Tag Archives: android

Android Speed Over Time

The fundamental problem with Android phones is that they are far faster when you first use them than they are months down the line.

The Perks of Being an iOS User

Google Photos is one of the most valuable tools on my phone. It’s a wonderfully accessible archive of all the photos I have ever taken. Smart searching is Google Photos’ killer feature, as I can find just about any photo by simply typing the name of something in that photo. Google also makes an awesome […]

Why Truly Standalone Apps are Android Wear 2’s Biggest New Feature

I’m a well-known lover of smart watches, especially the Apple Watch. And while I think Pebble is doing good work in the smart watch space, Android Wear has never really impressed me that much. The hardware looked really bad and the software was way too limited. But Google just had their I/O developer conference and […]

Greener Grass

Marco Arment wrote a good piece yesterday about how Apple could become the next Blackberry in the smartphone world if they’re not careful. If Google is wrong, and computing continues to be defined by a tightly controlled grid of siloed apps that you poke a thousand times a day on a smooth rectangle of manufacturing […]