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Asurion Does NOT Care

That is what I’m feeling right now. So I submitted the requested paperwork online as instructed. Then I could select a date for a service technician to come out. I picked a date. Now I learn that that scheduled date was not really scheduled. WHAT THE HECK? Why would Asurion allow me to go through […]

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Does Asurion Purposely Forget?

Just like my first interaction with Asurion under the Home Depot Protection Plan, the service company does not have my proof of purchase for my Samsung refrigerator on file. No matter we ran through this in 2019. That’s the time I went to their web site, downloaded my invoice, then resent that same info/file. This […]

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Nike x CNCPTS x Reyns x Godzilla

Totally unplanned but totally meant to be – collaboration with Nike, CNCPTS, Reyn Spooner, and Godzilla! Nike and Concepts Air Max 1 in the “Heavy” colorway paired with the Reyn Spooner Godzilla aloha shirt from the Japan Series. Both limited editions, and both sold out. While I didn’t plan for this pairing, obviously it was […]

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PC Build Update 1

Delayed updates but the motherboard, CPU, RAM, and hard disk (an NVMe SSD – first time heard of these) are ready. Power supply unboxed. Are there enough cables?!? After three hours of building (and breaks), the assembly begins.

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The PC Build Begins!

Had some PC parts available so figured I’d supplement with a few more and build a PC (though I still love my Mac). I am using this YT video as a reference. Hope it’s enough to get me through this.

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The Silencing of Hawaii Radio Voices

Wow, I did not see this coming and was very confused when I saw Daniel Tucker tweet this: Howzit! Just a little distracted this pm.After 20 years reporting traffic on several radio stations, I've been part of massive "Work Force Reduction".When I see something, I reflexively want to Tell You. But I can't. Not on […]

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Kith Hawaii Day 1

The first day at the brand new Kith flagship location in Hawaii started not on the publicized opening day of Friday, August 20 (which is also Hawaii Admission Day) but rather on Thursday evening. All week, the excitement intensified after the formal accouncement was made that Hawaii would be the fourth US state to have […]

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Day 3 at Kith Hawaii

Went back to Kith Hawaii for a third day to see what non-AF1 shoes were available. Since almost everyone was buying the launch exclusive Air Force 1, most of the great sneaker selection upstairs was untouched. But… the line up at the entrance was full with wristbands up to 1000. So instead, I sampled their […]

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My Next Running Shoe

My next running shoe started with this IG post. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bryan Hinkle (@duke4005) Finding this shoe wasn’t that straightforward since it’s not widely available. It was sold out on Brooks, and Dicks Sporting Goods would charge shipping to Hawaii. But a Google search found this available on […]

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Connecting an Orbi RBR750 and RBS40V

Like the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV, I was totally helpless against my Tampa Bay Buccaneers aka my Orbi wifi gear. After getting a newer Orbi mesh system (RBR750) for better performance and coverage for the household, I wanted to continue using existing gear like my Orbi Voice (RBS40V). Unfortunately, the two systems […]

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YouTube Videos Stuck in Fast Forward?

That was really odd. On Safari in Mac OS 11.1 Big Sur, YouTube videos were playing in fast forward with no audio. Using Chrome, the video playback was stuck, but the audio playback was fine. My simple fix was to restart my Mac. Googling this issue, it seems like fast forward playback of any videos […]

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