Tag Archives: android

iPhone Xs vs OnePlus 6 Fast Charging

OnePlus phones are known for having best-in-class fast charing, and now that I have one of these guys, I had a few questions: How fast is Dash Charge? How much faster is it than charing on the newest iPhones? Despite the Android community’s love of open standards, the OnePlus line has garnered lots of love […]

A Terrible Misuse of Space

I want to take a few minutes and rant just a bit on the status bar on Android. Now since I know a lot of people will be reading this from iOS, here’s what my status bar looked like earlier today. On the left we have the time and a couple notification icons for my […]

The Broken Promise of Android Treble

Google surprised everyone when they announced the Android Pie (then just Android P) beta would be on more than just Google’s own phones this year. The full list was: Sony Xperia XZ2 Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Nokia 7 Plus Oppo R15 Pro Vivo X21 OnePlus 6 Essential PH‑1 Not a bad list! I mean it […]

Android Pie Review: All the Little Things

This was originally going to be a longer review with more than 2 short parts, but as I looked at what else had changed in Pie compared to Oreo, I found myself at a loss for how much could be said about each change. There’s a fair number of things happening behind the scenes, but […]

Android Pie Review: Gesture-Based Navigation

Android has never been my favorite operating system, as evidenced by my numerous Android reviews, but I always hold out hope that “this is the year” they win me over. I’ll begin this piece by saying that Google has indeed not won me over in 2018 either. Android Pie is a fine update to the […]