I can’t believe I actually did something computer wise for Adam. He is definitely a gadget guru man and always looking at things to help improve the use of technology within the house. He heard about wi-fi extenders and actually was given one by a friend. He had been struggling with trying to figure out how to get it set up. He was told it was pretty simple to do. All he needed to do was use the website but of course, people do have a tendency to exaggerate about how things work. Since Adam loves his independence, (who in the world doesn’t?) I left him to it because he really loves doing things on his own.
Normally he is the one I turn to when I am having problems with my computer or laptop or iPhone but today the tables turned. I usually have no patience for technology. I am definitely a big believer in plug and pray. ( I know it should be plug and play) If it doesn’t work, scream for Adam to come bail me out of trouble is the norm for me. Today though, I actually decided to grab the instruction manual and read it. I know this is the standard procedure to do for sane people but I don’t always do things by the book. Adam couldn’t read it of course unless he used the scanner which I don’t think he thought of doing yet. I was curious about how it was supposed to work. I got the booklet, read it to him and then thought to myself, why not try connecting that extender through my laptop. It had wi-fi and if I couldn’t work it out, Adam would have to call his friend for help because Netgear doesn’t help with second-hand goodies.
Dianna actually got the extender connected on her laptop! We now have an extender for our wi-fi network! I am stoked. I know this isn’t the greatest thing ever but to me, it’s HUMONGOUS! I fixed something for my gadget guru! I didn’t have a fit or cry or scream. I did it calmly and rationally! YAY for me!
Adam suggested that I get an iPhone. I laughed at him. Me with an iPhone I would not be caught dead with an Apple product! He had just gotten his iPhone 4 & Turned voiceover off so that I could have a play with it. I was reluctant at first to convert. After a while playing with his iPhone without voice over on I discovered how fun it could be.
Adam is always on with his technology and I often get his rejects. This was one reject I relished! I cannot believe how hard I fought against an iPhone and now if you wanted to take mine away from me I would fight you tooth and nail.
The applications you can get are endless. Many of you may enjoy your android phone but for me the iPhone will be the one phone I never thought I would love that i do love completely.
I’m sure Adam will pass me his iPhone five when he decides to get a new phone. I am okay with that. The moral of the story is always listen to the husband especially if has anything to do with technology!