Category: 5.2 Technology

  • Farewell, My First-Gen OnePlus

    This is my first-generation OnePlus. I dropped it and now it is broken. You may notice that I marked it up as China only, which means that I would use it in Mainland China only.

  • Things Wrong with my Amazon Echo and Fire Tablet

    A while back I gushed about how great the Amazon Echo is. True Star Trek feeling for those who remember. I even bought an Amazon Fire tablet to go with it. With a couple of months more using the devices, I need to point out their weaknesses. In a nutshell, if you don’t want to…

  • Amazon Echo and Skype

    I’ve been using my Amazon Echo for a couple of months now and I’m still in awe. The speech recognition, without any training, is great. “Alexa, play KQED” is reacted to promptly and will actually play KQED. It is also intuitive. I did not need a manual to try “Alexa, set volume to 3.” It…