JunHyeon
JunHyeon
JunHyeon
Oct 24 2018
2

You’re absolutely correct, which is what makes the Pixel Stand such a conundrum. Google *could* make these features available to a wider range of chargers, but instead, a lot of it is locked down. And in practice, the seamless way Google surfaces some of the Pixel’s most used functions when connected to the stand is Read more

Oct 24 2018
17

Most functionality is actually on the phone, and it could be turned on for any charging stand, as soon as the phone is plugged in. Similar to how you can configure actions when you connect to specific bluetooth devices, or the always-on screen when the phone is locked and charging. Read more

Jan 31 2018
5

You mean batteries are designed to fail over time? Yes, they are inherently designed to fail because all things in nature are designed to fail at some point in time. We simply do not have the battery technology for these to be priced reasonably and not fail after 2-3 years, when you likely will upgrade your phone Read more

Jan 31 2018
6

The point that I think most people miss is that its in Apple’s best long-term interest for those older devices to work as long as possible. Apple’s reputation as a device-maker relies on the good function of their devices, and intentionally breaking their old ones to force upgrades is a terrible long-term business Read more

Jan 11 2018
15

Free battery replacements? Because Ford and all those other car manufacturers hand out free spark plugs and oil filters and fan belts and whatnot as soon as the old ones wears out, for life of the vehicle! ;) Lul, what a deluded fool. Read more

May 27 2014
15

The official Wikipedia app is a outdated and pretty feature-bare. It works, but it's no better than just pulling up Wikipedia in your browser. Wikipanion actually adds some features to differentiate it from the mobile app. First off, it makes articles nice and easily readable. It also allows you to save articles for