We are in the process of learning how to integrate the different IoT and home automation tools available to businesses and consumers. Couple of false starts and a number of success stories to tell you about. Be sure to check back in early 2022 to begin reading our series of how to get started andContinue reading “Coming Soon…Learning Home Automation”
I recently needed to run a reverse lookup on a couple of telephone numbers. This used to be very difficult in the old days (read this as before the Internet and even last year.) I researched online and tried a couple of sites. The best one I have found – and joined – is poweredContinue reading “Telephone Number Lookup”
Coming soon a comprehensive review of the three dominant rental solutions online today. We’ll be comparing HomeAway.com (which includes VRBO), FlipKey.com (a TripAdvisor company), and AirBnB.com. Real world comparison with success and failure stories. Expected publish date is 1/1/15
It’s the first time in my 20+ years of technology that I’ve ever experienced a drive failure requiring the use of the disaster plan.
For years we’ve all struggled with the qwerty keyboards…after all the keyboard is a hold out from the analog typewriter days. Recently I’ve tried SlideIT for Android. This virtual keyboard tool makes it possible to help portable devices overcome the limits of screen sensitivity, processor issues and the cumbersome QWERTY typing process. Check out thisContinue reading “SlideIT for Android”
American Special Projects and its team members have entered the US Chamber of Commerce’s I Am Free Enterprise video contest. We learned of the contest on Wednesday April 7, 2010; shot the video on Thursday; and edited/submitted it on Friday before the 6 p.m. deadline. Our ability to meet this tight timeline for a videoContinue reading “Competing in the US Chamber’s I AM FREE ENTERPRISE Contest”
American Special Projects reports data on cigarette reduction and cessation study. To be published study, performed for a client, indicates that menthol flavor may aid in reduction and cessation programs for cigarette smokers. The study results mirror and expand on scientific research from earlier in 2009 indicating higher addiction rates for menthol smokers.
A few weeks ago a long time friend asked me to find a free tool to enable his small home office team to share contacts and other valuable information. He didn’t need a CRM as they were already using SalesForce. Having left the corporate world in December 2007, I’ve had an opportunity to explore theContinue reading “Best (and sometimes free) Tools for the Mobile Professional”
This blog is not a first for the industry. Although it is a first for American Special Projects (AmSpec to our friends) and a personal first for me. I’ve been in technology a while now. And while I am trained in finance, technology is my real passion. Keep checking back on this blog. No doubt I’llContinue reading “Hello world! I AM SPECIAL PROJECTS”