Category Archives: Opinion

2013: The beginning of the real future?

today I’ll be recapping a few key announcements that have much larger implications in the overall scope of computing/technology and also do a quick summary of the tech i’m rocking these days. 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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A tasty dessert: Galaxy Nexus and ICS

Today’s post will finally have some pretty geek photos and thoughts on Google’s Android 4.0 aka Ice Cream Sandwich. This last month I broke down and got a Samsung Galaxy Nexus via Google’s Play Store. Its unlocked and works on both AT&T and T-Mobile USA 3G and is of course a pure vanilla Android experience. I’ll chat about the overal ICS experience and also my quick thoughts thus far on my Galaxy Nexus (hint: i love it!). Continue reading

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NFC tags and a quick demo

Well, if you’ve been reading my blog or twitter tweets, you’ll probably notice my latest obsession with NFC (near field communication). I finally received my first batch of NFC tags/stickers from www.tagstand.com and wanted to just showcase a quick demo of using a NFC tag with NFC Task Launcher to check in to foursquare with a tag. Continue reading

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free to dev: my idea for the music industry

Today’s post is more of a brain dump than post.  I’ve been thinking about the music industry again and thought of a few things I’d love to see happen.  I doubt the industry or RIAA would ever consider it but … Continue reading

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Being passive… my first 3D HDTV

Well, late last year I broke down and finally upgraded to an uber nice 3D HDTV. After a ton of research and asking around and more research, the LG 55LW5600 was at the top of my list. In today’s post, I plan to share my experience with the LG and 3D TV and also post a follow-up post with every tip / hack / secret menu for the TV here too! Continue reading

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PSVita, phoneblets, commuting

As previously noted, I have been using my PS Vita now for about a week and half and thought it would be time to write up a quick initial usage report from a core gamer perspective and also touch on … Continue reading

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Tech, The Web, 2012

After a rather interesting begining to 2012, the blog is back up and online. I apologize for the downtime and lack of updates but hope to start posting more often.  Today I thought I’d post a few thoughts on some … Continue reading

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