31
March
2013

Maybe this is it, the Sony NEX-6

We’ve been debating which is the right next generation camera. With Bob opting for Fuji, Rennie for Olympus and John for Samsung. But maybe this is the tiebreaker? It does seem to have every feature under the sun: Sony NEX-6 Review: Digital Photography Review Sony NEX-6 specification highlights 16.1MP APS-C format CMOS sensor 2.3 million […]

28
March
2013

Keeping up with the Joneses

It is always so hard to keep up with the Joneses. First it’s hard to spell, second, you have to acquire a lot of loot (or debt!) to do it: The average American household owns 2.3 vehicles The average number of children in families is 1.86 The average number of pets per household is 3.7 […]

28
March
2013

List of sister sites

Hey these sites are our sisters with specific purposes. Will see about making cross posting easier, but they are: The Marketing Playbook. With my buddy John Zagula about broader marketing and business strategy. Durian PC. Well the joke is that we smell (figuring out technology) so you don’t have to. Focused on PC technology. Think […]

28
March
2013

WordPress tips and tricks

I’m getting back into WordPress and there are so many different plugins and things that it is so confusing for someone who is not a complete noob (where the defaults work well) and not a major hacker (eg a professional developer). So here are some things that I’ve learned: You want to use Jetpack. It […]

28
March
2013

Small volume manufacturing

In the new world, so often software has to get integrated into hardware. It’s one of toughest things to do. As soon as you get to a single physical piece you have inventory risk and also almost everything is contract manufacturing and that means a trip to China. Finding a partner there is…

28
March
2013

Webcams

Well, trying to find a decent webcam with good picture quality (1080p), low light capability (F/1.8 and fast enough), connection via Wifi, and also easy access (so it dumps the videos somewhere reasonable, like a file server and you can view it with a mobile app or through any browser). this turns out to be […]

26
March
2013

Find my iPhone

A pretty misnamed app and hard to find. Bit this lets you keep track of your late model iOS devices and macs. It is complicated to use but let’s u find a missing phone. And Aldo have it start screaming “I’m lost!” Well not literally out of the box but figuratively. Also lets you remote […]

23
March
2013

Another comparison Canon SL1 vs T4i or T5i vs EOS-M

Canon EOS Rebel SL1: The Shrunken Down Beginner DSLR You’ve Been Waiting For A DSLR for beginners just doesn’t make as much sense when there are smaller mirrorless cameras that can achieve similar results. So Canon shrunk the T4i down. Here’s the mini version, Canon EOS Rebel SL1. With the exception of its size the […]

23
March
2013

I'm back…

Took a couple of years with lots of other things going to return to the blogosphere and also social media but getting back into it. The tools have really improved. And now that the blog is technically fixed. I’m just sad in actually lost the content to geekfishing.net and mrtongandmrjohn.com. Will keep looking. Now making […]

21
March
2013

Canon EOS 100D (aka Rebel SL1)

Well as we talked about elsewhere (themarketingplaybook.com), we’ve seen lots of shifts at the low end of the camera business. Right now there is a big splintering as the dominant vendors (Nikon and Canon) try to protect their business while Sony and Sumsung try to grow and Olympus, Panasonic and Fuji see this as an […]

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