Category Archives: Android

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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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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