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WINNER – Jawbone ICON Father’s Day GIVEAWAY & Review – Become a Hero!

I have always wanted a Jawbone ever since I read about the company and their Bluetooth headset products. It could be simply because I was sucked into their strong marketing, but I like to think it is because of...

“From Douchebags to Dish Washing” – Cast of Dads Podcast #20

Well, we are no longer teenagers. That is to say, this Cast of Dads episode has pushed us out of the terrible teens and we now are almost at drinking age. And, I think that drinking was on our...

My 10 Essential iPad Applications Thus Far

Ok, this is another one of "those lists." And for many people, this list of my top iPad applications is very subjective in nature. What I feel to be a hot application, others may find to be a yawner....

From Virtual to Physical – Actually Meeting Another Cast of Dads Member!

This past Tuesday, I had the good fortune to actually meet one of the Cast of Dads members in person, Jeff Sass from Dadomatic.com. Jeff happened to be in town for the SF MusicTech Summit and since I'm based...

Is “Touching” Ok? Hey, I’m Talking about Writing! Cast of Dads Podcast #19

Hope that title grabbed you! The latest episode of the Cast of Dads podcast #19 is now live and is titled "Why Write It When You Can Touch It?" The Cast of Dads discuss the future of the written...

Mother’s Day & More from the Dads’ Perspective – “Mother’s Day Grossout” – Cast of Dads Podcast #18

Yes, we pro-actively recorded a special Mother's Day podcast (#18) on Cast of Dads, but of course, being men, we are a bit behind on getting it out for everyone to listen to and enjoy. No matter! It's the...

iPhone App “Am I Done?” Answers THAT Exact Question When Your Kids Ask You It

Part of a parent's role is to ensure that your kids brush their teeth well, take a shower or bath, clean their rooms, or just simply wash their hands. Most of the time, when you ask your kids to...

New GelaSkins Give your iPad Protection as well as Personality

Putting a skin on your electronic device is nothing new. Just go to a mall or an electronics store and you can find a bunch of different products that wrap around your device. But there are several drawbacks to...

Altec Lansing’s inMotion Compact – An Innovative, Portable Speaker Solution for Mom

With Mother's Day just around the corner, I thought that I would do a quick review of the Altec Lansing inMotion Compact (iMT320) portable speaker as one of those great tech gifts for Mom. But before you rush out...

A Service Fee for Printed Statements? That’s Extortion!

Yesterday I received my wife's New York & Co credit card statement and I noticed a charge that caught my attention. It was for $1 and had "Processing Fee" for the Transaction Description. I was a bit confused by...

What Makes Men Cry & Other Things – “Crying & Candy Cigarettes” – Cast of Dads Podcast #17

Even though it seems that we took a week off from our regular podcast (really, we try our best to make these weekly), we were still able to pick up right where we left off with the usual daddy...

13+ Ways to Extend your iPad’s Battery Life

I have now been the lucky owner of an iPad for a little over an week now, and each day I'm becoming yet more attached to it. But this article is not about my "love affair." It's more about...
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