Author Archives | chizzwhiz

Tribute To The Most Indestructible Phone Ever

We’ve all had that one phone that just refused to die. No matter how many times it was dropped, thrown (hopefully this wasn’t the case) or stepped on, all you had to do was pop the battery back in and the device worked like nothing had happened. My most resilient and indestructible phone was the […]

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Customizing Your Android Device…Power Overwhelming

The world of Android can be a complex place if not navigated properly. Android offers a high level of customization, openness and freedom which cannot be found in the other major smartphone operating systems (iOS and Windows Phone). This unstructured but free nature breeds a misconception about Android…that it’s only for high level tinkerers, developers […]

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Discover Windows 8: Touch Keyboard

To help us understand the vision behind core Windows 8 apps, Microsoft has put together a development blog series that provides us with an in depth and unique explanation to the thought process and creation of these essential apps. Microsoft has worked hard to seamlessly integrate them into Windows 8, creating an extremely efficient and intuitive user […]

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The Cost To Be Batman…

After watching The Dark Knight Rises, the engineer in me couldn’t help but think about just how much money someone would actually need to become Batman. I’m sure this same thought has crossed most of your minds out there. Luckily for us, the creative force at MoneySuperMarket.com has put together a pretty comprehensive infographic detailing how much […]

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At the Carriers’ Mercy

This morning, I was greeted with news that AT&T may begin charging iPhone users for using FaceTime over 3G. Since I don’t have an iPhone, I wasn’t too upset with this news but what does grind my gears are the ramifications this potential action could have on all data users if it goes through. It’s ludicrous for a carrier to […]

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Android 4.1, Jellybean, Full Feature List Revealed

Google’s newest version of it’s Android operating system, Jellybean, was revealed at Google’s I/O conference this year to much fanfare. Only a few key features were revealed during the keynote address, with many more promised to be delivered with the release of Jellybean. Now that the Nexus 7 tablet with Android 4.1 is for sale, Google has kindly […]

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The Review For Everyone: AT&T Samsung Galaxy SIII

Much can be lost in a review when it focuses purely on the hardware & software specs of the item. Specs are important to how a product works, but they often times fail to paint a complete picture unless the user experience is taken into account. In the “Review For Everyone” series, the user experience […]

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