Category Archives: Android

Wall Street Journal Goes Silly On Apple’s Future

Polaroid. Walkman. Palm Pilot. iPhone? If history is any indication, though, America’s favorite handheld device will someday take up residence with the digital camera, the calculator, the pager, Sony’s Walkman and the Palm Pilot in a museum. Although it’s hard … Continue reading

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Xiaomi To Topple Apple?!

Opened Twitter this morning to have my mind blown by @evleaks. A leaked(?) video of a Xiaomi folding phone unlike anything ever seen before. Look! It starts out looking like iPad Mini-size:

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A Video Memo To Every Damn Tech Company

Listen to your users, goddammit! A Video Memo To Tech Companies (Glengarry Glen Ross)

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Smartphone Commodity Usage

Frasier Speirs switching from iOS to Android has really stuck in my mind. Let’s review his thinking in brief: It turned out that, consistently, what I did with my phone was exactly this, in order of screen time: Twitter iMessage … Continue reading

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iPhones Are Hard To Use (Other Phones Are Even Worse!)

iPhones are hard to use I once wrote a user manual for a handheld engine-diagnostics module for Daewoo cars. I know “hard to use” when I see it. iPhones are hard to use. Yow! He goes on from there to … Continue reading

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Blecchmarks: iPhone XS Max Beats Google Pixel 3XL

Apple’s iPhone XS Max smashes Google’s Pixel 3 in benchmark testing This is no surprise. The missing benchmark — the only true benchmark — is trying Google Books PDFs on both!

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Flossy Carter On The Google Pixel 3XL

Google Pixel 3XL – Unboxing And First Impressions OUCH! His point about stock Android is absolutely correct. I spent this illness-cursed morning watching videos of the Xiaomi Redmi 6A and the BLU Vivo XI+. Plus, some videos about MIUI 10 … Continue reading

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Kardia Mobile: Take An EKG Anywhere, Anytime

Yesterday, my time was eaten up waiting for an appointment. A bad CRT SD TV was tuned to CNN and I happened to turn my head to it at an opportune time. I saw an ad for Kardia Mobile, a … Continue reading

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Boyue Likebook Mars: An “eInk iPad Mini”

Boyue Likebook Mars Features an Octacore CPU The Likebook Mars has a 7.8″, 300 ppi Carta E-ink screen with frontlight and capacitive touchscreen. According to the description on Youtube, it runs Likebook OS on an octa-core Rockchip CPU with 2GB … Continue reading

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The iPhone Xr. Dammit.

The iPhone XR is the one to get The XR is the populist iPhone. The iPhone for the people. I’ve been calling it the iPod Mini of iPhones and Matt Burns has been saying it’s the iBook, but the point … Continue reading

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