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Another Social Network on the Horizon?

“Simple, beautiful & ad-free” is the moniker this new social network with very few details is marketing themselves these days.  Ello is starting to create a buzz because it claims to not sell ads nor sell data about you to third parties.  My ears definitely perk up when I hear this because that’s the typical…

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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…