Phones & Devices

Current Devices

Rhea

Rhea

Rhea is a phone, a PDA, a camera, a mobile email checker, and web surfer all in one. This little device helps keep me in-touch and well-organized. It can handle pretty much anything I throw at it.

  • Model: Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
  • SOC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
    • CPU:
      • 2.84ghz (eight-core) ARM64 v8.2
      • Geekbench 5 scores: 890 single, 3,192 multi
    • GPU:
  • RAM: 6gb LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128gb (on-board storage)
  • Operating System: Google Android 12.0 (Samsung One UI 4.0)
  • Display: 6.5″ LCD at 3200×1440 resolution
  • Input Devices: Built-in touch screen
  • Carrier: Verizon LTE
  • Case: Supcase Unicorn Beetle Pro
  • Name Meaning: Reference to a moon of Saturn that was discovered in 1672. As of this writing, it is the twenty-first of the eighty-two known moons of Saturn. It takes its name from the Titan Rhea from Greek mythology, who was the mother of the Gods and wife of Kronos.

Kalyke

Kalyke is a tablet that fills that spot between phone and laptop, especially for content consumption, limited content creation, and other “lightweight” computing tasks that are a little too intense for the phone but don’t require a full laptop.

  • Model: Apple iPad Air (5th Generation)
  • SOC: Apple M1
    • CPU:
      • 3.2ghz (eight-core) ARM64 v8.5A
      • Geekbench 5 scores: 1,707 single, 7,268 multi
    • GPU:
  • RAM: 8gb LPDDR4X
  • Storage: 64gb (on-board storage)
  • Operating System: Apple iPadOS 15.5
  • Display: 10.9″ LCD at 2360×1640 resolution
  • Input Devices:
  • Case: Logitech Combo Touch case
  • Name Meaning: Reference to a moon of Jupiter that was discovered in 2000. As of this writing, it is the twenty-third of the eighty known moons of Jupiter. It takes its name from Kalyke (or Calyce) from Greek mythology, a daughter of Aeolus and Enarete and the mother of Endymion.

Other Gizmos

Device History

Smartphones

PDAs

Dumbphones

Tablets

Readers

Smart Watches

Fitness Trackers

Digital Cameras

Music Players

  • ScottPod 2 (Apple iPod Classic [6G], iPod Classic Software 1.1)
  • ScottPod (Apple iPod 3G, iPod Software 2.3)

Scott Bradford has been putting his opinions on his website since 1995—before most people knew what a website was. He has been a professional web developer in the public- and private-sector for over twenty years. He is an independent constitutional conservative who believes in human rights and limited government, and a Catholic Christian whose beliefs are summarized in the Nicene Creed. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from George Mason University. He loves Pink Floyd and can play the bass guitar . . . sort-of. He’s a husband, pet lover, amateur radio operator, and classic AMC/Jeep enthusiast.