Category: Mobile Technology

  • Beta Testing Android 12 on my Pixel 5

    Beta Testing Android 12 on my Pixel 5

    Still playing engineer even though I am supposed to be “retired” except for my blogging and ForCarol.com, Inc. charity directorship, I decided once again to beta test the latest operating system for the Pixel 5: Android 12. So far, and we are one week or so into version 2 of the Android 12 beta…..this has […]

  • Using the Pixel 5

    Using the Pixel 5

    October 29, 2020 is the day I received the new Pixel 5, and the day I realized….hmmmmm, this phone is small. 🙂 Not that small is a bad thing….for sure it is the lightest phone I have had in 4 years or more, weighing in at 5 3/8 ounces naked, or 6 5/8 ounces dressed […]

  • Beta Testing Android 11 on My Pixel 3 XL

    Beta Testing Android 11 on My Pixel 3 XL

    Update 9/14/2020: Google will announce new products Sept 30, 2020 (go here to participate). That includes my next phone….the Pixel 5 (ordered a Sorta Sage, Pixel 5 (8 gig RAM, 128 gig storage, 5G capable, with two back cameras one being a 16 Mpixel wide angle)….due to arrive early November) 🙂 Update 9/9/2020: Android 11 […]

  • What is 5G and What Does it Mean for You?

    What is 5G and What Does it Mean for You?

    Here is a a very cool introduction to 5G for your smartphones from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). FYI….my Masters degree (University of Kansas) is in “Microwave Communication Theory” soooooo, I love this stuff. For those students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), this is a VERY interesting field to […]