Category Archives: Android

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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The Ultimate VR Phone: Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Sony Xperia XZ Premium official global site The first Snapdragon 835 phone (before Samsung) with a 4K screen (Samsung is stopping at 2K). The rumor is it’ll be US$800. Which will probably seem just fine when people see a new … Continue reading

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Second Google Books PDF Test: Samsung Chromebook Plus

Reminder: Bands or stripes that appear in photos are the screen refresh interval interfering with the camera sensor. The screen is absolutely clear, sharp, and doesn’t strobe in person. Click any image to enlarge. Because I absolutely had to know … Continue reading

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Google Books PDF Test: Samsung Chromebook Plus

After reading several reviews of the two new Chromebooks from Samsung — the Plus and the Pro — I wanted to get my hands on the Plus ASAP. A tech sojourn this past weekend found me in luck: Click any … Continue reading

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