• Eliminating the alarm clock

    This article is the first of many in my new Improvements category. The idea behind these articles is self-improvement. I tend to read a lot on the subject, whether it be physical, mental, or spiritual (yes, I do) health so I figured it’d be fun to share the little things I do in order to […]

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  • Claritin-D, where the D stands for Devil

    I’ve been facing some rather uncomfortable allergies for the past few weeks. I’m normally against drug remedies, but this has been going on long enough that I caved. My treatment plan started with Benadryl, which did nothing. I then moved to Claritin, which also had no effect. Finding ourselves at Rite-Aid for other items, Heather […]

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  • Riding all 50 states

    Yeah, I got some of you guys pretty good. This morning, I partook in the Washington Area Bicyclist Association‘s 50 States ride, which I happened to be the absolute last registrant for after seeing a random (hadn’t previously known it existed) post about it on Facebook. It’s a casual event that takes you on a […]

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  • Happy iPhone 5 Day to you too!

    It is here, and I happen to have one in my hands. Apple freaks the world over have been “stuck” with the same basic phone since the iPhone 4 was released in June of 2010. There was the iPhone 4S released last year, but it was more of a minor revision than anything else. Getting One […]

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  • Welcome to iOS 6

    The day is upon us. No, not iPhone 5 day (that’s tomorrow). iOS 6 is here. If you have a compatible device, the upgrade steps are fairly simple; Settings → General → Software Update and do the obvious. The upgrade on each of my devices took 15-20 minutes. Major changes that I care about (less […]

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  • On the Nexus 7 and Android

    Backstory Ever since the Nexus 7 released, I’ve been bugging my boss to get me one. We’re working on an Android port of mobilEcho so I figured it was a pretty safe bet I’d get my hands on one as opposed to one of the absolutely abysmal older Android phones we have sitting around the office. […]

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