What is it about visiting a train museum that makes you feel like a little kid again? Likely it’s the colossal size of the machines, but it really is a lot of fun to step inside and feel like you’re visiting the past. This was my experience when, finally, at my father’s repeated encouragement, I visited the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento and was … Continue reading Old Technology Still in Use…
TLDR; Nope. So, Apple Card…super easy to get approved for and it’s great to get cash back fast (as in usually posts within about a day or two to your Apple Cash card in the wallet) Those are the main…mmm, maybe only benefits. Depending on your credit score there will be an apr of something like 15-24%, so not the greatest there unless you plan … Continue reading Apple Card and Balance Transfer – Be Advised
I do not own a pair of AirPods, not to mention a pair of gold AirPods…but this is incredibly satisfying to watch. A real craftsman at work. ⬇️ Continue reading Watch the Making of Gold Airpods
Less than you think… TLDR; 20 hrs Some time ago I was interviewing for a new position at work and the manager introduced me to the idea that it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert in a field. This was based on their reading of Malcolm Gladwell’s “The Outliers”. I never read the book, but the idea stuck with me. Today, I learned something … Continue reading How Long Does it Take to Learn a New Skill?
TLDR; Extension for Chrome and Microsoft Edge: Session Buddy Session Buddy is an extension for Chrome; and since the Microsoft Edge (Chromium based) is now in beta for Mac (and PC) you can use it on both macOS and Windows. If you haven’t tried Edge beta, I’d give a try, personally I see advantages over just plain Chrome. And you can get Session Buddy in … Continue reading How to Save Browsing Sessions on Mac and PC
TLDR; Best non-automated finance tracking app: Foreceipt. It’s just $.99 a month and worth every penny. Your welcome. Some years ago, I set out to find the best finance tracking app for my needs. Open App Store, search finance. Done. Right? No doubt like many have already discovered, it’s a bit confusing and time consuming. And it all depends on what your specific needs are. … Continue reading Foreceipt…Personal Bookkeeper in Your Pocket
Thanks for joining me! mcv tech is a site to boil down information on a variety of technology subjects into just what is needed to get the job done, find what you need and move on with your day; focus on what matters most. That’s it. I’ll be covering a variety of subjects and hope to make it as easy as possible to navigate and … Continue reading About