Wear 2.0 has a troubled history. Announced well over a year ago with a rocky response from those testing it, the initial September 2016 release windows was delayed until Q1 this year. Google took a lot of things back to the drawing board in an effort to appease the early testers. Now that it’s finally made its way to my Moto 360, was it worth the wait?
Nova Launcher has long been the standard that all launchers are held against. That status is well deserved thanks to the plethora of options and constant development. Today the best android launcher got even better, becoming the first to integrate the Google Now pane without any system modification. Continue reading
Less than a month after Google I/O and the release of the second Android O preview, Google have pushed another update for Pixel and Nexus devices. As usual there are plenty of large and small changes to pour over! Continue reading
Last week I started a collection on Google+ called “Pixel perfect.” The idea is to share the little things about using a device for an extended amount of time. These are things most phone reviews miss due to being written after only a few days. You can follow the Google+ collection to see these thoughts in brief, easy to read posts. Then once a week, they’ll be collated into an article here where I’ll expand on them. Read on for the first instalment of “Pixel perfect!” Continue reading
Five years ago a sixteen year-old me made a decision that would affect my life in ways I didn’t consider. At the time I was using an old Samsung Omnia Windows Phone. I don’t class it as a my first smartphone, it didn’t support the Wi-Fi bands that my area used, meaning I couldn’t download anything in addition to the pre-installed software. Additionally I was in a fracture boot for the foreseeable future and needed cheering up. I decided a new phone would be just the thing. Continue reading
It’s fair to say the Nexus 6 is getting on now. Released in 2014, it surprised many with its huge size and departure from the more affordable price point the Nexus 5 offered. It also represented many firsts for the Nexus range. It was the first to feature: Front facing speakers, a large screen, fast charging and a 2K resolution. Add all those things together and you get an exceptional phone even after more than two years. Continue reading
Technology has become an integral part of day-to-day life. No matter what we do or where we go, technology is present. Phones, tablets, watches, home appliances and even cars all seem to have smart technology in them. The type of tech you use and how you use it is a personal thing. We choose products that work best for us, and what we like and use may be totally different to what someone else chooses. I thought it would be a cool idea to share what I use and why I use it. This is: “My Tech: January 2017.”