Category Archives: Services

App Review: Axis 360 (1 star)

Application: Axis 360 (version 3.7.3 released 4/9/2018) Developer/Published: Baker & Taylor Platform: Android (version 7.0) Device: Samsung Galaxy S7 Rating: 1 star When it comes to Android apps that purport to provide me access to the digital resources of my … Continue reading

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A Dozen Years of DVD Home Delivery Ends

I am one step closer to cutting the cord.  Last month, after nearly a dozen years of DVD home delivery, I switched to a streaming-only Netflix account.  I joined Netflix in November 2005, before streaming was available, originally opting to … Continue reading

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Lansing Community Library Snack & Chat Tonight

http://www.lansing.ks.us/CivicAlerts/#1331_SingleEntryView The Lansing Community Library is hosting its first “Snack and Chat” on Tues., Nov.3 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Library, 730 1st Terr. This new quarterly event gives community members an opportunity to meet with the Library … Continue reading

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Article: California law says companies can’t punish customers who post negative reviews

California law says companies can’t punish customers who post negative reviews http://gigaom.com/2014/09/10/california-law-says-companies-cant-punish-customers-who-post-negative-reviews/ Huzzah for California consumers!  Hopefully the other states in the union will quickly follow suit.

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Article: Chromecast turns one: why this small streaming stick became such a big deal

Chromecast turns one: why this small streaming stick became such a big deal http://gigaom.com/2014/07/24/chromecast-turns-one-why-this-small-streaming-stick-became-such-a-big-deal/ Happy Birthday Chromecast! Best $35 I ever spent.  I’m looking forward to the updates promised in the article above. Posted from WordPress for Android via my … Continue reading

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Article: Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix

Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix http://techcrunch.com/2014/07/09/finally-a-way-to-find-movies-worth-watching-on-netflix/?ncid=rss I’ll give this site a try this weekend.  This is exactly why i don’t like Netflix streaming: I am not going to waste my time slogging through the slush … Continue reading

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Video: The Problem with Facebook

Thanks to one of my astronomy Facebook friends, I watched a video on Faster Than Light Travel (don’t get your hopes up) by Veritasium (an element of truth), which led me to this excellent post on the Problem with Facebook:

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