• Why WordPress Should Be Your Only Choice

    WordPress is easy, fast, and infinitely flexible.

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  • Chili history: There are no beans in San Antonio’s specialty.

    Kriston Capps: So chili: no beans. Chili is beef plus hot and smoky. No macaroni, no cinnamon (c’mon), and certainly no tofu. This is what I always tell people.

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  • An interview with Ben Brooks

    I wrote this interview a while back for Ryan, but I just read through it again and yeah — enjoy!

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  • The Library for Work

    As it turns out, the library is still useful.

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  • The Tom Bihn Parental Unit on Tools and Toys

    Speaking of my wife, she penned a review of the Parental Unit for Tools and Toys. I think it turned out great, and the model — he’s quite good.

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  • Great iPhone Photos

    I’ve been helping my wife setup a new blog the past week. She published her first post last night and it’s a great one.1 My wife is an excellent photographer, and 99% of the time she uses just her iPhone for everything from image capture to editing. So she wrote about it, and it’s amazing […]

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  • Long-Term Review of Côte & Ciel’s Isar Rucksack

    Thomas Wong: When I’m asked about the Isar, my elevator pitch is this: it’s basically a thin laptop backpack with a duffel bag grafted right onto it. That’s a brutal way of putting it that strips out all the magic of the design, but it gets the point across. The Isar is the one bag […]

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  • Shifts

    Really stellar new app from Built by Snowman. In my prior career I was looking for something just like this for some staff, and I wish we had Shifts.

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  • The Ona Bowery

    I put together an Ona Bowery review for Tools and Toys. It expands on the one I had written for this site. Shawn added some photos of his bag so you get to see the leather version too.

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  • The Otherside of the Fixed Lens Argument

    Garrett Murray, disagrees with me that fixed-lens cameras take some getting used to: There’s nothing to get used to with a fixed-lens camera. You can still use it point-and-shoot, or you can take the next step, learn more, and make better photos. He makes good points, I still think it’s not the right camera to […]

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  • Alibi – A witness for every moment

    The only thing I can't figure out about this app is just how creepy I think it is.

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  • The Perfect Laptop

    There maybe no perfect laptops, but there are near perfect setups.

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  • Travel Laundry Stuff Sack (video)

    Really great video showing one of the best pieces of travel gear out there.

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  • ‘Your Best Work’

    Michael Lopp: It’s a business and there are good fiscally responsible reasons as well as culturally ones to move to an open space, but who is doing the math on productivity? Who understands the compounding productivity interest earned with each consecutive uninterrupted minute of work? It is there in those hard to capture collective minutes […]

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  • The Great Glass

    The lens does matter, but it’s just one part of the overall system.

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  • The Address Book Paradox

    A rather interesting approach to a modern Address Book. I would love to be able to launch into a specific service from within the iOS Address Book. One of my favorite features of Slack is that I call click on a persons profile picture and see a popup which allows me to call them with […]

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  • It’s About the Camera

    Good post from Stephen, and I am linking to him because his thoughts on the protruding camera lens on the iPhones 6 at the end is spot on. One point I disagree with him on is the iPhone camera being ‘good enough’ — it’s down right a better camera that my Fuji in many respects. […]

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  • The Fight Between Aesthetics and Ergonomics

    Like many things in life, that which looks best, hurts the most.

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  • Walk in a Park

    A new photo essay of mine.

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  • The Trade

    I currently have a White/Silver iPhone 6. It is a Verizon phone, 64GB, with AppleCare. I’m looking to trade for a 6 plus. Specifically the 6+ needs to be at least 64GB, preferably one of the white models, on Verizon, with AppleCare. I’m willing to make up for the price difference on the trade as […]

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