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About admin

Publisher of The Hawaii Files Blog, Hawaii Political Platter, Hawaii Radio & Television Guide, and much more. Look me up at http://macprohawaii.com

Is it Time to Go to a Dumb Phone?

Perhaps it is time to go back to a standard phone or whatever you want to call it. Does anyone sell a wireless phone that does only phone calls and texts and nothing else? Looking at Amazon, there are a … Continue reading

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I’m Skeptical About SmugMug’s Acquisition of Flickr

I learned yesterday (April 20) that Flickr was acquired by another photography website, SmugMug.com. I’ve been a longtime user and subscriber to Flickr. I’ve seen Flickr go through several, often upsetting changes over the years. Acquisition by Yahoo.com. Sold off … Continue reading

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8tracks.com Reinstates Unlimited Free Streaming

I’ve long been a user/member of the streaming mix site 8tracks.com. The service put a one-hour cap per day on free streaming in 2016. Today the streaming limitations were lifted and now anyone can listen to audio streams on 8tracks.com … Continue reading

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Welcome to Mel’s Tech Blog

Boom! Here it is. Just like that I changed the name of Mel’s Macintosh Universe Blog into Mel’s Tech Blog. So easy to do with WordPress. Going forward this blog will be more of a general information and commentary site covering … Continue reading

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Apple Products I Did Not Get in 2017

Once again I round up a list of ten Apple products that I did not get or wanted this past Christmas season. As I stated last year, my enthusiasm for Apple’s line-up of products have definitely waned since the days … Continue reading

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