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...
Turbo Editor Supercharges Your Device’s File Editing Functionality
File editing has never been one of the strong suites of smartphones and tablets for a variety of reasons–screen size and a lack of a physical keyboard being two predominant issues. While one can correctly state that some devices can fit the bill and handle a file editor, such as the hybrid tablets with physical keyboards or any other tablet with a Bluetooth keyboard, there’s still the issue of the absence of a powerful text editor, similar to the much acclaimed Notepad++ that desktop operating systems enjoy. Or at least, this was an issue.
In a well executed encapsulation of features offered by desktop file editors, XDA Senior Member Vlad Mihalachi has published a powerful file editor tool titled Turbo Editor. As expected of any powerful file editor, Turbo Editor offers features such as syntax highlighting, line numbering, web viewing, and more. And to top off this strong array of features, it offers a clean Material Design-like interface which lends an appealing aura, usually lacking in editors.
Head on over to the Turbo Editor application thread to get started with supercharged file editing, or view the source code to see how it works.
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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...