One year into my More Mobile shift, an influx of new 16-inch laptops has reset my expectations when it comes to this computing setup.
Recent Travel Stories
As I wrote last Friday in Fi, eSIM, CDMX, and Me (Premium), I’ve hit a familiar wall, as I often find myself in a decision paralysis when no clear choice emerges.
I switched back to Google Fi this year because I’m traveling internationally more often. But I'm probably going to switch again, and for a variety of reasons.
This week, we made a few small additions to our apartment in Mexico City that surprisingly have already made a big difference.
My wife and I travel a lot, but we’ve never been on a cruise, and it’s been an interesting and eye-opening experience.
I’ve always been a voracious reader, and these days I split my time reading---and listening---using various tablet and smartphone apps.
I’ve somehow managed to travel to Mexico City three times this year, for a total of five weeks. But this time I left something behind. On purpose.
This past week, we closed on our apartment in Mexico City and were able to stay there for most of the trip. We had a lot of work to do. And still do.
My trip to Mexico City this past week has given me an opportunity to re-test the Google Pixel 6 Pro after two months with the iPhone 13 Pro.
Our third trip to Mexico in 6 months was structured more like a home swap than our previous trips, and I packed accordingly.
Our trip to Mexico this month has been a resounding success on many levels, one of which involves my more mobile computing setup.
I was eagerly anticipating this trip to Mexico City for a lot of reasons, but one is to test my more mobile computing setup. And so far, it’s worked out nicely.
Our path to Mexico was inspired by some pandemic-era research and a dawning realization that everything would change.
Most modern smartphones now support dual SIM capabilities that let you call and text with two phone numbers while accessing one cellular data network.
Thanks to some Amazon gift cards and the Black Friday sale, I’ve upgraded my more mobile computing setup pretty significantly. Here’s a quick peek.
Like many of you, I pay attention to the Black Friday deals on personal technology every year. But this time is a bit different.
When my wife and I drove to Washington D.C. this past weekend, I used Google Maps on the Pixel 6 Pro for navigation. Hilarity ensued.
A few weeks ago, I received an email I had been expecting for some time: my Western Digital NAS will soon exit support. We had a good run.
Having completed an epic and long-overdue trip to Paris last week, I can report on some victories and some defeats.
When I started my writing career in the mid-1990s, my mentor Gary shared with me some tips for being more productive.
With an eye on a more mobile future, I’ve been experimenting with alternative PC setups for both productivity and entertainment.
We drove through the desert in a car with no name. We rode in a hot air balloon. We sailed down some canals. Yep. We’re in Mexico, instead of our usual home swap.
As Tolkien observed of writing The Lord of the Rings, “this tale grew in the telling.” And so it went with this rundown of our problems in Mexico.
There are a few things I meant to discuss in What I Use: Mexico City (Premium) but didn’t. Key among them are some health-related topics.
For our first international trip in almost two years, we’re visiting Mexico City, which can stand proudly alongside Paris as one of the world’s greatest destinations.
It’s been an interesting few months of tentative travel after spending most of the previous year stuck in and near my home.
What a difference a pandemic makes: With our vaccinations scheduled, we’ve started plotting some long-delayed travel.