Category Archives: Hardware

Surface Pro 3: A Surprisingly Positive Review

I am very late in posting this, but at least I’m getting it out before the Surface Pro 4 hits the market, or is even announced. Our local hardware vendor, PCS, provided me with a loaner Surface Pro 3 a … Continue reading

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Video Conferencing Equipment Guide – Summer 2015

I’m often asked to recommend a camera, headset, speakerphone, or more for use with our cloud-hosted video conferencing product, Zoom, so I thought I’d collect all of my thoughts about the equipment I’ve used here. All of these devices should … Continue reading

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Logitech Multi-Device Keyboard K480 – First Impressions

Short version: The Logitech k480 does exactly what it says it does in that it lets you pair with up to 3 devices via Bluetooth and switch between them seamlessly. It’s simply far too large for practical use in my … Continue reading

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Amazon Fire TV Stick: First Impressions

I have a bit of a fascination with streaming video gadgets. That’s partly due to me being a geek, but more practically related to the fact that we cut the cable/satellite cord in our household in April of 2011. We … Continue reading

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iPad Air 2: Conference Experiment Results

I set out this week to use my new iPad Air 2 as my only computer at a professional development conference. So for four days, with the exception of a couple of minutes tweaking a table in my PowerPoint presentation, … Continue reading

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iPad Air 2: 24 Hours of Full-Time Use

I’ve spent the last 24 hours living almost exclusively on my new iPad Air 2. I’ll explain what I mean by almost in a bit, but for now, I can say I am satisfied that I can make it through … Continue reading

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iPad Air 2: 3 Days In

I’ve had my new iPad Air 2 for 3 days now, and I continue to be impressed with this device. After returning the overpriced Apple leather Smart Case to the Apple Store yesterday, I used it for about 8 hours … Continue reading

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