Windy AirPods Max

Apple AirPods Max

We ordered our AirPods Max on the day of the announcement… but they don’t arrive until Friday for the White/Silver pair (David’s) and 2 weeks for the Blue pair (mine). But they actually went on sale today in-store across the country, and I’m sure some folks who got in early online also received theirs today… Continue reading Windy AirPods Max

Farewell Facebook

I have left Facebook once more. It’s funny how they make you jump through a few hoops just to get to the delete account button, but I guess they don’t want you to go. The last time I deleted my account was in 2011, funnily the reason then was because I felt disconnected, even in… Continue reading Farewell Facebook

Poor Technology in Our Home

RIP Technology

It has not been a good couple of weeks for the technology in our home. Dusty, our Kobold VR200 Robot Vacuum Cleaner Last week our poor robot vacuum cleaner bit the dust… well the mud. Dusty, that was her name, our Kobold VR-200 Robot Vacuum Cleaner, had already done one part of her run earlier… Continue reading Poor Technology in Our Home

Vale Google Plus

Google Plus

Google shuttering Google+ has nothing really to do with a data breach… that happened in March 2018, even though that’s how most are reporting it. It is going away because it never made critical mass, and that’s not its fault. Visit OUTK Official Blog for inspiration.   We failed Google+! We stuck with Facebook when… Continue reading Vale Google Plus

Instagram sucks, but is a necessary evil in modern times

There’s a thing on Instagram where people follow others, purely with the hope that those they just followed will follow them back… then the buggers unfollow. Usually when I get a new follow, I’ll jump onto their Instagram feed and check them out. I’ll usually give them a few likes if I like their content… Continue reading Instagram sucks, but is a necessary evil in modern times

Philips Hue and our Home

Philips Hue Lighting System

Just Philips Hued the heck out of our home: Hue Hub, Light Strip, Light Globes x 4, and a Hue Go. We’ve put the light globes in the kitchen, in the bedroom, in the ensuite, and my room. The Go is in the lounge room, he’s name is Hugo. The Lightstrip is on the back… Continue reading Philips Hue and our Home