AppleCare: It’s Worth It (mostly)

Why Buy Applecare
Yes, you should buy AppleCare…but maybe not for every device It used to be that many professional Mac owners also upgraded and repaired on their own machines – adding and replacing parts like a hobbyist mechanic. But today, these machines are far more compact and increasingly difficult to work on – and for most of […]
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Choosing a Dry Erase Whiteboard

Choosing a Dry Erase Whiteboard
A blank canvas. It’s an essential tool for any thinker, designer or planner and sometimes it’s all we need to get a new project started, or get one back on track. Sketch, make notes, flow some charts, erase…but wait, what’s all that marker crud all over my previously clean, white surface?! We’ve had a bunch […]
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Resolving Duplicate PDF and HTML Content for Google

Recently, a client began receiving a significant portion of traffic to a specific PDF on their domain, but because the traffic was directed from Google straight to the PDF, all interaction with the site and marketing was being lost. The fix, if applied correctly is simple, but worth noting that it took about 5 weeks […]
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Setting a Budget for Your Alaskan Cruise

Alaska humpback whale breech
Our first cruise turned out to be an epic journey for our family, but it required careful planning to stay within budget. In hopes that others may benefit from some of that planning and prepare for the expenses ahead, here is the spreadsheet we used to estimate our Alaskan cruise expenses. In the end, we […]
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Choosing a Kid Friendly Alaskan Cruise: What We Learned

Alaska cruise boat
Disneyland…or something more adventurous? That was our dilemma. It’s been years since we traveled far and ultimately we chose adventure. An Alaskan Cruise. With a two year old. This brought up a lot of parental questions and concerns. We have realistic expectations about the amount of relaxing to be had anywhere when you travel with […]
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Why We Chose to Ride a Meteor

For developers, startups and small shops placing value on the philosophies behind “Minimum Viable Product” and iterative prototyping, Meteor is worth consideration. Serious consideration. Before writing any code for our new project, we looked at a lot of frameworks (runner up was Laravel). In the end, we believe that the direction Meteor is headed is […]
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How to Use Chromecast and a Projector with Sound

Broadcasting to a projector with Chromecast is a lot of fun — unless you can’t hear the audio. Chromecast does not separate audio and video, so unless your projector has a built in audio out, you’ll need to split the HDMI signal and run the audio out to your speaker(s). This also doesn’t appear to […]
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