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I have an iPhone – Part 1

Charles.D. | October 21, 2019

I’ve owned many phones over the years and for the past 6 or 7 years. I’ve owned nothing but Android-based phones. Android has suited my purpose very well. It’s flexible and very customizable (I desire features), and I have many options. Sadly, I’ve powered down my Pixel 3 (Hidden in […]


Should you buy a Chromebook?

Charles.D. | August 9, 2019

The allure of Chromebooks is undeniable—simplicity, constant updates, affordability, and user-friendly interfaces. It’s a concept that resonates with many, including myself. However, my recent search for a workhorse led me down a different path. My gaze shifted from Chromebooks to the Microsoft Surface Book in the quest for a 2-in-1 […]


Android or iPhone?

Charles.D. | May 3, 2019

In the vast and ever-evolving world of smartphones, choosing between Apple’s iPhone and the myriad of Android devices can be a profound decision. Each ecosystem has its own advantages and nuances, catering to diverse preferences and user expectations. Let’s explore two flagship devices, the Google Pixel 4 and the iPhone […]


I bought a Pixel 3

Charles.D. | April 25, 2019

In the ever-evolving world of smartphones, the quest for the perfect device can be both exciting and daunting. After much contemplation, I recently replaced my trusty Essential Phone with the sleek and feature-packed Pixel 3 in black. However, the journey has been filled with unexpected twists and turns, leading me […]


Android Q

Charles.D. | March 26, 2019

For developers, staying ahead of the curve is not just a choice; it’s a necessity. The tech landscape is constantly evolving, and as we gear up for the arrival of Android Q, it’s time to roll up our sleeves and start testing. In this blog post, we’ll explore some anticipated […]



Charles.D. | February 24, 2019

Yes, 5G is coming, and it’s not just about faster internet on our smartphones. The rollout of 5G technology heralds a new era where mobile apps and artificial intelligence (AI) can truly spread their wings. With significantly increased speeds, the potential applications are vast, spanning various industries such as health, […]


Photive HF1 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

Charles.D. | February 15, 2019

In the vast sea of Bluetooth headphones, finding a pair that strikes the perfect balance between performance, comfort, and affordability can be daunting. I’ve tested my fair share, but one pair consistently wins me over – the Photive HF1 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones. In this review, I’ll share my experience with […]


Google Pixel 3

Charles.D. | February 12, 2019

In a smartphone-dominated world where the iPhone often takes center stage, a silent contender deserves its time in the spotlight—the Google Pixel 3. For those seeking an Android alternative that doesn’t compromise on quality, this flagship phone delivers excellence in every aspect, from build quality to cutting-edge features. Crafted to […]


Powerbeats3 Wireless

Charles.D. | February 11, 2019

Bluetooth headphones have become an indispensable part of our daily lives, offering a tangle-free audio experience. My collection has seen it all, from budget finds at TJ Maxx to gift surprises. Recently, I added a pair of Powerbeats3 Wireless to the mix, and while they bring some notable advantages, there […]


Google Voice

Charles.D. | January 31, 2019

In the fast-paced world of technology, certain apps have become integral to our daily lives. One such app, Google Voice, has been my go-to for communication to the extent that I find myself pausing to recall my phone number. Google Voice has undergone significant updates over the years, and the […]


True Wireless Headphones

Charles.D. | September 11, 2018

Despite the rational part of my brain listing off the potential drawbacks—two little earplugs, independent batteries, constant communication, limited controls, and the challenge of quick removal when juggling work tasks—I couldn’t resist. As a certified tech junkie, I had to have them. The brand? ‘TZUMI Probuds Totally Wireless Earbuds,’ and […]


Hungry anyone, Google has Pie for you

Charles.D. | August 6, 2018

At last, folks, the moment we’ve all been eagerly waiting for has arrived – the latest and greatest version of Android is here! Brace yourselves for a wave of new features, enhanced performance, and a user experience that pushes the boundaries of innovation. This update isn’t just a tweak; it’s […]


New OnePlus 6 and Bullet Wireless Headphones

Charles.D. | May 16, 2018

The much-anticipated OnePlus 6 has hit the scene, and it’s packing all the high-end specs you’d expect (bonus: it still rocks a headphone jack, unlike some other phones). Sporting the trendy notch – a design choice that I personally don’t mind – this flagship phone introduces a range of improvements […]


Essential Phone PH-1 Review

Charles.D. | May 4, 2018

So, I recently decided to part ways with my cracked Note 5, and in my quest for a replacement, I stumbled upon the Essential Phone. Let me tell you, this thing is a speed demon. As I wasn’t among the first adopters, I seem to have sidestepped the issues that […]


RIP Nexus

Charles.D. | March 13, 2018

As a longtime enthusiast of Nexus phones, I’ve journeyed through the years with various models, reveling in the flexibility and the pure Android experience they offered. Sure, the Nexus line was considered niche, but for those who appreciated an untainted Android environment, it was a phone worth owning. One of […]


Note 5

Charles.D. | March 7, 2018

I’m not a big fan of buying new phones so I got myself a good old Samsung Note 5 for Verizon to replace my newer Nexus 5X. I kinda like this thing, Samsung clearly wants to add features and functionality to their phone to make them stand out. Heck even […]


Nexus 6P Years Later (Update)

Charles.D. | October 5, 2017

Yes I still have a Nexus 6P and I love it. The battery still holds a charge, it got updated to Android Oreo, it has a headphone jack, it still responsive, it has dual front facing speakers, the camera works well, it has a nice premium metal and grass look and […]



Charles.D. | March 29, 2017

Today, Samsung officially launched its highly anticipated GALAXY S8 smartphone. The South Korean tech giant pulled out all the stops to showcase a device that promises to redefine the smartphone experience. Design Elegance: At first glance, the GALAXY S8 captivates with its sleek and futuristic design. The smartphone boasts a […]

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