Garry Kolb

After a successful 35-year career in information technology in mid-Michigan, I am now happily retired and living the dream life in The Villages, Florida with my fun-loving and very tolerant wife of over 37 years. When not playing golf, pickleball, or water volleyball, I like amazing our neighbors with our automated home and fiddling with new gadgets.

Add new dimension to your love this Valentine’s Day with Hallmark Paper Wonder greeting cards

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NEWS – For many people, greeting cards are a big part of celebrating holidays.  I can tell you from personal experience, my mom saved every single card she ever received and used them as reminders of special occasions. Hallmark, probably the biggest name in the greeting card business is upping their game with a new Paper …

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Bond smart Wi-Fi ceiling fan remote hub review

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REVIEW – If your home is anything like mine, remotes rule your life, especially for your home audio/video. If you have ceiling fans with wireless control, it only adds to the clutter. I have been searching for a solution to both eliminate my remote clutter and also add voice control to my four ceiling fans. …

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Bose goes fashionable with Frames sunglass/headphone combo

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NEWS – Bose, a longtime provider of top-quality audio equipment, is expanding their line to include fashionable sunglasses, with a twist.  Bose Frames are sunglasses, personal wireless headphones, Bluetooth phone headset, a gateway to Siri and Google Assistant and what Bose calls, “Bose audio augmented reality platform”. Frames do not alter your view, but rather …

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It’s January so it’s time to get fit in style with the Withings Move activity tracking watch

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NEWS – January brings resolutions, and many of those revolve around fitness. Sadly, most don’t last much past mid-January, and if you’ve invested a ton of cash on what is now a very expensive clothes rack or jewelry cabinet ornament, it also leads to regrets. Enter the Withings Move activity tracking watch. Like other trackers …

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