How Netgear and EyeFi have angered loyal customers

This past week, I’ve received “wonderful” news from EyeFi and NETGEAR: EyeFi is discontinuing support and service for their Eye-Fi X2 and earlier generation wireless camera cards. Netgear is shutting down the VueZone home wireless video surveillance system. Both companies want to EOL the technology and associated services to put more resources into the newer… Continue reading How Netgear and EyeFi have angered loyal customers

Why your fitness plan may be a losing game

Employers are pushing fitness plans to lower insurance costs. Mine is no exception. Last year, I was invited to “invest in my health” by implementing a plan with a website that set health goals and recorded fitness activity. I did so, and received an $1,000 discount off my family health insurance policy for achieving my goals. This year, I’ve had to… Continue reading Why your fitness plan may be a losing game

The pitfalls of online ordering at restaurants

From the Grind My Gears file: Today’s lunch will live in infamy. I call it the pizza chase. We attempted to order a pizza from a local chain using their online service. When I arrived, I was told they didn’t have our order (and that required a lengthy wait) and they sent me away. I returned to the car, had… Continue reading The pitfalls of online ordering at restaurants