Galaxy S4 Playlists Made on PC Don’t Work

Every Android phone I’ve had, starting with the original Droid, allowed you to manually create .pla files through Windows on the phone’s memory card while connected via USB. This was a great feature, as it didn’t require any software like iTunes to manage your music collection and made it very quick and easy to add…

The Dragon Age Mage: Thoughts on Canon

When Dragon Age Origins first hit the scene back in 2009, it felt sort of like the long-awaited Baldur’s Gate 3 I’d joked about with friends for ten years. Set in a similar atmosphere and made by the same company that’d proven itself as a storyteller, lot of gamers had high expectations. There are gripe…

Advances in Artificial ‘Solar Leaf’ Technology

I’d blogged years ago about an artificial leaf technology that was a potential step forward for energy production. Recently I caught a glimpse of an update on that solar research (thanks Matt!) and it got me thinking about energy production in general. The aim of this particular research is to recreate the solar abilities of…

Getting The Most From Quora SEO Questions

Quora is a great tool, and in my experience is a lot like Ask.com or Yahoo Answers but with more thoughtful answers. When I started using Quora in mid 2014 I went kind of crazy answering a bunch of questions related to industries I’ve worked in. It was exciting to help people I’d never met…

30 Days of iPad

After getting my hands on the iPad Air, my initial impressions led me to see what 30 days of heavy use would be like. What would it be like to offload as many of my daily tasks as possible to an iPad rather than a laptop or PC? Would I be surprised at how easy…

Five star reviews and that pesky product

Reviews are important, and the product needs to be worthy of the reviews you’re seeking. It seems like a given, like it’s not even worth mentioning at first. After all, everyone knows it’s all about the product, right? Otherwise, expecting a hoard of beaming reviews for no reason rings of a strange sense of entitlement. The problem…