Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on New vs. Old. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below! Smartphone purchases make for some of the sweetest times of the year for many of us. After all, we are hobbyists of Android and a new...
Make Every Boot-Up More Enjoyable With This Android vs Apple Boot Animation
If you’re anything like I am, you probably spend a good deal of time every day trying out new kernels in order to maximize your device’s performance. Inherent to that is the need to restart quite frequently, and we all know how much fun that is. (Hint: Not very.) Luckily, XDA member Charlieb620 has created a custom boot animation that helps make that process a little bit more enjoyable. The animation features the ubiquitous bitten fruit logo not-so-glamorously taken off stage by the none other than the lovable Android mascot, clad in classic variety show attire.
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Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.