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Take that Apple Watch with your wimpy battery life

I had turned the Bluetooth radio off in my original Pebble Watch since I don’t really wear it anymore and the battery went over a month on a single charge. My new Pebble Time Watch probably works almost as long if I turned the radio off. But any smartwatch would be hampered without using the […]

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Can you hear me now? Now you can.

AT&T cellphone coverage on the Big Island is abysmal unless you’re living in the shadow of one of their cell towers. I’ve had bad coverage in Holualoa, terrible to non-existant coverage in Hawaiian Paradise Park, excellent coverage in Glenwood and now that I’m in Hilo, which is the biggest town in the county, terrible coverage. […]

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Bringing the best out of the iPhone with the Beastgrip

Got a new iPhone tripod mount and I have to say it’s the best out of the four I’ve used. It’s called the BeastGrip and can accomodate just about any smartphone, not just iPhones, so you won’t have to worry about obsolesence with the design.