PhoneArena's John Velasco talks about the geek life in an interview

PhoneArena's John Velasco talks about the geek life in an interview
If you’ve been a long time and faithful reader of our site, then you’re probably aware about one of our resident expert reviewers – John Velasco, aka Johhhhn Veee. Anyway, he was recently interviewed by one of our colleagues over at Chip Chick, the online tech that focuses its content primarily to women. For a while now, they’ve been interviewing several notable people in the tech industry for their “Date a Geek” pieces, which was established soon after the controversial popularity in their “How to Date a Geek Girl” and “How to Date a Geek Guy” guides.

For those of you following our site for some time now, you know John as one of our resident reviewers, but in this interview, he dives deeper into what it’s like living the geek life. From answering questions such as “what makes you a geek” to others like “your favorite comic book hero and why,” you’ll find some interesting answers. And of course, he dives into some of his favorite gadgets and his mobile platform of choice – the latter of which will surprise you, well, us even. Without spoiling all of the dirt, here’s a small sample of some of his responses in the interview. However, you can click the link below to jump into the entire interview.

source: Chip Chick



1. atsamman

Posts: 74; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

John V hes a nice guy Keep it up with ur reviews

22. sharks

Posts: 236; Member since: Feb 16, 2013

Get off that horse, Gangnam Style!!

65. Raymond_htc

Posts: 430; Member since: Apr 06, 2012


77. kalandershihab

Posts: 57; Member since: Mar 09, 2012

mann, i love his smile :P

2. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

John is secretly a sports announcer for ESPN! Johnnnn vee lol Keep up the great reviews bro :)

62. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

He's bias as any blogger on any site

70. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Then why do you still come here if everyone is biased?

72. paulyyd

Posts: 340; Member since: Jan 08, 2011

bro thats my boy john vee dont talk smack

80. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

but hes right....

3. mss1988

Posts: 41; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

I think all the best of him, but it would be really nice of him to speak a little slower in video reviews. Sometimes I feel like that more time passes when he speaks his name then the entire rest of the review :-)

5. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

he doesnt look like I imagine he would based on how he sounds,.

6. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

John v, one of the best tech reviewer you know you can trust. It's great that pa is including an interview in an article, so we get to know the pa team a bit more

15. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Aaron Baker is probably reviewer in the industry without a doubt, but Johhhh Veee is definitely up there though.


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

John V is def the Aaron Baker of PhoneArena and well deserved too. Keep up the great reviews and awesome articles.

20. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

John V, Aaron Baker, Brian Tong, and Molly Wood are my favorites. But than again, I watch em' all.

24. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

And Michael Heller as well i think Ray S is the boss at phonearena my favorites : Jon Rettinger, Aaron Baker, Joe levi, Anton D Nagy

26. Archan_Pe

Posts: 74; Member since: Apr 08, 2012

I totally agree on your favorites bro

41. freakatronic

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 20, 2010

Lisa Gade for me... I love her reviews.

43. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

never heard that before

69. Archan_Pe

Posts: 74; Member since: Apr 08, 2012

the girl from mobiletechreview?

78. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

I hate Anton Nagy haha

8. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

John V. looks like Tusshar Kapoor........LOL

19. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Such a hard choice between John V from Phonearena and Daniel Rubino from WPCentral.

21. sharks

Posts: 236; Member since: Feb 16, 2013

John Vee's interview? Really?! Get off that horse, Gangnam Style!!

23. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

I'm really curious what is john v's home country ? he doesn't look like an american..

27. yudi.nemesis unregistered

do you mean he doesn't look like an Indians (Native Americans) or he doesn't look like an white american

32. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012


45. yudi.nemesis unregistered

ohh... i think you talking about nationality. so its about his race. but i'm sure caucasian is not american

47. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

whites are immigrants from europe indians are native american

30. FlushGordon unregistered

He's either Philipino or Mexican In Asia, the Philippines is the only country that is Spanish-influenced, hence the Spanish sounding surname

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