Tag Archive: play

Jun 19 2014

Why Amazon’s Fire Phone was a bad move

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Amazon has released their own smartphone called Fire Phone and they seem to be very proud of it, but I think there’s a lot of people who saw the presentation of Fire Phone and just thought of themselves ‘big deal’. I think it’s really hard to say that any manufacturer or provider is going to …

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Jun 05 2014

Techie Review: iRulu 7″ Android Tablet [S/NX7301]

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I’ve been taking the past week or so to go through a new iRulu 7″ android tablet [phablet]. It’s a dual core android tablet, but more than that it’s actually a large smartphone w/GPS.  This particular tablet is what I would consider a baseline model. It has the ability to do things like watch Netflix, …

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Mar 24 2014

Netflix and Enemies of the Internet

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This past week’s been pretty interesting when it comes to the neutrality,Netflix and the future of the Internet. We saw lots of new developments with Netflix and Comcast, as well as openly pointed discussions about backbone Internet service providers upset about Internet service providers charging for Internet service to customers in the last legs of …

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Nov 11 2013

Review: Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

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Image courtesy of Oncents Nicholas Recently, Amazon has released the latest addition to their Fire tablet roster – the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7. The 7-inch device joins Google’s Nexus 7 in the pocket-friendly sector, in a bid to prove that budget price doesn’t equate to lite features. At about $229, the third generation Kindle …

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Sep 13 2013

Apple Customer’s Confidence In The Brand-name Is Breaking Down

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I heard something other day from a friend of mine that absolutely floored me. He’s been using Apple products for years and has been a diehard iPhone user since the very beginning. I’ve had many conversations over the comparisons between android and the iPhone, but it wasn’t until the other day that I heard a …

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Aug 14 2013

Techie Review: iRulu 10” Android tablet

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I have been throwing around the idea of buying a low-end android tablet to play with as a toy. To go so far as to think that I might take a cheap android tablet, strap some sticky magnets to the back of it and mount it to my refrigerator. The idea of having a android …

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May 24 2013

Don’t let Google make you stupid

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More and more I find myself in situations where I’m completely dependent upon my smart phone. I hate to say that having a smartphone is making me stupid, but the simple fact is, if I have my smart phone, I know that I don’t have to remember pieces of information and therefore I consider the …

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Apr 19 2013

Movie Review: Oblivion [meh- it's okay]

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Last night, I went to go see the new movie called Oblivion, starring Tom Cruise. I’m a big fan of quality science fiction movies. Most of the time, if the actors are decent and the effects are done well, the overall message of the picture will come across and should be fairly good. In Oblivion …

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Mar 29 2013

3 Ways Technology Impacts the Entertainment Industry

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The entertainment industry features areas like music, movies, games, television, and concerts to name a few. As with other businesses and society as a whole, the entertainment industry has had to evolve with the growing changes in technology. From blogs and social media to QR codes and Apps the entertainment industry is doing everything it …

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Mar 08 2013

The ROKU 3 Is Here! Let The Streaming Begin!

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Roku has released the latest version of its streaming media box [3/06/2013], the Roku 3 for just under $100. As a Roku customer, I’ve been looking forward to this. I was surprised that the company was able to keep the release date hush-hush right up to the very edge of the release date. It’s a …

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