Roy Choi

Roy Choi is a Southern California native. He has been infatuated with technology reviews ever since he bought his first crummy laptop in the summer of 2000. He's been a writer for 8 years with The Walt Disney Company prior to joining TechnoBuffalo. When he's not writing he enjoys spending time with this wife doing nerdy things. Follow him @TheRealRoyChoi

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Paint the Night — New Disneyland parade features more than 1.5 million sources of light

Paint the Night — New Disneyland parade features more than 1.5 million sources of light

Roy Choi

We had a chance to check out Paint the Night an all-new electrical parade that users more than 1.5 million sources of lights, 500 strobes across parade floats, performers. All together Paint the Night uses more than 200 “universes of control” a rather fancy name for a complex web of programming that gets all these lights to work in sync to the parade. As the floats glow and pulsate down...

BlackBerry Passport vs. OnePlus One - Best smartphone reader's choice finals - Mobile Madness 2015

BlackBerry Passport vs. OnePlus One - Best smartphone reader's choice finals - Mobile Madness 2015

Roy Choi

After rounds of match ups pitting flagship devices against each other we are just days away from crowning this year’s Mobile Madness winner.  The finalists are the BlackBerry Passport and the OnePlus One.  The BlackBerry Passport beat the Motorola Droid Turbo, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and  HTC One M9 to reach this final round.  While the OnePlus One fended off the Apple iPhone 6, Samsung...

BlackBerry Classic vs. OnePlus One - Best smartphone reader's choice - Mobile Madness 2015

BlackBerry Classic vs. OnePlus One - Best smartphone reader's choice - Mobile Madness 2015

Roy Choi

Editor’s Note: This poll is now closed, head over to the finals to vote! We’re getting close to the finals and in the previous round we saw the BlackBerry Passport cruising to a win against the HTC One M9.  It will go on to face the winner of today’s match-up. Today we will see the BlackBerry Classic go head to head against the TechnoBuffalo Staff Phone of the Year for 2014, the...

HTC One M9 vs. BlackBerry Passport - Best smartphone reader's choice - Mobile Madness 2015

HTC One M9 vs. BlackBerry Passport - Best smartphone reader's choice - Mobile Madness 2015

Roy Choi

We’re getting close to the final round! Yesterday paired the OnePlus One against the Samsung Galaxy S6, with the OnePlus One taking the win. We now have the final four smartphones: HTC One M9, BlackBerry Passport, Blackberry Classic and OnePlus One. This next round will allow a little extra voting time, one extra day to be exact. Voters will have between Tuesday through Thursday to...

OnePlus One vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 - Best smartphone reader's choice - Mobile Madness 2015

OnePlus One vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 - Best smartphone reader's choice - Mobile Madness 2015

Roy Choi

Welcome back to another round of Mobile Madness. Yesterday we saw the BlackBerry Classic take the win against the Sony Xperia Z3. We’re about make our final four selections official, but before we do that we must vote between the OnePlus One and the Samsung Galaxy S6.  Which earns your vote for best smartphone?  Vote below after the spec comparison. Thanks for participating! Samsung...

Sony Xperia Z3 vs. BlackBerry Classic - Best smartphone reader's choice - March Mobile Madness 2015

Sony Xperia Z3 vs. BlackBerry Classic - Best smartphone reader's choice - March Mobile Madness 2015

Roy Choi

Welcome back to another round of Mobile Madness. We’re rolling through the tournament and are well on our way to the semi-finals.  Yesterday we saw the Galaxy Note 4 go up against the BlackBerry Passport. With the BlackBerry Passport taking the win in our reader’s choice tournament style poll. It’s all up to our readers to decide which phone is worthy of “best smartphone” so remember...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs. BlackBerry Passport - Best smartphone reader's choice - March Mobile Madness 2015

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs. BlackBerry Passport - Best smartphone reader's choice - March Mobile Madness 2015

Roy Choi

Welcome back to another round of Mobile Madness. Yesterday’s challenge pitted the HTC One M9 up against the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. The M9 took the win. Today we’ll see the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 go up against BlackBerry Passport. The Note 4 outvoted the Moto X (2014) while the Passport bested the BlackBerry Passport to get to this round. So that leads us here.  What will it be? The...

HTC One M9 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge - Best smartphone reader's choice - March Mobile Madness 2015

HTC One M9 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge - Best smartphone reader's choice - March Mobile Madness 2015

Roy Choi

Welcome to another round of Mobile Madness 2015 where we allow our readers to determine the “best smartphone” in this tournament style contest.  Thus far we’ve run nine rounds of the tournament and we’ve already lost some heavy hitters.  Yesterday saw the Samsung Galaxy S6 go up against the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. Rather strange to have two Samsung devices go up against each other in...

Galaxy S6 vs. Galaxy Note Edge - Best smartphone reader's choice - Mobile Madness 2015

Galaxy S6 vs. Galaxy Note Edge - Best smartphone reader's choice - Mobile Madness 2015

Roy Choi

Yesterday we pitted the Apple iPhone 6 against our selection for ‘Phone of the Year’ the OnePlus One, with the OnePlus One eventually taking the win.  It will eventually go up against today’s winner.  So lets find out what device it will be. We have the newly announced Samsung Galaxy S6 vs the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. We didn’t anticipate this match up when we went through the...

iPhone 6 vs. OnePlus One - Best smartphone reader's choice - March Mobile Madness 2015

iPhone 6 vs. OnePlus One - Best smartphone reader's choice - March Mobile Madness 2015

Roy Choi

Yesterday we pitted the Nexus 6 against the BlackBerry Classic, with the Classic taking the win. It looks like BlackBerry fans came to vote from all over the world and gave the physical keyboard favorite a big boost.  It will now go on to face the Sony Xperia Z3 next week. Today we have the Apple iPhone 6 going up against TechnoBuffalo’s phone of last year, the OnePlus One. I love both...