Adam Z. Lein

Android

Motorola G Power 2022 Review

The Moto G Power 2022 is a decent upgrade to the G Power series, but it doesn't bring anything super new and spectacular to the table for the same very budget friendly $200 price tag.

By Adam Z. Lein December 3, 2021, 9:00 am
Editorial

Explaining Windows 11’s bad design

Some backlash against Windows 11 has already started. Sure it looks pretty good, but what about the interaction design for usability, efficiency, productivity, and diversity? Well, maybe that side of things won't be so good.

By Adam Z. Lein July 31, 2021, 8:00 am
Cameras

This is my favorite phone as a Photographer

For the past decade or so, my primary criteria for choosing a smartphone has been its camera capabilities. For numerous years after the Nokia Lumia 1020 was released, there was no innovation in smartphone camera capabilities. Happily we've finally…

By Adam Z. Lein July 24, 2021, 8:00 am
AR/VR

AT&T Reminds Us That 5G Will Be Awesome Someday

We've been hearing about the advantages of 5G's high speed wireless data connections for years now, but if you have a 5G capable phone, you probably rarely see significant speed boosts and you may not even know why you would want higher bandwidth…

By Adam Z. Lein July 15, 2021, 12:00 pm
Gaming

How to make cloud gaming way better

Isn't the point of cloud gaming to have a huge amount of computing resources available to gamers? Why do Stadia and Xbox cloud games shut down?

By Adam Z. Lein July 15, 2021, 6:00 am
Android

Why would you want Android apps on Windows 11?

Android apps on Windows 11 sounds like a really great idea, but I can't really think of any Android apps that I don't already have better equivalents for on Windows. What Android apps would you really want to run on Windows?

By Adam Z. Lein June 26, 2021, 6:00 am
Android

I dropped Google Photos for Plex

Google Photos' free compressed unlimited cloud storage is no more. Maybe I should use Plex for my mobile photo management instead? Let's see how that turns out.

By Adam Z. Lein June 1, 2021, 10:30 am
Phones

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro camera is great with a few gotchas

Ever since the Huawei P20 Pro came out with its 40 megapixel main camera, Huawei has been killing it with some of the best cameras on phones since the Nokia Lumia 1020 from 2013! How's that Mate 40 Pro camera doing these days?

By Adam Z. Lein May 15, 2021, 6:00 am
Laptops

Windows 10X was probably going to suck anyway

The latest word on the street is that Microsoft's new Windows 10X operating system has been put on the back burner for now or maybe cancelled completely. That's probably a good thing.

By Adam Z. Lein May 10, 2021, 8:00 am
Windows

XP-Pen Artist 24 Pro Review

If you've been drooling over desktop pen displays for creative pro work, the XP-Pen Artist 24 Pro might fit your needs and your budget nicely.

By Adam Z. Lein February 17, 2021, 7:00 am
Chrome OS

Wacom Now Works with Chromebooks

Today, Wacom announces that the "One by Wacom" graphics drawing tablet is now certified with the "Works with Chromebook" program from Google.

By Adam Z. Lein January 26, 2021, 11:00 am
Phones

Cel-Fi GO X Reception Extender Review

Sick of having to go outside to use your cell phone? The Cel-Fi Go X takes the signal from outside, boosts it, and redistributes it indoors.

By Adam Z. Lein November 16, 2020, 10:00 am
Android

Motorola G Power 2022 Review

The Moto G Power 2022 is a decent upgrade to the G Power series, but it doesn't bring anything super new and spectacular to the table for the same very budget friendly $200 price tag.

By Adam Z. Lein December 3, 2021, 9:00 am
Editorial

Explaining Windows 11’s bad design

Some backlash against Windows 11 has already started. Sure it looks pretty good, but what about the interaction design for usability, efficiency, productivity, and diversity? Well, maybe that side of things won't be so good.

By Adam Z. Lein July 31, 2021, 8:00 am
Cameras

This is my favorite phone as a Photographer

For the past decade or so, my primary criteria for choosing a smartphone has been its camera capabilities. For numerous years after the Nokia Lumia 1020 was released, there was no innovation in smartphone camera capabilities. Happily we've finally…

By Adam Z. Lein July 24, 2021, 8:00 am
AR/VR

AT&T Reminds Us That 5G Will Be Awesome Someday

We've been hearing about the advantages of 5G's high speed wireless data connections for years now, but if you have a 5G capable phone, you probably rarely see significant speed boosts and you may not even know why you would want higher bandwidth…

By Adam Z. Lein July 15, 2021, 12:00 pm
Gaming

How to make cloud gaming way better

Isn't the point of cloud gaming to have a huge amount of computing resources available to gamers? Why do Stadia and Xbox cloud games shut down?

By Adam Z. Lein July 15, 2021, 6:00 am
Android

Why would you want Android apps on Windows 11?

Android apps on Windows 11 sounds like a really great idea, but I can't really think of any Android apps that I don't already have better equivalents for on Windows. What Android apps would you really want to run on Windows?

By Adam Z. Lein June 26, 2021, 6:00 am
Android

I dropped Google Photos for Plex

Google Photos' free compressed unlimited cloud storage is no more. Maybe I should use Plex for my mobile photo management instead? Let's see how that turns out.

By Adam Z. Lein June 1, 2021, 10:30 am
Phones

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro camera is great with a few gotchas

Ever since the Huawei P20 Pro came out with its 40 megapixel main camera, Huawei has been killing it with some of the best cameras on phones since the Nokia Lumia 1020 from 2013! How's that Mate 40 Pro camera doing these days?

By Adam Z. Lein May 15, 2021, 6:00 am
Laptops

Windows 10X was probably going to suck anyway

The latest word on the street is that Microsoft's new Windows 10X operating system has been put on the back burner for now or maybe cancelled completely. That's probably a good thing.

By Adam Z. Lein May 10, 2021, 8:00 am
Windows

XP-Pen Artist 24 Pro Review

If you've been drooling over desktop pen displays for creative pro work, the XP-Pen Artist 24 Pro might fit your needs and your budget nicely.

By Adam Z. Lein February 17, 2021, 7:00 am