Android Update On My Google Pixel XL On Verizon

My Google Pixel XL on the Verizon network got an update to Android 8.1 this morning. Things look and function a little different than before. Every update I’ve experienced with Android phones has been a positive one. Looking forward to what future software updates will do.

Upgrade Your Perceptions – Android


The best update/upgrade to iOS is to get an Android phone. Apple isn’t the only game in town and Google is great at the stuff you need to do online and on your phone. My next phone will be an Android. I am a fan of what I can do with my Chromebook and Android phone. It’s good to think differently. Upgrading your perception can be a good thing.

Prisma – A Great Photo Filtering App

Prisma transforms your photos into artworks using the styles of famous artists: Van Gogh, Picasso, Levitan, as well as world famous ornaments and patterns.

Source: Prisma

I started using Prisma today after hearing about it and seeing others use it. Normally I don’t filter my pix, even on Instagram. This app will let me tell my story from a different perspective. It’s available for Android and that iPhone thingy.

Podbean – A Great Podcast App


I discovered a great podcast app called Podbean. You can get it free or Android or iOS for Tablet and Phone. It allows you to search for podcasts across the web and subscribe to them. You can also access your favorites from your browser on your computer too. Upon downloading you are asked what type of casts interest you and then they provide you with suggestions. You can also search for specific titles and shows. Give it a try, you won’t be disappointed.

Chromebooks to run Android apps – Tech Insider

Chromebooks are about to take over the world.A few days ago, Google announced that Chromebooks will soon be able to run Android apps from the Google Play app store, finally making them fully capable computers and putting them in a position to put a real dent in Apple and Microsoft’s dominance in PCs.

Source: Chromebooks to run Android apps – Tech Insider

I am a Chromebook and Android user and I have found they work well for all my needs. This article’s news doesn’t surprise me because of the price point and the usability. Sometimes what isn’t popular might work best, you just have to use your imagination and be creative.