Android 5.1 for the Nexus 4

I can’t remember anybody that has ever said, “Mike, you’re one of the most patient people I know.” As far as I know, that’s never happened. So when I say that I’m getting tired of waiting for Android 5.1 to come to my Nexus 4, it’s probably not that much of a revelation. My first … [Read more…]

Aaaannd we’re back…

And we’re back. Well, I am anyway. I tried an experiment the last couple weeks/months. I found that I wasn’t updating my blog as much as I’d wanted to be, and I was spending a lot of time on Google+. “Why not combine the two?” I asked myself. “What a brilliant idea,” I answered myself. … [Read more…]

A Long Absence and Excuses

To all those that still occasionally visit this blog, hello! It’s been quite some time since I posted an update, and I want to let everybody know what’s going on. Not Quitting First and foremost, I just want to let anybody that cares know that I’m not planning on quitting this blog, at least at … [Read more…]

Blackberry a Defense for Google Against Rockstar?

If you haven’t been watching the news today, a big bomb was dropped on Google. The Rockstar consortium (Apple, BlackBerry, Microsoft, Ericsson, Sony, and EMC) has sued Google as well as Asustek, HTC, Huawei, LG Electronics, Pantech, Samsung, and ZTE. Is there an obvious and easy way around Rockstar? Brief History So what happened is this. … [Read more…]

Living In Interesting Times

Actually, this post isn’t going to be about Linux. I’m sure everybody has heard the proverb “may you live in interesting times”. Well, this last couple months, that’s how I’d describe what’s been going on with me. You won’t see much interesting showing up on the blog because while there has been a lot of interesting … [Read more…]

Ubiquitous Linux: It’s Everywhere

Sometimes I’m sitting here, trying to come up with something to write and I’m coming up dry. It’s not because there’s nothing going on with Linux. Quite the contrary. Linux is always moving, changing. It’s hard to believe just how ubiquitous Linux is. It’s literally everywhere. The Obvious Of course, there’s the obvious places you … [Read more…]