interesting Things For a Friday

It’s almost the weekend. Pat yourself on the back for making it this far. It’s been an interesting week for sure. But let’s put all that aside for a minute and take a look at some fun things for a … Continue reading

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Happy 30th Birthday ‘War Games’

Sorry, it can’t be Star Wars 24/7 around here. Instead, let’s turn our attention to another movie from my youth I thoroughly enjoyed then and still do today. That movie? Director John Badham’s 1983 cold war computer geek classic War … Continue reading

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‘Walking Dead’ Season 3 Visual Effects

Continuing our trend of highlighting visual effects work, here’s a reel from Stargate Studios showcasing their work on The Walking Dead season 3. In addition to all the great zombie kills, pay particular attention to what they did with the … Continue reading

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Really Living With Less

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about reducing the amount of stuff I have. I’m guilty of accumulating a lot of things over the years, as many people are, but I’ve realized I can live with far less. That doesn’t … Continue reading

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