Category Archives: Android

Dumb App Of The Day: BroApp

Dumb App Of The Day: BroApp And what’s so dumb about this Android app you ask? Well basi­cally it auto­mates sending text messages to your assigned girl­friend (or boyfriend the proto­cols are funda­men­tally gender neutral despite the naming) to make it look like you’re inter­ested in her. The makers claim several sophis­ti­cated features like: * Girl­friend … Continue reading Dumb App Of The Day: BroApp

Do You Want A Phone The Size Of A Tablet

On the left is the Nexus 7. On the right is the Sony Xperia Z Ultra. It’s an Android phone. If you thought Samsung’s Note line were big, appar­ently that’s nothing compared to the 6.4″ Xperia Z Ultra. I suppose this might be big enough you wouldn’t need the tablet as well… http://​www​.xperi​ablog​.net/​2​0​1​3​/​0​8​/​0​4​/​x​p​e​r​i​a​-​z​-​u​l​t​r​a​-​s​i​z​e​d​-​u​p​-​a​g​a​i​n​s​t​-​t​h​e​-​n​e​x​u​s-7 – 2013/ Eoghann Irving Overly opin­ion­ated owner … Continue reading Do You Want A Phone The Size Of A Tablet

MotoX-512x460 Maybe It’s Time We Changed The Definition of High End?

People complain the Galaxy S4 is slug­gish. Appar­ently the Moto X is smooth as butter. The Moto X is being called a mid-range phone, the GS4 high end. People complain the HTC One’s battery life is terrible. Suppos­edly the Moto X has excel­lent battery life. The HTC One is appar­ently a high-end phone. Moto X offers a nearly stock expe­ri­ence, HTC ONe and GS4 are … Continue reading Maybe It’s Time We Changed The Defi­n­i­tion of High End?

Moto X Tech Demo Moto X Tech Demo

This is the first video I’ve seen that actu­ally demon­strates some of the distinc­tive features of the Moto X that have been previ­ously mentioned. There are supposed to be more (if rumors are true).Some of this stuff is part of the Google Now / Google Voice Commands func­tion­ality but the imple­men­ta­tion shows that they’re actu­ally thinking … Continue reading Moto X Tech Demo

Screen-Shot-2013-06-12-at-11.04.24-AM Android 5.0 In October?

And the rumors are back. Of course everyone was saying we’d have Key Lime Pie (or Android 5.0) for Google IO. But we didn’t. Now it seems the rumors are about an October release and that the big focus will be on supporting as wide a range of devices as possible regard­less of hard­ware. Right down … Continue reading Android 5.0 In October?

google_h840_fcc_1-580x306-540x284 What Is Google’s H840?

Well according to the FCC filing it’s a Digital Trans­mis­sion System and the descrip­tion is The device func­tions as a media player. Two things were notice­ably absent from Google I/O 2013. Nothing was said about the failed Nexus Q, and there wasn’t a Google branded Google TV box. So… Eoghann Irving Overly opin­ion­ated owner and author of eoghann​.com. You … Continue reading What Is Google’s H840?

unnamed The Google TV Brand Fades But Android Is Still Coming To TVs

When Google launched their Google TV brand people got very excited. Would this be the product that finally moved these sorts of streaming boxes from a niche hobby to the main­stream? Nope. Google stum­bled when they forked Google TV from Android which dramat­i­cally slowed down the updates and content provides reacted in a partic­u­larly hyster­ical fashion by … Continue reading The Google TV Brand Fades But Android Is Still Coming To TVs