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Windows Phone 8.1–Cortana

When Telus FINALLY released Windows Phone 8.1 for the Lumia 1020 I installed it right away.  There were a lot of features this phone has been severely missing and 8.1 addressed a lot of them. Microsoft finally added a personal assistant where Siri has previously dominated this “digital assistant” space.  While Apple may have more…

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Surface Pro 3 = Broken

Well that didn’t take long… The new Surface Pro 3 has a cracked screen and a damaged corner. Microsoft has been on about how these devices are a laptop replacement and yes the Surface Pro 3 can be that replacement, however from a durability perspective it’s not even close. If the price of a Surface…

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When is it too Much?

As you know by my blog I’m a lover of technology and can see it’s use in our ever day life, however when is it too much?  Today during W’s swim lessons I took a second to look around and noticed something quite disturbing.  Most parents, not all, had their heads buried in their smartphones. …

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Garmin S4–Golf Watch

So I really wanted to have a gadget post tonight instead of some more non-gadget posts.  I picked up the Garmin S4 before heading to Kelowna last week and I could not have been more impressed.  This device phenomenal on the course and I can tell you my game was vastly improved because of the…

Few Days Tardy

Yup, I’m officially out of the 30 Day Blog Challenge as I missed two posts however I’m always one to never give up so I’ll continue to post through the rest of the days.  Why am I out so quick?  Well my wife came to Kelowna/Vernon and well I gave her my full attention so…

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Okanagan Golfing

The last two days I’ve had the chance to connect with my dad and have a few rounds of golf with him.  Tuesday we had a round at Vernon’s The Rise which is the Okanagan’s only signature golf course because Fred Couples designed it.  It was quite challenging however I was able to give it…

Connectivity

Trying out posting via an iPad as I didn’t get to my blog last night due to visiting with my family out here in beautiful Vernon. I’ve actually been trying to get away from technology while our here and putting the phone down more. I really have a problem with always checking it, needing to…

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Networking

You never know when you are going to meet your next connection.  I guess I’ve been living that ever since I started leading a team and got into management at my current place of employment.  Its so very true and often we can become so busy that good connections can fall to the way side…