You know Shaquille O'Neal is a four-time NBA champion and a surefire future Hall of Famer, but you may not have known that the big man is also a self-professed "tech geek."

O'Neal admitted as much in an interview with the Wall Street Journal this week at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas. Shaq also opened up about his love for new technology, claiming that he spends $1,000 a week on phone apps and recently binged on some deer-hunting games for his phone.

O'Neal also revealed his Twitter strategy and why he's been so successful on the micro-blogging platform. After all, you don't get to be the first verified account and rack up more than eight million followers without a plan. O'Neal says 60 percent of his tweets are humorous, 30 percent are inspiring and the rest are meant to be promotional. That said, it's unclear where one of his more recent tweets fits into the balance:


You can watch Shaq's full interview below:

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