Tag Archive: Functional

The Pixel-exclusive ‘Sounds’ app is now fully functional with v2.0 update

Who says ringtones can’t be cool?

Earlier this month, a mysterious “Sounds” app appeared on the Google Play Store as a new way for finding and selecting ringtones on your Pixel phone. Unfortunately, it didn’t really do anything. Now, with the update to v2.0 that’s rolling out, Sounds finally works!

Sounds 2.0 is rolling out to the Play Store now, and once you grab the update, you’ll want to go to Settings -> Sound -> Phone ringtone.  [Read More…]

Maxboost Google Pixel 2 Wallet Case review: Cheap, stylish, and functional

Maxboost’s case holds three cards, cash, and nice faux leather finish.

No matter who you are, chances are you’ve got a wallet for storing your plastic/cash and a case for keeping your phone safe while on the go. These two things work great on their own, but if you want to live an ultra-minimalistic life, picking up a wallet case gives you the freedom of never having to carry a wallet again while still having a safe  [Read More…]

The Royole Moon Viewer is beautiful, but not very functional

The Royole Moon Viewer looks pretty, but doesn’t always work as well.

The Royole Moon Viewer headset was built to work like a stand alone VR cinema. A place where you can watch movies, listen to music, and view things in both 2D and 3D. You can use it to view .mp4 videos, listen to music, and even browse the internet. Unfortunately while it has a design that looks good, this doesn’t exactly translate well into user  [Read More…]

Smartphone Projector 2.0 is cute, but not exactly functional

The nicest-looking cardboard box projector money can buy, but not much else.

Ever wander through a store and see something on a shelf that you know can’t possibly be as cool as it looks, but you buy it anyway because you just have to know? That was me this weekend in my local Books-A-Million, a store that has slowly transformed over the last five years from a decent bookstore to a decent toy store that also  [Read More…]

ROM: MIUI finally functional for the HTC Thunderbolt


Fans of custom ROMs have definitely heard of MIUI, one of the most popular custom ROMs available. With an iPhone-esque look, this ROM is one of the most customized and differentiated from stock Android. If you’re into that and are a proud owner of an HTC Thunderbolt, then you’re in luck.

The unofficial MIUI port to the Thunderbolt is now fully functional (yes,  [Read More…]

Team TouchDroid Hard at Work, Touchscreen and Multitouch Now Functional

Since HP’s fire sale of TouchPads, Team TouchDroid has been hard at work to successfully get Android ported to the device. It appears that they’ve made a breakthrough, as they’re reporting that they have Android 2.3.5 booting on the TouchPad, with touchscreen drivers working, and 10-finger multitouch functioning as well. You can see what that looks like in the video below.

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