Tag Archives: Android

Is it time to give up on Android Diversity?


Rumors swirling about future operating systems from Google like Andromeda OS and Fuchsia OS, is it time to sacrifice “choice” to deliver better performance and more consistent updates?

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Insta360 Air Sample: two minutes of boredom at LAX (360 Degree Video)

First public test of the Insta360 Air, a 360 degree camera which connects to an Android phone’s USB port. I’m always paranoid about getting to the airport on time, which means I’m almost always WAY earlier than I need to be. What better way to kill some time than to ride back and forth on the moving walkways…

LG G6 Quad DAC Explained: Better than the V20?

After running down the rumors on the LG G6, the most asked question we received was whether the Quad DAC in the G6 could outperform the LG V20. Let’s talk about some audio!

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Is it False Advertising if a Smartphone Manufacturer Rigs Benchmarks? – Pocketnow


Another pair of companies have been caught rigging benchmark performance. How does this affect fans? Should this be considered false advertising?

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RIP Google Now Launcher: What’s next for Android fans and manufacturers?

Google has announced that the Now Launcher is end of life. The popular skin will be removed from the Play store in March, and manufacturers are encouraged to remove it from future products. What does this mean for consumers and OEMs? Let’s take a look.

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Android Battery Optimization Sucks!

Mobile phone usage is getting more demanding, and battery technology is having a difficult time keeping up. Increasingly we’re turning to software tricks to manage power drain on our phones, but Google’s latest efforts are kind of terrible…

Smartphone Camera Software Blur SUCKS! – iPhone 7 Plus vs Mate 9 vs Galaxy S7 vs Pixel XL

Let’s be real. Smartphone cameras aren’t as good as REAL cameras yo. Truth. Here are the deets on four SUCKY phones, which shoot SUCKY photos, using SUCKY software blur! Bokehtastic? NOT!!!

Skagen Connected Hagen Smartwatch Review: Elegantly Analog

A slightly different take on a smartwatch, the Skagen Connected relies on analog dials to track fitness and deliver notifications. Boasting six month long battery life, can this wearable bridge the gap between classic timepieces and modern smartphone accessories? Here’s our full review.