Backdrops- A Colourful Concoction

In contrast to iPhones, android users have the option of enjoying the whole display of their beautiful smartphones without being distracted by app icons. This is exactly the reason why Google play store is especially filled a number of wallpaper apps some of the most prominent of which are Starless, WallP, Walli, Resplash and Backdrops. Among all of these apps, Backdrops deserve special mention due to its material design and also due to the wide variety of wallpapers present in the app and that too of various categories like Abstract, Amoled, Be Together, Earth, Flags, Food, Geometric, Material, Minimal, Pairs, Pattern, Photography and many others.

MX Player- Simplicity is the ultimate Sophistication

What sets MX Player apart from most other video players is its very minimalistic user interface and the easy access to the plethora of features offered by the app including enabling or disabling subtitles, pinch to zoom, volume and brightness control as well as subtitle gestures and kids lock. MX Player supports a variety of video codecs including MP4, MKV, FLV, MPERG4, WEBM, MOV etc. It also supports a large variety of subtitles including Sunrip(.srt), MicroDVD(.sub), VobSub(.sub/.idx), MPL2(.mpl). TMPlayer(.txt) etc.

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”

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”

Oneplus and the question of Brand Perception

The year was 2014. Oneplus the chinese start up launched its ‘flagship killer’ Oneplus One in India at Rs 21,999. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/mobiles/OnePlus-One-launched-in-India-at-Rs-21999/articleshow/45345575.cmsThe term ‘flagship killer’ itself was coined by Oneplus in order to refer to their devices that gave the end consumer a smartphone with flagship internals at relatively cheap (in fact very cheap for whatContinue reading “Oneplus and the question of Brand Perception”