Author Archives: Frank

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Mobile enthusiast and author

Use Google Assistant As Offline Brain

You can use Google Assistant to remember things but those items are stored in your Google activity timeline and instead I would rather store them in Google Keep. I am guessing Google set it up this way so that it … Continue reading

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Setting Up A Raspberry Pi Zero W

I got a Raspberry Pi Zero W as a Christmas gift and I have spent yesterday and today getting it set up, which for the most part means installing the operating system. First off, now that I have one in … Continue reading

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Time For A New Smartphone

In the fall of 2015 I was using the Moto X as my daily driver that was getting long in the tooth. At the time I bought the Moto X, Motorola was part of Google and the X was the … Continue reading

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Voice Assistants Make For Real Personal Computing

The premise upon which I launched this site in 2011 is that unlike the common belief at the time that we were in the Post-PC era, I believe that we really are at the beginning of the true personal computing … Continue reading

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A Smarter Crib

Over the last couple of years my home has slowly been getting smarter. It started in the fall of 2014 when Amazon provided an offer to Prime subscribers to buy the Echo at a discount. At that time Echo was … Continue reading

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