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[Review] Hisense A2 Pro

[Review] Hisense A2 Pro

Introduction Pros and Cons Pros Can be used as a normal phone with few issues Snappy Affordable Cons E-ink widget function could be better Home button cannot be used with A2 mode No front light on the e-ink screen Bottomline This is the first Android phone with an E-Ink screen that I’ve ever used, and am pretty happy with the A2 Pro. Not to mention that its smoothness but also it takes full advantage of the fast processor and enough RAM memory that makes that the experience is well above my expectations. Although its UI could be better, given the performance and affordable pricing, overall pretty impressive. Specs Model: Hisense…

Onyx Boox Note Plus Unboxing & Hands-on Review

Onyx Boox Note Plus Unboxing & Hands-on Review

Onyx’s one of the two new Note variants A few weeks ago I had a look at Onyx store on JD.com and found out there were two new 10.3-inch Boox Notes that were on sale. The original Note 10.3 and the new Note were selling at the same price, and the glass screen on the new 10.3 sounded interesting so I just gave it a go. This is my first Onyx device that I have ever made, and have no prior experience in that brand. Despite the high selling price, I really liked the device a lot! In this article I will cover all aspects of this new device. [News]…

[App testing] Boyue Likebook Mars (updating)

[App testing] Boyue Likebook Mars (updating)

Android app testing on Boyue Likebook Mars Note: Google apps will not be reviewed until a software update that supports Google Play Services This article shows app testing results and testing video for each app will be uploaded later. Likebook Mars is available at Amazon.com News apps NYTimes Smart News Pocket NPR News Flipboard They all work well. Annotator Adobe Acrobat Reader Social media apps Instagram Pinterest Twitter They all work well. Twitter client comparison Twitter Twitter Lite Plume TwitPane Twidere Reading Default reading app Works well. Amazon Kindle Works well. Moon Reader Works well. Wattpad News Feedly Works well. SmartNews Works well. Productivity PDF annotator comparison In order of…

Boyue Likebook Mars / Icarus Illumina XL6 Unboxing & Hands-on Review

Boyue Likebook Mars / Icarus Illumina XL6 Unboxing & Hands-on Review

Introduction NOTE: The testing device is Boyue Likebook Mars which was purchased in China. Boyue Technology is an e-ink device manufacturer based in China. They have recently released their new e-ink reader called “Likebook Mars” and will be sold as “Illumina XL6″ elsewhere. This 7.8” e-reader is powered by Android OS, and as far as I know, this is the first e-ink Android device with an octa-core processor. Therefore I had been looking forward to testing it out. I have just received and tested it, and I am incredibly happy with the device! In this article, I will cover all aspects of this newly-released fantastic e-reading device. Likebook Mars is…