The HTC One X… they finally listened to me

February 27, 2012Blog, Cellphones, Tech

A little over a year ago I wrote a short post complaining about HTC’s bloated and confusing lineup of smart phones. At the time, Samsung was just days away from announcing the Galaxy S II, the successor to their smash-hit Galaxy line; one phone, slightly modified for each carrier. It was simple, and people responded … Read More

I’m hopelessly addicted to technology

February 22, 2012Blog, Tech

That’s what I realized yesterday after installing a nightly of Cyanogenmod 7.1 on my phone, which is at least the third time I’ve swapped ROMS in the last week. Before that it was MIUI, and before that an experimental build of Cyanogenmod 9. It’s a vicious cycle, and it doesn’t stop there. When I’m not … Read More

When did Microsoft get so tasteful?

February 18, 2012Blog, Design, Tech

I’ve been so trained to expect bland, ugly crap from Microsoft and Windows that I’m still a little surprised whenever I see good design from them. But here we are, on the eve of the Windows 8 public beta, with a new metro logo that does away with the flag look that’s been in place … Read More