Jul 23, 2014

What happened to Dropcam Tabs?

Dropcam Tabs, the movement sensor for the Dropcam Pro, which was announced in May of this year, seems to have mysteriously disappeared from

Jun 23, 2014

Google's Nest buys Dropcam

Rumored for some time now, the purchase of Dropcam is complete--Google's Nest just bought Dropcam for $555M, a tidy sum for a company only five years old.

Jun 14, 2014

Destiny Alpha First Impression (PS4)

First impression of Bungie's $500M Destiny

For this weekend only, PS4 owners are able to play Destiny, the massive upcoming MMO from Bungie, due out later this year.

Jun 6, 2014

Nissan Leaf 15k miles later - Awesome in the Summer/Awful in the Winter


In August, 2012 I picked up a '12 Leaf SV. At the time I was driving a 2010 Prius, but a recent, dramatic drop in price on the Leaf attracted me to it, so I signed up for a two year lease. I turned the car in early, in February of 2014, with 15,000 miles.

Apr 5, 2014

Amazon's Fire TV User Interface & Voice Search Performance

I recently picked up the just-launched Amazon Fire TV.


Although I have an Apple TV (3rd gen), a Chromecast, a PS3, and PS4, I use the Apple TV for the bulk of my streaming, because its dedicated remote is highly functional (the lack of remote is why I use the Chromecast the least), and the device is reliable and quite quick.