Category Archives: Geeky

Tom’s Best Tech of 2016

Amazon Fire HD 8 ($90 at Amazon) I have a longstanding antipathy toward the Fire ecosystem because it forces you to shop only through Amazon for your entertainment media. I am making an exception for the Fire HD 8 because it … Continue reading

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Islands in the Streaming

Yo, boys and girls, it is almost time for Thanksgiving. When Santa comes out in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade it is officially time to crank up the Christmas music. What better time to talk about how to make sure … Continue reading

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A Mac User Sets Up a Yoga Tab 3

The Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 is a budget Android tablet available in 8” and 10” sizes. I bought my Yoga Tab 3 8 (Lenovo YT3-850F) for $150 during a Best Buy sale. The integrated spring-loaded kickstand, massive, 6200-mAh battery, and … Continue reading

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Top Tech 2015

10. Sony A7R II Last year Sony introduced the first mirrorless full frame line of cameras. With the 2015 refresh of that line, Sony has placed on offer possibly the best camera money can buy. The backside illuminated (BSI) 42.4 … Continue reading

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R.I.P. GIGAOM

When I went to check on the tech news this morning, there was a gaping hole in my Feedly feeds. GIGAOM suddenly closed yesterday. For a long time I depended on sites like Lifehacker, The Verge, and Engadget to provide … Continue reading

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