I got the 1809 update yesterday. I looked at some of the features but today was day one using them. The Your Phone feature is one that I am interested in. Please don't ask why, I really can't tell you, but I'm intrigued by the idea of Microsoft being able to help with my communication … Continue reading Windows 1809 Your Phone Feature Issues with Google Fi and Hangouts
Finally Windows 1809
I have been waiting for Microsoft to update my Surface Pro to Windows 1809. The day is finally here! I have been wanting to try the new features, but I also decided I would wait until they rolled out to my machine. I guess a couple months late is better than never. Here are the … Continue reading Finally Windows 1809
Adobe adds ProRes 422 & 4444 support to Windows version of Premiere & AME
This has been a real challenge for Adobe to get the rights to do ProRes exports from their product line, but I was just informed and this blog post confirms that ProRes exports are in the latest build of Adobe Premiere, and AME. This is fantastic considering some customers really want ProRes files as their … Continue reading Adobe adds ProRes 422 & 4444 support to Windows version of Premiere & AME
Project Fi is now Google Fi and supports Android and iPhone!
I received an email from Google telling me that Project Fi has become Google Fi. The big news is that it now supports "most Android Phones" and "Apple iPhones"! I have been a Project Fi user since it began, and I couldn't be happier. The service is great. Billing is understandable, and with my Pixel … Continue reading Project Fi is now Google Fi and supports Android and iPhone!
Windows 10 Not Activated?
I had a machine that randomly decided that it was no longer activated. I have heard about some Microsoft server issues with activation so I gave it a few days and a few restarts to see if that would help. It didn't. I went into Settings > Update & Security > Activation but I had … Continue reading Windows 10 Not Activated?
Can an iPad replace a computer?
Can an iPad replace a computer or does it need to? I find myself completely baffled by what I have seen in the media over the new iPad Pro. I don't own this device, so I am literally an observer, but the questions being asked, and the statements being made have me thinking hard about … Continue reading Can an iPad replace a computer?
iPhone X Touch Issues with Display
Apple posted on 11/9/2018 that there is a possible issue with the display on the iPhone X. If you are having an issue with your display, or part of your display not responding to touch, please check this bulletin from Apple: https://www.apple.com/support/iphone-x-display-module-replacement-program/
Apple Event: 10/30/2018
MacBook Air 13.3" Retina Display Smaller Bezels FaceTime Camera still at the top TouchID T2 Security Chip Backlit Keyboard with more stable butterfly keys 20% larger trackpad Audio, 25% louder, 2x more base, 3 microphones 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports 8th gen Intel processor Up to 16GB RAM Up to 1.5TB SSD 12 hour battery life … Continue reading Apple Event: 10/30/2018
Google Introduces .new
This is very handy if you are a Google Docs power user. Google introduces via Twitter a fast way to create a new document without going to Google Drive. Type any of these shortcuts in your browser's address bar and it will create a new document: Google Docs: doc.new, docs.new or document.new Sheets: sheet.new, sheets.new or … Continue reading Google Introduces .new
Google October 9, 2018 Event
Introducing Pixel 3, Pixel Slate & Google Home Hub Google and Nest are getting together to create what they are calling a thoughtful home. Google Home Hub was designed to fit into any room. There is no camera. The screen adjusts to ambient light, and turns off at night. Hub was designed to work with … Continue reading Google October 9, 2018 Event