Surreal So Far

I’m sure for some people, a trip to New York is just another business meeting. For me, my first time in the Big Apple has felt like a trip to another country. Everything is so much bigger, crazier and faster than anything I expected. At the same time though, I feel much safer here than I imagined I would.

I’m here to attend Carsonified’s Future of Web Design conference, which doesn’t kick off till 9am this morning. I’ve been in town though since around 11am yesterday. As short as that sounds, I’ve already had an amazing time. The taxi ride from LaGuardia to the hotel was simultaneously slow and frightening at the same time…

iPhone Juice

I don’t know about you, but when I’m traveling, I simply can’t keep my phone charged. During a normal work week, my iPhone’s battery will last a solid 3 or 4 days. When I’m stuck on a plane, getting directions and trying to catch up with friends all day though, I can easily burn through a full charge in 3 or 4 hours.

For my 5th trek to SXSW last March, I knew I couldn’t afford to sit next to an outlet waiting for my phone to charge before going to the next panel or party. The solution I settled for was the Energizer AP1500 “Energi To Go” battery case which I got from NewEgg for…

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