Joe Beernink

I finally did it. After seven and a half years of iPhones, I took the leap today and bought myself a new Samsung Galaxy S7 Android phone. For the last 3+...

So I didn’t blog much in 2014…just 9 entries by my count. Nine. I used to do that in two weeks. So I don’t blame you if you’ve given up hope...

Two weeks ago, I started a new job. Not surprisingly, my last post here was 15 days ago. As I expected, things got really busy, really quickly. I’m not quite ready...

I should have posted this when I first saw it a few weeks ago, but every one of my Canadian friends on Facebook beat me to it. Only last night did...

I thought I’d give a little update on life with my iPhone 5 since we took delivery back at the beginning of the month. I’ll preface these thoughts by saying I...

Yesterday, I posted that we received some new toys—iPhone 5’s, and were about to start setting them up. Here are few quick notes on the phones and our experience: Getting them...

My wife recently began having problem with her iPhone 3GS. It would shut off while connected to the Bluetooth system in our car, and the only way it would turn back...

Three years ago, I did a major re-org of my home technology. I wrote two blog entries on my old tech blog (Evolution and Living The Evolved Digital Life) about how...

In part 1 of this series, I covered games I played on a Commodore 64, Amiga and at the arcade. In part 2 I covered those games I have played on...

In part 1 of this series, I covered games I played on a Commodore 64, Amiga and at the arcade. Part 2 is devoted to those games I have played on...

Last week, after a long day of writing and reading, I settled in on the couch to veg. I didn’t really have anything I felt like watching on TV, and my...

Back in 1978, science historian James Burke put together one of the best documentaries ever made—Connections. Through a series of 10 episodes (later added to with Connections2 and Connections3, Burke traces...