Tag Archives: Android

Test Case, Part 2

We happened to have a spare tablet around the house, a Lenovo K1 left over from a hasty spring shopping trip. (Let us pause for a moment to reflect on a world where a low-income family can have a “spare” … Continue reading

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Thrift-tech: The DIY Version

Meanwhile, as I fume and rant about our shallow, materialistic society, I have to both address my family’s need for suitable technology and confront my own desire for shiny things. The latter is arguably more mutable, whereas there is only so … Continue reading

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On the Fence

Since we got our federal income tax return in February, we have been busy using the money to patch some holes in our lives. We paid down some credit cards, paid off some old debts, and brought ourselves into the … Continue reading

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