Musings, Reccomendations, Travel

Foreign Airlines vs US Based Airlines

Part 2 of my trip planning posts. When looking at flights from the US to Asia, I almost immediately ignored any US based airline. While I did look at a United – ANA code-share option because of the price, the…

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Musings, Travel

How to get to Malaysia

Our trip to Malaysia is quickly approaching.  So, how did we decide to go there, and how did I find my flights? Thought you might be interested. First, I can blame Sarah for our trip. She had originally talked about…

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Musings

Windows 10 – Still Problematic

Six weeks into my Win 10 experiment and I am still not satisfied. It is noticeably slower than Win 7. Part of that problem seems to be because of the update process. In Win 10, you cannot opt out of…

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News

Taming the Wild Start Menu

As a wannabe geek, I am almost embarrassed (almost, who can really be embarrassed when the Kardashians exist!) to say that it took me a month and 2 days to figure out how to tame the start menu. First, a…

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Musings, Rants

Win-10 Tablet is a Cruel Practical Joke, My Win10 Review – Pt2

I’ve got an update on my Windows 10 review, this time covering tablet mode. After a month of trying out Win 10 on my touch-enabled Asus Transformer, I am convinced that Windows Tablet is a cruel practical joke perpetrated by…

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Musings, News

A New Toy

I have a new Toy. When we went to Thailand a couple of years ago, I took along a Nexus7 Android tablet. I had no problems with it, and in fact I still have it and use it frequently. (Mostly…

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Rants

I Hate Technology!

OK, I have spent most of my adult life working in and around technology.  I worked on my first computer in 1964, an IBM 1410. At that time, it was a pretty advanced general purpose business computer. It had a…

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Musings

Olympus Pen E-PL 5

Getting ready for our trip to SEAsia that’s coming up, I decided to upgrade my camera. I know that everyone just uses their cellphone these days, except for those REALLY annoying jerks who use their BIG iPad’s to take pictures.…

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