Review: iPhone X

The iPhone X (yes, it’s pronounced “10”, not “ex”) was announced to much fanfare, and fans immediately began salivating over it. Critics argued that it was merely copying what was already out there–phones like the Galaxy S8, the LG G6, and others. And while those criticisms are somewhat valid, after using the iPhone X for a few days, it’s clear that they’re not exactly true. This really is a next-generation smart-phone, and in many ways has arrived ahead of time. The iPhone X was supposed to be next-year’s model, the 2018 iPhone, not the 2nd new iPhone of 2017. But with the competitive landscape out there, Apple knew that it needed the iPhone X now, or face even worse (and vocal) feedback. So they worked hard, and maybe rushed, to make the iPhone X a reality this year, rather than next. I stay very plugged in to Apple rumors, so nothing about the iPhone X was a surprise to me when it was announced. Not the screen, not the notch...

Apple, I Wish I Could Quit You

With the release of the next wave of Android flagship phones, namely the Galaxy S8 by Samsung, I find myself lusting over that new phone, and yet, want as I might, I cannot make myself switch back to...

Review: Apple AirPods

At long last, truly wireless earbuds! Apple has received a lot of criticism for the AirPods since their announcement. Many have complained about the look of the ear buds, the price, and the idea that...

Retrospective: 2016

As has become my custom, I take a look back at the previous year, the good and the bad, the surprising and the obvious, and reflect on the year as a whole. Many would agree with me that 2016 was not...