Monthly Archives: August 2016

Video: ZTE Zmax Pro Vs. Sony Xperia XA Ultra

The $99 ZTE Zmax Pro versus the $329 (or $369) Sony Xperia XA Ultra. Fight! This is an interesting — although slow and with YouTube image stabilization that makes it a bit trippy — video that has helped me to … Continue reading

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The China Mirage: VR

Xiaomi hints at a more ‘sophisticated’ virtual reality headset “But I think it’s easy to say one thing, the Chinese market is at around 400 million to 500 million smartphones sold every year. Every single one of these phones, in … Continue reading

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J.K. Rowling: The Only Things A Writer Needs


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Android 7.0 And Daydream VR

Android 7 is out today for select Nexus phones. Android 7.0 Nougat review—Do more on your gigantic smartphone Daydream: Android becomes a virtual reality platform For now, we know there will be some kind of accelerometer and gyroscope performance metrics … Continue reading

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Nano-Fondle: Sony Xperia XA Ultra

I’m not surprised that I didn’t even know this phone existed. Sony has confused the hell out of me recently with its moves in phones. So I was very surprised to run across a new Xperia phone with a six-inch … Continue reading

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The China Mirage, Part Two

How Xiaomi lost $40bn: Where it all went wrong for the ‘Apple of the East’ Lenovo, Huawei, ZTE. The American market won’t make room for more. Just ask established Asus how hard it’s been to get shelf space! My own … Continue reading

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Video: Kobo Aura One Public Library Lending

Michael Tamblyn, CEO of Kobo — and a genuine guy — explains the new Kobo Aura One in a video, highlighting how OverDrive integration will make borrowing books from a public library an easy experience. I’ve grabbed three screensnaps that … Continue reading

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Mr. Robot, Season Two, Episode Seven

Um, well.

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New York Public Library eBook Lending Breakthrough: SimplyE

Thanks to @tuphlos for the tip. A Breakthrough for Library E-Books? In July, the New York Public Library rolled out its much-anticipated e-book app, SimplyE, which seeks to solve a problem that has plagued library e-book users by reducing the … Continue reading

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