Focus and gratitude are my themes for 2016.

Focus and gratitude are my themes for 2016.

Reviewing the last year and pondering what I want to accomplish for 2016. My Family has a HUGE project we are working on this year called Project Bubble.  This may take a few years, but I will share more when I can. Personally, I always have a ton of goals and things I want to accomplish during the year. I could list them out, but that wouldn’t accomplish anything. I think it is better to explain how I hope to have a…

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New for 2016, lets start by shutting down a business.

New for 2016, lets start by shutting down a business.

As part of a challenge with a buddy of mine, we both agreed we needed some motivation and we challenged each other build and launch a business in 30 days. I am happy to say that I found a Niche, built a website and started selling a product in 30 days. What I learned is that I don’t enjoy retailing a physical product. I was selling a real physical product online.    While retailing one low margin product was just the start…

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I dumped Google Fi

I dumped Google Fi

So after about 20 Days on FI i was over my 10 gigs of data.  the coverage was not really better than T-mobile in my area except in the train tunnel, but it was not worth the cost.   Canceling my account and porting my number back to Google voice was SUPER easy.  All wireless carries should be made to make it that easy.   If they even have a cost effective unlimited plan I would switch to Google Fi,…

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Google Project Fi – Nexus 6p review Day 1

Google Project Fi – Nexus 6p review Day 1

Today I had my first commute with the new service. 630 am – 1040am Battery down to 47%. Not great it is about the same with my 2yo note 3. Youtube streaming the whole train ride (train delayed) Streaming Music during walk to the office and in the shower 800 MB of data used 🙁 according tot he phone  but only .04gb of data on Google Fi That is only 40 MB.  WOW! (maybe this is delayed. I will wait…

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Google Project Fi – Testing do you use less data?

Google Project Fi – Testing do you use less data?

My Project Fi testing and review. I have wanted to test Google’s Project Fi service for a while. 2 things have been stopping me. I needed to buy a new phone that works with it I have unlimited data with T-mobile and I use alot of data. With the a new Nexus 6P about to arrive at my door any day now, my first excuse was gone. I currently commute 4 hours a day 3-4 days a week right now and…

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Video editing build. Skylark core i7 6700k teaser.

Video editing build. Skylark core i7 6700k teaser.

I picked up these parts today and the new build video will go up by the end of the weekend I hope. Intel Skylake 6700k core i7 processor Gigabyte z170x motherboard 16 gb of Ram A new cooler I already have  a 1tb Samsung Ssd I have 8 TB useable in my synology NAS for storage

Switching from Chrome to Firefox

Switching from Chrome to Firefox

I don’t know when I maybe the full jump but 5~7 years ago I switched from Firefox to Chrome.  I am die hard google fan boy if you will, I love chrome and it’s integration with the apps and services that I use the most.  Lately I have been getting quite a few crashes with Chrome, and overall slowness in browsing the web and video.  I thought is was my internet connection or router and went down that path to…

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Blogging and posting

Blogging and posting

I am working on a ton of other projects and work is killing me, so i have not had the chance to update this site in a while. I am hoping that as I build some new sites that I have something to post here, more often. Working on the following: 1. Work – given 2. racing and race car blog 3. Membership site. 4. Consulting with a few start ups.

Dell Venue Pro 8 – Not charging

Dell Venue Pro 8 – Not charging

Dell Venue Pro 8 – Not charging. This is a pretty common reported issue with this device, but the reality is that people are assuming any Micro USB cable and charger will work.  They Will NOT. When in doubt use the supplied cable and charger together. 99% of the time this will work. The issue is this tablet needs a 2 amp power source AND a charge only cable (charge only cables have the data pins shorted). Some cables dont…

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