Tag Archive: Squeeze


Squeeze away! [#acpodcast]

This week, Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Alex Dobie are joined by Russell Holly for an epic roundtable of new phone goodness. The crew starts off with the LG V30. Is it living up to Daniel’s initial impressions? T-Mobile is including Netflix subscriptions with their ONE plans. Also, reviews are out for the Galaxy Note 8 and S8 Active. In the rumor mill, Google may buy HTC, and the Pixel 2 is taking form. All that, plus an update on  [Read More…]

HTC U11’s Edge Sense squeeze function updated with in-app customization options

Because we’re all still looking for something to do with Edge Sense.

The HTC U11 is an awesome phone, but the touted “Edge Sense” feature for performing actions by squeezing your phone hasn’t exactly been the feature that’s driving sales. Hopefully that will change today. With an update that’s rolling out now, U11 owners will be able to further customize Edge Sense to perform specific actions in specific apps — in addition to the current slate of  [Read More…]

HTC U11 hands-on: MrMobile’s new squeeze

By now you’ve seen the HTC U11 hands-on treatment: the smudge-prone but beautiful backplate; the conventional face; the interface that reacts to a squeeze as well as a swipe. But thanks to some canceled flights and some overzealous NYC security guards (long story) I got to spend a little longer with the HTC U11 than I might have, and as a result I was able to produce a slightly more in-depth hands-on than would otherwise be possible. That’s thanks  [Read More…]

Squeeze more juice from your battery with DU Battery Saver (app review)

Before reviewing this app, I have never used a battery saving app. In the early days of Android, I used task managers, but that eventually went to the wayside as Android eventually became fairly efficient at managing the phones memory. I ended up in the school of thought that Android itself was better at managing its memory than a 3rd party app. Battery savers have generally been in that same category for me until now.

Sometimes you have to give  [Read More…]