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Galaxy Note 7 Grounds SWA 994

It would have been ok, had it been in the smoking section, right?? Yeah… maybe not so much. Reports streamed in on Wednesday 2016-10-05 about a passenger’s Galaxy Note 7, that despite being powered down, began smoking and popping while [...]

October 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Blackberry Ceases Phone Manufacturing

The only thing that I’m wondering, is why it took so long… Over the past five years, I’ve been very bearish on Blackberry and RIM. I’ve covered this extensively when I was Managing Editor at BYTE, the reincarnation of BYTE Magazine. Here’s [...]

September 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Blackberry is Dead

Blackberry has killed the Blackberry Classic I’ve been decrying this the 2011-2012 timeframe, I think. Honestly, I’m really very surprised the company has held out as long as it has, but based on what’s just happened, the company is over and [...]

July 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rooting the HTC 10

If you truly want to make it your own… Introduction There are legitimate reasons for rooting an Android device. They aren’t all about custom ROM’s and the like. And since its now LEGAL to jailbreak devices, some of the sexy and taboo has gone [...]

July 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Initial Impressions of Windows 10 Mobile

Well… I’ve upgraded my BLU WIN HD LTE handset…, and… yeah.   Introduction Ok… I’ve got a few thoughts on Windows 10 Mobile, and I need for everyone to understand the justification behind them, so… bear with me a moment.  This may [...]

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Windows 10 Mobile Released

There’s at least some good news for those that have Windows Phones…   The last couple of days has been kinda brutal on Windows Phone. With Nokia essentially killing all of its Windows Phone apps, including HERE Maps, it’s been a rough [...]

March 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nokia Kills HERE Maps for Windows Phone

Now, you truly can’t get there from HERE… In a move that likely has many wondering how long Satya Nadella will allow Windows 10 Mobile to continue to exist, it seems that one of the main staples of the platform, HERE Maps will no longer be [...]

March 17, 2016 // 0 Comments