Last night, I was finally able to do my first live unboxing via audio. Have a listen and let me know how I did! Thanks to Gnomies and Super Gnomies for lending me their ears! The Real First Audio Unboxing Pirillo Vlog 907 – The Soundtrack of Our Life From LockerGnome and Beyond Zombie Garden Gnome Seeks Brains Top Five Pens for Geeks Infected Zombie Mug Turns You from Walking Dead to Waking Freebies Using the Magic Pocket: A Dropbox Guide (Free) Blu-ray Player Software For Your Mac (Free) Deal of the Day ZBoard Classic: Back To The Future Hoverboard Edition (19% Off)
Should TLDR stay in audio (aka “podcast”) format going forward? It was a happenstance — and originally intended as a temporary — solution when I was unable to do them in video format this week, but I’m finding it to be a refreshing change. I’m interested in your thoughts… Thanks to our Gnomies and Super Gnomies for helping me figure out the best course going forward. Always forward! Should TLDR Stay in Audio Format? Pirillo Vlog 906 – Our House Has Acne From LockerGnome and Beyond How to Give Your Home Office a Steampunk Look Five Techie Halloween Decorating Ideas Five Geeky Uses for a Projector Freebies Connected: Your Complete Guide to Home Networking (Free) The Productive Entrepreneur Freebie Bundle (Free) Deal of the Day Retro Classics Nintendo & Gameboy iPhone 6/6 Plus Cases (30% Off)
The new iMac (with Retina 5k display) is faster than the low-end Mac Pro! Who’d have thunk it? I talk about this and many other things in today’s audio TLDR. Thanks, as always, to our Gnomies and Super Gnomies for keeping the lights on! TLDR – The iMac 5k is Faster than a Mac Pro Pirillo Vlog 904 – Join Us for a Midnight Snack From LockerGnome and Beyond Glass Skull Ice Bucket Great for Halloween or Year Round Morbidity Five Audio/Video Gadgets I Use Every Day Skull Shaped Egg Mold Serves Mornings Funny Side Up Freebies IT Unplugged: Slash PC Power Use at the Network Level (Free) Start A Business Online Course (Free) Deal of the Day Adobe KnowHow: Learn Photography From The Best (87% Off)
Because of situations beyond my control, I had to do the TLDR via audio, sans video, today. I hope to have things back to normal sooner than later; please bear with me! Explanations and apologies in the TLDR link below… Thanks to our Gnomies and Super Gnomies for understanding! TLDR – Better Heard and Not Seen Pirillo Vlog 903 – A Family of Many Voices From LockerGnome and Beyond Batman: Arkham City – Game Of The Year Edition The Joker Halloween Candy Bowl is No Joke Batman The Dark Knight Hoodie with Batcowl Freebies Windows 7 – The Pocket Guide (Free) The Free Mac Developer Toolkit (Free) Deal of the Day The Camera Lens Mug (60% Off)
Will you be ordering any new Apple toys? I did! Can you guess which one? D’oh. I think I spoiled it in the headline. But… but… there’s more! Thanks to our Gnomies and Super Gnomies for always giving me things to talk about! TLDR – Why I Ordered an iMac Retina 5k Pirillo Vlog 902 – Sometimes, You Just Need to Talk From LockerGnome and Beyond Five Useful Robots You Can Own for Under $500 Why is Apple’s HealthKit Important? Supervillain Halloween Freebies Beyond Linux From Scratch – Version 6.3 (Free) Learn To Build Your Own iPhone Game (Free) Deal of the Day NYOP Game Design Bundle
The art of staying in shape is one of the casualties of a behind-the-desk lifestyle that so many of us lead. It’s easy to sit, hunched forward, pecking away at a keyboard, without even realizing that hours have passed. And if you work from home, you don’t even have the obligation of a commute to get your blood pumping on even a minimal level. Believe it or not, walking to and from your car, up and down a flight of steps, and maybe to and from a break room for lunch can make a difference in how your body behaves. But a lot of people feel like they’re not getting a worthwhile workout if they don’t make it to the gym regularly. After all, how much could taking a few extra steps a day really do for you? As it turns out, quite a bit. But if we can’t quantify those steps, they somehow don’t feel “real.” Having something that counts your steps and keeps track of them online — like the popular Fitbit — is a great place to start. But Apple’s recently announced HealthKit promises to take us even further in our quest to overcome the sedentary lifestyle […]
What are your thoughts on yesterday’s Apple announcements? Here are mine! Thanks to our Gnomies and Super Gnomies for chiming in! TLDR – Apple Announcements (iPad Air 2, iMac 5k Retina, Yosemite, iOS 8.1) Pirillo Vlog 898 – The Nerdy Man Can From LockerGnome and Beyond Space Module Tent Ideal for Campers Tired of Creeper Week Five Geeky Model Rocket Kits Blast off to Alertness with the Rocket Fuel Coffee Drip Freebies 5 Windows 7 Features You Didn’t Know Existed (Free) Dream Desk Giveaway (Free)
Apologies if Pirillo Vlog 901 doesn’t make much sense. We had been up all night and at the ER with Jedi. Thankfully, she’s fine, but it was a wild ride! As it turns out, her remote control’s batteries just needed replacing. Whew!