I tell people this all the time. So, maybe this will help explain why they should stop the madness: Public Service Announcement: You Should Not Force Quit Apps on iOS



Writing On The iPad

by Rick on July 8, 2017

in Geek stuff

I love my iPad and writing on it is an amazing experience. Love this post on 9to5Mac … Ulysses is my favorite iOS writing app.



I posted this info over at newmediadayton.com, but I’ll share it hear as well:  

DIY Tips & Strategies to Leverage The Power of Video

January 13, 2017: 12p – 1p

Video has been hot on the internet for some time, but what’a next. What do you need to know when selecting equipment, or when you start shooting video? 

Plan to attend the January 13, 2017 New Media Dayton meet-up where Jeff Long of True Focus Media will be talking about trends, DIY tips & strategies to leverage the power of video. Whether you’re creating simple iPhone videos or using Facebook Live and when you should consider producing professional videos. He will also teach simple strategies for creating your own videos, even if you don’t like being comfortable in front of the camera.

Don’t wait .. sign up today.

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AirPods .. Just Magic

by Rick on December 30, 2016

in Leadership

I received a set of AirPods on December 19th. I am not going to make this a long post since so much has been written about them. A quick search will surface reviews from so many great bloggers. Let me just say this, they are great. They fit my ears, sound great, and the battery life is super. Are they worth $159? I think so. EarPods and Hot Chocolate













Now back to vacationing in Utah.




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Maker Euphoria 

November 4, 2015

I spend many years of my life writing software, much of that for embedded controls for commercal kitchen equipment. I still get excited when new systems are turned on for the 1st time. It is exelerating and causes the hair on my neck to stand up. I mention this because a young engineering stopped me […]

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Apple Pay and the Apple Watch

May 17, 2015

I have been using Apple Pay for a while on my iPhone. It works great .. I have purchased gas, groceries, food .. even household items at Home Depoit. It is so frictionless, and amazes me how well it works. I didn’t need my wallet, I just pulled up the phone, and paid! Now I […]

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The Christmas Tree

December 24, 2014

  I remember as a young child when I would turn off the room lights and play Christmas music while watching the lights on the tree. I would dream of big things. Special memories … It was not about the gifts .. It the quiet peace if the season. Some are not as fortunate … […]

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Free Art?

November 8, 2014

In a recent interview with Yahoo Music, Taylor Swift makes this comment: … music is changing so quickly, and the landscape of the music industry itself is changing so quickly, that everything new, like Spotify, all feels to me a bit like a grand experiment. And I’m not willing to contribute my life’s work to an […]

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Mobile Payments

November 7, 2014

I am really excited about the potenial for ApplePay. Yes, it is new, and  most banks and retailers have not adopted it. The fact is, it is seamless and just works. I have been using it for over a week know, and have used it to purchase everything from Hot Chocolate to gas to groceries. […]

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OS X – iOS 8 Handoff

October 29, 2014

I have been playing with the new Handoff feature in OS X and iOS 8.1 for a while now. Today I had one of those magical experiences. I needed to respond to an email, but was in the car heading to work. I started the response on my iPhone but dictating the message. I arrive […]

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