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About Daryl

Daryl Deino has been a technology enthusiast since 1995 and has written for several newspapers and technology sites. Please reach him at [email protected]

Thoughts On Apple’s Big Announcement

  I am a little late to this, but the  September Apple Keynote event, the first ever at the new Steve Jobs Theater, was on my mind all during the week. I couldn’t decide which I was more excited about — … Continue reading

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Sony WF-1000X Wireless Earbuds: Hands-On Review

A couple weeks back, my mouth watered and my ears sweated over the announcement of the Sony WF-1000X wireless earbuds. Yesterday, I got my hands (and ears) on them, and you’ll be able to do the same next week. I’m … Continue reading

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‘VR Sports’ For HTC Vive Is Worth Far More Than $12.99

Let’s make this clear — I never do advertising on any products for this blog. All the raves I give are from the heart and the mind. I had to say this because I know the title of this article … Continue reading

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Sony’s New WF-1000X Wireless Earbuds Look Like An Audio Lover’s Dream Come True

Sony really elevated themselves in the bluetooth wireless headphones game last year with the MDR-1000X headphones. They were expensive at $399 (recently, they have come down in price to $299), but the combination of rich sound, fantastic noise cancellation, and groundbreaking … Continue reading

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The Nintendo Switch Is Still Hard To Find Six Months Later

When the Nintendo Switch was released on March 3, it was impossible to find. I luckily got my hands on one, used it for a week, and decided it wasn’t a keeper. It’s not because it’s not a good device; … Continue reading

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Dell XPS 13 Laptop Gets Another Upgrade

The Dell XPS 13 has been one of the most popular Windows laptops of the past two years, and it is one that I have written about consistently on this blog. The early-2015 release had some quality-control problems including a … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8: First Impressions

Samsung still has the fingerprint reader by the camera lenses and flash. But the fact it is is slightly farther away than it is on the S8 really makes a difference. The Live Focus mode that is supposed to blur … Continue reading

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iPhone 8 Event Will Likely Happen On September 12

The date for the iPhone 8 announcement was leaked. It appears that the event and the release date of the new iPhone is pretty much on track with previous years. But first, let’s talk about the elephant in the room … Continue reading

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Initial Excitement Over Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Could Die Down Very Soon

Wednesday is a big day for Samsung. After the botched release of the Note 7 in 2016, Samsung is hoping the reputation for the Galaxy Note line can be rekindled. It appears that the Note 8 will look just like … Continue reading

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STOP Taking Videos With Smartphone Cameras In Portrait Mode!

What is referred to as “vertical video syndrome” is one of my biggest pet tech peeves, and this syndrome has become mainstream only in the past couple of years. It’s funny because the mainstreaming of cameras being embedded in smartphones … Continue reading

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