I’m on Snapchat. Yes, that Snapchat. Since it’s banned in South Korea, the users from South Korea should have an alternative. And, there is Snow. Snow shares similar features with Snapchat. …it is also gaining traction in China, where the country’s 700 million users make up the world’s largest internet market. There, Snow has a […]
I think more people think that Android N will have Nutella as its new name. But, recently Android announced that the official name for Android N is Android Nougat. Introducing #AndroidNougat. Thank you, world, for all your sweet name ideas! #AndroidNReveal pic.twitter.com/7lIfDBwyBE — Android (@Android) June 30, 2016 Wait, Nougat? I personally not familar with […]
I know that it’s been a long time since Google introduced Chromecast. This week, I decided to get my Google Chromecast (2015) for my SONY TV. The setup was easy within minutes. I haven’t installed many apps, but casting YouTube videos from my Android phone, or iPad was super easy. At least, it’s wireless now.
Last year, I mentioned that I used Telegram and I enjoyed it. Been using for more than a year, I feel that it’s much better than the other messaging platforms. Well, I’m not using that many platforms to connect with other friends or colleagues if I consider the other options like LINE, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, […]
Say goodbye to the old legacy versions of Yahoo Messenger — “On August 5, 2016, legacy versions of Yahoo Messenger will be discontinued. If you haven’t upgraded Yahoo Messenger recently, you’re probably using a legacy version. To continue using Yahoo Messenger, please upgrade to the newest version on mobile (iOS or Android) and desktop (messenger.yahoo.com […]
After I lost my OPPO R819 few months ago, I finally decided to get another Android phone. And, I went with OPPO Find 7. Compared to other manifacturers, OPPO does not offer more frequent updates on its firmware. OPPO has its own operating system called ColorOS. Running on ColorOS, I have no problems, everything just […]
I have some devices running on multiple operating systems (iOS, Android, and Windows Phone). But, recently I use Android more than iOS. Early this month, Apple announced some new features for its operating system: iOS 9. Some said that Android copies Apple, and Apple also copies Android. This time, Arstechnica has a list of some […]
BlackBerry may put Android system on new device — “The sources, who asked not to be named as they have not been authorized to discuss the matter publicly, said the move to use Android is part of BlackBerry’s strategy to pivot to focus on software and device management. BlackBerry, which once dominated smartphone sales, now […]
Android Fragmentation Visualized (August 2014) gives a various report on Android fragmentation on devices, brands, operation systems, and more.
There are thousands of distinct Android devices on the market, and the numbers are growing. I bought some Android devices from some different brands. The latest one I bought, and I still use it right now is OPPO Find 7. Finding the phone that really fits its owner is not easy. Android has a simple […]
Microsoft buys Wunderlist. Previously, Microsoft also bought Acompli, an email app for both iOS and Android which later rebranded as Outlook.
Inbox by Gmail is now available for everyone. Previously, those who want to get Inbox by Gmail should be invited by other Inbox users. Inbox by Gmail is available for iOS and Android. Or, simply go to inbox.google.com. I’m using it in daily basis, and so far I like the way it displays the messages.
Last week, during my business trip to Jakarta, I lost my OPPO R819 phone which I bougt almost two years ago. It was my second Android phone I ever had. I liked it a lot for its design and features. I’m thinking of getting a new Android phone. But… what?
Lot’s of acquisitions just now: Google bought Launchpad Toys (story telling app maker), Microsoft just had Sunrise (the app calendar, and I’m using it on my iOS devices and Android) for $100 million. Not long ago, Microsoft also acquired Accompli, an email client app. MyFitnessPal and Endomondo just got acquired by Under Armour for $475 million […]
I’ve been using many messaging app. For now, I’m enjoying using Telegram for some simple reasons: lots of my colleagues and frequent contacts are there. It also supports multiple devices (using a single identity). It’s great since I can switch between devices (MacBook, iPhone, iPad and my Android devices) seamlessly.
(Source: Android Police)
Readmil has been my favorite ebook reader so far. I have shared my thought on this long time ago. I have a good really good experience. But, it seems that I have to find another alternative in the future since Readmill will be closed permanently in next July 2014. Sad. This Berlin-based team will be […]
There is a fact that Yahoo! Mail is probably one of my first email service providers. Not sure about the exact date I created my account, but I think it was in 2000’s. It was the time when Yahoo! was so popular, had lots of services, and interesting products. Probably, it was also because that […]
For more background, due to how storage on the HTC Desire HD is partitioned – and the larger size of Android 4.0 – it would require re-partitioning device storage and overwriting user data in order to install this update. While technically advanced users might find this solution acceptable, the majority of customers would not. We […]
Android: A visual history