Articles by Jeremy Hill

Android 4.3 Made My Old Nexus 7 Faster… For Now

By Jeremy Hill
August 2, 2013 // 3 Comments

Google is currently rolling out Android 4.3 to a handful of devices, such as the Nexus 7. It’s a rather tame update as far as brand new front-facing features are concerned, but Google has made a change under the hood that has improved my tablet’s performance. In recent days, it was discovered [...]

[Video] First Look at the Hisense Sero 7 Pro Tablet

By Jeremy Hill
May 28, 2013 // 2 Comments

Ever since Google released the Nexus 7, it has been a challenge for other companies to release low-priced tablets with similar specs. One of the latest competitors to enter the fray is Hisense. Perhaps best known for televisions, Hisense just released a couple Android tablets available exclusively [...]

Flipboard 2.0 Comes to Android with Curated Magazines

By Jeremy Hill
May 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Flipboard for Android finally received an update to version 2.0. The biggest new feature of this update is the ability to create and share personalized magazines. This feature was first introduced for iOS a couple months ago. Flipboard 2.0 also utilizes Android’s native sharing functionality. [...]

ComiXology’s Marvel #1 Promotion Works Like a Charm

By Jeremy Hill
April 13, 2013 // 1 Comment

As promised, ComiXology began sending out emails with personalized links to individuals who asked to be notified about the continuation of the Marvel #1 promotion. The email contains a link that can only be accessed from the email address it was sent to. The recipient has 48 hours to claim their [...]

Feedly Updates its Service to Function Like Google Reader

By Jeremy Hill
April 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

One of my chief complaints about Feedly has been alleviated in the service’s latest update. The Feedly app has a new vertically-focused layout that is more in line with what Google Reader users are used to. You can now view headlines and a few lines of text without getting distracted by a [...]

Feedly is ready to transition all Google Reader users

By Jeremy Hill
March 14, 2013 // 1 Comment

The announcement of Google Reader’s shutdown has caused developers of other RSS readers to prepare themselves for an influx of users. Feedly happens to be one of those developers. Feedly revealed on its blog that it has been preparing to deal with Google Reader’s eventual closure for [...]

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