Month: June 2016

  Quick impressions.  Winding lasts about 12 hours or so.  Setting time and winding easy.  Put it under running faucet and no leaks so far.  Strap is a little too wide for the buckle, needs to be twisted a bit …

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You’re looking at getting a new watch and you want to know what you can do with it in regards to the elements, recreational swimming, etc. Here are some tips.

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After some time of waiting and finding my Hong Kong tracking number didn’t work and getting a new transaction produced, delivery from Hong Kong with a working tracking number took about 4 days total. So now I know that the …

Getat PAM homage arrived. Read More »

If you have¬†recently picked up a pair of Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones, throw the song “Unfinished Sympathy” from “Collected (Deluxe Edition)” by Massive Attack at them. That track has some impressive bass in the intro¬†and contains intricate instrumentation. Make …

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To the left of my keyboard: Joylent in a green Ambronite shaker bottle. To the right of my keyboard sits a vacuum insulated tumbler loaded with c&S coffee. Around my neck: Bose Quiet Control 30 headphones pumping out BT (A …

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I’m surrounded by expensive equipment that I don’t know how to properly engage. So I bucked up and got a sound spectrum analyzer for my iPhone. I need to detect specific bands and thus needed to search hard.  I’m wondering …

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I received $30.73. Not too shabby. 

Homage watches in general produce a lot of furious back and forth in the watch world. Some people think that getting an inspired piece for far less which maintains the character of a much more expensive watch. Others view that …

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When not wearing my Apple Watch or more more expensive pieces, my daily beater has been a great Seiko SKX013K2 diver. Automatic, Day, Date, sweeping second hand, incredible lume, and 200m water resistance. This thing has been banged against car …

Daily watch beater: Seiko SKX013K2 to G. Gerlach Enigma Read More »

Are you a developer wanting to use the Bose SoundTouch Developer APIs to create an experience that drives SoundTouch devices? Are you interested in implementing Bonjour discovery AND resolving IP Addresses without using Objective-C and a bridging header? Well. There …

Swift: Bose SoundTouch device discovery using Bonjour Read More »

Good morning. At least it’s a good morning here. I have recently been exploring Bonjour in Swift – I have never investigated Bonjour as a concept as networking is one of the weaker areas of my coding ability. However recently …

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Since I finally received my package of Joylent, I’ll start with a quick review of it. I purchased four bags of strawberry and one bag of vanilla. That’s supposed to be 15 meals. The bags, once opened, are very easy …

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My order took a very long time to arrive. I placed my order on 5/16/2016 and I emailed them on 6/1/2016 about my concern. On 6/5/2016 they told me it shipped from their New Jersey warehouse and that I would …

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I happened upon a video presentation from Google I/O 2016 that I felt was interesting. It was called “Introducing Nearby: Physical proximity within and without apps – Google I/O 2016”. I present it here for your viewing convenience. At the …

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