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.
Stay Up to Date with the News Using Fast News
With good reason, our current era is called the age of information. We have various different types of media at our disposal, all informing us of some groundbreaking events. And then the popularity of smartphones makes accessing this information even easier than ever. What could ever better than a small device connected to the Web that can be pulled out of our pockets in a few seconds and show us any piece of information we would ever want to see?
One of the most convenient methods of accessing news over the Internet is still RSS. Combined with a mobile device, RSS is still quite powerful. And since mobile technology isn’t our only interest, many of us also enjoy reading from sites like BBC and CNN to get apprised on the goings on in the world. XDA Senior Member Theworld2020 created an application to gather the news from more than 60 different news sites, all from various different categories. With this app, finding a weather forecast or the latest football scores are easy as pie. It’s a great way to stay up-to-date with all recent information from around the world.
You can grab the latest version by visiting the application thread.
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