Category Archives : Geeky


RV Solar Installation – Part 1: Planning

Last year, after some thought and planning of future trips in our RV, we decided to install solar power on our 29’ Holiday Rambler Traveler class A RV.  This document is going to cover my experience with my DIY installation and the decisions I made in the process. About me: I have no professional training, […]

RV Solar Power Schematic (1)

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Smartphones – A Personal History – part 2

In Part 1 I talked about PDA’s that I’ve had prior to having a smartphone. That’s done, we’re up to the good stuff. Kyocera 7135 – best smartphone ever? Well, maybe in my opinion. At least one of the first really good ones. Smartphones had been around for a while, but they were expensive as […]


Smartphones – A Personal History – Part 1 2

PCWorld’s “Talk Nerdy to me” email hit my inbox and caught my eye with the title “A Brief History of Smartphones”. Cool, I’ve been using these since just about the beginning. Let’s take a trip down memory lane. I clicked through and found this: http://www.pcworld.com/article/199243/article.html?tk=nl_tnx_h_topstory.  I was frustrated that it contained no mention of either […]

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