Tech

Netflix Apocalypse

We saw the warning signs just a couple months ago. Netflix decided to stick it to their most loyal customers and raise prices on their two services: streaming movies and DVDs by mail. I have been a subscriber to Netflix for more than four years. My family and I love their service. In fact, we currently have two plans (part …

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30 Days About Me. Day 10: Something that Makes Life Easier

I am partipating in a blog challenge– It is 30 Days about Me from a Daily Dose of Toni So far I am loving it! I connected with a few great bloggers and I have read some interesting posts from them. I have even gotten my wife, Michele to participate. Who would think, even after 10 years you can learn …

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Apple to the Great White North

So folks, its official! At 10 am on Saturday the Apple Store is opening at the 5th Avenue Mall in Anchorage. This is great news for us up here in the Last Frontier. We have not had a place to go for official support for our iPads, MacBooks, iPods and iPhones. If we wanted service on these products we would …

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Create a page for your brand on Foursquare

Just this week the geeks at Foursquare rolled out a self serve model for brands and businesses to create their own page on the highly popular geo-location site. You can now build a page for your company and get “followed,” share interesting tips and interact with your fans. Until this week, the option for creating a page for your business …

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Ten Hundred Badge on Foursquare

If you are a Foursquare nerd like me you may have already earned the new Ten Hundred badge released at the beginning July. If you haven’t you may have a way to go before you can. To unlock you just have to have 1000 check in’s. Thats not hard, really… It should take you about 3 months unless you are a …

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Pepsi Summer Fun Badge on Foursquare

The geeks at Foursquare have introduced a new badge this week to corespond with summer time. Even though I am a Coca-Cola guy, I have no problems drinking a Pepsi in a pinch. It is the Pepsi Summer Fun badge.  Text for badge: Beach, BBQs, Parks and sun – what could be better? By unlocking this badge, you’re eligible to …

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The iCloud

Our family includes four Appleholics. We are so drunk on the Apple juice that we could start our own 12-step program. All of us have at least one iPod and we have too many iPads, iPhones, Macs and Mini’s that we could have our own orchard I think. Just today, something exciting happened to all of us Apple geeks. Steve …

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Foursquare vs. Gowalla

First let me preface this by saying I am a 40 year old self proclaimed tech geek that is a father of three, have a successful dog training business in Denver, Colorado, and I am running down a dream in Alaska. I am rarely seen without my iPhone in my hand and I hardly ever use it for phone calls. …

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The KGB, troopers and breaking the law

Picture this: Last night I am heading down KGB Road on my way home. No, it is not named after the Russian spy organization but it DOES drive past Redingtonville. If you know anything about mushing you know who Joe Redington is. Well, his namesake-homestead is still a very active kennel on the Knik Goose Bay Road. As I was …

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The Daily Post: IntoNow

Okay, okay, I may be a dork but with the breadth of technology that is literally in the palm of our hands how could we not all dream of being the next George Jetson? I have also been drunk on the Apple juice for far too long. My iPhone is going 18-20 hours a day–texting, Twit-facing, You-tubing, surfing and occasionally …

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