The SmartPhone War Heats Up: Apple Samsung Ship Same Number of Devices
Jan29

The SmartPhone War Heats Up: Apple Samsung Ship Same Number of Devices

It looks like the smartphone war just got a little more interesting.  Reports now show that Samsung's recent struggles combined with Apples new found love for phablets and the Chinese market have both companies shipping the same number of smartphones out the door.  Apple and Samsung  shipped around 74.5 million devices in Q4 of 2014. These number a combination of a few factors.  First the new iPhone 6 came out during this time frame...

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Samsung Updating Galaxy Note 3 in Russia to Android 5.0 Lollipop
Jan28

Samsung Updating Galaxy Note 3 in Russia to Android 5.0 Lollipop

Samsung has not got around to updating most of its devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop just yet, not even the new Galaxy Note 4 flagship. In fact, it seems as though the older Note 3 will get the Lollipop bump before the Note 4, with reports today saying the update is arriving on the Russian version (SM-N900) as we speak. Carrying the build number, N900XXUEBOA6, the update is now rolling out to the Galaxy Note 3 in Russia according to...

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Windows Phone User’s Top 5 Reasons Why Not Android

Let's start this off by saying I like what Android stands for, freedom to choose what you want...from skins, lock screens, browsers, etc... if you want it is in the HUGE app store waiting for you.  I have tried to make the switch to Android from Windows Phone but I just couldn't do it.  Believe me I'd rather have every app known to man at finger tips and have a device that all the new wearables work with however I just can't do...

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Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Causing Widespread Memory Leaks
Dec30

Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Causing Widespread Memory Leaks

Android 5.0 Lollipop brought with it the biggest overhaul to Google’s mobile platform ever seen. It brought with it massive changes to the look of Android thanks to Material Design and also delved deeper with a huge number of enhancements to everything from basic functionality to improved security. However, new software usually has its little bugs and problems, especially major overhauls, Apple can attest to that after experiencing...

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2012 Nexus 7 gets New Android Lollipop Build
Dec29

2012 Nexus 7 gets New Android Lollipop Build

The 2012 Nexus 7 Wi-Fi may be getting old, but Google is still lavishing its small tablet with new software updates, the latest being Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. The company posted factory images a few days ago and is now pushing out the update in the form of an OTA.zip. You can pull the file yourself by hitting the link, or just wait for it to show up on your device in the form of an over the air update. Let us know how the new software...

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Android One Expands to More Countries
Dec23

Android One Expands to More Countries

However, the company is in for the long haul and believes in the project and is now sending Android One to other Asian markets; Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. However, there will be a slew of new products (just one), instead the Indian Android One smartphones will be unveiled in those new countries. There are not many differentiators between those smartphones made by Micromax, Spice, and Karbonn. Although, Bangladeshi smartphone...

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