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No Power? No Smartphone. Now what?!

smartphone-battery-dead

It looks like Mother nature chose to trick instead of treat this Halloween. Hurricane Sandy’s wrath saw New York, surrounding areas, and as far north as Canada become an apocalyptic disaster zone. It’s a good thing many people have the internet, social media and smartphones to come to the rescue, right? Wrong. When power went out, cell service down and battery life draining, many people were left with one question. Now what?

Binge Watching Is The New TV

Netflix Binge Watching

TV as we know it, is over. The formula that worked for years, works no more. The same way MP3s “killed” the music industry, modern technology, high speed internet, and companies like Netflix have “killed” TV. Now we binge!

Working From Home

Working from home

Looks like the big headline this week comes from Yahoo, where new CEO Marissa Mayer decided that to save the sinking ship she’s now in charge of, she’s putting her foot down on employees working from home. Is this a slap in the face to loyal employees or a shot in the dark at rebooting the once powerful giant? The debate goes on.

Apple ID Scam: “Thank You Not To Answer”

Apple ID Phishing Scam

Hot on the heels of Apple’s successful new releases, there’s another group looking to score big—hackers. Armed with phishing emails that lead to phoney login pages, these bad guys are after your Apple ID, password, and more. Don’t worry, there’s good news. Their attempt is bad—really bad.

Fox News Goes BATshit Crazy

Fox News BATs

Wow. Fox News just finished the renovations to their newsroom. The most notable addition to the “news deck” is all of their new BATs—big area touchscreens—that you can see littering the background. These 55” touch screen monitors are going to help Fox News anchors report the news better. No, I’m not joking. Seriously.

Now It All Makes Sense…It’s Mercury Retrograde

mercury retrograde

It’s that time of year again! Ever have those days that nothing seems to go right? Slow computers, always dropping things, every time you pull your headphones out of your pocket to find they’ve somehow magically tied themselves into a knot that even boy scouts would marvel at? In times like these you think the universe is literally out to get you! Well, when it’s Mercury Retrograde, it kind of is.