How I use the iPad for Reading/Reference

Tired of carrying around tons of books for reference or spiritual study?  Here is how I’ve lightened my load using the WiFi Apple iPad. eBooks Both Kindle and iBooks bring a great experience to the iPad.  The display is gorgeous and makes it seem like you’re...

Why I am a 4G Holdout

Greetings from sunny and hot Florida!  While reading the St. Petersburg Times on Sunday morning my mother stumbled across an article titled What You Should Know About 4G by Peter Svensson of the Associated Press.  In the article he states that carriers such Sprint,...

Managing E-Mail and Spam

I receive a lot of questions about managing e-mail and how to prevent spam.  While there is no perfect system, you can manage your e-mail messages and still get everything you need to do done. Guard your e-mail address. Be careful when and how you use your primary...

Microsoft Windows to Apple OS X – Part 1

So, you’ve decided to take the leap and move from Microsoft Windows to Apple OS X.  Where do you start?  Well, Windows and OS X have a lot of similarities. “System Preferences” is like Windows Control Panel Like Windows, OS X has a place where you...

Using the iPad to Keep Tabs on the Weather

I have two hobbies that are intertwined with each other: amateur (ham) radio and weather.  As a ham radio operator I participate in Skywarn, a joint program between the National Weather Service and communities or organizations where individuals report weather events...