Three Things You May Not Have Seen

According to lonelyplanet.com, my very own US Virgin Islands is the number one destination spot for 2012. I knew it, and I am going. Twice….maybe thrice.  I have always found St Croix in the mid 80’s, clear blue water, white sand, cheap rum, lush vegetation, good food and nice people.

I bought a new dive camera that shoot stills and video and works above and below water. It was designed for extreme sports and is water proof to 130 feet and shock proof. I installed a wireless card that takes the images from the camera and sends them to my iPad automatically without wires or cables.

When I travel, I no longer carry a computer with charging cords and assorted cables to process pictures and blog. Just a lightweight table with charger and everything else is wireless.

Speaking of wireless doodads, I picked up this nifty thermometer that measures meat temperature and smoker temperature remotely.

I can set up a 16 hour smoke and go to bed. What I’ll do is set the darn thing to wake me up if the planned temperature gets too high or too low. Then I set the receiver by the bed and come up with some good dreams. When I wake up…I have BBQ!

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3 comments:

Phfrankie Bondo said...

Before the digital camera age I took some photos under the water in the Sea of Cortez...seals, sea cucumbers, etc. Waterproof disposable.


I think your BBQ is starting to resemble a Lunar Command Module.

terri said...

You are the king of gadgetry! I'm looking forward to some underwater photos from your dives in St. Croix.

Bruno said...

wReggie,

THAT, is too cool. I haven't heard of this wireless card befor today and am impressed. I am a dinosaur that resists technology at every turn, butt this is cool. I'll have to add this little beaut to my collection of tech toys like my atlatl and flintlock.