The Amazon Fire Phone: Maybe *Too* Consumer Centric

Today Amazon unveiled their first foray into the smartphone world with the new Fire Phone. I followed along on a few tech blogs as they live blogged the event, as I was quite interested in what this device would be. Amazon as a company isn’t really my cup of tea, but Jeff Bezos as a…

The Toxicity of Fanboyism

In just about every market where there are directly competing products, you will soon see people form into groups. One group prefers product A, while the other group prefers product B. This makes sense, we all have personal preferences, and we all put a different weight on the strengths and weaknesses of any particular product.…

iOS 7 – One Baffling Decision

With the launch of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, we saw the release of the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system in iOS 7. Many have heralded it as the biggest change in iOS yet, bringing a more modern look along with added functionality. Others, however, have called the change in appearance “cartoonish”…