Flashback Post: Hey Christmas, Did you lose weight? You look different this year.


Originally published December 22, 2012.

Part of the reason I started this blog was to chat about the twenty-something lifestyle–or at least, figure out what exactly that means.  So many magazines/blogs are written for capital-T Teenagers, or maybe just overgrown Teenagers, who care about boys and boys and hair and boys. So many more magazines/blogs are written for capital-A Adults, with 2.5 kids, a golden retriever and a dishwasher.

I am neither of these things. I am a twenty-something woman–whatever that means.  I like boys and hair just fine, and family is great, but I’m not really in a position to zoom into any of those niched-out worlds. In my world, I read cracked.com, watch College Humour, and try to understand your favourite webcomics (usually, I even get the obscure jokes…or pretend to).  I try to care about the news.  I scroll down to the comments after paragraph #1…

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Android this week: HTC One Max reviewed; Moto G coming; Android pics improving


Got big pockets? If so, the HTC One Max might appeal thanks to its 5.9-inch display. Of course, there’s more to the Android-powered(s goog) One Max than the 1080p screen; the entire phone measures 6.47 by 3.24 by 0.40 inches and weighs 7.65 ounces.

HTC One Max display

My colleague Alex Colon reviewed the phone, which at first glance, looks like a super-sized version of the popular HTC One. That may not be a good thing however because the extra size of the One Max seems to add little value:

“The problem is, HTC doesn’t really offer much in the way to do with all that additional display. Don’t get me wrong, watching Netflix and YouTube here is glorious. When you factor in the phone’s ‘BoomSound’ front-facing speakers – which rival some of the portable speaker options I’ve heard – it is clear that the One Max is a multimedia machine. But Samsung went the…

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