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Archive For September 23, 2016

MediaTek has added Samsung to its list of clients

MediaTek has added Samsung to its list of clients

We all know MediaTek for producing SoC’s for lower end and mid-ranged devices, and we don’t typically give them as much credit because most of the more prestigious OEM’s tend to use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoC’s or their own in house processors like Samsung, Apple and Huawei. But the Taiwanese chip manufacturer does have a notable presence…

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This interesting App has you throwing paper planes around the world.

This interesting App has you throwing paper planes around the world.

Two recently released apps announced during Google’s I/O, Duo and Allo, have been making serious headlines, but they’re not the only apps announced at the event. There’s an app, simply called “Paper Planes” that was announced back then. It wan’t actually designed by Google, but by a company called “Active Theory LTT.” Paper Planes was created mostly…

Alcatel 4s Pro spotted in Geekbench with flagship specs running Android 7.0

Alcatel 4s Pro spotted in Geekbench with flagship specs running Android 7.0

If it isn’t an “S” model of a device coming out, then it’s a “Plus” model, and if it’s neither of those, then it’s a “Pro” model. Modern smartphone technology is no stranger to additional models of certain devices. It gives the users something that the original model doesn’t. This is what the Chinese OEM,…

A leak of the HTC “Bolt” shows us a familiar design.

A leak of the HTC “Bolt” shows us a familiar design.

2016 has been a year of changes for HTC. They made some radical changes to their flagship smartphone line with the HTC 10, and now they’re changing the name of their flagship line all together. No longer centered around a number, the new device line is being referred to as “Bolt”. A name that has a…

Replacement Galaxy Note 7’s will be arriving September 21st

Replacement Galaxy Note 7’s will be arriving September 21st

If you’re an American who bought a Galaxy Note 7, and you’re eagerly awaiting your new and non-exploding handset, your wait is close to an end. Samsung has been working on getting new units out to consumers night and day, and has announced that America will see new phones delivered no later than September 21st,…

5 Google Apps you may not know about

5 Google Apps you may not know about

Google is an essential part of almost all our lives. We use it to find almost all the answers to our questions, Android user use Google’s Play Store to download apps. Google themselves have a lot of apps, and here are five of them that you may not even have known existed. Hands Free Price:…

Update: False Alarm Samsung to Deactivate Note 7’s that aren’t returned by September 30

Update: False Alarm Samsung to Deactivate Note 7’s that aren’t returned by September 30

Update: According to Android Central Samsung refuted the claims of Note 7 remote deactivation after September 30th.However this would have been a very good way to get all the defective Note 7’s off the market. Regardless it would be wise to exchange your Note 7 ASAP. In case you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know…

A Deeper Explanation: Your basic camera manual mode.

A Deeper Explanation: Your basic camera manual mode.

Camera technology in smartphones has progressed to the point where they can have near DSLR quality controls. The cameras on a lot of phones are simply for point-and-shoot purposes, but a lot of upper tier phones have a manual mode for people who really pay attention to smartphone photography. If you have a phone with…

A Quick Word on Apple Compared to Android

A Quick Word on Apple Compared to Android

I’m sure you’ve all heard by now that Apple has unveiled two new iPhones, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 has some subtle changes from its predecessor. The antenna lines have been moved to the very top and bottom of the device and there’s the usual spec bump. The iPhone 7 Plus…

Samsung’s planning on dropping Qualcomm for good.

Samsung’s planning on dropping Qualcomm for good.

Last year, Samsung decided to keep things in house by putting its own Exynos Soc’s in the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge, Note 5 and the Tab S2. They did much the same thing this year, but still used Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 in some varients of the S7 and the Note 7. Samsung is looking to cut off…

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