Google Is Becoming More Like Apple

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After Google’s announcement yesterday, everything about it instantly reminded me of Apple. Why? Well because Google is no longer just an open-source software company. With the recent acquisition of HTC and devices such as the Pixel 2 and XL 2, Google is sending a clear message to the world. It wants to join in on what works best in the tech world; making your own software and hardware and combining them to create an incredibly smooth user experience hence Apple. Continue reading “Google Is Becoming More Like Apple”

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I miss Android

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Late last year I received an Apple Watch as a Christmas gift from my father. At the time I was planning on switching back to Android, but having received the Apple Watch I was pretty much stuck with the iPhone. I couldn’t simply sell the watch even if I sold it at retail price because it has sentimental value. Regardless of the fact that I never wanted or needed an Apple Watch, selling it would make me feel bad because my father had bought it for me. And for that reason, when my contract ended I decided to upgrade to the iPhone SE (all of the reasons are explained in my review) in order to continue using the Apple Watch. All that being said, I still find myself using countless Google apps and envying Android users who have better Google apps in addition to the customization options. Continue reading “I miss Android”

Galaxy S8 Impressions

22d01a0f2af1f903The long anticipated Samsung Galaxy S8 is finally here! After last summer’s Note 7 disaster due to battery issues that caused the phone to overheat and burst into flames, the South Korean company has since learned it’s lesson and has come back stronger than ever to kick off 2017. The Galaxy S8 is the latest iteration of the Galaxy lineup and packs a whole lot of juice for the money you pay. This may very well be the phone that will convince iPhone users to give Android a shot and give Android users another reason to stick with the company. In this post, I’ll go in detail of some of the key features that will be bound to catch your eye! Continue reading “Galaxy S8 Impressions”

The Future of Payments!

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Since the first credit card was invented in 1950, people all over the world have grown accustomed to using it as their primary form of payment. Especially after the Internet became more advanced and online shopping became the norm, credit cards certainly  played a bigger role. Fast forward to 2016 and believe it not, credit cards and debit cards are slowly becoming obsolete. It’s crazy how something that has lasted for so many decades would soon become old fashioned, but as the industry progresses the new way to pay is coming from the likes of Apple, Android and Samsung, each delivering a similar approach of paying for things online and in-store. Continue reading “The Future of Payments!”

Top 3 Smartphone Picks (June 2016)

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It’s finally that time of year…summer! It’s the perfect time to get rid of all your old junk and liven up your life with new products. One of the best things you can do is buy yourself a brand new smartphone to kick off the summer and be ready before the school year starts. So with that, I’ve decided to round up three of my favorite phones that will fit various types of people. From the hardcore, “I  want the latest and greatest” to the “I just want a phone that works”, there’s bound to be a phone on this list that will fit your needs and desires! Continue reading “Top 3 Smartphone Picks (June 2016)”

Why I’m Going Back To Android!

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I got my first smartphone in 2013. It was a Samsung Galaxy S4. It seems ancient now, but back then it was one of the top flagship smartphones to own. It had a Snapdragon 600 processor, 1080p Full HD display and a 13MP camera all while running Android Jellybean and then eventually KitKat. It was fast and everything worked well. Then a year later it became problematic. My phone turned off by itself, the screen would freeze and it lagged like crazy. The phone was almost unusable. A year later, Sprint was offering to pay for early termination fees and so it was the perfect opportunity for me to switch over from Verizon and buy an iPhone 5s. To this day I still own one and it works well, but I’m tempted to go back to Android. Here, I’ll explain my top three reasons why! Continue reading “Why I’m Going Back To Android!”