Posts by Nick DuVarney

Nick D’s DogGone Best Android Phones of 2012

This year has been truly exciting for the mobile market. Tons of new devices have been released, some awesome and some truly bizarre. But variety is what we love about Android and what it offers. Android has a true advantage in that it can take whatever form it wants on whatever device the companies decide to slap it on to. 2012 has been a great year… Read more

Nexus 7 Laptop Replacement Challenge Update

So it’s been almost 2 weeks since I began the Nexus 7 laptop replacement challenge. And since my last update, it’s been relatively quiet. I’ve found myself actually not struggling for much. Most of what I have needed to do in my last couple days of summer, including write these articles, has been easily completed on this tablet. To start, the Nexus 7… Read more

Challenge: Day 5 Nexus 7 Laptop Replacement Update

It’s been five days since I began this challenge, which involves me leaving my laptop behind for a total of two entire weeks. And let me tell you, there’s been no shortage of impressive and depressing moments with this one. To start off, let me say that the Nexus 7 is quite possibly the closest thing to a laptop besides an actual laptop. Even as I… Read more

Challenge: Can the Nexus 7 Serve as a Laptop Replacement?

So I’ll be upfront here, I’m in love with my Nexus 7. I have repeatedly said “if I could go all-in with a tablet, this would be it.” That got me thinking. Is it really possible to do everything from a tablet? Many say it’s not possible. Others say they don’t have enough to do on a laptop so a tablet is all they need. I’m going to put myself to the test… Read more

HTC Endeavor C2 Could Be the One X+

It’s been awhile since we’ve heard of the HTC Endeavor. That’s because it became the One X shortly after rumors of the codename started to make their rounds. We all know, the original Endeavor didn’t disappoint, giving us a quality phone that still holds its own against the masses even after months of it being in the limelight. Well it appears now that… Read more

RIM Head Honcho “Seriously” Considered Android

RIM CEO, Thorsten Heins, had an interview with the Telegraph last Thursday, admitting that RIM simply can’t keep up with Samsung and Apple. That is, at least not without outside help. However, he went on to say RIM “made a conscious decision not to go to Android,” after seeing the struggles of manufactures like HTC and Motorola as of late. “If you… Read more

HTC One X+ NenaMark Scores Appear: AT&T Has a Beast On the Way

It’s seems the good people over at NenaMark have released some interesting bits of info, thanks to a new phone running their benchmarking service. Codenamed Evitaire, HTC has a new beast in the need of taming very soon. If this is the rumored One X+ many believe is on the way, it will contain a NVIDIA Tegra 3+ processor clocked at 1.7GHz, a 1280×720… Read more