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Bought a Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Pad and it’s kinda handy

One of the key features of the Galaxy S7 is built-in Qi wireless charging. Using one of the $30 gift cards we recently earned through a recent Samsung Pay promotion, I went out to buy a Samsung Fast Charge Wireless … Continue reading

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We like the new Galaxy S7 and Verizon ain’t too bad either

I mentioned earlier that I left AT&T, switched to Verizon, joined my wife’s existing plan, and we bought Samsung Galaxy S7 phones in matching Black Onyx. We got nice cases (mine is extra grippy), screen protectors, and I have the … Continue reading

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Been using the Samsung Pay service (app?) and I think it’s pretty cool

With my new Galaxy S7 in hand (and in Philadelphia), I took the opportunity to try out the newish Samsung Pay mobile payment app/service. Normally I wouldn’t be all that interested, but Samsung was running a promotion through 3/31. If … Continue reading

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I gave up on my broken Samsung Galaxy S4 and bought a new Galaxy S5

I’ve had the Galaxy S4 since April 2013, and it was a pretty good phone. It was my first Android phone after moving away from the iPhone 4. I’ve never been one for protective cases and covers for phones, because … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the home PC

Good news on the hard drive replacement project — I got Windows 7 installed on the new SSD, and most of the applications installed. I was conscious this time around to make a checklist of every app that I needed … Continue reading

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Upgrading my PC to a solid state drive

It’s been almost two years since we bought and put together the new home PC. In that time, we have heavily used the PC in all the ways you can imagine. We’re now running out of internal storage space– time … Continue reading

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My first 60 days with Android and the Samsung Galaxy S4

I’ve had the Galaxy S4 for two months now, and I’m certainly enjoying it as my primary cellphone. It is also my first Android phone, and my first 4G LTE phone (on the AT&T network.) Here are thoughts so far … Continue reading

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Bought a new wall and car charger for my phone

I think the title just about says it all, don’t you think? One of the benefits of my wife and I both using Samsung phones is that we can now share chargers. Of course, I’ve been “sharing” her stuff for … Continue reading

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My first two weeks with Android

The end of this week marks a whole two weeks forgoing Apple’s iOS ecosystem, and jumping feet first into the world of Android.  I had considered both the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4. I liked the build and … Continue reading

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Goodbye iOS, hello Jelly Bean. I upgraded to the new Samsung Galaxy S4

As per the norm, my technology purchases are very important to me. After two years, and only one iteration of the iPhone, I was ready to move on. Even though I had been initially interested in the upcoming Sony Xperia … Continue reading

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