In response to me getting my new Samsung Galaxy Express Prime 2 (see the latest installation in the “Cell Phone Saga” series), I thought I’d talk about the first cell phone I got.
This weekend I finally upgraded to a new phone, bringing an end to the cell phone saga and nearly a month without cell phone service. Continue reading Cell Phone Saga Pt. 2: The New Phone
The era spawning from the 1950s throughout the 1980s can be considered the golden era of telecommunication. While computers were expanding from items consuming entire rooms to something that could fit on a person’s desk, so was the way we communicate. Televisions went from being a luxury item to being in every home. Telephone systems were not only used for voice, but to transfer data from one location to another almost instantaneously. The inventions and innovations from this period have led to technologies we rely on every day: the internet, satellite television, fiber-optics, cell phones, and et cetera. But it’s often forgotten how we’ve arrived where we are. Continue reading AT&T Long Lines – A Forgotten System
I’m happily back…
Continue reading Update – 1/14/2018
Since President Trump signed an executive order which would greatly expand broadband internet access into rural areas, and I briefly mentioned my experience with dial-up in my previous “Throwback Thursday” entry, I will elaborate on my experiences. Continue reading TBT: Dialing Up!
In this “Throwback Thursday”, I will recall my first experiences with getting a laptop. Continue reading TBT: My First Laptop
Today I received a new toy from Canada… Continue reading T42: A New Toy
If there has been one game that has drawn a large, diverse crowd over the last decade – it would be Minecraft. I’ve finally been “drawn” into that crowd, and I’ll explain what Minecraft is and why it is great. Continue reading Minecraft: A “Review”
With so many cell phones out there, you’d think that there would be a ton of options to choose from. Seriously. Continue reading Cell Phone Saga: Part 1
If there was one computer of the 1960s that changed the way we compute, it would be the IBM System/360. Continue reading IBM System/360