Category Archives: Gadgets

Post E3, XBOXOne-Eighty, PS4, iOS 7, ReadySet (Podcast)

Today’s podcast will chat about Microsoft’s post E3 reversal of policy on DRM and checkins, the PS4 and how it can win this console war and some random mobile babble regarding iOS7 and Android. Enjoy! Continue reading

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my current mobile setup, thoughts…

Tonight’s write up will be a quick summary of my current mobile / on-the-go setup and also a few thoughts on the current crazy mobile world. Continue reading

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iPhone 5, NFC: make or break?

Today’s post will center around the beast that is the iPhone 5 and an emerging communication protocol: NFC. I won’t be analyzing all of the rumored features of the iPhone 5 (that will be unveiled tomorrow) but concentrating on one feature and how its inclusion/exclusion could affect it and its adoption. Continue reading

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Sweets for Geeks: Jellybean on my Galaxy Nexus

Google officially announced its latest update to the Android mobile operating system at it’s ‘best’ I/O ever last month. Jellybean, aka Android 4.1.x, builds upon the Halo theme gui that Ice Cream Sandwich introduced and keeps with a consistent theme throughout the OS. Several key new feature have been included in Jellybean including Google Now and a much improved notification system w/actions. I’ll highlight a few of the bigger changes in the OS and my experience using a custom rom build of jellybean for my Google Play Galaxy Nexus. Continue reading

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Sony Playstation Vita 3G+Wifi Unboxing (video)

It’s official! The PS Vita has launched to everyone in the USA and Europe. I got my pre-order 3G + Wifi version today. Let’s take a look at what we get in the box! Continue reading

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BYOD: a failure waiting to happen…

Mid to late 2011, a new buzz word was running rampart in many corporate IT departments: BYOD (bring your own device). Basically what this trend centers around is the idea that users would bring their own device be it a smartphone, tablet or laptop from home and be able to use it within their work’s IT infrastructure and environment. To me this feels like a trend we saw gain popularity but then pull an epic fail. Keep on reading for my reasons on why BYOD is just that, a buzz word. Continue reading

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modding: adding 3G to my Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet

Its been about a week or so with my Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet (TPT) and I must say that I am digging it. The Pen/Stylus works pretty decent minus the lack of apps and Honeycomb is a nice upgrade from using Gingerbread on my previous Android tablet (Galaxy Tab). However, one thing that I really missed on my TthinkPad Tablet when traveling was built-in 3G data. I still believe that mobile internet on tablets is really the killer app. Today, we’ll take a look at the guts of my TthinkPad Tablet and how one can add a 3G to the TthinkPad Tablet. Keep reading for the photos, notes and links! Continue reading

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design: my geek lair

Today’s post is just a quick glimpse into this geek’s / blogger’s lair. My setup is based on modern contemporary design combined with technology and the idea of sharing my technology with guests. Keep on reading for the walk through pics and setup! Continue reading

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Random: rim, tablets and tech on the brain

Today’s post is a pure opinion and my thoughts on the current tech landscape. Apologies for the uber long time between posts, the ‘real’ job got crazy busy. So lets get to it, I’ll discuss my thoughts on RIM, tablets and some random console thoughts. Continue reading

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cord control: my cord management system

If your a geek, you probably have cord management issues. I know I do and finally have come up with a pretty decent solution. Today’s post will give an example of how I deal with cord management in my living room. Continue reading

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