Is Desktop Android the Future?

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal sent wave after wave of controversy through the tech world when it claimed that Google was planning to fold ChromeOS into Android (according to people familiar with the matter). This prompted an immediate response from Hiroshi Lockheimer, a senior VP of Android, Chrome OS and Chromecast: There’s a … [Read more…]

Nexus 5X Review

My Nexus 4 has been feeling its age as of late. Mostly in the battery department. The phone itself worked perfectly, and was still a really good phone, but it just wasn’t holding a charge like it used to. I decided that it was time to put it out to pasture (or rather put it … [Read more…]

The Next Nexus

It’s that time of year again when we all start to wonder about the next Nexus phone. Well, at least I do. There’s the usual myriad of questions that come with this. Who will make it? When will it come out? How big will it be? What will it be called? I’m currently still using … [Read more…]

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…]