Category Archives: Phones

Going Back to the Flip Phone

By | October 20, 2017

Days of Future Past Why, in the age of the smartphone, would someone voluntarily go back to a flip phone?  I can hear you asking, “You run a Tech Blog, why would you do that!” Well, there are a few reasons why I have done it.  I will try to lay out a couple of them… Read More »

Full Review: Google Pixel

By | December 27, 2016

First Week with the Google Pixel It’s been a week since I bought a Google Pixel, I chose the Very Black 5 inch 32GB version.  I am switching from the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active that was also a 32Gb and made that work just fine.  I didn’t see the need to pay another $120 for… Read More »

Has Apple lost it’s edge?

By | November 26, 2016

There is not a lot of innovation coming out of Cupertino Really, what’s going on there?  Apple for awhile has been riding the wave of good customer vibes and the cutting edge of design and tech.  They have produced some of the most sought after products of the first part of this century.  The iPhone, Macbook… Read More »

Sunday “I Want This” – Google Pixel

By | October 30, 2016

  The Google Pixel Phone – Pure Android The Google Pixel is now shipping and people so far have been really happy with it.  The phone was announced at the Google Event back in early October.  This is the first phone designed by Google themselves.  Before they would tell a manufacturing partner (LG, Samsung, HTC) what… Read More »

Samsung S6 Active

By | October 5, 2016

A Rugged Flagship Level Phone   I purchased the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active at the beginning of 2016.  I had been using the LG G4 previous to that, and really didn’t like it.  The shape and size just did not fit into my comfort zone.  It was a great phone, but just wasn’t for me.… Read More »