Freddy Cloud

Frederick (“Freddy”) Cloud has had a passion for all things electronic since he “accidently” caused the class Commodore PET to malfunction in 8th grade.

“I swear. I didn’t do it on purpose” He was quoted as saying to a very unhappy computer teacher…

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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Samsung at Mobile World Congress

Samsung at Mobile World Congress

Samsung not only announced a new phone at Mobile World Congress (the Galaxy S5), but also 3 new wearables. First, the GS5. Spec-wise, the GS5 is definitely an upgrade over the GS4. It’s slightly bigger than the GS4, and it has a soft touch dimpled back instead of the plastic back the GS4 has. ItContinue Reading

Day One (ish) of Mobile World Congress …

Day One (ish) of Mobile World Congress …

“One-ish” because there are things that were announced on Sunday, but Monday was the “official” kick off to Mobile World Congress. I don’t think I’ve ever been this excited about a Monday. I’m going to, of course, talk about the announcements that got me a bit excited, although there are quite a few smaller companiesContinue Reading

So… wanna know some of what happened in the gadget world last week?

So… wanna know some of what happened in the gadget world last week?

Just a couple of things happened the week that ended on February 15th that got my attention, with one getting more of my nerves than my attention … LG announced a new phone, the G Pro 2 Mobile World Congress is just a few days away, but LG decided to take the wraps off ofContinue Reading

GM’s take on the “Infotainment” Conundrum

GM’s take on the “Infotainment” Conundrum

There’s nothing like going to the Chicago Auto Show. I mean, yes, I’m a geek, and this is a gadget blog, but I can still look, can’t I? And besides, there’s more to cars than how it looks and how much horsepower it has. Think about it … not too long ago, you picked aContinue Reading

So… wanna know some of what happened in the gadget world this week?

So… wanna know some of what happened in the gadget world this week?

Microsoft appointed a new CEO First there was Bill Gates, then Steve Ballmer, and now … Satya Nadella. I know what you’re thinking, and I’ll just go ahead and answer the “Who?” question: previously, he was the executive vice-president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, and was responsible for building and running the company’s computingContinue Reading

So… wanna know what happened in the gadget world this week?

So… wanna know what happened in the gadget world this week?

Google sold Motorola Did you know that a couple of years ago, Google bought Motorola? I guess if you didn’t it doesn’t matter, because the company they purchased for over $12 billion they sold to Lenovo for $2.9 billion. Lenovo wants to expand into the mobile business. The good news is that they’re saying thatContinue Reading