Category Archives: Smartphones

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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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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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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unboxing: LG G2x (my first dual core phone)

Being the hardware geek that I am, I realized I wanted a phone that had the fastest CPU and possibly a dual core cpu. Thus leading to my new purchase of an LG G2x Android phone. Keep reading for the unboxing and photos.
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geek experiment: Blackberry 9780 for 30 days

Well, it has been a while since my last post so I thought today I’d write out a little smartphone experiment I’ve been working on. I pride myself on being in the ‘know’ on all relevant smartphone OS and in turn realized I was falling out of the Blackberry world and thought I’d better bring my skills up to now. Keep reading for the my thoughts on using JUST my Blackberry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile) for 30 days. I even added a Playbook to the mix to really shake things up. ;) Continue reading

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