C.A.T.S.

It’s very rare that I get sucked into a game on my phone.  This one has done it.

Crash Arena Turbo Stars

In general once you get caught up (like I am in the above picture), there’s not much to do.  Which is nice because it means I can play it as often or as rarely as I want.  There’s no penalty for skipping a week.

Getting caught up doesn’t take long either. It’s a great 5 minute diversion.

Google Photos

I love Google Photos.

I go through smart phones pretty quickly (every 6 months or so) and in the past have been horrible about backing up my pictures. The net effect being I’ve lost several years worth of pictures. Google Photos has solved this problem for me.  It automatically backs up my pictures to the cloud. And with a couple of settings tweaks it backs them up to my Google Drive.

Even more awesome Google Photos will soon do automatic document scanning…  along the lines of this:

 

Using chrome to simulate a mobile experience

I’ve been putting together a purchase order which involved a bunch of searching for product prices.  I thought I’d look to see how hard it was to simulate a mobile experience in a browser.

In chrome it took a total of 3 clicks.  The end result being:

This is the first day I’ve ever maxed out reward points.

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