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Amazon Music, I Don’t Get It

Obviously I have research to do about Amazon’s new music service, but I don’t get it. The service is a competitor to Spotify and Apple Music. But it’s different than the music available from the Amazon Prime subscription. And although I already pay for Amazon Prime, this doesn’t give me access to my this separate […]

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NYDC16 Necessities

Before I forget (heck, I probably already forgot), here are some useful necessities when touring Washington DC and New York. Apple Watch Google Maps and Apple Maps Battery pack Small camera Yelp Adidas Ultra Boost ST Coolmax socks Apple Watch I had just gotten my Apple Watch before our NYDC16 trip and it was good […]

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Apple Watch Stand Shopping

Looking for a stand for my Apple Watch. Right now, the best selling stand on Amazon is a bamboo block cut to hold the watch and an iPhone. Kinda cool and very affordable, but I’m looking for something a little more modern looking, so I’m going with the still-affordable LXORY XStand. It’s that orange highlights […]

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Amazon Prime Day on July 12

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 is Amazon’s second annual Prime Day where Prime members get access to deals and other exclusives. But yes, you need to be a (paying) member of Amazon Prime in order to partake. Supposedly Amazon sold more on Prime Day than Black Friday. You in?

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Amazon’s Alexa Needs Some NBA Schooling

While my general experience with my Amazon Dot and Alexa has been good, someone needs to educate Alexa about the format series of the NBA playoffs. When I asked for my sports update, this is how Alexa replied. Did you catch that Spurs and Thunder report? Yes, OKC took the Western Conference Semifinal series from […]

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Light It Up!

Looking for a floor lamp that lights up the area for reading purposes, not overall room lighting. At 4.8 stars out of nearly 2000 ratings, this Brightech floor lamp looks like it’ll do the job.

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Amazon Alexa Devices – Echo, Echo Dot, and Tap

Joining the Amazon Echo device is the new Amazon Tap and Echo Dot. All of these are powered by Alexa and have me interested. The original Echo does it all from a fixed location. The Tap is like a mobile Echo since it’s battery powered but you do need to touch/tap it before it pays […]

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LED Bug Lights

Time to replace incandescent bug lights with an LED version and see how they work. Apparently, a few LED bug lights are merely regular LED lights with a yellow coating on the bulb, not actual yellow light. Amazon reviews say the effect of not-attracting bugs is the same although overall brightness from the light sounds […]

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Researching Steelcase Amia Chair

Perhaps this is the second sign of excess during the holidays. The first sign was a worn out toilet handle. Now comes the search for a better chair that offers more support, specifically the Steelcase Amia. Steelcase has some great chairs but at great prices, but the Amia is somewhat affordable, especially if it lasts […]

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