Daily Archives: October 16, 2013

The New Dell Intel Atom Tablets: So Close…

Dells101513001

I didn’t get to touch them today.

I hope to before this week is out.

I will test the hell out of them, especially the Windows 8.1 one.

Previously here:

Video: Dell Venue 8 Pro
Dell: Android, Windows 8.1 Tablets

4 Comments

Filed under Android, Windows Tablets

Google Books PDF Death Match: 2013 Nexus 7

The Google Books PDF Death Match series of posts:

– Part One: Barnes & Noble Nook HD+
– Part Two: iPad Mini
– Part Three: iPad 4 with Retina Display
– Part Four: Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

Supplemental: Third Samsung Galaxy S III Test

And now I try the 2013 edition of the Google Nexus 7, which uses a 1.5Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro with a 400Mhz Adreno 320 GPU.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Android, Google Books PDFs, Video

How Can This Even Happen?

Photo taken today Wednesday October 16, 2013. Resampled and resized to VGA, click to enlarge.

A Lenovo All-in-One premium-priced Windows 8 PC spotted at a Best Buy:

LenovoWin8101513001

Windows is upside-down! What?!

1 Comment

Filed under Other Hardware

Fast Food Worker Protest

Photos taken today Wednesday October 16, 2013. Resampled and resized to VGA, click any to enlarge.

I stumbled upon a protest at the Fulton Street Burger King:

BKProtest101513001

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Protest

Breaking Bread

Photo taken today Wednesday October 16, 2013. Resampled and resized to VGA, click to enlarge.

Breaking101513001

Leave a comment

Filed under Marketing

Nano Fondle: Archos 80 Titanium

Photos taken today Wednesday October 16, 2013. Resampled and resized to VGA, click any to enlarge.

Finally, after waiting months and months and months, local retailer J&R finally had a demo model of the Archos 80 Titanium tablet.

Archos80T101513001

The Archos 80 Titanium is a US$169 tablet with a dual-core Rockchip CPU, 1GB of RAM and a WTF 8GBs of storage.

It has generally gotten good reviews and scores in the 11,000-range in AnTuTu, making it the minimum for handling Google Books PDFs.

Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Android

Galaxy Note 3, HTC One

Photos taken today Wednesday October 16, 2013. Resampled and resized to VGA, click any to enlarge.

Compared to my ancient LifeDrive:

Phones101513001

Yeah, that’s what I want in a phone. Later in the day I held both the iPhone 5C and 5S. They are just too damned small.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Android

NYC Phone Stall Tech Ads

Photos taken today Wednesday October 16, 2013. Resampled and resized to VGA, click any to enlarge.

StallAds101513001

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Marketing

Freedom Tower: October 16, 2013

Photos taken today Wednesday October 16, 2013. Resampled and resized to VGA, click any to enlarge.

FT101513001

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Freedom Tower

NYC Street Art

Photos taken today Wednesday October 16, 2013. Resampled and resized to VGA, click any to enlarge.

StreetArt101513001

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized