Consumers lose by Huawei losing its deal with AT&T (Op-Ed)

Consumers lose by Huawei losing its deal with AT&T (Op-Ed)

If you’re not a tech enthusiast, you might have missed the news about the US government pressuring AT&T to cancel its contract with Huawei. You have to be a real mobile enthusiast (in the US) to know who Huawei is because it is a newcomer to the US. Although Huawei is new to the US, it certainly isn’t new to the global market where it’s … Continue Reading >

Sunday Op-Ed: Start the year off fresh and live your own life by turning off social media

Sunday Op-Ed: Start the year off fresh and live your own life by turning off social media

I’m gonna get on my old man soapbox this Sunday. I know I’m turning into an old curmudgeon but it is what it is and I need to speak my opinion. We just started 2018, so you still have time to make resolutions that can improve your year. Some of you are using social media way too much and you need to live your own … Continue Reading >

Happy New Year from deTeched! We hope you stay safe tonight

Happy New Year from deTeched! We hope you stay safe tonight

Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018! We hope your New Year’s Eve is off to a fantastic start. 2017 has been a very eventful year. The Atlanta Falcons blew a 28-3 lead against the Patriots. Apple finally upgraded to an OLED screen with the release of the iPhone X. Bitcoin grew from just under a $1,000 at the beginning of the year up to its current … Continue Reading >

Attn. angry iPhone users; Calm down and iPhone on (op-ed)

Attn. angry iPhone users; Calm down and iPhone on (op-ed)

Apple recently admitted to slowing down older iPhones and that caused a major stir in the media. The media blew this issue way out of proportion just like it always does. It caused such chaos that Apple responded by dropping the cost of its replacement batteries to $29, $50 off the normal price of $79. If you’re wondering why Apple slows down old phones, … Continue Reading >

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from deTeched!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from deTeched!

Merry Christmas, happy Hanukkah, happy Kwanza and happy holidays from Luke, Jason and I at deTeched. We’re grateful for having such a large following just one year removed from our initial founding. We’re still just as committed to bringing you stuff that’s actually useful rather than what everyone else is doing. We’ve got some ads going on our site, but we’re not ever going … Continue Reading >

Treat yourself and add an SSD to your PC

Treat yourself and add an SSD to your PC

If you own a Windows computer, there’s a reasonable chance that it doesn’t have a Solid-state drive (SSD) in it. Most MacBooks have an SSD. An SSD is a super fast storage medium that acts as a hard drive to your PC, as compared to the slower traditional mechanical hard drive disk (HDD) usually found in computers. There are no moving parts in an SSD … Continue Reading >

Why you should spend the extra $200 and get the iPhone X over the 8 Plus

Why you should spend the extra $200 and get the iPhone X over the 8 Plus

When Apple released the next generation iPhone, the X, it came with a hefty price tag that no other common consumer smartphone had ever seen. The price for the 64GB iPhone X starts at $999 and works its way up to $1149 for the 256GB model. While that made iPhone users gasp, there have been other phones that have comes close to that price: … Continue Reading >

Millenials, Facebook and Spam Callers: Behaviors that need to change in 2018 (Op-Ed)

Millenials, Facebook and Spam Callers: Behaviors that need to change in 2018 (Op-Ed)

2018 is just a couple of weeks away. 2017 was a wild year. Instead of talking about all of that stuff, I want to use this Sunday’s Op-Ed to bring up issues that need to change in the tech world for next year. I might sound like an old man and a grump, but here’s the stuff I’m tired of and hope they change … Continue Reading >

Useless Tech Episode 6: The Substitute Phone

Useless Tech Episode 6: The Substitute Phone

Every now and then, I run across a tech product that leaves me speechless. Not the kind of speechless that happens watching Tom Brady lead a 28-3 comeback against the Falcons. More of a “I can’t believe this is an actual thing”, shake my head in disbelief speechless. In the tech world, there are endless supply of products that are created to solve some … Continue Reading >

Qüero uses Augmented Reality to size your foot for custom leather shoes

Qüero uses Augmented Reality to size your foot for custom leather shoes

For some people, shopping is therapeutic. For others, it is a tedious exercise of mindlessly walking around hoping to find something that you like. Online shopping is a perfect solution for the latter. The biggest problem is sizing difference from brand to brand. Shirts are less complicated because you’re mostly dealing with a small, medium, large, or extra large size. However, shoes can be … Continue Reading >