Google Assistant and its companion hardware appliances have long been my go-to friend for information I could have looked up on my phone... Of course given their popularity, there is no denying that voice assistants are here to stay. In my home, I have 8 places I can ask Google something, and everyone in my household has their own favorite things they use their assistant for. … [Read more...] about Your Google Assistant now knows how much your trip will suck (or not)…
Thankfully, stories of death and destruction on Black Friday seem to be happening less and less, so with the limited negativity around the shopping day, it is once again acceptable to use the festive day of turkey dinner digestion and lowest price of the season hunting as some light entertainment. Before any of you start sharing, I feel compelled to share my own … [Read more...] about Share your stories of Black Friday 2018!
Had you asked me 5 years ago whether we'd ever see flying taxi cabs in the skies of our larger cities during our lifetime, I'd have laughed it off with a resounding "no". Now please wait for a moment so I can remove my foot from my mouth - because technology has evolved so much faster than I ever could imagine. The VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) … [Read more...] about Personal VTOL world moving faster than ever – but not quite there yet
Those of us who were connected in the 90's and 00's will undoubtedly have some memories of European phones from companies like Nokia, Ericsson (before it was SonyEricsson), Siemens and more. Some of us might even have some good memories of those phones, especially the 8 day battery life found on some models. Every now and then I'll spend a quiet evening browsing eBay for … [Read more...] about eBay: a cesspool of fake vintage Euro mobile phones
Welcome to Travel Gear Geek. As you start to become a regular reader (and I hope you will), you can expect to read reviews of the same new products you'll find on the other tech sites, but with a strong focus on travel. Not only will we focus on the specs and the usual unboxing, but also important facts like whether it works abroad, how easy it can be charged on the go, and … [Read more...] about Welcome to Travel Gear Geek!