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The straw that broke the camel’s back

The straw that broke the camel’s back

I have been using Android forever...since August 2011 that is 9 years. For nine years I have been all-in with Android. I mean hell I even started a business based on reselling Google Nexus 6's and 9's running a custom version of the Android Operating System and...

Grammarly…stat

Grammarly…stat

So I have been blogging again and a little more than often due to the Rrrrrrona. After going back and reading some of my blog post my grammar is just plain poor. However, being honest when I was in High School I had to take English over again during summer school at...

Decisions

Decisions

In 2007 a great man and idol of mine created one of the most significant changes to technology ever. Steve Jobs released the iPhone, before the iPhone I was a die-hard Apple fan. Using Apple at every corner I could, I loved OS X I just didn't love the price tag of...

Time keeps ticking

Time keeps ticking

Well, it's been about four years since I have blogged. So what has happened in four years? A lot. I started my first business Black Mirror Studio and did what maybe some considered impossible and created an Electronic Chess Notation device from a re-purposed cell...

Nexus 6…YES :)

Nexus 6…YES 🙂

As an x-developer of Android custom ROMs, owning then Nexus 6 has been so damn nice. This is the second time VZW has allowed a Nexus phone on their network and I for one, tip my hat off to Verizon for allowing for such a sweet device that is not bloated out and also...

PHP Stock Ticker

PHP Stock Ticker

So this year I made it a goal to rock my investment finances, you know the whole New Year Resolution thing. It all started in late December 2014 when I picked up the book MONEY Master the Game, 7 Steps to Financial Freedom by Tony Robbins. A very special thank you to...

Raspberry Pi B+ Setup

Raspberry Pi B+ Setup

Well it's been some time since messing around with hardware and software so I was talked into buying the following setup http://amzn.com/B00MR2HR6O So far it's been a lot of fun messing around with it. I wanted to put together a basic tutorial on setting it up. The...

Best Rom For Nexus 7 2012

Best Rom For Nexus 7 2012

So I am using the 1st gen Nexus 7 from 2012. I have tried every ROM under the sun and nothing seems to keep it running at a solid level. CM10, CM10.2, CM11, Stock 4.3, 4.4, 5.0. I have tried everything but it just doesn't feel peppy anymore and overall it's just as...

Moto X Developer Edition Review

Moto X Developer Edition Review

So I am not as big into CyanogenMod Android development like I once was. However, I think I have finally found one of the most perfect cell phones on the market. It's not the fastest, it doesn't have the best camera and may even lack some of the features that other...