What I Use 2015

What I Use 2015

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The updated 2015 list of my gadgets, computers and software I use on a daily basis. Computer(s) Computer: MacBook Pro I've been using a couple of different setups this year, but right now I'm using a nice new MacBook Pro 13" with an attached 23" monitor. It's fast, has crazy long battery life, and works perfectly for doing coding or layout on my book. Smartphone: Samsung Galaxy S5 I was using the LG G3, but the buggy software was causing some random reboot issues. I swapped it out for a Samsung Galaxy S5. While not as quick with the camera, it is a very solid smartphone. The fingerprint reader is a joke, but the unit is waterproof. Tablet: Onda 919V Dual Boot The Onda 919V 3G Air is a Chinese knock off…
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How Samsung is killing Android

How Samsung is killing Android

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Everyone is raving how Samsung has the opportunity to make Android better, or more competitive by forking it, or taking it over as Amazon did. The bigger issue is: look at how Samsung has been in supporting Android up-to-now to really answer that question for yourself. Samsung Moment – this is a very capable little Android phone, one which both Sprint and Samsung abandoned once a new handset came out to replace it. Samsung Tab (t-mobile) another example of a great Android tablet that both t-mobile and Samsung left out in the cold with an old version of the OS. These are only two examples of how Samsung has managed their Android ecosystem. Turns out that they are one of the driving forces in the OS fragmentation and the main…
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