Category: Android

John Gruber on Wireless Syncing and iOS

A long, but very well-articulated piece on the state of iOS and wireless syncing. This bit jumped out at me: I’ll bet nearly all Android users have Google accounts, and thus get calendars and contacts and many other bits of application data synced over-the-air a few minutes after they take their phones out of the […]

Android Battery Life

I recently switched phones to a Virgin Mobile Optimus V, and one of the main disadvantages compared to my old iPhone 3G has been the battery life. Marciano Siniscalchi has some good notes on Android OS battery life. This one surprised me a little: Second, turning GPS and WiFi on only as needed makes very […]