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... Read his full bio

Monthly Archives: March 2014

The all new HTC One is announced!!!

The all new HTC One is announced!!!

My first Android phone was the HTC Evo 4G. I loved that phone. I fell in love with HTC back when they were making Windows Mobile devices, and I was determined to stay with them. Until the made the Evo 3D. I don’t want to talk about that one. That’s when I jumped to Samsung,Continue Reading

Is there a genome for Gadget Addiction?

Is there a genome for Gadget Addiction?

Before everything else, my love, my true passion, is being a father. I am blessed to have 3 boys, and even more blessed that they understand and appreciate the technology that surrounds them. But unfortunately, like their parents, they share our addiction.   Is it genetic? I’m not sure. I’m trying to remember if I’dContinue Reading

When is a watch not *just* a watch

When is a watch not *just* a watch

On March 18th, Google announced its newest platform entitled Android Wear. Now, you can guess by the title that this is aimed at the growing wearables market, which includes things like smart watches like the Pebble and those adorable fitness bands like the FitBit and the Nike Fuel Band. These devices have lead the wayContinue Reading

Life’s too short to have a bad cup of coffee

Life’s too short to have a bad cup of coffee

Know what that is? That, my friends, is an original Mr. Coffee. That gizmo right there was practically in every home that had a coffee drinking adult. I remember sneaking a sip of my mom’s coffee one day, and thinking to myself “Who on earth would purposely drink this crap”. I mean think about itContinue Reading

Avoiding Android App Cooties

Avoiding Android App Cooties

I was perusing the Internet when I stumbled upon this headline: “Android accounted for 97 percent of all malicious mobile activity in 2013” Shocking? Almost certainly it is. If all you saw was that Android accounted for 97% of all mobile malware, then yeah, that’s pretty disconcerting and you’d probably be on your way toContinue Reading