Lumia 950XL Unboxing & First Impressions

The two Microsoft Lumia 950 flagships are finally here, after what seems like the longest wait in the history of niche mobile phone fandom ever. It’s been since early 2014 since the last Lumia flagship was released in the U.S., even if that was the ill-fated Verizon exclusive Icon. It’s been even longer if you’re on AT&T. Like many stupidly obsessed fans and many blog sites, I picked up my Lumia 950 XL on the day before Thanksgiving, as I’d pre-ordered mine at my local Microsoft mall kiosk. What’s the first thing I did? Well, open it up of course. … Read more…

On Mobile Innovation

I’m sorry to say that I’ll be inundating you with editorials for the next couple of posts. Be rest assured that I will be getting back to reviews eventually, but I have a few things and opinions that I wish to get out every now and then, and as in tune to the theme of this site, these opinions will all be in an attempt to curate the internet into a more hospitable place to hang around at. That is to say, these will be editorials that will attempt to get people off their high horse and realize that each … Read more…

Nokia’s Big Product Announcements

While most of us were sleeping last night, Nokia was hard at work at Nokia World in Abu Dabi announcing new devices. They also announced many other things, but I’ll talk about their other announcements in future articles. Nokia Lumia 1520 The 1520 was the star of the show this morning. This is Nokia’s newest spec monster, but it goes in a slightly different direction than the 1020. I see this device as more of a replacement of the year old Lumia 920 than the 1020. The spec barf is below. So, notice a few things on the specs. First … Read more…