Welcome

I am Delphineous. The purpose of my web-site is to provide my perspective on a number of things, including technology, food and products, gaming and so much more. If you were to cross a British Humor with American Sarcasm – there I will be.

Come on in and see what I’ve been talking about…

Product and Place Reviews

  • 360 Ambience Earbud Headphones - Today, I received my new headphones from the KickStarter 360 Ambience Earbud Headphones. These in-ear style headphones are marketed as being 3D 5.1 Virtual Surround Sound, both as Theater Surround Sound and Stadium...
  • It’s in the Smoke – Incense - Being a witch, I sometimes burn incense in my practices. Although I tend to burn and smolder ground herbs and other materials, sometimes I use preformed incense cones and sticks. The biggest challenge...
  • Chopped Redheads - I have been studying and practicing photography for longer than I have been working on computers – about four decades at this writing. In all that time, I have learned that photographers should...
  • Commercial Buffalo Wing Sauce - When it comes to spicy foods, I prefer the spiciness to be flavorful spice, not just heat. That is where numerous products fall short. Too much effort is put into making spicy foods,...
  • Event Recommendations for Services - Having worked so many weddings and events over the years as a photographer, I offer the following recommendations for service providers. I highly recommend acdsee for your photo viewing and editing needs! Music...

Photography

  • Chopped Redheads - I have been studying and practicing photography for longer than I have been working on computers – about four decades at this writing. In all that time, I have learned that photographers should...
  • Event Recommendations for Services - Having worked so many weddings and events over the years as a photographer, I offer the following recommendations for service providers. I highly recommend acdsee for your photo viewing and editing needs! Music...
  • Improve, not Change - In photography and in life, there is often a fine line being danced – Improve, not Change. I did some testing in a few photography forums which I regularly visit. I posted a...
  • Light Curves on KickStarter - Out on KickStarter is a great photography project called Light Curves. Shot in a dark studio, this is an art nude figure study project uses targeted single-source light to highlight the beautiful curves...
  • Flaky Models - I have hired models numerous times to work on my portfolio and other projects. It is a common problem that they flake – that is not show up; usually with some bizarre reason...

Technology

  • Do Not Call - The United States government enacted legislation that controls how telemarketers may behave and citizen’s legal options. In 2003 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) established a national Do-Not-Call list. Once a personal number is...
  • Telephone Stomping - Telephone stomping is the act of talking over someone else in the phone conversation. This is typically an accidental practice, but some persons use it to exercise power over the other members of...
  • Can You Trust Security Software? - Whether you have a new computer or old computer, you are probably wondering if you can trust security software that is on it. This is something everyone should worry about. Malicious Software Virus,...
  • Windows 10 Updates - Windows 10 offers a number of new features with the most virus-like features being that Windows 10 updates itself not only from Microsoft, but also from other computers that it can see on...
  • Internet Safety – The World of Malware - This article is a modified mirror of my article posted on Experts-Exchange. The EE article has been awarded special recognition from the EE community for quality of content and has been featured in...

Gaming

  • Clash of Clans – Clashing Strategy - Early Spring 2015, I started playing Clash of Clans. The game reminds me of what Warcraft used to be nearly 20 years ago. Not that that is a bad thing. I am not...
  • Silverwing Clan Information and Rules - This article is about the Silverwing Clan (tag#9VGUV0Q9) in the multiplayer, internet based game Clash of Clans. A team consisting of a large number of family and friends, with a number of guests...
  • Online Arcade Games for Breaks - Over the years, there have been a number of online arcade games that I like to play during lunch time or whenever I need a short break from the daily grind. These games...
  • Gone Portalling – Ingress Strategy - Google developed a location-based game called Ingress to collect points of interest and other data that would allow them to expand on their service offering. Points of interest are typically places of worship,...

Other Stuff

  • Dip Quips – Stupidity in Advertising - Dip Quips are bad ideas in various forms of advertising, where the organization using the commercial, slogan or sign hadn’t thoroughly considered what their message means. The word “Dip” is slang for an...
  • It’s in the Smoke – Incense - Being a witch, I sometimes burn incense in my practices. Although I tend to burn and smolder ground herbs and other materials, sometimes I use preformed incense cones and sticks. The biggest challenge...
  • Technical Errors in Published Works - Here I discuss the technical errors, big and small, that I1 . This is not an accumulation of other person’s observations, just what I have seen. That means a number of things other...
  • Do Not Call - The United States government enacted legislation that controls how telemarketers may behave and citizen’s legal options. In 2003 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) established a national Do-Not-Call list. Once a personal number is...
  • Stop Junk Mail - I have a Post Office Box for operating my businesses, as well as my home address. I am not a fan of most solicitations and I needed to Stop Junk Mail to my...

Communication is the key to success. Share knowledge! – Delphineous

What else can I say? Make it a great day!