90 Days Later, My Microsoft Lumia 830 RM-985 Still Doesn’t Support Lumia Camera 5

I try to be a patient person. It’s difficult for me–I want something, I have a hard time waiting for it. When it comes to promises that companies make about their products, I try doubly hard to be patient–nobody’s perfect, things don’t always work out as planned, I’ve been known to be late myself, etc. […]

Tip: Use Your Smartphone Camera as a Magnifying Glass

I was trying to read the power rating on a couple of AC adapters the other day, and my poor 48-year-old eyes had a hard time reading the tiny print. Even my reading glasses weren’t enough. So, my wife made a great suggestion: take a picture with my Nexus 5, and then zoom in. I […]

Nexus 5 Camera – Android 4.4 vs. 4.4.1

Today has been a gloomy, rainy day here in Southern California, and so I don’t have any nicely light images to present. However, here are a few casual shots taken with my Nexus 5 before and after updating it to Android 4.4.1. The differences in quality are subtle, but overall significant. In particular, I’m finding […]

Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 Camera Comparison

I’ve been remiss the last week or so in reporting on my experiences with the Nexus 5. This is mostly because I’ve been awaiting a replacement for my first one, which has the same yellow tinted screen that I’ve seen on so many mobile devices over the last few years. I’m not sure why screen […]