Category Archive: Green Tech

Dec 05 2014

Review: iKross Solar Bluetooth Handfree Speakerphone

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 The other day, I got to thinking about older vehicles and smartphones, and having the ability for hands-free operation. All the newer cars  now have Bluetooth capability built into the car for hands-free operation. These newer cars have the ability to utilize the interior speaker system for having conversations and sharing music libraries from your smartphone. …

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Apr 01 2013

How to convince your employer to let you work remotely

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Barring the recent idiocy decision from Yahoo; there’s a growing trend for employers to allow for remote users. Some people refer to this as working from home, telecommuting or teleworking; basically the person doing the job is doing everything without having to physically go to the office. Some employees want to work from home to …

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Jan 14 2013

Gaming Cubes: It’s [Apparently] Hip To Be Square

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Last week, with the consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, it seemed to be the week of fashion;  where the cube has actually become fashionable.  In terms of electronics,  the history of consumable electronics has typically been something in the shape of a rectangle,  but several manufacturers and startups  have decided that small squares are …

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Dec 05 2012

Making the most of low-cost android tablets

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  This holiday season is definitely the season for tablets. And one thing that I’ve been noticing is that there’s a ton of low-cost android tablets. It’s not so much that the android tablets that they’re selling are not high performance, it’s the fact that they do serve a basic function. The low-cost android tablets …

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Jun 20 2012

Mozilla Thunderbird v13 gets large attachment handling

While others may be flocking to the web for their e-mail handling/management, Thunderbird is still my e-mail application of choice, and I still think having my emails local, where I can filter, reply and compose is better than having to deal with the web interfaces; which, for me, seems like they are trying to catch …

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