Product Reviews / Gaming

The first Metroid game for the Nintendo Switch. Source: Metroid Database

This is my first-ever written product review, and the first time I’ve ever decided to give a rating to a video game. I recently purchased an OLED-model Nintendo Switch and decided that I’d kick things off with the game that launched alongside it: Metrioid Dread.

Nineteen years after the previous…


The State of Android

Various Google Pixel smartphones. iGeekPhone

For the most part, 2021 has been far better than 2020. COVID-19 vaccine supply is about to outweigh demand in certain areas, and it looks like we’ll be graced with a full season of Formula 1 (racing) this year. …


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Have you noticed a trend on Medium where lots of titles seem to start exactly the same way?

  • “7 Steps To…”
  • “17 Things I Did To…”
  • “5 Things All Successful Writers Should Know…”

It’s insufferable to me — it really is. I eyeroll even harder when I see how specific…


Medium’s User Interface

Unless you know of the ‘fancy trick’ beforehand, it’s impossible to add a subtitle to your article until after you hit ‘Publish.’ Even then, it’s very easy to miss the little descriptor box next to where Medium asks if you want to add article tags. …


Applying For Jobs

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I used to think cover letters were pretentious. Okay, I still do. Nonetheless, if you don’t write one, you likely won’t stand out from your competition. As annoying and unnecessary as they may seem, they really are an important part of your application. …


Popular YouTuber Marques Brownlee — who also goes by ‘MKBHD’ — posted a video today that gave the world one of its first glances at Mercedes-Benz’s upcoming luxury electric sedan, the EQS. …


My parents bought me a brand new car when I was 17 — a 2012, bright-red Nissan Sentra. “Special Edition,” it said on one the badges; so special it didn’t even have proper Bluetooth, I remember grumbling. It wasn’t the most expensive car in the world and certainly not the…


Have you ever been to a place that has terrible Wi-Fi? An airport, a barber shop, or at your local auto parts store? If you did, you probably remember the exact name of the place as well as the experience you had. You remember how it took you ages to…


You may have stopped going to gyms during the pandemic, just like me. Whether that be due to losing motivation or simply because they closed down for a while, you haven’t been to a gym in a long time. You might not have exercised at all since you’ve last been…


If you follow the tech world or simply live in California, you may have had an encounter with a rather unique type of product: electric skateboards. You might have seen your favorite YouTuber riding around on one, or watched a millennial zoom past you at 25 miles-per-hour without their feet…

Esef Hamzic

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