Category: Shows & Events

Trade shows, technical conferences, fairs, etc

Pepcom’s Holiday Spectacular

Pepcom’s Holiday Spectacular trade show was held at the Metreon in SanFrancisco on 27 Oct. Here are some of the ‘smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras, apps, headphones, wearables, home tech, games and gadgets’ that we saw.

Casual Connect SF 2015

Casual Connect is in town – SF that is – at the Hilton Union Square for three days, August 11-13. If you are not playing a console or PC game you are very likely playing a game that has been…

Follow-up on Home Advisor

I was trying out Home Advisor on a staircase with a single step that needed the stringer repaired. I got four names containing references and phone numbers to call plus estimates. The estimates ran from $225 – $650. I didn’t…

Pepcom MobileFocus

Pepcom MobileFocus came to SanFrancisco May 13th with an exuberant Mexican theme. Known for their clever themes, bountiful food and drinks and an interesting collection of booths presenting not only classic standbys like Logitech but some unusual off the grid…

Dimond Night Out

Sponsored by the Montclair Lions Club, Tuesday June 4, 2013 saw 25 local merchants at the Fruitvale/MacArthur nexus serving samples of their wares (for eataries) or providing small goodies to the participants. A donation of $20 got you a Passport…

Oakland Ballet – For a good time

Oakland Ballet – Diaghilev Imagery   You know that feeling when you come out of a good performance – feet lighter, talk brighter. That was what I experienced coming out of the Oakland Ballet Company’s Diaghilev Imagery. Three works –…