Fly or Die

  • OhMiBod & Autoblow 2 | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Sex Toys

    This episode of Fly or Die, focused on two different sex toys, may seem straightforward, but John and I actually learned a lot. We realized that not all sex toys are created equal, especially when you’re weighing sex toys for girls against those for boys. Read More

  • Foursquare | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: The New Foursquare

    As you might have noticed, Foursquare made some big changes this summer. The first was the introduction of a new check-in based social app called Swarm, and the second hit last week with the debut of the brand new Foursquare. Read More

  • Tinder Moments | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Tinder Moments

    Last month, Tinder launched Moments. It’s a new feature that lets users send photo blasts to all of their matches. The photos don’t last forever, but they’re a much better ice breaker than “hey.” That said, we took a close look at the feature for Fly or Die. Read More

  • LG G Watch | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: LG G Watch

    Like anything in this world, the LG G Watch has its pros and its cons. It’s LG’s first venture into smartwatch territory, meaning that the company is just now figuring out its design aesthetic in the space. That said, it looks and feels surprisingly nice, with options for both black and gold. Read More

  • Adobe Ink & Slide | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Adobe Ink & Slide

    The Ink and Slide are Adobe’s first foray into the hardware world, comprising a special stylus and a digital ruler. Paired with the Adobe Line app, users can draw and use the ruler to create perfect shapes and straight lines. Read More

  • Yo | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Yo

    You might have heard of Yo. It’s a new app that has one singular function: it sends the word “Yo” to your friends. The app saw 50k downloads before ever officially launching and has received $1 million in funding. The idea here is that the sender, and the time of day, and the circumstances surrounding the Yo provide enough context to not need anything else. The company… Read More

  • Swarm by Foursquare | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Swarm

    Swarm is foursquare’s latest iteration of the check-in based location service, with a whole lot more social baked in. The idea of Swarm is to give you a sense of who’s near you, who will be near you, and some ideas for things to do. It’s oddly addictive, which is a lot coming from me, as I’ve never even dabbled at the original foursquare. Still, that’s not to… Read More

  • Surface Pro 3 | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

    Forget everything you thought you knew about the Microsoft Surface tablet, as the latest generation of the Windows-powered Surface Pro is a clear step up from the Microsoft slates of yore. In terms of specs, the 12-inch tablet packs a Core i7 processor, and is thinner, lighter, and more powerful than anything Microsoft has put on the table. The Surface Pro 3 also sports a brand new… Read More

  • Omate TrueSmart | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Omate TrueSmart

    In a year, we’ve gone to having one or two startup smartwatch companies to a sea of offerings before us, from companies as big as Google all the way down to Omate, a startup looking to make your wrist as brilliant as possible. At its core, the TrueSmart is likely one of the most powerful smartwatches on the market. Powered by Android 4.2, the TrueSmart has its own SD card and SIM… Read More

  • HTC One (M8) | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: HTC One M8

    The HTC One M8 is said to be the best Android phone to date, and in this episode of Fly or Die, we absolutely agree. Read More

  • Secret | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Secret

    With last week’s episode focusing on Whisper, we thought it only fair to take a hard look at its biggest competitor, Secret. Welcome to another episode of Fly or Die. Read More

  • Whisper | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Whisper

    Anonymity is all the rage these days, and so we bring our attention to Whisper. This week, we’re joined by Leena Rao, who has some mixed feelings about the craze around anonymous social sharing apps, like Whisper and competitor Secret. Read More

  • Jelly App | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Jelly

    A couple of months ago, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone launched an app called Jelly, meant to make asking and answering random questions more fun. So, in a world where we wear out Google with inquiry after inquiry, is there really a place in the world for a Q&A app? This is the question we pose on this week’s episode of Fly Or Die. Welcome. Read More

  • 'Fly or Die': Beats Music

    Fly Or Die: Beats Music

    Beats Music is the latest of many streaming music services to hit the scene, pulling from some of the best parts of competing products to offer an excellent internet radio experience. Once you offer up some likes and dislikes on various artists and genres, Beats then offers four separate menus for finding something to listen to. The first is a “Just For You” tab that uses the… Read More

  • 'Fly or Die': LG G Flex

    Fly Or Die: LG G Flex

    The LG G Flex is one of the most hyped phones of the year. Granted, it’s only January and granted, LG isn’t the most exciting Android manufacturer around, but it has a curved display! Curved, I say! And LG even says it can heal itself if you scratch it. Read More

  • Fitbit Force | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Fitbit Force

    Personal fitness trackers and sleep trackers are officially mainstream, but deciding between the various devices out there can be tough. That said, let me direct your attention to the Fitbit Force, the latest and most full-featured product from the quantified self makers. Read More

  • Sony PlayStation 4 | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Sony PlayStation 4

    The console wars are in full swing, and no contender is more focused on hardcore gamers as the PS4. Sony’s next-gen PlayStation is not like the Xbox One, which is leaning more toward the media console space than ever before. Instead, the PS4 is built squarely for the gaming enthusiast. Read More

  • Xbox One | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Microsoft Xbox One

    As console makers all present their refreshed products this year, Microsoft has led the pack with the ever-impressive Xbox One, complete with cable TV control, bumped up graphics, and an all-new Kinect. But is upgrading worth it? Read More

  • Singtrix Karaoke | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Singtrix

    Singtrix is the personal karaoke machine of the future. Instead of being limited by karaoke-friendly, vocal-free tunes, Singtrix lets you erase the vocal track from any song in your phone or tablet, effectively expanding your library from a few songs to anything you can download. Read More

  • Nokia Lumia 1520 | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Nokia Lumia 1520

    Nokia is now basically the defacto Windows Phone handset manufacturer, and the Lumia 1520 is its latest effort. The big, big full HD 6-inch display sets it apart from any previous Windows Phone device, and puts it into a rare class of device even among Android phones, whose screens can also get pretty darn huge. Read More