Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Matt Rocheleau Globe Staff May 26, 2018 Under fire for recent breakdowns on ferries to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, the head of the Steamship Authority this week cast blame on a Rhode Island-based contractor for many of the mechanical failures and said the agency will demand money from the company for shoddy work.That accusation sets up a potential feud with the contractor, Senesco Marine — one of just two companies the authority regularly relies on for major boat projects — at the moment the high season kicks off this weekend. Three of the agency’s boats were sent to Senesco for long-scheduled upgrades in recent months, including an $18 million “mid-life” overhaul to a vessel called the Martha’s Vineyard. All three subsequently came back with a laundry list of problems, according to Steamship Authority general manager … [Read more...] about After an $18m overhaul, one Steamship Authority boat reeked of sewage. Then things got worse.
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April 18, 2018 - Written By Alexander Maxham OPPO has combined a stellar camera with a ceramic back and an OLED display to create what might be the best “mid-range” smartphone on the market.OPPO is one of the largest smartphone makers in the world, even though it doesn’t operate in North America and has almost no presence in Europe right now. OPPO makes some fantastic smartphones with great hardware – hardware that you may have seen with a OnePlus logo slapped on it in recent years. Its latest smartphone lineup consists of the R15 and R15 Pro. These two devices were announced last month, and both are pretty similar with a few key differences. The R15 Pro is the higher-end model due to the Snapdragon 660 processor (versus a MediaTek Helio P60) and a 16-megapixel/20-megapixel dual-camera setup versus a 16-megapixel/5-megapixel combo. We’ve spent a few weeks using the R15 Pro, so how does it stack up with other smartphones? Let’s find out.SpecsThe … [Read more...] about OPPO R15 Pro Review: A “Premium” Mid-Ranger With Style
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posted on 27 Feb 2012, 11:45 11 1. biophone (Posts: 1994; Member since: 15 Jun 2011) The new sense 4.0 is the best skin avaliable as always i love it. It kills touchwhiz and motoblur. posted on 27 Feb 2012, 11:55 1 3. squallz506 (banned) (Posts: 1075; Member since: 19 Oct 2011) for the ICS skins i think the optimus ui is the best so far. no bloat, just improvements. posted on 27 Feb 2012, 12:53 6 9. biophone (Posts: 1994; Member since: 15 Jun 2011) Optimus and touchwiz are to cartoonish for me and motblur to mechanical sense however is really natural elegant and simple. Its the standard for all skins. posted on 27 Feb 2012, 11:52 0 2. bvalde09 (Posts: 191; Member since: 22 Nov 2011) At first glancedoesnt seen that much, But when look into it seems pretty nice. They did a good job toward it but I would say it is not a must have phone for me posted on 27 Feb 2012, 12:02 3 4. joseg81 (Posts: 203; Member since: 15 Jul 2011) sadly it looks nothing … [Read more...] about Comments for : HTC Sense 4.0 hands-on