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Exploring More Short Fiction With Chat Stories By Tap

A few months ago, I explored what I labeled microfiction using an app called Talehunt. Today, I’m about to explore yet another short fiction style that may be on the upswing: chat stories. Most of you that read this have used SMS, Facebook Messenger, Twitter,

Tools of a Writer - Jotterpad

The Tools of A Writer – Writing On The Go With JotterPad

For those of us that write, finding the time to jot down ideas throughout the day is as important as writing a story. These little nuggets collected from random thoughts often become the seeds of our next great story. The methods we use to record

Manuskript

Manuskript – The Open Source Writing Tool for Writers

As I do my best to come up with fiction that is interesting to read, the bit about transferring what’s in my mind to a sentence, a paragraph, a page, a chapter and then finally a book, well, that part is also very important. After

Exploring The World Of Microfiction With TaleHunt

The society we live in is a fascinating beast. Everything evolves, everything changes, from the work we do to what we do to entertain ourselves. Take books and fiction, for example. When I was growing up, before the age of the Internet (gasp, there was

Firewatch

Firewatch – The Review

It’s 1989. With your family life in turmoil, you’re looking for an escape, at least for a while. An opportunity to become a fire lookout for a summer in the Wyoming wilderness presents itself and before you know it, you’re looking out over the vast

Classic Amiga Games on Android

Growing up during a time when computers like the Commodore 64 and Amiga 500 reigned supreme, I have always had a fondness for the old school games of the 80’s and 90’s, for games produced on limited hardware where the option of adding another gigabyte

Lollipop

Android 5.0 Lollipop Upgrade for ASUS Transformer TF101

Since I received my TF101 three years ago or so, I have gone from sticking with official firmware updates to rooting and loading the latest ROM’s available for the now aging tablet by ASUS. Currently, I believe it is loaded with some version of Android

Moto 360 Battery Life

Improving Battery Life on Moto 360

  The Moto 360 has been on the market for a week. Since its release, a variety of reviews have been written. Much has been said about the battery life of the Moto 360, both good and bad. The comments have ranged from not that

KatKiss ROM 4.4

Upgrading The ASUS Transformer TF101 To Android 4.3

It was just weeks ago that the Transformer Katkiss ROM made the jump from Android 4.2.2 to Android 4.3. Since I first mentioned it here on Tall Tech Tales, I’ve been keeping an eye on the XDA thread related to the development around this new

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