ALW – Almost Live With [App Review]

February 19, 2017

Looking for a fun and different way to connect and communicate with friends and family? Looking for a communication app that is on both Android and iOS? Looking for a free app? Well if you answered yes to these questions, then you should take a look at ALW – Almost Live With from ALW World LLC. This fun looking and “packed” communication app will allow you and your contacts to do a lot of different things. The app is very straight forward and relatively easy to use. You can decide on what you post, what features you want to use, and who has permission to see what. The app is broken down into the following sections: The Hub: This is be the main section you will probably hit each time you go online. Here you will see all feeds summaries from your contacts. There are easy access buttons to your groups such as family, friends, ALW lounges, etc. MyBoard: This is where you will share your profile and any cards…

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Counterclockwise: the rise and fall of Galaxy S, Lumia, Xperia Z and others

February 18, 2017

It has been a while since we last took a trip down memory lane, but the impending Mobile World Congress sparked some memories. The MWC has been the traditional stomping ground of the Samsung Galaxy S phone.

Last year, it was the Galaxy S7. The year before was the Galaxy S6. Three years ago, Galaxy S5 rumors were flying. Four years ago, the Galaxy S4 didn’t come to the MWC – instead, it was unveiled in New York. This year it may be the same, Samsung will bring miscellaneous devices to the MWC and leave the Galaxy S8 for a March reveal.

Speaking of four years ago, it was when the original…

Sunday Q&A

February 18, 2017

Welcome to the week 7 edition of our Sunday Q&A. This week we talk the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Nougat update, the resolution vs pixel size debate and benchmarks.

Ravi: With the release of the Huawei Mate 9 and the Cortex A73 cores inside it, the mighty Kryo cores inside Snapdragon 82x chips finally had a competitor that fared better in benchmarks. However, even the latest and greatest offering from ARM didn’t even come close to the raw single-core computing power offered by A10 fusion cores inside iPhone 7/7+.

My question is how did Apple manage to create a chipset that is way…

Weekly poll: have you switched to a phone with USB-C yet?

February 18, 2017

Some of us are working on an HTC 10 evo review and have to deal with the reality having USB-C as the only port. No, not even a 3.5mm headphone jack. But that’s not the only issue, we have plenty of microUSB cables in the office while our USB-C cables are stolen by gremlins every night.

The transition period is difficult, but it should be worth it – USB-C is the way of the future, the one cable to rule them all. And microUSB is about to go the way of miniUSB, so sooner or later you will be dragged into the C-world, whether you want to or not.

Have you started the transition yet, do you…

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