Keezel Fail

Not sure if you’ve heard of the Keezel. No, not the exercise, the electronic device. It is basically a travel router. A nice travel router. It has VPN capability. I bought it as I want these things, and my travel router at the time was…old. I’ve had my Keezel about a year. It works about Read More

Google Hypocrisy

It wasn’t that long ago that we learned Google would withdraw from a competition to work with the US DOD. This could have been a huge income generator. Apparently too many employees at Google felt it was wrong for them to work for the DOD. Now Google is telling us the “benefits” of censored search Read More

Sports and Politics

I just watched a segment on Fox Sports that spent at least 5 minutes talking about former President Obama and current President Trump. Folks: I want my sports politics free. This has gotten ridiculous. It’s bad enough I have to selectively listen to musicians I like…those who feel they must speak their mind about politics. Read More

Home Adviser Radio Ad

I have 2 dogs that, at times, will be allowed inside to chill. All too often, when they are crashed on their big dog pillow thing and I’m elbow deep in work…the Home Adviser radio ad comes on. This seems innocent enough…right? The problem is, the commercial ends with a doorbell chime. Like clock work Read More

openHab Good Bye

A few months back I stumbled upon openHab, an open source home automation system. Here is the post I wrote about openHab. It has been a few months. I setup openHab on a Rasberry Pi device. That was fairly straight forward. I went with Z-Wave bulbs/devices and setup went pretty well. If you are looking Read More