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Spherical Tires

Spherical Tires

Years ago we wrote about the Tweel airless tire. These were a revolutionary concept at the time, but the bugs probably never got worked out. They vibrated horribly over 50mph, and got really, really hot. If you liked those, Goodyear’s new concept of spherical...
Floating Shelves

Floating Shelves

We need to find some “floating shelves” after the post about our new surround sound system the other day. You know, the kind that look like they’re just floating on the wall. Since we have a flat screen hanging on the wall – what the heck do we...
Where to Find A Cheap GoPro

Where to Find A Cheap GoPro

My son is 9, and like most kids his age he’s into YouTube. He likes to make his own videos and wanted a cheap GoPro camera. I found out quickly that there really is no such thing as a cheap GoPro. For the cheapest entry level version (like the Hero) you’re...
How to Wall Mount a TV

How to Wall Mount a TV

Years ago we wall mounted the first flat screen TV we ever owned. It was probably 2007, and there weren’t a lot of accessories at that time beyond a wall mount. Even though the majority of people still seem to just get a TV stand, there are many that enjoy...
Cheap Lightning Cable

Cheap Lightning Cable

If you’ve had an Apple device for any number of years, you know that sometime in your future you’re going to need a replacement charging cable. Our house is split – I use Android, and my wife uses Apple. She has an iphone, and I have a Galaxy. She...
Airbnb Copycat Sites

Airbnb Copycat Sites

There’s been a lot of discussion over the last year about one of the fastest growing sites https://www.airbnb.com/.  Airbnb is a place for a normal person to list their home or apartment short term rentals. In some places this has become illegal:...
Amazon and Google Ara Cell Phones

Amazon and Google Ara Cell Phones

Random its of technology for the day. Amazon is putting together a smartphone: http://techcrunch.com/2014/04/15/amazons-smartphone-gets-its-first-spy-shots-along-with-rumored-specs/?ncid=rss Google’s Project Ara is creating a modular build your own phone system for...
Self Driving Cars

Self Driving Cars

When I was a kid we all thought by now we’d be seeing flying cars and moving sidewalks. Like the Jetsons. Nothing has really happened to change our daily commutes, even the Segway – which was supposed to revolutionize transportation, largely did nothing. If Google has...