I finally installed the Android SDK on my computer so I can now provide screenshots of the applications that I review. Today's pick: Astro. Astro is a file manager for Android that is very full featured and powerful. On the face of it, Astro seems like any other file manager but when you dig deeper,… Continue reading Android App Review: Astro
Apparently Cyanogen, the creator of the renown Cyanogen Mod ROM, has been slapped with a cease and desist. This pisses me off. A lot.The whole reason I went with Android as an OS was because it was infinitely open and customizable. Slapping Cyanogen with a cease and desist goes against my belief about open source… Continue reading What are you doing, Google?
...yet Google and HTC have said in the past that the Dream would not be getting the Sense UI because of "licensing issues." I don't know if anyone has noticed this but the HTC Hero recently released on Sprint has it's version of the Hero with the Sense UI with the "with Google" written on… Continue reading HTC Sense on HTC Dream Makes Sense
I was supremely disappointed by today's Apple announcements and the biggest source of my disappointment is with iTunes LP. Apple is trying to market this as a new type of digital "album" of sorts in which they include video content, album art, and lyrics. That all sounds great until you think about two things: 1)… Continue reading iTunes LPs: Nothing But A Gimmic
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
A couple of weeks ago I was fortune enough to attend a screener for the upcoming film, 500 Days of Summer. From the moment I watched the trailer and heard "Sweet Disposition" by The Temper Trap, I fell in love. I was more excited about this film than any other film coming out this summer… Continue reading 500 Days of Summer Review
I had forgotten just how much I missed my old neighborhood. Found this cute clothing boutique named after my friend.
Enjoying crepes with my cousin.
@ my new house
*cue Yellowcard song*
Don't get me wrong, Can Jam 2009 was a blast and the vendors and people there were very nice, for the most part. One thing that was brought to my attention was the fact that girls are ostracized. I went with my good friend Vivian who has been into audio gear since she was little.… Continue reading The Problem with Can Jam