My Personal Finance Journey

Personal finance observation, musing and decisions in a journey toward financial independence by 2020 with at least $3 million.

By Topics

0. About (10)
1. My Progress (139)
2. Car & Home (107)
3. Credit (138)
4. Banking (33)
5. Saving (49)
6. Investing (308)
7. Taxes (89)
8. Spending (74)
9. Misc (97)
A. Archive (49)


Feb 2014 (3)
Jan 2014 (6)
Jan 2012 (1)
Apr 2011 (1)
Mar 2011 (1)
Feb 2011 (1)
Jan 2011 (1)
Dec 2010 (1)
Oct 2010 (1)
Sep 2010 (1)
Aug 2010 (1)
Jul 2010 (1)
Jun 2010 (1)
May 2010 (1)
Apr 2010 (1)
Mar 2010 (6)
Feb 2010 (2)
Jan 2010 (7)
Dec 2009 (3)
Feb 2009 (4)
Jan 2009 (8)
Dec 2008 (1)
Jun 2008 (2)
May 2008 (2)
Apr 2008 (5)
Feb 2008 (3)
Jan 2008 (15)
Dec 2007 (32)
Nov 2007 (6)
Oct 2007 (8)
Sep 2007 (9)
Aug 2007 (24)
Jul 2007 (2)
Jun 2007 (1)
May 2007 (3)
Apr 2007 (4)
Mar 2007 (4)
Feb 2007 (13)
Jan 2007 (6)
Dec 2006 (3)
Nov 2006 (7)
Oct 2006 (7)
Sep 2006 (6)
Aug 2006 (4)
Jul 2006 (10)
Jun 2006 (1)
May 2006 (3)
Apr 2006 (2)
Mar 2006 (6)
Feb 2006 (6)
Jan 2006 (3)
Dec 2005 (1)
Nov 2005 (9)
Oct 2005 (8)
Sep 2005 (13)
Aug 2005 (25)
Jul 2005 (16)
Jun 2005 (17)
May 2005 (19)
Apr 2005 (20)
Mar 2005 (24)
Feb 2005 (23)
Jan 2005 (36)
Dec 2004 (40)
Nov 2004 (34)
Oct 2004 (17)
Sep 2004 (21)
Aug 2004 (59)
Jul 2004 (37)
Jun 2004 (31)
May 2004 (29)
Apr 2004 (52)
Mar 2004 (49)
Feb 2004 (49)
Jan 2004 (31)
Dec 2003 (48)
Nov 2003 (52)
Oct 2003 (29)
Sep 2003 (8)
Aug 2003 (5)
Jul 2003 (2)
Jun 2003 (2)
May 2003 (5)
Apr 2003 (2)
Mar 2003 (2)
Feb 2003 (3)
Jan 2003 (29)


How Many Networked Devices Do You Have In Your Household?

Contributed by mm | February 8, 2014 9:05 AM PST

Satya Nadella, the newly anointed boss at Microsoft, rightfully called out that this is a "mobile first, cloud first" world. Network connections are ubiquitous and everyone has more than one devices to access, consume and create data. Everything is changing and changing fast!

On this Saturday morning, I took some time to count the number of networked devices in our household. I quickly counted toward 14, and then as I compiled
this post, I was reminded of more and more such devices. Even by now, I'm not sure if I counted them all.

Here is my list so far:


1. My working laptop computer (Lenovo)
2. My wife's laptop computer (Asus)
3. Our son's laptop computer (Asus)
4. Our son's school issued laptop computer (Lenovo)
5. Desktop computer in our den (Lenovo)


6. iPad mini
7. Microsoft Surface (Generation 1)
8. iPad (Generation 1)


9. iPhone 5S - our son's newest toy (with his hard earned money)
10. iPhone 4S (my wife's)
11. HTC 8x Windows Phone (my primary work phone)
12. Nokia Windows Phone (backup phone)
13. iTalkBB VOIP Phone

TV and TV-Related

14. Samsung Smart TV
15. Vizio Smart TV
16. LG Smart TV
17. Roku #1
18. Roku #2
19. iTalkBB TV Set-Top Box (Chinese programs)

Other Devices

20. iPod Touch (Generation 1) - Retired
21. Brother multi-function center (networked printer/scanner/fax)
22. Canon iXUS 245 HS (wireless network enabled)
23. Home NAS (network attached storage) of 8T capacity
24. Xbox 360

Bonus: Network devices that enable "networked" devices:

25. Cable model
26. TP Link wireless router
27. Touchscreen network extender (Almond)
28. Netgear Network extender
29. TP Link power line adapter x 2 (that provides networking via power line)

I'll predict in five years, there will be over 100 such networked devices in our home. Who wants to take a bet?

How many networked devices do you have in your household today?

This Post Has Received 34 Comments. Share Your Opinions Too.

Adam Commented on February 10, 2014

I'm torn about networked devices. On the one hand, I'm a total techno-geek and love the idea of a NEST Protect and NEST Thermostat. On the other hand, I am less and less comfortable with the security provided by these devices. If I can adjust them remotely, so can anyone else. Furthermore, devices like the NEST thermostat detect when you are home via sensors; if someone gains access to your device remotely, they can determine when I am most/least likely to be home, or could just wreak havoc by turning off my heat in the winter, etc. I'd like to think things like that wouldn't happen, but then I'd be just like Target.

GW Commented on March 24, 2014

I'll follow your structure:

1. Work Macbook Air
2. My wife's Macbook Pro

3. My iPad Mini
4. My wife's iPad 3

5. My iPhone 5S
6. My wife's iPhone 5S
7. My wife's iPhone 4

TV and TV-Related
8. LG Smart TV
9. Apple TV
10. Set Top Box
11. Playstation 4

Other Devices
12. Brother printer/scanner/fax
13. Digital radio
14. B&W A5
15. Raspberry Pi
16. Withings scale
17. Sony Digital Camera

Bonus: Network devices that enable "networked" devices:
18. ADSL 2+ modem
19. Airport Extreme
20. Powerline Adaptor

That's it!

GW Commented on March 24, 2014

I actually forgot:
A. 6* connected LED bulbs (LIFX)
B. Parrot Drone
C. Few home sensor that communicate over radio (not wifi/lan)

MichaelNub Commented on January 23, 2017

wh0cd771129 link vpxl where can i buy vermox medication online generic cialis tadalafil amitriptyline price bupropion sr 150 mg tablet buy fluoxetine online nolvadex tamoxifen citrate tadalafil pills trazodone hcl

TracyNuami Commented on April 27, 2017

wh0cd312517 diclofenac cream colchicine cheap tretinoin cream .025 eurax buy revia valtrex advair discover more here

TracyNuami Commented on April 28, 2017

wh0cd312517 tetracycline pills advair indocin atenolol

EugeneOrert Commented on May 28, 2017

wh0cd245718 viagra soft Advair

Bennyanymn Commented on June 5, 2017

wh0cd833487 buy eurax view homepage tadalafil revia 50 mg

EugeneOrert Commented on June 19, 2017

wh0cd276860 sildenafil 100mg tablet albuterol full article look at this atarax web site price of retin a micro click for source

20170721 yueqin Commented on July 20, 2017

AlfredCaf Commented on July 26, 2017

wh0cd148535 trimox serophene acai

TracyNuami Commented on July 31, 2017

wh0cd626562 buy zithromax buy inderal lipitor online

TracyNuami Commented on August 1, 2017

wh0cd773508 cialis online buy synthroid ergotamine

KennethCed Commented on August 27, 2017

wh0cd224962 can i buy cytotec over the counter sildenafil

CharlesLiede Commented on September 5, 2017

wh0cd3132657 flagyl trazodone

chenlina Commented on October 26, 2017


20171027yuanyuan Commented on October 27, 2017

leilei3915 Commented on November 3, 2017

2017113 leilei3915

linpingping1314 Commented on November 25, 2017

chanyuan Commented on November 29, 2017


chenlina Commented on January 4, 2018


wanglili Commented on January 9, 2018

BobbyLIB Commented on February 2, 2018

As a core point guard, garage and other three split the difference is that he is the team attract and organizer. In some other words, he can't resemble novak on the perimeter around looking forward to kevin durant shoes someone else to give him the ball. We take novak to a comparison, everything also - reference counted for people like us each a 3-pointer facilitates objects, and to time, after statistics, novak found shock as to hit 3-pointers, 149, 146 can be a teammate's pass and struck; Three-point shots hit the 2nd more this season Ryan - Anderson is not any exception, he hit curry shoes in 213, has 206 depends on your friend's passing.

The garage He all the 3-pointer this season, you will discover 105 of 3 just isn't sending (272), basically, is to create opportunities, nasty sto vote. This trick within the team's star, such as flow of harden, vladimir radmanovic, kobe Bryant, John, but often because an individual errs, physical strength intake, to the number of that time period few, and the hit ratio is not high. But obviously is usually an exception in the Treasury, his three-point shot 105 times is not assists quantity highest with alliance,stephen curry shoes even better than lebron James thrown in to more all 3-pointers, plus the shooting is in any league all five like not assists free-throw shooting players on the fifth (41. 8%), the two quality and quantity. Taken together, the three points in order to thrown into space is just not an easy thing, will need to have the forty percent three-point shots need to create his own images, this how tired! The most precious is, no subject when and where, and learning to make moves, garage has a higher percentage. It is no wonder that this manager of the players when Bob myers lately told the Associated Click said: "as long as it's garage, to receive the ball is reasonable. inch.

Tag: kyrie irving shoes adidas nmd runner ugg 5815 kd 10 lebron soldier 10 kyrie 2 new era caps puma fenty kyrie 4 confetti nike hyperdunk under armour shoes nike air presto curry 4 footlocker adidas pure boost nmd human race adidas yeezy boost 350 v2 zebra adidas nmd womens kyrie 4 adidas boost nike sb dunk curry 1 adidas porsche design nike zoom vaporfly elite adidas zx flux nike roshe run hand spinner kyrie irving shoes puma fenty yeezy shoes nike air more uptempo kyrie 4 puma rihanna creepers velvet kyrie 2 shoes puma fenty nike zoom vaporfly

MedNeobremutt Commented on March 8, 2018

olanzapine and viagra buy cialis
how long does viagra flushing last
cialis cheap
vicodin and viagra
viagra what will it do

MedNeobremutt Commented on March 9, 2018

how much is the price of viagra generic viagra
buzzfeed viagra
generic viagra online
red bull vs viagra
generic sildenafil
is it safe to buy viagra in thailand

shenyuhang Commented on March 13, 2018

Richardfuh Commented on March 17, 2018

adobe f
adobe cs6 master collection
adobe reader xi
adobe creative cloud download
la fourmi creative
photoshop cc
adobe photography plan
adobe photoshop lightroom
adobe de

RandyJab Commented on March 17, 2018
adobe cs6 master collection
adobe creative suite
adobe after effects
adobe photoshop cs6
adobe creative cloud download
photoshop cs6
adobe cloud download

RandyJab Commented on March 18, 2018

adobe animate
adobe creative
adobe professional
adobe cs6
creative cloud login
adobe photoshop lightroom
flash professional cs6
adobe photoshop lightroom
adobe flash player version prüfen

Richardfuh Commented on March 18, 2018

adobe connect
adobe cs6 master collection
adobe acrobat reader dc
creative suite
adobe cs2 download
photoshop cs5
adobe photoshop cs5
creative cloud login

Craigraw Commented on March 18, 2018

cheapest cialis from india
cialis generic
reliable place buy cialis
generic cialis
cialis pills dosage
cialis for sale in toronto
online cialis
buy cialis generic

AndrewCix Commented on March 18, 2018

adobe photoshop free download
creative suite
adobe suite software
creative suite
creative circle
adobe photoshop cs6
adobe flash player für windows 10
photoshop cs6
adobe reader for windows 10

RichardMor Commented on March 20, 2018

cialis soft tabs 20mg pills
cheap cialis
discount code for cialis
cheap cialis
buy cialis online uk no prescription
generic cialis at walmart
cheapest place to buy cialis online
generic cialis online
buy real cialis uk

Jasondag Commented on March 21, 2018

how to buy cheap viagra
viagra without doctor
can you buy viagra over counter mexico
viagra without doctor
generic viagra 100mg india
generic viagra 100mg
is viagra bought online real
buy generic viagra
where to buy viagra in uk over the counter

Add Your Comments

Remember personal information?

(It will take a few moments for your comment to be published. Please do not close the window until then.)

Read More ... 77 Posts In The Same Category

This page was last rebuilt at March 21, 2018 04:51 PM PST. (318 Words)



Consumerism Commentary
Get Rich Slowly
My Money Blog
All Financial Matters
The Simple Dollar


Copyright 2003-2014, All Rights Reserved. (Privacy Policy)