Posts By: Max Smolev

American Apparel: never ever give them email. Ever.

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So… a while ago I was stupid enough to order something from American Apparel online and used my real email — it was for a friend of mine, and ordering process was easy and experience was pleasant like a nice and sunny day. Fantastic. Except afterwards I got an email with marketing blah. Oh well, […]

Bye, Sprint, hello Straight Talk

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Well, I did it. I joined the ranks of people who scare the cr*p out of wireless carriers — prepaid users! Mostly I’ve done it because Sprint pissed me off one final time™ Out of major carriers Sprint has been one of the last one(s) to offer unlimited data (now T-Mobile is back with their […]

Review: Darksiders II for PS3 – 4.5 stars

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Darksiders II for PS3 Frankly, I didn’t expect to buy the Darksiders II. While walk-through videos of the first game seemed nice enough, the ads for the second were all over the place. But what the heck, Fry’s has a sale, so I actually bought the game on the release day. And I don’t regret […]

Nexus 7: Nice Hardware, Disappointing Software

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So, I’ve spent a few days with Nexus 7, the 16Gb version. And so far the experience is generally nice, and most of the positive aspects are definitely hardware based. I went for 16Gb because there is no memory card slot, and, unlike Google-ville, I don’t live in ever-connected utopia (especially as the tablet doesn’t […]

The Dark Knight Rises: huh?

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So, I have finally watched the Dark Knight Rises, the very last (for now) part of the Christopher Nolan’s Batman saga. And my primary reaction was “Huh?”. I suppose I was a bit tired when watching it after a long day. I’m also not a big Batman fanboy — I mean I like the idea […]