How to fix iPhone 4 and iOS 5 heat and battery drain

Ever since upgrading iOS 5, my iPhone 4 has been having heat and battery drain issues. I noticed that if I was using the iPhone for a while, especially with heavy data use, the top right corner would become disconcertingly hot to the touch. I've never felt my iPhone get this hot before so I… Continue reading How to fix iPhone 4 and iOS 5 heat and battery drain

My pride and joy: Technics SL-1200M3D

I just wanted to show off some "glamour" shots of my turntable. It maybe considered a DJ deck but it sure sounds sweet. I replaced the stock slip mat with a Herbie's Way Exellent Mat II and am using Herbie's SuperSonic Record Stabilizer too. I highly recommend the combo as it has gotten rid of… Continue reading My pride and joy: Technics SL-1200M3D

Google Censoring Torrent Searches

A few days ago, Google began censoring search results with the word "torrent" in the query. Although this is only for their auto-complete and Google Instant searches, it shows something more disturbing. Why would Google block searches on torrents? Their business model is built on selling ads on search results pages so Google has no incentive to… Continue reading Google Censoring Torrent Searches

Replace Your iPhone 4 Back Panel With A Cooler One

It took almost a month to get here but I have to say, it's worth it.  I originally saw this mod on Lifehacker and had to jump on it because it looked too damn cool.  The back panel was back ordered for weeks but took about a week to send from Hong Kong.  The price… Continue reading Replace Your iPhone 4 Back Panel With A Cooler One

Spinning Like A Broken Record: Jammie Thomas-Rasset fined $1.5 Million

It seems like such a long time ago that I was studying Jammie Thomas' case for my article on digital piracy.  It seems that she lost her retrial and has been fined $1.5 million for sharing 1,700 songs.  Before her retrial, the RIAA wanted to settle with her for $222,222.  She refused. I do not… Continue reading Spinning Like A Broken Record: Jammie Thomas-Rasset fined $1.5 Million

10 Things I Miss About Android

Inspired by Lifehacker's guide to switching from the iPhone to Android, I'm going to list off the 10 things I miss most about Android after switching to the iPhone. 1) Access to every part of the phone. I miss opening up my phone to swap out the battery after one has died.  I miss the… Continue reading 10 Things I Miss About Android

Why We Need the iPhone Jailbreak Community

In the past week, the nerds on the Internet were up in arms about Apple blocking Google Voice from it's app store and for good reason. This is not the first time that Apple has blocked an application for asinine reasons. Their reason for blocking Google Voice? It "duplicates iPhone features." I'm sorry, but NO… Continue reading Why We Need the iPhone Jailbreak Community