Apple’s latest accessory the AirPods… designed after what’s become their iconic EarPods; these Bluetooth earbuds strive to at best replace their wired counterpart for those looking for a completely wire free experience. So what exactly are you getting for $159.00? Well, a set of AirPods, a charging case, a Lightning to USB cord and a whole lot of technology inside. Continue Reading
Like everyone else whose interested in mobile technology I too watched the Apple “Hey Siri, give us a hint” Event where the new iPad Pro was unveiled. Shockingly to many there is also an optional cover/keyboard and a stylus called Apple Pencil. After the event followed the usual hoopla ensued from tech sites, and mass media. All this has left me a little perplexed and wanting to set a few things straight that almost every tech site seems to have conveniently ignored. Continue Reading
Those are the first words that come to mind today we bid farewell to the actor, Leonard Nimoy who died at the age of 83 of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). His career spanned 60 years, appearing in numerous TV shows, movies, stage plays, and was an accomplished director, writer, poet and photographer. But he is best remembered and loved for is his iconic role in the classic 1960’s sci-fi TV series Star Trek as the half-human/half-Vulcan, first officer Mr. Spock.
I first saw him when I was a child watching the original Star Trek television series in syndication in the evenings and all the Star Trek movies that continued to follow the original cast on their adventures in space. He also appeared several times in Star Trek: The Next Generation and even the recent reboot movies, Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness. Thinking back I also remember him from a number of TV shows: Mission Impossible, Bonanza, The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, Get Smart, Dragnet, the narrator of In Search Of…, the voice of Galvatron in the original Transformers cartoon, The Big Bang Theory, and as the voice of Sentinel Prime in the movie Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Being the Star Trek fan I am I think the most appropriate for me to say goodbye is to salute you, Leonard Nimoy aka Mr. Spock with this: