Amazon Fire Stick and Mirroring


Amazon Fire Stick Bought the Amazon Fire Stick last Christmas, in the hopes of increasing what I can watch. Living on an island there isn't any broadcast tv signals. The MeTV and IonTV signals fade in and out, almost hourly. Sometimes they disappear entirely, as what happened to MeTV last year upon wind storms. For … Continue reading Amazon Fire Stick and Mirroring

Big News Coming


Update from my phone,  as you know,  I've been having trouble with computers lately.  Either they are too old or are eating my work,  so I had given up on writing anymore.  Nothing I tried worked to raise money to buy a new computer.  I begged people to buy my books so I could buy … Continue reading Big News Coming

Tech Tuesday: Piel KINDLE FIRE ENVELOPE CASE


Last Christmas I was gifted a Kindle Fire, first generation from my best friend. I've been using the little wonder for reading ebooks (ahem, I have seven for sale) checking email, finances, social media, playing games and reading news.  I wasn't happy with the included cover, no storage, awkward so I began looking for something … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Piel KINDLE FIRE ENVELOPE CASE

Tech Tuesday: Chromecast


I don't watch a whole lot of TV and do not have cable, so this maybe isn't the device for me, but I can see how those who are TVphiles would get a kick out of chromecast.  Imagine being able to watch any program you like anywhere on any device. Sit back, watch together With … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Chromecast

Tech Tuesday: Compulab’s Utilite Small Computer


Originally posted by Dylan Tweney on http://venturebeat.com/2013/07/15/new-computer-is-the-size-of-a-pack-of-index-cards-costs-100/ Compulab's answer to the plethora of USB computers that you've seen posted everywhere is this cell phone sized little box, which houses 4GB of RAM and can contain a hard drive with up to 512GB plus a microSD card with up to 128GB of storage. Compulab is an Israeli computer parts maker. CompuLab … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Compulab’s Utilite Small Computer

Tech Tuesday: Actual Free Driver Finder That Works: SlimDriver


Over the years, I have tried numerous driver updating software, as many of you probably have. Either they are so complicated that a software engineer would be confused, or right before you hit 'download' a popup shows on your screen asking for your credit card number for $39.95. Talk about frustrating and disillusioning. I was … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Actual Free Driver Finder That Works: SlimDriver

Tech Tuesday: Android Mini USB PC RK3066


  Android Mini PC RK3066 from Amazon.com, 1.6 GHz 1G RAM 4G Flash , Bluetooth, headphone jack, standard female HDMI. In a nutshell, the Product Features: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Dual-core 1.6GHz CPU RK3066, Cortex-A9 Standard HDMI Female, 3.5mm headset jack Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth, DLNA Micro USB, USB and SD card This little matchboxesque mini computer … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Android Mini USB PC RK3066

Announcing new “Tech Tuesdays” on BrickONeil.com


Since so many people are still searching the site for my old tech blog, thetechgadget, I've decided to institute a new blog posting, called "Tech Tuesday" on brickoneil.com.  Thetechgadget was about new technologies, new and upcoming phones, tablets, accessories and even software. After a year of seeing searches for my old blog, I confess, i'm … Continue reading Announcing new “Tech Tuesdays” on BrickONeil.com

Previous Health and Technology Webblogs


To those looking for http://www.TheTechGadget.com and http://www.EncourageHealthyHabits.com, I moved them offline, due to monetary and traffic issues. If, at any point, someone is willing to help me navigate a free webhost, I can move both blogs back online.  I could no longer justify paying hosting fees out-of-pocket, with so very little traffic and hits with … Continue reading Previous Health and Technology Webblogs

Are Computers Sentient?


Sometimes, I swear computers are sentient beings.  They know when we're on a deadline, or need information PDQ/ASAP or when you're needing bank/bus/billing information, then the person on the phone tells you their computer went down. Ever happen to you?  Thought so. I was writing an article recently that had to be completed before a … Continue reading Are Computers Sentient?