Favorite Mac Apps

Favorite Mac Apps

Alfred Alfred is an app that uses keyboard shortcuts to launch apps, perform tasks, searches your Mac for files, or even searches the web. I love this app for many reasons, but mostly I like the system shortcuts it offers, like putting the mac to sleep, start the screensaver, logout, empty trash ... etc. Alfred is a free app, but it offers other advanced features…
Amazon Alexa vs. Echo

Amazon Alexa vs. Echo

Two names for one thing, thats how many people understand the difference between Amazon's Alexa and Echo. In this brief article I will explain the difference between the two. According to Amazon’s Echo website, https://www.amazon.com/all-new-amazon-echo-speaker-with-wifi-alexa-dark-charcoal/dp/B06XCM9LJ4, Echo is a hands-free smart speaker that enables the users to control it with their voice. While Amazon Alexa is a smart voice service that can translate voice commands to text,…
Apple Watch Series 4 Will Save Lives!

Apple Watch Series 4 Will Save Lives!

When the Apple watch was first announced in September 2018, the first thing that got my attention beside the new redesign was the ECG feature that was released later in December 2018. I immediately thought about the people I know who have heart problems and might be able to leverage this watch for their benefits. The new Apple Watch Series 4 can detect and monitor…
Thoughts: Top Tech Companies and Data Privacy

Thoughts: Top Tech Companies and Data Privacy

This quick post talks about my thoughts around data privacy. Things might sound random, so bare with me while you read it. For many years I have used products and services from many top tech companies, such as Apple, Google, and Microsoft. But after using PC laptops for many years, and having data losses and broken laptops I have made the “expensive” decision to switch…
Goodbye “Home” button, Goodbye “Touch ID”

Goodbye “Home” button, Goodbye “Touch ID”

Apple just held a special event on September 12, 2018 where they announced the new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, and Apple Watch Series 4. The new Apple Watch Series 4 was redesigned with the largest Apple Watch display yet. Advanced heart monitoring capabilities, such as ECG. Digital Crown with haptic feedback ...