Category Archives: Android

Two 3D Cameras For Smartphones

I came across these while researching 3D (not 360VR) cameras. The SVPro attaches to a smartphone (Android only, and only certain phone models) with a screw-on clamp and USB cable. According ot its specs, it records at 2560 X 720 … Continue reading

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Rough Reference: S8, S8+, G6, XZP, iPhone 8 Screen PPI

All specs, except iPhone, taken from GSM Arena. *Here I disagree with everyone else. Everyone is seeing this (via 9to5Mac): And thinking the “function area” will be a permanent placement. I say no. That would be stupid. I think we’ll … Continue reading

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Remix OS Is Dead

Jide Technology shifting away from consumer market, Remix OS discontinued Remix was very popular on Chinese iPad clones as a way to differentiate them from “regular” Android and to try to appeal to office workers. That the plug has now … Continue reading

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The iOS 11 New Dock — In 2014!

Dredging my mind last night, it occurred to me that the new iOS 11 Dock had a familiar feeling to it. It turns out that was because I’d seen it before. So have readers who have followed my Chinese tablet … Continue reading

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SmartQ Reader Needs An Update

I ran across a rare beast at a Best Buy yesterday: A Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 updated to Android 6.x!

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Video: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Extreme PDF Test

Previously: Video: iPad Pro Extreme PDF Test Video: iPad Mini 4 Extreme PDF Test (Plus Tablet Thoughts) This is an unfair test.

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Another Tablet Factor? Automation.

Apple bought Workflow, an iOS automation app, which seems to be a Very Big Deal. I’ve been trying to understand the articles about Workflow over at MacStories and it’s been like encountering the CompuServe documentation back in the early 1980s. … Continue reading

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New ZTE Zmax Pro Coming?

ZTE Z986 with 6″ Screen, SD 625 and Android 7.1.1 Seen on GFXBench The ZTE Zmax Pro is still the best-value phone available. It offers a Snapdragon 617 CPU with a 6-inch HD screen, 32 GBs of internal storage, and … Continue reading

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Lenovo Phab 2 Pro

I stopped into B&H yesterday and ran across the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. This was announced last year and is the first phone to incorporate Google’s Tango Augmented Reality initiative.

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Samsung Chromebook Plus Has An Odd AnTuTu Score

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