Back up iPhone iPad photos

I learned the lesson the hard way. Almost a year ago, I left my former employer, and I had to turn in my iPhone 4s. Being a computer professional, I knew the backup thing, so I backed up the photos to iTunes, both via iCloud and via iTunes to PC. But I forgot one more […]

Year 2013 in review

Job I changed too much. Three W-2 in one year. I hope to stick with my current employer for a while. Family Our daughter grew up quickly. She brings us joy that words can not be easily described. And frustration sometimes, too. I think patience is very important being parent. Near the year end, we […]

Furnace, hot water heater and car battery

First I want to express sympathy to the Japanese people affected by the natural disaster/nuclear reactor problem. Being Chinese, I’m conscious of the long history (some good, some bad) between the two countries and two people. But on this biggest crisis for Japan since world war II, I felt sorry for the people, and doing […]

A tragedy related to iPhone

(CNET) Chinese authorities probe iPhone worker’s death (PCWorld) iPhone Suicide Case Spotlights Tech’s Dark Side Apparently many foreign media can not understand why a guy will jump off the building just because the iPhone he was in charge went missing? Well, it appears to me there are two factors: 1) It’s very very hard to […]

People are brewing coffee at home

Reuters: JM Smucker Q4 beats Street, raises 2010 profit view. Quote: Peanut-butter and jelly maker J.M. Smucker Co’s (SJM.N) fourth-quarter profit handily beat market expectations, helped by strength in its Folgers coffee business, and the company raised its 2010 profit outlook. “Our core business continues to produce solid results and the recently added coffee business’s […]