Category Archives: life

Finales and New Beginings…

Well my fellow readers, this will be the last post on this blog (blogs.tech-recipes.com/seamonkey420) for me. I’ve decided that its time to move onto a more professional avatar / moniker and in turn am rebranding myself under the_seamonkey and jimmyselix… … Continue reading

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My Man Cave: Windows 7 HTPC setup and ecosystem

Today’s post will be a quick overview of my own personal HTPC setup I run in case any readers ever wondered. I figure it may give a little more substance to my cable tv rants since I’m usually at the forefront of DVR/HTPC technology and trends. Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 (WP7); where ya at?

Title says it all. So where is Windows Phone 7? We have yet to see any announcements in regards to Microsoft porting WP7 to a more tablet friendly device and yet to see the first update to fix some major … Continue reading

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Cable TV: New methods of delivery, why not??

Today’s post/rant will be aimed towards an easy target, cabletv companies and why they need to rethink how they deliver digital tv services. Keep reading for the juicy, geeky rant and a few of my own suggestions. Continue reading

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Geek Gear: My Tablet Man-Bag (SwissGear Travel Shoulder Bag) Quick Review

My gadget bag. The gadgets I carry around and what in. (galaxy tab, nexus one, iphone, ipod, etc). Keep reading for the full post and pics. Continue reading

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Think Tank: Mobile phone industry and the greater good…

Well, today’s post was inspired by several recent articles and the current mobile market/trends.  As we all know (at least us in the industry), the mobile market has recently exploded into quite an industry/market.  We see new phones and technology … Continue reading

Posted in Blackberry, android, apple, culture, geek, general gadgets, google, handheld, hardware, htc, iphone, iphoneos, life, mobile, n1, nexus one, opinion, random, sony ericsson, wp7;webOS | 25 Comments

My Startup Story: JimmyCan

Today’s post will be a retrospective on a recent side venture of mine, my own technology services / consulting company, JimmyCan LLC.  I’m a huge geek and I love helping people with technology and have recently been hearing more and … Continue reading

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Lock Down: My Mobile Security Basics

As technology progresses and the masses start adopting it into their daily lives; we see another side of society start popping up.  Malware, trojans, spyware, and fraud websites have become a part of our digital life. With the recent explosion … Continue reading

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iPad: business usage and thoughts…

well todays post will center around my experience of using an iPad in an enterprise / corporate / business environment.  again this is a recount of my personal experience and attempt to use my iPad in my work world (ie … Continue reading

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Me and Technology: A quick 20 year debug

Well, I thought I’d post a less serious and more fun one today. I, like most that are reading this, have been a big tech geek for most of my life. As a kid, we did not have netbooks or iPods or heck even free long distance phone service. No, I grew up fantasizing about such gadgets and technology. I grew up watching movies about the future and lusting over the then cool devices (now retro, hehe) and hoping we’d see them eventually. Nope, I had my cool game watches (super mario bros and tetris FTW!!), super small FM/AM Radios and of course my dreams of things to come. Continue reading

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