Audio, Technology

Libratone announces a cleverly designed portable speaker

A Danish company, Libratone, has introduced the ONE Click portable Bluetooth speaker. The Bluetooth speaker category was pioneered by Jawbone, opting for a premium-priced quality sounding compact speaker, ideal for use while on the move.  That’s spawned many other companies to follow suit, creating speakers of all sizes and shapes, such that the category is much a […]


Solartab takes solar out of the lab and offers a fine product

I’ve tried many solar powered products and solar power sources, but they typically looked like home made contraptions that rarely delivered what was promised. You’d need to work hard to get them to recharge by carefully positioning them outdoors and then wait for hours for them to accumulate much of a charge. When Solartab offered to […]

Technology, Uncategorized

Apple has A Reputation for Discarding Legacy Features before the Competition

Apple has a reputation for discarding legacy features on their products well before their competition and sometimes before their time. Each time it does so, it creates a firestorm of reaction. You might think Apple does it just for publicity’s sake. But looking back, their decisions have generally proved to be insightful, if not always […]

Consumer issues, Technology

Apple and the Expectation of Perfection

Last week, I turned on my computer and was greeted by an email message from Apple saying my account was locked and I needed to reset my password. While resetting was simple, I was greeted with requests to enter my password no less than two dozen times on my iPhone, iPad and MacBook over the […]


Huawei MateBook 2-in-1 Convertible Tablet: A Microsoft Surface at a bargain price?

Huawei Device USA announced that its Huawei MateBook, a lower cost version of Microsoft’s Surface, will be available for purchase July 11 in the United States and Canada. Pre-order of Huawei’s first 2-in-1 PC begins today through Microsoft Stores and Additionally, MateBook will be available from and starting mid-July. The Huawei MateBook is designed to meet the […]


AT&T brings Gigabyte speed Internet to San Diego

 AT&T launched it’s ultra-fast internet service here in San Diego, as well as in the neighboring towns of San Marcos and Carlsbad. Users will be able to get internet speeds up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) in their homes, apartments and small businesses. How fast is 1 GBPS?  You’ll be able to download 25 songs in 1 second, a […]


Now You Can Buy Insurance on Demand—From an App

We’ve seen apps to hail a ride or book dinner reservation. Now there’s an app for buying insurance. A company called Sure, founded a little more than a year ago, is out to change how we purchase insurance. The company has developed an app for consumers to purchase on-demand individual accident, life, property, casualty, and warranty insurance […]