Lyft to start in New York (and why I don’t use Uber)

July 10, 2014 / 1 comment

Lyft was my service of choice in San Francisco, so I was happy to read that we’ll be finally seeing Lyft cars in New York, specifically starting out in Brooklyn and Queens (though not without the expected barriers from the taxi commission).

Can I connect 2 bluetooth speakers at the same time

Can I connect to multiple Bluetooth speakers simultaneously via Android phone?

June 9, 2014 / 6 comments

With a few Bluetooth speakers now in my possession (Jambox Classic, SoundBot shower speaker, and Bluetooth clock radio), I was curious to see whether I could connect (not pair, connect) all three speakers

Review: AquaAudio Cube

June 4, 2014 / 5 comments

Who doesn’t like listening to music in the shower? I liked to bring my Jambox into the bathroom with me, but when my Jambox recently stopped working, I needed a replacement.

How to turn off camera sound, disable shutter sound on Android phones

June 3, 2014 / 1 comment

Not only am I bad at selfies, I am also not very good at posting on Instagram. All this comes from a self-consciousness around snapping pics in public.

NY, SF: Turn your junior studio into a 3 bedroom penthouse…

May 29, 2014 / 0 comments

… not really, but this is cool. One of the many projects coming from the nerdfaces at M.I.T. Media Lab is developing a“Room-in-a-Box” — way to expand and extend your home without actually expanding the physical space.

Google Car

Google building own Google car with no brakes or steering wheel

May 28, 2014 / 0 comments

Why are we protesting Google and letting Apple off the hook again? Google just made a big announcement that they would launch plastic Android phones… oh wait, no that was one of Apple’s “big” announcements.

AirDroid Error: Failed to upload files onto external SD memory card

May 17, 2014 / 4 comments

A couple years ago, I was looking for an easier way to manage my phone’s files, ones that didn’t involve connecting through USB. I ultimately went with AirDroid,

Where is Netflix on my tivo

Where did Netflix go on my Tivo? How can I add it?

May 3, 2014 / 0 comments

Today, the Netflix shortcut on my Tivo, the option that was usually located under “Now Playing List” was no longer there. 

By far my favorite motherfucking “motherfucker” autocorrect

April 24, 2014 / 0 comments

Never quite understood why my smartphone wasn’t intelligent enough to know that I have a consistently dumb mouth. 

How to register .ly domain name? Any cheap options?

April 22, 2014 / 0 comments

Another day, another idea for a niche website. I really have to stop doing this. I have more personal projects that I can handle, but this one? THIS ONE IS THE ONE  

Sarah Slocum has a punchable face with or without Google Glass

March 27, 2014 / 0 comments

I know that a good chuck of the 14 of you that read this blog will be shocked and appalled by this post, but I feel strongly about this: Sarah Slocum has a really punchable face. 

huge opportunity for workplace mobile apps

Work easier with mobile apps targeting businesses

March 23, 2014 / 0 comments

Most everyone under the age of 60 has a mobile app or two or 26 downloaded onto their smartphone. We’re well-aware of the cultural phenomenons like consumer apps like Flappy Bird and Candy Crush, but what of apps focused on the business? 

Anker External Wall Charger, Batteries for Samsung Galaxy S4

March 22, 2014 / 5 comments

Let’s not talk about how the charging port of my Samsung Galaxy S4 stopped working and let’s talk about solutions people. 

Well this sucks.

March 18, 2014 / 0 comments

I just got this little reminder today. It’s appropriate that I am getting this warning through an old ugly windows pop up prompt.  

Google Drive price cut just fucked DropBox, Box

March 13, 2014 / 1 comment

I’ve been on the edge of my free 15GB storage with Google Drive for the last couple months, so the news today that Google lowered their prices were well-timed. 

Automatically add an external link icon to WordPress content

March 11, 2014 / 0 comments

Here’s a cool plugin for WordPress that I just discovered. This External Link plugin allows you to process and style external links. Adding a link ‘notification icon’ to all external links within your content.

IFTTT Feed Articles to Pocket

Behind on news? Use IFTTT for auto-curated content

March 7, 2014 / 1 comment

I’m a big online news reader, as well as a news “saver” — meaning I love going through dozens of articles and saving several (to Pocket) so I can read them later in the subway, in bed, or waiting in line.

How to find a website’s RSS feed URL

March 6, 2014 / 3 comments

I’ve been working on a personal project that requires RSS feed* URLs and surprisingly, they haven’t been as easy to locate as one would think.

Spend more time watching TV, use Shortcodes Ultimate for WordPress

February 14, 2014 / 1 comment

What I Found Out Today: Bloggers have it so much easier nowadays. Ok, not today, but I was reminded of it recently just last week, that there was a time when there weren’t any blogging platforms or WYSIWYG editors: if you wanted to publish a blog post, you coded everything

OH CRAP. (The Internet of Things)

February 12, 2014 / 1 comment

An intense winter storm is headed for the New York area. Starting after midnight tonight, 8-12 inches of snow will be dumped on the Tri-State area over the next 24 hours. My phone told me that without me asking.

How to stop those annoying Whatsapp server notifications

January 21, 2014 / 2 comments

What I Found Out Today: How to stop Whatsapp server notifications without blocking all messages or turning off push notifications.

Restricting a WordPress widget to only display on the homepage

January 20, 2014 / 3 comments

What I Found Out Today: Hello WordPressers, there may be a time in which you want to display a widget only on the home page of your site while not showing up on other pages.

youtube to gif maker

How to turn YouTube videos into GIF files

December 27, 2013 / 0 comments

> I’m ashamed that with all the time I’ve spent laughing at, and enjoying the internet, that I have yet to pay my respect to the internet with a proper GIF. Reason being is the GIF-making process just seemed like it was way too involved. That, and I haven’t found anything to ignite my passion….

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save your voicemail lols on verizon

How to save voicemails to MP3 on Verizon

December 10, 2013 / 29 comments

What I Found Out Today: If you’re like me, then you have a healthy obsession with Jeremy Lin. On top of that, you’ve saved many of your funny voicemails. Like me, you tire of having to re-save all your funny voicemails every 30 days or so. It only takes 3 minutes to re-save them all,…

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