Category Archives: technology

LimeBike vs Spin: Bike Share in Seattle

LimeBike vs Spin: Bike Share in Seattle This summer, Seattle introduced free floating bike share program.  Pronto, Seattle’s prior bike share program, was city run and was dissolved due to high costs.  Part of the problem with the old program was that bike rentals had to be started and ended at one of the established… Read More »

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Samsung Pay 20,000 Points Promo

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Samsung Pay 20,000 Points Promo Samsung Pay is a contactless payment system that rewards you for each purchase you make using your phone.  I use it a lot and wrote about it here. UPDATE As predicted, the promotion is now life.  Visit https://tmobileoffer.samsungrewards.com/?affiliate_id=samsungpay to find out more.  However beware, the eligible T-Mobile stores… Read More »

Roku Stick and Month of Sling for $12.99

While the Roku Stick isn’t the best option for travel (it has a difficult time getting on hotel wifi), it is a handy portable device for watching streaming video. Roku has a ton of “channels” (basically apps): Netflix, Amazon video, HBO, Showtime, Sling, Hulu, YouTube, and so on. The Roku Streaming Stick typically costs $49.99.  However, depending… Read More »