What a week! Tons of hot tech news dropped, and we got to have a little fun as well. Here’s a run down on your favorite stories from the last seven days!
5- Microsoft BUILD 2014 Kicks Off With Windows Phone 8.1
Developers were the focus, but consumers finally got official word on all of the updates coming down the pipe for Windows Phone 8.1. Along with a pair of new Nokias, Microsoft looks to be building a much stronger portfolio as the third place mobile competitor.
4- Google Looks to Become Wireless Carrier in Fiber Areas?
A little nugget from the rumor mill, but one welcomed by the internet community at large. With their reputation for market disruption, and the small successes they’ve found in delivering fiber internet to homes, it would seem many consumers would strongly consider doing business with Google as a cell phone carrier…
3- Corrupting User Moderated Web Sites: r/Technology Bans Tesla Stories?
When your site or service is built on volunteer workers, there’s always the potential that some of them might be corrupted by outside influences. Reddit had a meltdown when it was discovered that r/Technology had been shadowbanning any story with the word Tesla in it. Rogue moderator, or example of social news site corruption?
2- Review: The Leef Access MicroSD card reader for Android Phones
As not all Android phones come with SD cards any more, this is a handy little gadget which can help you add and manage storage while you’re out and about!
1- Potato Unboxing, 1st Impressions, Full Review, and Comparison to the LG G2
We decided to play along this April Fools Day, and produced this ridiculous 18 minute long video unboxing and review of one of our favorite sources of starchy carbs. Little did we now that many people online feel the same way about unboxing videos as we do…