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I’m preparing for the wire free world. Rumors are that Apple has plans to eliminate the lightning port on the iPhone. I think it’s just a matter of time, and the wireless charging world has a bit of catching up to do - but just like headphones, it will happen and we’ll be happier as a result.
I already have a wireless charger for my bedside at home that I love - the stand is really nice as it simplifies aligning the phone to the charger.
In our household we have a large number of devices that need to be kept charged. That includes
Two iPad Minis
We keep all these devices in our kitchen when not being used. To charge them I have this awesome charger. It supports USB Power Delivery which means the MacBook charges up to 60W.
I've been using a reMarkable Tablet for 3 months. The reMarkable is a kindle like device that simulates the experience of writing on paper.
This post is all about why I am giving my daughter phone technology from September 2000.
Starting late last year I was scheduled to do a ton of international flying and decided to try out some new headphones. While I love my Bose QuietComfort 20i in-ear headphones I’ve grown tired of the dammed cord. It seemed that every time I got up from my seat the cord would strangle me.
A friend of mine had the new B&W PX headphones and raved about them so I decided to get them and try them out. After about 40,000 miles of flying I can safely say that they are fantastic.
Each of you spends probably a third of each day in bed. As you can guess, I spend a fair amount of time researching (and now enjoying) fine sheets.
You don't have to spend a fortune on sheets (but you can) and for a long time now (15 years I guess) I have enjoyed what I consider a good investment in sleeping.
I replace my sheets about every 5 years. I have two sets and we alternate between them each week.
I have settled on Sateen sheets made of Egyptian cotton. If you are a linen nerd you might care to understand the differences between Sateen and Percale (the two most common types of weaves) and if that's the case read this article on the Parachute blog.
I'll make it simple. Sateen appears a bit shiny at first and gets softer and more "dull" or normal looking over time.
It's a momentous occasion when Apple launches a new product.
On friday night I swung by the Apple Store Bellevue to get my white HomePod.
As an owner of 10 Sonos devices and 5 Alexas I was excited to finally get my hands on the HomePod.
If you get a lot of packages, you know that this involves opening them up - usually with a handy, available sharp object.
About a year ago I discovered these ceramic cutters on Amazon and love them.
I have them scattered around the house, garage, and in drawers. I prefer the auto-retractable ones so our kids don't get hurt. The blades stay sharp for a long time, and you can also order replacement ceramic blades. They are really great and I highly recommend having a few of these.