Like Food, You Need To Know About Batteries

You…consume…batteries. To a person in the 21st century, batteries are no less consumable than milk or bread. They fuel your phone, watch, toys and TV. They are so ubiquitous in every part of life, you wouldn’t be able to get home nor call your kids. Batteries are everywhere. And just like debates on GMO, gluten and grass fed beef…you should know about the batteries that feed your life. Continue reading “Like Food, You Need To Know About Batteries”

The Technology Divide

While everyone looks to the horizon for the next big bubble, There’s a monumental divide that is forming within the PC, mobile and companion verticals. At first, it started small…like a fracture on the side of a mountain; but it’s continued to spread. It deepens month-by-month. Most recently, I’ve noticed this chasm expand to completely break certain products onto their own island. Like the moving tectonic plates of Earth, the technology world is shifting underneath our feet… Continue reading “The Technology Divide”

USB 3.1, USB-C, USB-PD, Thunderbolt 3…WTF?

We are officially in a world where USB is no longer Universal. Since the late 90’s, USB has been the gold standard in external device interconnect. It is as ubiquitous as blinking LED’s and computer monitors. It powers our phones, and connects our devices; it’s on our cameras and on our speakers. Even our car’s come with a USB port. USB has been our friend. Continue reading “USB 3.1, USB-C, USB-PD, Thunderbolt 3…WTF?”

Fear of Innovation.

I love technology. It is the one true passion of my life. I work with it. I fight for it. I do what is necessary to seek out and learn everything there is to know about it. While I, like many others, might have preferences; I’ll always admit that for one company to succeed another does not have to lose. It is not Android vs. iOS for me. It is not Windows vs. MacOS. This is not an Apple vs. Samsung post. Continue reading “Fear of Innovation.”

This is why I can’t replace my laptop with my tablet…but I want to…so bad.

iPad Pro, Pixel C, Samsung Tab Pro, or the Surface Pro 4; all tablet’s that are gunning the future of mobile computing.  There’s no question that the general population wants to kill their laptops and be productive and ultra portable, simultaneously.  The other desire is to have a device that can be useful on sales meeting Wednesdays and couch lounging Sundays.  So why hasn’t this caught on?!  Continue reading “This is why I can’t replace my laptop with my tablet…but I want to…so bad.”