Phones and Devices

Current Devices


Calypso 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.

  • Model: Apple iPhone 14 Pro
  • SOC: Apple A16 Bionic
    • CPU:
      • 3.64/2.02ghz (six-core) ARM64 v8.6A
      • Geekbench 6 scores: 2,559 single, 6,697 multi
    • GPU:
  • RAM: 6gb LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128gb (on-board storage)
  • Operating System: Apple iOS 17.3
  • Display: 6.1″ LCD at 2,556×1,179 resolution
  • Input Devices: Built-in touch screen
  • Carrier: Verizon LTE and H2O LTE (AT&T MVNO) (dual-eSIM)
  • Name Meaning: Reference to a moon of Saturn that was discovered in 1980. As of this writing, it is the sixteenth of the 146 known moons of Saturn. It takes its name from the nymph Calypso from Greek mythology, who was the daughter of Atlas who detained Odysseus for seven years.


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 too intense for a smartphone but don’t require a ”full” computer.

  • Model: Apple iPad Air (5th Generation)
  • SOC: Apple M1
    • CPU:
      • 3.23/2.06ghz (eight-core) ARM64 v8.5A
      • Geekbench 6 scores: 2,196 single, 8,034 multi
    • GPU:
  • RAM: 8gb LPDDR4X
  • Storage: 64gb (on-board storage)
  • Operating System: Apple iPadOS 17.3
  • Display: 10.9″ LCD at 2,360×1,640 resolution
  • Input Devices:
  • 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






Smart Watches

Fitness Trackers

Music Players

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

Scott Bradford is a writer and technologist who has been putting his opinions online since 1995. He believes in three inviolable human rights: life, liberty, and property. He is a Catholic Christian who worships the trinitarian God described in the Nicene Creed. Scott is a husband, nerd, pet lover, and AMC/Jeep enthusiast with a B.S. degree in public administration from George Mason University.