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Siri-ous Mistake
I need to make a public correction and an apology.
Earlier this week, I posted a blog titled, "Meet The 'Real' Siri." In it, I referenced a video originally posted on the tech blog theverge.com. The title of the video is, "How Siri Found Its Voice." The video shows the progression…
Almost Impossible Trivia for 9/20/13
Congratulations to Lane Larson of Edna! He knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!
Q:  These used to be worth 25 cents or so, but a recent survey shows that the going rate these days is 3 dollars each! For wha…
Hidden Features in iOS 7
I blogged yesterday about Apple releasing their updated iOS 7 operating system for iDevices. Well, I not only updated my iPhone 5, but later Wednesday evening I was able to update my iPad as well. That one went very smoothly. Of course, with the release of the first major overhaul of the iOS in a lo…
Almost Impossible Trivia for 9/19/13
Congratulations to Julian Salazar of Victoria! He knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!
Q:  In 1967, when it debuted, it would've cost you about $12 to see this. Now, it could cost you well over $2 gran…
How Did Your iOS 7 Update Go?
Like so many other users of Apple products, I anxiously awaited the release of the newest operating system update for the iPhones/iPads/iPods, iOS7. I had seen a couple of Facebook posts of articles--both pro and con--regarding whether or not one should download and install the update right away, or…
Almost Impossible Trivia for 9/19/13
Congratulations to Larry Glaze of Ganado! He knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!
Q:  It's been 1,000 days since we've seen this…what?
Meet The ‘Real’ Siri
With Apple releasing the iOS 7.0 update today, and the new line of iPhones this Friday, the automated voice of "Siri" will be heard a lot in the next few days. But did you know the synthesized 'voice' of Siri has an actual human voice behind her? Meet the professional voi…
Almost Impossible Trivia for 9/17/13
STUMPER! Nobody knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, so Skeeter gets to enjoy a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos! (Not really!)
Q:  According to a new study, 7 out of 10 people will start looking for a new job after this...what?
Almost Impossible Trivia for 9/16/13
Congratulations to Jordan Silgero of Halletsville! He knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!
Q:  It's a scientific fact - it takes the average adult just seven minutes to do this - do what?
Almost Impossible Trivia for 9/13/13
Congratulations to Tyler Clift of Goliad! He knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!
Q:   According to a new study, 1 out of 5 parents with young kids will do this every night...What?
Skeeter Is Heard Worldwide!
Perhaps you've read some of my previous blog posts having to do with amateur radio. It's a hobby I really enjoy, and the emergency communications aspect of it is also important to me, given our proximity to the Gulf, and the potential for natural disasters in South Texas. Well, for the past year-and…
Catch Skeeter In The Act This Weekend!
Come on out this weekend to hear some LIVE music, played and sung by actual professional musicians! I'll be playing with my usual group, Joe Salinas & the Dancehall Demons this Friday and Saturday night. so make plans to come out and have some fun!
Friday (9/13), we'll be at The Barn in Mission V…

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