Poweramp-The quintessential android music player

Android as an operating system has no dearth of quality music players. Currently they range from simple and minimalist music players such as ‘Musicolet’ to highly customizable and complex music players such as Jetaudio HD music player plus. There are also dedicated music players from corporate giants such as Sony and Sennheiser which are primarily intended for controlling their bluetooth headphones. In addition to all of these, there are myriad music streaming services such as Amazon music, Spotify, Gaana, JioSaavn etc. Among all these diversity of apps catering to the smartphone music enthusiast, Poweramp stands out by virtue of the great customizability it offers, its beautiful interface, solid equalizer and most importantly its long history as a reliable music player.

Importance of Long Term Reviews of Smartphones

Smartphone releases always follow a cyclical pattern. There will be leaks of major smartphones months or even an year before the actual launch (example: SLASHLEAKS). Major websites such as Android Police, Android Central, GSM Arena and Android Authority make sure to publicize all those leaks and smartphone enthusiasts take keen notice. This is followed by the grand release of major smartphones by key players such as Samsung, Apple, Huawei and Oneplus. Very soon major smartphone reviewers such as MKBHD, MrMobile and LinusTechTips review the smartphones.

My Experiments with Night Time Photography

Night time photography became a big thing in the smartphone photography arena from 2018 on-wards. the Night Sight mode in Pixel 3 launched in November 2018. Google’s Pixel line up of devices were already famous for the great still images they captured in daylight. With the introduction of Night Sight feature, Pixel devices extended their dominance into nighttime photography as well. 2019, proved to be the year of night-time photography in smartphones.

Great Software and High Refresh Rate Display: The Holy Grail of Smartphone User Experience

What constitutes an ideal smartphone ? It is a question that has no definite answer. For some people, the answer may be the most powerful processor and large amounts of RAM. Another person may prefer a smartphone that can shoot the the highest quality images and videos. For another person, battery life may be the most important deciding factor when purchasing a smartphone.However, when it comes to the immediate user experience provided by a smartphone, two factors trump everything else. They are display quality of a smartphone and more importantly the software.

Snapseed- My Favorite Photo Editor

Google Playstore in Android and Appstore in ios has no dearth of photo editing apps. Some of the most popular ones are Adobe Photoshop Express, Adobe Lightroom, Picsart and Pixlr. However, among all the photo editing apps, the one I use most often is Snapseed. There are a host of features and customization possible with this app and there is very little learning curve involved. In this post, i will be sharing with you some of the images I have edited using Snapseed.

Oneplus7Pro Initial Review

Oneplus7Pro is an android smartphone that divided users and reviewers into two camps. Those who loved this phone praised its great performance, 90hz QHD+ display and its nearly bezelless design with no notch or cutout. Those who didn’t like this phone much criticized its unexceptional battery life (which is not really the case as perContinue reading “Oneplus7Pro Initial Review”

Android vs Apple: The Perennial Debate

As some one who owns both an android flagship (Oneplus7Pro) as well as an ipad Pro 2017, I will try my best to be fair in my analysis. Even in 2020, despite all the improvements Android had made over the years, iPhones still are ahead in one key aspect. That aspect is software support. IfContinue reading “Android vs Apple: The Perennial Debate”

My Thoughts on the Newly Launched Oneplus Nord

Ok. Here is my Take on it OnePlus Nord is a very decent option in terms of its hardware specifications OnePlus Nord is an excellent option when it comes to its software Hardware of Oneplus Nord An upper midrange processor (Snapdragon 765G) Same primary camera as the Oneplus 8 32MP selfie camera Full HD+ 90hzContinue reading “My Thoughts on the Newly Launched Oneplus Nord”

My First Sennheiser Experience

My interest in audio gear sparked nearly seven years earlier when I was studying for BA English at St Thomas College, Palai. My first earphone, which I purchased, was Sennheiser MX 170, one of the most affordable wired headsets from the prestigious German brand of Sennheiser. Sennheiser is a very popular name in the audiophileContinue reading “My First Sennheiser Experience”