Technology

Technology is rooted deep within our lives and has always been a great love of mine. I share about large changes in the technology market and review things I think are of interest to my audience.

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Technology · 4 MIN READ

Ditching Dropbox

Today is a sad day. I am formatting my computer and reinstalling Mac OS. For the first time in 12 years, Dropbox will not be installed on my machine. What was once my most trusted app, has been slowly devolving into the abyss of overly weighted apps.

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Apple · 1 MIN READ

Ignore node_modules and git Folders in BackBlaze

Backblaze is my backup provider of choice. Backblaze was founded by ex-Apple engineers. As a result, the application is very native to Mac. One problem I’ve always had with my backup solutions is backing up the folders that are completely useless. This includes node_modules, .git and vendor folders.

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Technology · 2 MIN READ

30-day Firefox Challenge

Everyone seems to be on the Google hate train as of late. What I don’t understand is how many of these so-called “Google haters” still use Google Chrome. Microsoft recently announced that they were moving to Chromium and Opera has already made the switch. This leaves us with a three browser engine market, a dangerous […]

Apple · 1 MIN READ

Marco Arment on the New Mac Pro

Apple blew everyone out of the water a couple weeks ago with the news that they were working on a new Mac Pro along with a Pro screen. I am very excited for this new machine, and I’ve been holding off on buying a new Mac desktop until I saw some major improvements. Marco Arment has now […]

Apple · 6 MIN READ

WWDC 2015 Thoughts

As I write this, I am only about 1 hour fresh off the WWDC 2015 keynote. As a developer, this is definitely my favorite Apple keynote of the year. Last year was the first time I can remember, that Apple did not introduce any new hardware at WWDC. That’s mostly because they didn’t have to, as they had their announcement […]

Technology · 4 MIN READ

Synology DS414J Review

My need for storage have never been very high. I was very early to adopt SSD drives, because I loved the speed gains so much more than the loss of capacity of spinning hard drives. With my growing family, my wife started taking lots and lots of pictures and videos, and suddenly those SSDs weren’t […]