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Marlon Revelett
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programmer, user advocate, tech junkie, husband, proud dad, occasional blogger
programmer, user advocate, tech junkie, husband, proud dad, occasional blogger

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JBL Everest firmware update #SoundGeek
Owners of JBL's good-but-flawed Everest headphones have long-complained of the processing lag that prevents sound from being in synch with video when pairing with a TV or watching videos on a mobile device.  JBL previously addressed this with a firmware upd...
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Nest Video Doorbell vs. Amazon Dash #HumorGeek
I couldn't resist making this one given the physical similarities...
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Facebook's crippled "fake news" feature #SocialMediaGeek
This week Wired ran a very interesting story peeking behind the curtain of Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg.  The story tracks the past two years' turmoil of Facebook being increasingly leveraged as a tool to deliver intentionally-divisive content and how Russi...
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. tech #GearGeek
When I recognize an off-the-shelf electronic item in TV or film, I like to verify I'm seeing what I think I'm seeing. When I happen to be able to ID an item I feel like I've somehow validated myself in some small way though I know, in reality, itis all just...
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WAVE Web Tool results vary by browser #WebDevGeek
One-line summary:   The WAVE tool from WebAIM is inconsistent across different web browsers. My website work often depends on ensuring web accessibility requirements are met.  These were typically referred to as "508 requirements" but the US government has ...
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The Verge Overlooks the Beats Angle #HeadphoneGeek
In a post earlier today, The Verge's Vlad Savov argues that Google's dropping of headphone jacks from the upcoming round of Pixel phones " proves Apple was right ".  Vlad is a prolific contributor of tech-related reports and opinions and, in my opinion, is ...
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"Mission One" PC is a BRIX #PCGeek
Gigabyte BRIX 2807 The new year started with news of Endless Mobile's expansion of its low-cost PCs into the US market.  The company's premise is that low-cost solutions can still embrace alluring design.  To be sure, the company's brand new "Mission Mini" ...
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Finally... an accurate cellular plan review #PhoneGeek
I've spent more time than I care to admit analyzing cellular services. Today I finally read a "Best Low, Medium & High Cellular Plans" article that I actually agree with.  Normally such articles focus only on the "big four" US carries and so overlook too ma...
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Monoprice mini DJ mixer revealed #AudioGeek
Monoprice.com represents one of those vendors that "in-the-know" people seem to gravitate to.  Much like PC geeks seem to have Newegg.com on speed dial, wire and cable geeks (yes, that's a thing) know all about Monoprice's basic-but-good offerings. Over the...
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TIP: Anti-anti-AdBlock #WebGeek
If, like me, you use an "ad blocker" in your web browser to improve your web experience then you've likely run across so-called anti-ad blocker measures on sites like Forbes, Wired, and other big-name news websites.  Over the past year many of these sites i...
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