Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...
RD Whois – Use the Whois Database from your Android Device
Thanks to XDA member raidx all you admins now have a great tool at your disposal. RD Whois, is a free app for looking up domain names and finding out details about them such as:
- Domain Name
- Name Servers
- And much more!
It is pretty full of features and even allows you to add your own custom Whois server databases and specify their URL. You can query using a site name or URL also. This is a great app for anyone who works with site hosting, so we encourage you to go try it out and give feedback to the developer in the discussion thread.
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There are many great Android handsets on the market today that are much cheaper than the flagships from the major players like Samsung and HTC. The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two great examples of high-end phones being offered at prices much cheaper than competitors. But there are phones in the mid-range that may offer even more bang for your buck. Let us know which smartphone deal you think has the best value.
TapDeck which has just entered beta, is a smart wallpaper app that allows you to change to a random wallpaper by simply double tapping your screen. After selecting images you like from a selection, your wallpapers will be chosen based on similar images from Flickr, Imgur, Reddit and Wikipedia. If you see one you like, simply swipe up and you will see information relevant to the image. After spending a day with this app it is clear that it is still...