Tagged: Android

Android Pay shows Apple how it’s done 0

Android Pay shows Apple how it’s done

The latest front in the ongoing Apple vs Google mobile war is payments. Apple with the sadly named Apple Pay (Let’s be honest, everyone was hoping for iPay) and Google with Android Pay. Both have their own unique sets of pros and cons, but function in a mostly similar fashion. However, if they aren’t that drastically different, can one really be “better” than the other? Yes, and for a surprisingly...

Samsung Galaxy S4 – I’m quite impressed 0

Samsung Galaxy S4 – I’m quite impressed

Oh darn! I ruined the entire review. Here I was, going to tell you what I thought of the Samsung Galaxy S4, after my first week of use… and I gave away the ending in the title. Well, you know what? Screw it. I’m going to tell you what I think anyway because “I’m quite impressed” means very little to you, the discerning internet denizen. You want details, damn it,...

Getting to know the Google Nexus 7 0

Getting to know the Google Nexus 7

I’m in an abusive relationship with Android. I love her, so I buy her. For a while things are good, then I slowly realize she’s gotten slow, kludgey and prone to crashing. After constantly abusing me, I swear I’ll never go back to her. Then the new hotness shows up, I forget my promise to never go back to her… so I buy her again. Over and over the cycle...

How to successfully launch a mobile app – for newbies 0

How to successfully launch a mobile app – for newbies

The other day a family member emailed me and essentially asked me “How do you make a mobile app?”. I could have written back “Write code, publish it”, but that would have been the smart ass remark. It’s not that I don’t love to be a smart ass, but I presumed they wanted a real answer and I refined the question a bit. It’s not “How do you make a...

iPad 3 is hot? Try the original 3G/4G chips 0

iPad 3 is hot? Try the original 3G/4G chips

I’m a little confused about all the current fuss over the iPad 3 (sorry… “The New iPad”) and its love of warm temperatures. An electronic device is warm – this is astonishing? Really, It’s all Consumer Reports fault for being… antiquated.