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Crashlands

Crashlands

I got an email today from Butterscotch Shenanigans, the bad ass team of brothers who made my favorite Android game Quadropus Rampage (see my review). My excitement quickly turned to sorrow. When I got my cancer diagnosis What the fuck?? Turns out that Sam, age 23, was diagnosed with Stage 4 lymphoma. There are different […]

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Ascension Online Not Coming to Android in 2013

Ascension Online Not Coming to Android in 2013

In February of this year I backed the Ascension Online Kickstarter project, which sought to bring the card game Ascension to Windows and Android devices. The product was supposed to ship before the end of this year: By backing this project, you can finally answer the question that has confounded scholars for ages—“When is Ascension […]

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Setting Up My Nexus 5 on AIO Wireless

Setting Up My Nexus 5 on AIO Wireless

Last week I received my Nexus 5 Android smartphone. I was excited to get it, but there was one problem: the Nexus 5 isn’t compatible with Verizon. The Nexus 5 is unlocked, so I started researching pay-as-you-go, no contract providers. I based my network choices based on coverage in my area. Luckily, T-Mobile, Sprint and […]

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DigiYes Ultra-thin Black QI Wireless Charing Pad Review

DigiYes Ultra-thin Black QI Wireless Charing Pad Review

The stylish Qi compatible charger from DigiYes will let you wirelessly charge your Nexus 4, Nexus 5, 2013 Nexus 7, and Samsung Galaxy S4 for less money than the competition.

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Initial Nexus 5 Android Phone Impressions and Unboxing

Initial Nexus 5 Android Phone Impressions and Unboxing

Super brief, initial hands-on impressions of the Nexus 5 Android smartphone made by LG. It’s a short review, but I do talk about the phone’s size, weight, and screen. There’s a video comparison of the Nexus 5 vs the Galaxy Nexus.

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Quadropus Rampage Video Game Review

Quadropus Rampage Video Game Review

I review Quadropus Rampage, a fun game for Android and iOS. The game is free but you can accelerate your progress via in-app purchases.

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Space Alert Board Game Review
By September 24, 20132 Comments Read More →

Space Alert Board Game Review

Space Alert unfolds in real-time, but the mechanics are unusual and stressful enough that we’ve stopped playing it. Purchase at your own risk.

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Analogix SlimPort HDMI Video Adapter Review
By September 13, 20130 Comments Read More →

Analogix SlimPort HDMI Video Adapter Review

The Analogix SlimPort micro USB to HDMI adapter for devices like the Nexus 7 2013 tablet works well, but it is very expensive compared to MHL options and is less convenient than emerging wireless screencast options like Chromecast or Miracast.

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Galaxy Nexus 7 2013 Android Tablet Review

Galaxy Nexus 7 2013 Android Tablet Review

The 2013 edition of the Nexus 7 Android tablet is superior to the original in almost every way, and it the prime choice for Android tablets.

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Samsung Galaxy Qi Wireless Charging Pad Review

Samsung Galaxy Qi Wireless Charging Pad Review

The 2013 version of the Nexus 7 (Nexus 7.2) Android tablet has many advantages over its predecessor. It’s thinner, more powerful, has longer battery life, etc. One thing I’ve come to love about it is support for the Qi wireless inductive power standard, which allows you to charge devices without plugging them in. We have […]

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