Hello Alexa!

Finally — my Amazon Echo arrived today! I ordered it months ago, and was originally told it would be delivered in late June or early July, but last week I got an email saying it would arrive on June 16th. So far, so good — does what it says on the tin. Not the most…


Big Red + Turbo!

I have been a faithful Verizon (Big Red!) customer since 2002, and absolutely love upgrading to a new phone. I’ve been through Audiovox, LG, Motorola (Droid X), Nokia, Blackberry (!), LG, and my most recent, the beloved Samsung Galaxy SIII. I was pretty excited about the Droid Turbo and the HTC One M8 (and now…


“Choose Great Falls”

It’s cool to see a new website promoting Great Falls has launched — ChooseGreatFalls.com, aimed at promoting jobs in Great Falls — but a little disappointing to see that the GFDA used a Helena-based company to create the site. Not to take away from Edge Marketing or our capital city – they look pretty legit…


KDS Internet

Anyone have experience (good or bad) with Konceptio Data Service, aka KDS? It’s an ISP here in town that caters to folks not just in city limits, but also the “outskirts.” Living in rural Montana has its benefits. Fresh air, the breathtaking view of the Missouri river, safe and serene, ample space. Who wouldn’t want…


Hamster IV

Had to visit Malmstrom today to get a new ID card, and noticed that the digital fingerprint scanner thingie has a really interesting name: HAMSTER IV. Seriously. HAMSTER IV. I suppose it’s called a HAMSTER because…um…the word MOUSE is already taken in computer jargon? Despite the cute name, this non-fuzzy critter boasts some impressive specs:…


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