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July 25th 2019
THE TECH NIGHT OWL NEWSLETTER www.technightowl.com/newsletter/ ***Issue #975*** July 25, 2019 THE ROAD TO CATALINA — MY AUDIO DILEMMA As most of you know, the next version of macOS is named Catalina, or macOS 10.15. But I wonder how long Apple is going to use the traditional number ten versioning before goes to 11, or somewhere. No matter. Regardless of the naming scheme, Apple has packed the usual bunch of new features. I suppose the most meaningful for the long-term is Catalyst, wh ...Continue Reading
July 16th 2019
THE TECH NIGHT OWL NEWSLETTER www.technightowl.com/newsletter/ ***Issue #974*** July 17, 2019 THIS WEEK’S TECH NIGHT OWL RADIO UPDATE This has been stewing for a while, and a number of things have changed. The most important, from my standpoint, is the fact that, after a year of living in cheap motels, we are back in an apartment. I have a home office area once again, rather than a single table that barely contains my stuff. I’ve also been doing a lot of work to boost the business. ...Continue Reading
July 10th 2019
Hello, It’s been a while, and quite a lot has happened. We found an apartment, affordable and in a decent neighborhood. I’m overjoyed to have left the motel, after nearly a year. The money situation is somewhat better since I no longer have to pay outrageous daily rates to keep a roof over our heads. I have helpers at The Paracast for guest bookings, promotion and lining up paying advertisers. But it will take a while for things to straighten out, and there are lingering bills after t ...Continue Reading
April 16th 2019
Hello, My right eye has mostly recovered from that infection. The cause was a bit bizarre. When my vision failed to improve, my primary care doctor referred me to an eye doctor to find out what was going on. The eye doctor had to look closely to find the cause: A contact lens slid off-center and hung out on the side of my eye. At the time this happened, I thought I had lost the lens. But it was easily removed without causing any damage beyond some irritation. So I’m busy trying to make up f ...Continue Reading
April 6th 2019
Hello, I’ve been sidelined from Lyft and Uber driving for a few days due to a bacterial infection in my right eye, which has clouded my vision. I’m taking a dose of antibiotic eye drops and warm compresses, and my doctor says my vision should be mostly back to normal early in the week. Then I can resume the ride-sharing gigs. In the meantime, the temporary loss of income has hurt. And I still have to cover the motel, furniture storage and such. But I have a line on an affordable apartme ...Continue Reading
March 25th 2019
Hello, The search for an affordable apartment continues. Most of the better units aren’t available for a few weeks or longer; some have long waiting lists. I’m being careful about applying. Application fees are usually $50 per person, and it’s not refundable. Applying for more than a few places can get expensive. In the meantime, motel rates will go down in April, after “snow birds” and baseball spring training fans leave. But it’s still expensive even for the cheap places, and I also ha ...Continue Reading
March 18th 2019
Hello, As I struggle to raise money to move from this motel, I have been checking available rentals. As usual, the more affordable apartments have long waiting lists, and applicants may compete to be accepted. Motel rates will remain at their highest until April, and I’m still struggling pay the front office to continue to stay here. And there are those lingering bills. Can you help me today? If you can, please send a PayPal donation. Here’s how: Please login to: https://www.paypa ...Continue Reading
February 7th 2019
THE TECH NIGHT OWL NEWSLETTER www.technightowl.com/newsletter/ ***Issue #973*** February 7, 2019 SUPPORT THE SHOW AND ENJOY A PREMIUM TECH NIGHT OWL LIVE EXPERIENCE! You can now support our work directly with Tech Night Owl+! For a low monthly or annual subscription fee, you will receive access to an commercial-free higher-resolution version of The Tech Night Owl LIVE and other exclusive content. Remember that we aren’t paid for the ads run by the network on the show. FLASH! We’ve cut pr ...Continue Reading
November 22nd 2018
THE TECH NIGHT OWL NEWSLETTER www.technightowl.com/newsletter/ ***Issue #972*** November 22, 2018 SUPPORT THE SHOW AND ENJOY A PREMIUM TECH NIGHT OWL LIVE EXPERIENCE! You can now support our work directly with Tech Night Owl+! For a low monthly or annual subscription fee, you will receive access to an commercial-free higher-resolution version of The Tech Night Owl LIVE and other exclusive content. Remember that we aren’t paid for the ads run by the network on the show. FLASH! We’ve cut p ...Continue Reading