Category Archives: Android

Google’s New Android App Restrictions Will Have Nasty Revenge Effects

Play Store to require new and updated apps to target recent API levels and distribute native apps with 64-bit support Starting in late-2018, all new and updated apps will be required to target an SDK that is no more than … Continue reading

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The iPhone X & PDF Tests

I don’t know how Apple does it.

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Is There An Android App Like iOS-Only Vidometer?

I’m being a bit lazy here. But I expect researching this would take a hell of a lot more time than just asking here. Vidometer is an iOS-only app I’ve seen used in many ride videos. It places a speedometer, … Continue reading

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Slope Measurement Frustration

Kurt V once mentioned he’d tell us how to measure a slope using a phone. He never did. So I sought out my own solution and came across this Android app: Bubble Level, Spirit Level. Using it is frustrating, however. … Continue reading

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The Best Conversion App For Android I’ve Found

It’s been driving me crazy. Watching YouTube videos in which kilometers and kilometers per hour and kilograms are used instead of the more sensible (ahem!) miles, miles per hour, and pounds. To convert, I’d usually Google either on the desktop … Continue reading

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Asus ZenPad 3S 10 With Android 7.0 Google Books PDF Test Two

Earlier: Asus ZenPad 3S 10 With Android 7.0 Plus PDF Test I stopped in B&H Photo check out some things yesterday and decided to again try my Google Books PDF test with SmartQ Reader on the Asus ZenPad 3S 10. … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Does WOW

It’s the usual thing: A gorgeous screen with colors that pop like crazy. But it also brings the WOW.

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The Essential Phone

I expected to be WOWed. After all, isn’t this screen scheme similar to the one iPhone X will have?

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Asus ZenPad 3S 10 With Android 7.0 Plus PDF Test

What: That’s what the home screen looked like. I don’t know why. Is that standard? How weird.

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Amazon Continues Its Tablet Market War

Amazon continues its all-encompassing assault on the Android tablet market with a new Fire HD 10 tablet. Amazon has already prevented Chinese brands from any hope of entering the American market. And this one will probably kill off all the … Continue reading

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