Looking Back at 2013 – Technology Posts

Looking Back at 2013 – Technology Posts

As we continue to wind down 2013 and race toward the dawn of 2014, I'm taking a look back at some of my most popular posts from this year. In this installment, I'm taking a look at the technology-related posts. If you missed the first installment, Looking Back at 2013 – Social Media Posts, you can see 'em here.

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Gifts for the Traveler – 2013 Edition

Gifts for the Traveler – 2013 Edition

photo credit: Pieter v Marion via photopin cc

photo credit: Pieter v Marion via photopin cc

If you travel a lot, you know how important it is to have gear that makes traveling easier. With Christmas coming it's time to start thinking about things to get the people in your life. Whether the person on your list has been naughty of nice, the list below contains some of the things that I use when I travel and would recommend. And I won't tell if you decide to buy yourself a little something.

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50 Things the iPhone Replaces

50 Things the iPhone Replaces

The iPhone Replaces a Lot of Things

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With the next iPhone coming out later this year, I was thinking about all of the things my iPhone has replaced and it's pretty amazing all of the things that really aren't necessary as a result of its existence. Of course, depending on your model of smart phone, it probably replaces these things too.

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Five iPad / iPhone Apps That I Can’t Live Without

Five iPad / iPhone Apps That I Can’t Live Without

I love technology. I also love how technology makes my life a lot easier. I mean seriously, how did we ever survive without it?

I use my iPhone and iPad on a daily basis having installed a variety of apps that help enhance my daily productivity, make my life easier, or are just enjoyable. And yes, I have installed a few games. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I have jailbroken my iPhone which has helped remarkably at making me more productive. But for the sake of today's conversation, I'm going to focus on apps that are readily available in Apple's App Store.

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90 Days of Using the Fitbit One – A Great Device for Living a Healthier Lifestyle

90 Days of Using the Fitbit One – A Great Device for Living a Healthier Lifestyle

Fitbit One Product Image

Fitbit One Product Image. From Fitbit.com

Seems like everyone starts the new year making resolutions that they want to lose weight or get in better shape. Fortunately, I started my journey with my wife in October when we started going to our local Fit Body Boot Camp (they're pure awesomeness by the way). While going to boot camp was a great start, I needed (and wanted) something to help me track my daily calories, my activity for the day, and as an added bonus my sleep patterns. After doing some research, I learned about the Fitbit One and immediately added it to my Christmas wish list. While I didn't receive it for Christmas, my beautiful wife bought it for my birthday on January 2nd, allowing me to start my new year's resolution in earnest.

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