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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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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…

App Review: Google Voice Finally Gets an Update! MMS and Group Text for All!

It’s been a LONG time coming, but Google Voice users can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Not only is Voice not getting scrapped, instead it’s getting a major redesign with some long-awaited new features. Here’s a quick tour through the app which supports the only phone number you’ll ever need!

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!!!

Google Pixel XL Review: Fast performance, high price

Google gets a lot right with this re-branding. Moving away from a developer focus, while trying to court general consumers. This is a crowded market though, and introducing a premium priced phone into this arena is difficult under the best of circumstances. Does Google have the right recipe of hardware and software to justify the Pixel XL price tag? Let’s take a look!

Pixel Real Camera Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Orf87…
Pixel Real Audio Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_nWh…
Pixel XL vs iPhone 7 Plus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieY6w…
Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5TSe…

Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P: Smaller screen, bigger price…

The one year upgrade is always a tough recommendation, but Google is making a hard course correction with the Pixel. Now that the Nexus is officially retired, should Google fans turn to this new line of phones? Here’s our showdown between the Pixel XL and the Nexus 6P!

Pixel Real Camera Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Orf87…
Pixel Real Audio Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_nWh…
Pixel XL vs iPhone 7 Plus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieY6w…

Google Pixel XL vs iPhone 7 Plus: The better bigger phone?

The Pixel XL feels like a single minded response to Apple’s larger iPhone. In a hyper competitive market, does Google’s first consumer focused phablet have the goods to topple the king? It’s time for a showdown! Pixel XL vs iPhone 7 Plus!