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American Holidays

Happy Flag Day

June 14 is Flag Day in the United States of America. Click here for the origins of Flag Day.

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Geek Stuff iPad Work

Apple Magic Trackpad 2

Yesterday I picked up on Amazon the Apple Magic Trackpad 2  in Space Gray (it was on sale). I’m sure I still paid too much for it. The Magic Trackpad 2 works great with my iPad Air 4. I shutdown my MacBook Pro at the end of my work day and used the iPad Air […]

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Apple Home PC iPad

Keyboard for Home Office

About a week ago I purchased a Satechi Slim X1 Bluetooth Backlit Keyboard for my home office. You can connect unto three Bluetooth devices to the X1 keyboard. Press and hold the fn key with one of the Bluetooth keys to program. I set the Bluetooth connections to match my Logitech MX Anywhere 2 mouse. […]

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Apple Home PC iMac Windows 10

How to Enable Num Lock

I have an Apple Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad and needed to use this keyboard with my Windows 10 work computer. The keyboard works well with Windows 10 except for the numeric keypad. Pressing the keys will display anything on the screen. What to do? Just press the Clear key and start using the numeric […]

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Subaru

Another Recall

On January 8th I received another airbag recall notice for my 2007 Subaru Outback. This time the recall is for the front passenger system. I reached out to Matt Slap Subaru to see if they had the parts for the recall. They do!! I scheduled the appointment for January 20th, added it to my personal […]

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Internet Browsers Windows 10

Browser Tryouts

Based on Google Chrome engine, Microsoft releases the new Microsoft Edge web browser. I installed the new Microsoft Edge on my work computer with Windows 10. You know someone in the company will install it and then need some help when something does not go well. So far the new browser is running well including […]

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Apple Watch Exercise

January 2020 Challenges

I’ve earned the January Challenges for Apple Watch. I’ve messed up my Achilles tendon several time over the last several months and all I’ve been doing was sitting around, watching TV, making poor food choices and late night snacking. The new clothes I purchased after the weight loss in 2018 and 2019 no longer fit. […]

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Amazon Prime Apple iPhone Personal

Siri Suggestions to Watch TV

On December 28, 2019, I purchased an iPhone 11 in black with 64GB storage. My old iPhone 6S battery would not last a day on a charge, and I’ve had the battery replaced twice. Since the purchase, I’ve used Screen Mirroring to AirPlay to the Samsung Series 7 TV at work during lunch to watch […]

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Personal Subaru

Replaced 2 belts on my 2007 Subaru Outback

Replaced 2 belts on my 2007 Subaru Outback Limited Sedan. Thanks @Autozone for having the parts in stock and saving me big bucks!

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Personal

Happy 50th Moon Landing Anniversary

The first moon landing, Apollo 11, was on July 20 1969. Apollo 11’s crew was Neil Armstrong (Commander), Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin (Lunar Module pilot), and Michael Collins (Command Module pilot). To celebrate, I’m listening to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon and will follow up with some documentaries about the Apollo missions. Maybe I’ll […]