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5 reasons, why I’m not interested in Google’s new hardware

5 reasons, why I’m not interested in Google’s new hardware

Google is becoming the new Apple: Hardware for prices starting at $700, big advertisements and big product presentations. But that’s why I don’t like their products. Here are 5 reasons why I’m not interested into Google’s new hardware: They are too expensive: I’m not willing to pay more than $700 for just a phone! The […]

Facebook Messenger Lite: Great or bad step?

Facebook Messenger Lite: Great or bad step?

Facebook tries to convince more and more people using it’s Messenger app on Android and iOS. After deleting the chat feature from the main app some years ago, the Messenger app has now over one BILLION monthly users. An enormous value if you look at how bad programmed the app actually is, too big, uses […]

Allo: Hope for more features

Allo: Hope for more features

Allo, Google’s new messenger, has been out for a while now and I’m really in love with it, especially the Google Assistant. Allo is a nice app with most of the features a messenger app has to have. Most of them, but not all users are missing from competitors like WhatsApp or Telegram. What’s missing? […]

Thoughts about Instagram Stories after some weeks: Great, but I actually miss one thing

Thoughts about Instagram Stories after some weeks: Great, but I actually miss one thing

Some weeks ago Instagram launched a new feature called “Stories”. Many people said, that Instagram or it’s parent company Facebook just tried to copy Snapchat after they failed to buy it. I instantly used the new feature and I was amazed by it, I would even say, it’s better than Snapchat. It’s speedy, uses less […]

Pokémon Go: The bots are back, hackers gained back access to the Pokemon GO API – Am I a cheater?

Pokémon Go: The bots are back, hackers gained back access to the Pokemon GO API – Am I a cheater?

Welcome to the next round of my Pokémon Go (PoGO) talks here on appydroid! In this article, I’ll talk about Bots, third-party apps and some more things. Stay patient… Maybe you heard it: Niantic changed the API of Pokémon GO to block access from third party apps like the dozens of different Pokémon radars, to see all the Pokémons […]