Aukey 3 in 1 Clip-on Lens Kit

I’ve always wanted to experiment with clip on lenses on my smartphone, but I’ve never really jumped in to it. Then I found this Aukey 3 in 1 Lens Kit on Amazon for a great price so I thought, “Let’s give these a try” The lens system uses these very simple plastic clips with a rubber…

The Fossil Q Founder: A Smartwatch With Style

I’ve been reluctant to jump into wearables. One reason: I already have so many things to charge before bed, do I really want another? As much as I love technology collecting all these gadgets can really add up, so I try to slow play myself by focusing on why I don’t need one for awhile….

Specialty Coffee: A year of discovery

Recently I celebrated a birthday and in doing so I also celebrated my first year of manual brewing specialty coffee from home. It was an awesome learning experience. I feel like I’ve learned so much, yet a recent conversation with my friend Bobby (owner of Recreational Coffee) helped me see that I still have so…

What is Google Now On Tap?

Google Now On Tap is the latest iteration of Google Now, Google’s search service on Android and iOS devices. It was mentioned as significant new feature when the latest version of Android was announced, Marshmallow 6.0. I have had it on my Nexus 9 for a few months already but it seemed like nothing more…

Meerkat or Periscope?

The two latest apps I’ve downloaded to my phone are Periscope and Meerkat. Both are video broadcasting apps available on iOS and Android. Both are relatively simple to use and put you live with followers that are interested in what you’re seeing in real-time. I’m not sure I will be using both for long, because…

Make Manual Settings Work For You

That M on you camera or smartphone can be an intimidating option. Most of us never even bother to leave the auto mode and at the same time are wasting opportunities to take some experimental,  if not beautiful shots. OK,  I’ll admit it.  I rarely touch the M,  for manual,  settings on my standard camera, …

Maximize Your Smartphone Photography

I love Instagram and Google+ because I love photography. I know I won’t be able to explore the whole world in my lifetime, but I love that others are willing to share their world with me through photos. I’ll openly admit that I do not think I’m a great photographer. I’ll also say that I take better pictures…