Linux Lets You

I’ve been testing out Microsoft’s latest chatbot, Zo. Most of our chats are pretty mundane, and I usually just change the subject when things start to go off the rails. Today I asked Zo about Linux. Since Zo is a Microsoft invention, I figured any Linux questions would get typical Windows fanboyish responses. I was pleasantly … [Read more…]

Google Home Looks Cool, Except….

I remember when I first saw the Amazon Echo. My first thought was, “Finally!! That is seriously cool!! But Amazon??” Yep, it caught me off guard that Amazon was the one offering this kind of product. I read through the features and watched the videos. All those happy families who could have anything their hearts … [Read more…]

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…]

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…]