#TBT: What Was Your Custom ROM of Choice?

Way, way back in the day, many of us found ourselves flashing custom ROMs onto our Android devices, all with interesting names and providing varying features and benefits. In 2021, custom ROMs aren't as widely used, with Android itself and smartphones in...

#TBT: New iPhone 5 Makes Scrolling a Thing of the Past

I was discussing Essential's GEM device on Twitter this week when an individual reminded me about a parody video that was released in 2012. In it, Apple is introducing the iPhone 5, but the whole video is a joke about a phone with a super long display, kinda...

#TBT: HTC Sense Touch Could’ve Been Legit, But No

In 2016, a designer who we assumed was hired or employed by HTC at some point, accidentally posted a video of Ocean. At the time, it was an unknown device, but what was exciting about the phone was Sense Touch. Sense Touch was supposed to be a group of sensors...