All posts by Set Sar

Set is a writer, blogger, and analyst. His duties include site administration, graphic design, reporting, and publishing articles. His passions include technology, science, cars, and learning.

Amazon Mturk Dying?

Ever since the recent increase in pricing for requesters, its been harder for me to find decent work. And by work, I mean surveys. Ive recently discovered Mturks as a nice way to make coffee money on my downtime and I can barely break $5/day where I use to be able to pull in $15-$20 with half the effort I do now. В Lets look at the politics of Mturk and the recent drama. Continue reading Amazon Mturk Dying?

Using a Gaming Mouse for Work? Razer Naga Epic Chroma Review

The Razer brand of computer hardware is well-known in the gaming community. Theres no need for introductions there, but can we use themВ for work? I bought the Razer Naga Epic Chroma, (Thats a mouthful) specifically to help me with macros. Just how well does it perform?

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Are Point and Shoot Cameras Coming To An End?

A decade ago, a point and shoot digital camera would have been the perfect gift to someone that’s into gadgets and technology. Unfortunately, the era of point and shoot cameras is coming to an end. Today, a smartphone replaces your average point and shoot and you don’t have to carry an extra device. Progress has spoken but is there a still a place for the old point and shoot? Continue reading Are Point and Shoot Cameras Coming To An End?

Nexus 7 (2013) Full Review: Android Revisited

 

After half a decade away, I jump back into Android with the launch of the 2013(2nd gen) Nexus 7. Ive got to say, things have changed! I bought this tablet for a few reasons. First, its damn cheap compared to the Galaxy Tabs(Notes), and Apples iPad Mini. Second, it has the highest pixel density out of all the 7 inch tablets currently. And last, its pure Android without the Samsung bloatware. For $230, its a pretty good deal. Some people think tablets are toys and while they can be good fun, I find them extremely useful for doing quick research, reading articles, and quickly looking up a video. Continue reading Nexus 7 (2013) Full Review: Android Revisited

T-Mobile BlackBerry Q10 Full Review

It is finally here! The first BlackBerry BB10 smartphone with a full qwerty keyboard launched in the US a few weeks ago and I put it through its paces. I purchased the phone out of contract at T-Mobile for $579.99 + tax. For most BlackBerry faithfuls, this is the the top phone to have. the Z10 is a great device but for me, I need a berry with physical keyboard. Coming from the Bold 9900, this was not a necessary upgrade but I couldnt resist a flagship BB10 smartphone with a keyboard. Lets go over in detail what I think about this device and BB10 overall. Continue reading T-Mobile BlackBerry Q10 Full Review