Category Archives: Smartphones

Science and Technology: Can we talk about pocket computers for a bit?

So, here’s the thing… I know most of us think of that digital leash we carry as being a “phone”, and I guess, in some way, because of how it was manufactured, it is in some way a phone. Except, really, it’s not. I know some people still talk on it, but if you look […] Continue reading

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Science and Technology: Galaxy Fold: Samsung’s $2000 missed chance

I’ve been watching the coming of the now revealed Galaxy Fold for some time now, and while I am cautiously impressed with the technology the are releasing, I also think Samsung–and really almost all device manufacturers–have missed the point. Samsung had an opportunity with the Galaxy Fold to change the rules about mobile devices by […] Continue reading

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Science and Technology: It’s impossible, eh?

So, Amazon engaged in an amazing bit of free advertising Sunday night when it announced its research initiative, Prime Air, on 60 Minutes. From the moment the piece aired, sectors of the internet have been abuzz with the news. But what has amused me the most has been the response of the technology media, led […] Continue reading

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Science and Technology: Samsung Galaxy Note II, First Impression

It’s huge. No really. In most ways, it’s just another current generation Android device.  Other than the interesting addition of a stylus and some apps that use it, nothing else really stands out other than the battery life and the fact that it has a nearly tablet-sized screen. In other words, it’s huge. Now, for […] Continue reading

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Science and Technology: Why I am buying a Samsung Galaxy Note II

It turns out that I have always been a PDA (as in personal data assistant) sort of guy. I loved my Jornadas and was suitably happy with my iPaqs. They did the things I needed them to do as a technology guy, writer, and geek. As a result, I was sad when the advent of […] Continue reading

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