Headphones for running

The Plantronics BackBeat Fit Wireless Headphones are my favorite headphones for running. In this post I’ll review and compare them to wired headphones I have used in the past. Wired Headphones for Running When I run alone, I like to listen to music. Before I got the iPhone 6S Plus and the Apple Watch…(Read More)

3D Touch

With the iPhone 6S, Apple introduced a new way of interacting with your phone called 3D Touch. It’s based on pressure sensors built into the iPhone’s screen that enable a new dimension of gestures, such as Peek and Pop. 3D Touch was hyped by Apple as one of the key features of the…(Read More)

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Streaming movies from iTunes to Apple TV should be a pleasant experience if you have a decent internet connection. When buffering and long load times get in the way, the experience becomes frustrating. Streaming issues can have various root causes. In this post, I’ll walk you through the most common streaming issues and explain…(Read More)

Spotlight

Spotlight is Apple’s answer to all your search needs in OS X. With the release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Apple has added additional capabilities to make Spotlight more powerful. In this post I’ll share some tricks that make Spotlight even better at finding exactly what you’re looking for. Spotlight…(Read More)

Paleo Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise was a food my parents taught me to consume in moderation. After all, it contains a ton of fat. Thanks to science, we now know that there are plenty of  healthy sources of fat. Unfortunately, most commercial mayonnaise is made from potentially unhealthy sources of fat, such as Canola oil. So I set out…(Read More)

Diet

Making healthy food choices is supposed to be simple. All you need is to pick a diet that works for you and that helps you navigate around food that’s proven to be unhealthy. Then run with it by turning it into a lifestyle. Why Be On a Diet At All? Over the past 120…(Read More)

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Contrary to public opinion, eating fat is healthy and low cholesterol levels are harmful to your health. In this post I’ll explain why most of us don’t eat enough fat, why fat and cholesterol are healthy and I’ll give you a list of healthy sources of fat and tell you what fats…(Read More)

Scientific Studies

When I decided to make changes to my diet, I did so based on scientific research. Ever since, scientific studies have become the cornerstone of my decision-making when it comes to health questions and issues. But every time I get asked why I made a certain decision, such as choosing the Paleo diet, I…(Read More)

Handoff between AirPort Extreme Base Stations

In this post I’ll explain how handoff works in a network with multiple AirPort Extreme base stations. With the influx of connected devices in modern households, good internet connectivity has become increasingly important. Many devices are pretty useless when they are not connected to the outside world. When that happens, productivity suffers. Just think…(Read More)

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I just published an article on the SAP Professional Journal about “How to Identify What Sensitive Data is Leaking Out of Your SAP System”. The full article is only available to subscribers of the journal but below is a summary I have been given permission to post. Sensitive Data and SAP While business-critical data…(Read More)

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As a frequent traveller and Diamond Medallion, maintaining a healthy diet is challenging. That’s why I usually try to avoid airline food when possible. On a recent Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta (ATL) to Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) I got reminded just how incompatible a healthy diet and airline food really are. Airline Food…(Read More)

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Intuit has been #1 on my personal list of companies with incredibly bad customer service. Now BlueCross BlueShield of Georgia (BCBSGA) has taken Intuit’s crown by topping the list. There are few companies that I dread calling because I already know it’s going to be a very painful experience. With Intuit, I have…(Read More)

BMW

BMW makes great cars but until recently they failed miserably in the technology and entertainment area. I had major issues getting my iPhone connected to my 2013 BMW X5 as I described in an earlier blog post. Due to those issues and the lack of support for Apple’s CarPlay, I was hesitant getting another…(Read More)

Nipple Confusion

Breastfeeding is hard work, for both baby and mom, and by far not as easy as most people think. Add issues, such as nipple confusion, to the equation and you have a recipe for frustration. In this post I’ll shed light on some of the issues we have encountered and explain how we overcame…(Read More)

CrossFit Training Push Ups

In this post I’ll share my experience with the 7-Minute Workout and other forms of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). Back in my days as a professional athlete, I was no fan of HIIT because it led to me throwing up and lying on the floor in a fetal position at least three…(Read More)