My Moto X is working fine but over time, like all Android phones, it became slow. Instead of performing a factory reset, I decided to install CyanogenMod. For those unfamiliar, Cyanogen is a small software company that makes a fork of Android called CyanogenMod. It’s completely customizable and has a ton of innovative features not found in stock or skinned… Read more →
Finally wrote up my reasons for ditching my iPhone for a Samsung Galaxy Nexus. You can read about it here.
I’ve been running the iOS 5 gold master (GM) for a few days now and I believe it’s close enough to the official software release on October 12th that I can speak about some of my favorite features. Of course, Apple can make changes to the software before it ships out Wednesday so be aware that this post is not… Read more →
After many years, Apple has finally scratched off one reason not to go to an Android phone. The official Google Voice app has finally landed in the Apple App Store. For the most part, the app is great, though I would like to see some areas of improvement. I have been using GV Connect by Andreas Amann for the last… Read more →
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 for this mod? $13.99 plus… Read more →
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 microSD card slot that allowed… Read more →
…was wait almost 17 hours in line for an iPhone 4. That’s right, 17 hours. I’m not proud of it. It started when my girlfriend, Anne, and I arrived at Stoneridge Mall in Pleasanton at 5am. By then there were hundreds of people already lined up in the brisk morning. We made out way to the back of the pack,… Read more →