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Tech Travel

Number of Views : 1087I recently went on a trip to San Francisco for the Microsoft Build Conference. First and foremost the conference was excellent. You can say what you want about Microsoft, but they are making both hardware and great software. Packing for a trip like Build, where everyone …

iPad VPN – OpenVPN – PFsense

Number of Views : 2314I have been waiting for a while for a good openvpn client to be available for the iPad or iPhone with out JailBreaking. A few months back openvpn released an app for the iPad and iPhone. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/openvpn-connect/id590379981 Head on over and download if you are a …

Mobile Detection

Mobile Detect Script

Number of Views : 3040In the past year I have developed a few mobile websites. These normally consist of a specific mobile view (jquerymobile) or a responsive design. In the case of a specific mobile view, you need some type of mechanism to detect the type of browser that is …

Nest

Number of Views : 6932I don’t often go out for Black Friday. I like the idea of deals, but do not like dealing with people. So this year my wife asked to get the nest (nest.com) – The learning thermostat. Lowe’s had the system on sale. So instead of heading …

Mobile First – Responsive Design

Number of Views : 3510I’ve got a lot of email lately and also people asking about responsive design. They are interested in what it is and why anyone would do it. The typical conversation revolves around the definition that response design allows you to target any type of display size …

Phone “phantom ringing”–changing pockets

Number of Views : 4138 UPDATE A recent story on LifeHacker discusses the medical term for this issue http://lifehacker.com/5913334/phantom-cell-phone-vibration-is-a-sign-you-need-a-tech-break I noticed a few months ago an interesting phenomenon.  I would feel my iPhone vibrate when I was not carrying it.  This strange sensation has happened a few time in the …