Tag Archive: size


Google Play Store shrunk down app size by up to 65%, so you can install more on your device

You’ve might have noticed there’s a trend of Lite apps for Android devices. In recent times, a handful of major apps have released stripped-down, barebones alternatives to their original apps. These Lite versions allow users to save space on your phone because they weight next to nothing. They are also a lot faster to download.

At the same time, Google is also striving to cut the size of regular apps, in order to allow users to keep more on their  [Read More…]

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the perfect size for a phone

Not too big and not too small — depending on who you ask.

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is a great phone that gets a lot of stuff right. Its display is stunning, performance is as fast as can be, and the cameras regularly capture gorgeous photos/video. Despite all of that, one aspect that’s really stuck out to a lot of our forum users is the phone’s design.

Even though the Galaxy S9 has a 5.8-inch screen, the 18:9  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6: Which RAM and storage size should you buy?

We all like big numbers, but the extra cost doesn’t always make sense.

OnePlus has grown a bit from its days of only offering one phone in single color with no further configuration options. The OnePlus 6 now comes in three different colors, and with three distinct models that have different amounts of RAM and storage. Most people will just buy the base model to keep the cost down, but if you’re considering paying a bit more  [Read More…]

How to change the screen size in PlayStation VR Cinematic Mode

Become completely immersed

PlayStation VR’s Cinematic Mode is basically everything you would see in a ‘normal’ PlayStation 4 experience but seen through your headset. Regular, non-VR adapted games and apps can still be viewed through the headset in this mode, which is good since there’s a lot of times you’ll need to access things that aren’t specifically VR.

It’s like looking at a big cinema screen, but you can change how big the screen is for a  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S9: Which storage size should I buy?

The last question to ask yourself before buying a GS9.

Well after launch, Samsung started offering increased storage options for the Galaxy S9 and S9+, giving buyers the choice of 128 or 256GB in addition to the default 64GB it sold for several weeks after launch. If you haven’t yet bought a Galaxy S9 or S9+, it’s absolutely worth exploring which storage option is right for you. Here’s what you need to consider.

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How to change font size and display density on the Galaxy S9

The Galaxy S9 comes with a nice, big screen, but how much actually fits on it is up to you.

Having a big screen, you can fit a lot onto the screen of the Samsung Galaxy S9, but fitting a whole lot on your screen doesn’t mean much if you can’t comfortably see or use what’s on screen. My eyesight isn’t perfect, and so even though I’m not even pushing 30, I crank up the text size  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Kindle Lite app offers the same great reading experience at a fraction of the size

The Kindle Lite app weighs just 2MB, and is designed to work on 2G connections in emerging markets.

Amazon launched Kindle Lite in beta at the end of last year, and the app is now formally making its debut in India. The app is tailored for entry-level phones with limited storage (such as Android Go devices), and takes up just 2MB and uses less resources than the full-fledged client.

Kindle Lite offers a similar set of  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire Tablet: Which storage size should I buy?

Spoiler: You want as much as possible. Always.

Nobody ever wakes up in the morning and says “Ya know, I really wish I hadn’t gotten more storage for my tablet.” It just doesn’t happen. (We’ll leave for another time the fact that most folks are normal and don’t think about this sort of thing at all.)

No, when it comes to your phones and tablets and pretty much any electronic device, you can never have too much  [Read More…]

The Galaxy S8 Active appears in new benchmarks with an odd screen size

The rumored Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has passed through GFXBench revealing the device to feature a 5.4-inch display, while being powered by the Snapdragon 835 SoC.

YouTube’s mobile app will soon adapt to any video size to fill the display

Present at the VidCon conference in Anaheim, California, YouTube made a pretty interesting announcement: soon its mobile app will soon be able to fill the screen when you’re watching a clip – regardless of how it was shot. Soon the YouTube app will gain the capacity to dynamically adapt to any type of video you’re […]