Google Duo & Allo — Failures Waiting to Happen

Google’s newest messaging and video chat platforms, Allo and Duo respectively are poised to potentially fail — hard. Google has Hangouts already, which is almost a complete product;yet, they’ve invested time, development dollars and more on two new separate apps … Continue reading Google Duo & Allo — Failures Waiting to Happen

YouTube Music, the app no one needs

Google Play Music, Google Play Music All-Access, YouTube Music Key, then YouTube Music Key becomes YouTube Music and we also now have YouTube Red. My what a tangled web you weave dearest Google. “Hello, Confusion.  How are you?  We are the internet!” In my case, I have it easy, I pay for Google Play Music All-Access, so I get all of these extraneous YouTube bits; however, what about the potential customers that did not start out by having a subscription to Google Play Music?  One can certainly see how there is room for confusion, especially with the duplicity between the … Continue reading YouTube Music, the app no one needs

Android Custom ROMs

Android, probably the most powerful mobile operating system on the planet, is great for numerous reasons: Customizations to make the device yours Great multitasking Fully integrated with Google services Many different OEM custom skins to suit everyone However, there comes a time that users want to do a little more and have full control of their device.  So, what is done — we root.  Why do people root their Android devices?  Here are just some of the reasons: Backing up apps and data Tethering Ad Blocking Removing carrier bloatware Wireless and network tricks 😉 Also, with a rooted device means that your … Continue reading Android Custom ROMs