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What is IoT?

What is IoT?

It seems like everywhere you go someone is having a conversation about IoT. You have likely heard the buzzword at your office, a party or overheard the term at Starbucks. But what the heck is IoT? IoT stands for “Internet of Things.” More specifically, IoT is the...
Samsung Capturing Voice Data?!?

Samsung Capturing Voice Data?!?

I spent the last couple of weeks thinking about the media flap over Samsung, 4K and Smart TV’s capturing voice data and sharing that data with third parties. After some lengthy internal debate, I decided to add my two cents worth to the conversation. For those of you...
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

On August 14, 2015, Warner Bros. Pictures and director Guy Ritchie will hold the Theatrical Premiere of their new film, “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” The film is based on the hugely popular TV series that ran from 1964 to 1968. Rather than try to move the characters into...
Barco Escape

Barco Escape

There are times when I am truly grateful to live in the San Francisco Bay Area. One such time was when I learned that “The Maze Runner” was being shown using the new Barco Escape format in only five locations across the country. One of those locations was just 40...
Some Sundays Were Built for Relaxing

Some Sundays
Were Built for Relaxing

Sunday – A most perfect day for relaxing. I do my normal yard work on Thursday evenings after work so I don't have to do it on the weekend. I include Friday late afternoon on to be part of the weekend. This gives me just a little under 2 ½ days to do my weekend thing...

A Dedicated Home Theater Room?

Next Step Audio Enhancement is here to help budget-conscience families who own or want a home theater system in a family room. While it might be fun to have a dedicated home theater room with gear worth tens of thousands of dollars, most families don't have the...
Racing and Movies

Racing and Movies

My wife and I are both fans of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing and IndyCar racing. I'm also a fan of NHRA racing and Formula 1 racing; my wife, not so much. Yesterday, Sunday, March 26, 2014, was the first race of the 2014 IndyCar season. The day before, in anticipation of...
Looking Forward to “Maleficent”

Looking Forward to “Maleficent”

On May 30, 2014, Disney will release “Maleficent” to theaters. This is another look at the story that was originally told in 1959's animated “Sleeping Beauty.” This time, the movie is live-action and focuses on the villain. Talking about the trailer over the dinner...

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