Bring Back the Physical Buttons on my Devices!

It's not often that I decide to stand up on my virtual soap box and give an opinion about the latest smartphone trend, but I feel compelled. The replacement of actual physical buttons with virtual ones is something that must be spoken up about. Before I get rambling on and on about the ills of virtual buttons, let's try to give out the point as to why manufacturers would want them to start with. Google would love if every device would...

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HTC Sense 6 Rolls Out to AT&T Customers This Week

HTC introduced it's new Sense 6 UI when it introduced the HTC One M8 a little while back which left HTC One M7 users wondering when the new UI would come to their device.  Well for users on the AT&T network that wait is over. It was announced that starting this week the roll out of the new UI will start on the AT&T network. This update is a rather large one coming in at a whopping 668 MB.  Some of the features that this update...

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Samsung Has a 7 Inch Device Coming Passes the FCC

Samsung is getting close to launching the Samsung SM-T2558 it recently made it's stop at the FCC. This device is going to be Samsung's biggest smartphone to date, even bigger than the Samsung Mega 6.3. It's a whopping 7-inch display, but this device will not be a flagship device the specs are below. Specs: 720p display quad-core 1.2GHz processor  1.5GB of RAM 8-megapixel rear camera 2-megapixel front-facing shooter 8GB of storage...

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Here’s what the Future of SmartPhone Market Looks Like According to IDC

It's that time again where "experts" like to look into their crystal ball and try to tell you what the smartphone landscape will look like for the next four years or so. While we all know it's not always going to turn out be the truth - remember, no one saw the rise of the iPhone or Android early on - it's a fun game to play so let's see "what the future holds" shall we? Well, there it is according to this chart. While Android will...

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Microsoft Has a Chromecast-like Miracast Dongle That Just Leaked

According to a report and the above picture from Drwindows.de, Microsoft is working on releasing a Surface-branded, Chromecast-like dongle for their devices. It appears to get power from the USB port with the other end going into the HMDI port on the TV and requires no other special wiring for a connected television. Rumors suggest the device is expected to work with all Windows Phone (WP8 and above) and all of the Surface devices. A...

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