More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Android App Review: Make That Link Shorter with ShortPaste – XDA Developer TV
Everyday, more and more crap gets uploaded to or created on the Internet. However, some of this stuff is funny, shocking, cats or memes–basically stuff you have to share with your friends. Often times, when you do share these links, you end up sending them a message with a link the size of Robert Downey Jr’s ego since the success of Iron Man!
XDA Senior Member Mohammad_Adib offers up an application that allows you share a link and have it be automagically shortened. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews ShortPaste. TK shows off the application, its uses, and functionality. Check out this app review.
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