Or maybe not so slow after all? This might not matter much to many, but those who use the Internet for work or study or research, the difference between waiting five minutes to download a 45 minute documentary on a topic and waiting 1.7 seconds adds up over a week when you do this countless times a day. So as hard as it is to realize it is really gonna happen, Goose Creek Press will soon operate at GIGABIT download, 500mbps upload speeds. Go to …

Progressive Life in the Slow Lane Read more »

Originally Crystal Atari Browser, this is an oldie to be sure, but hanging tough. And for the iPad Pro, iCab Mobile wins over Safari (for most sites but not all) and has many well-conceived bells and whistles that are so customizable that this detail might put off casual-sometimes users of the iPad who do not expect to do any serious web work on the smaller device in the first place. iCab mobile browser (Pro version is two bucks I think) plus Index App are …

Getting Around the Web: Take the Cab Read more »

Long story short, I think I’ve made permanent changes in how I structure documents, blog posts, web pages and writing on the computer. A ticker tape parade ensues. Stock prices soar! At the end of the story, I’m moving away from Evernote and towards Devonthink Pro. Here’s why (and thank you for asking.) Devonthink Pro was maybe the first (and most expensive) Mac software I purchased when I made the move from PC in early 2008. I used it to organize the elements that …

RE(Devon)THINKING My Brain Read more »

No, not that kind. I’m not one for those kind of games. This is just a quick Saturday morning note to let you know that the Photo Note Cards are on the shelves at… [su_highlight background=”#c8cfe2″ color=”#191f5a”]▶ The Floyd Country Store in downtown Floyd. ▶ Chateau Morrisette Winery Tasting Room Store[/su_highlight] With regard to the latter, I was to provide five packs of each of the five sets to the Winery store yesterday.  I could have taken them jumbled in an empty cardboard box. Instead, I packaged …

Showing Your Cards Read more »

Lately with the early frustrations of this little Etsy enterprise, I’ve been trying very hard to listen to my own advice. I’m pointing to ME when I say what I use to say to my kids growing up. “I’m a klutz! I’ll never be able to play tennis because I can’t serve worth snatch!” my adolescent son would say.  And I would tell him… “Remember the first time you tried to ride a bike without training wheels? You were all over that yard. You …

Learning Not to Fail Read more »