LG Smart Notice Caused Security Flaw in G3 Flagship
Feb01

LG Smart Notice Caused Security Flaw in G3 Flagship

LG’s Smart Notice is a nice idea that for the most part is badly executed because it never quite works how it should. LG has stuck with it though and the widget has been available on all the company’s smartphones over recent years. However, it seems at some point the frustrating software was actually flat out dangerous. The widget was lacking a feature that checked security when passing new contact information to a LG G3, the...

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Landing on Feb. 21 at MWC
Feb01

Samsung Galaxy S7 Landing on Feb. 21 at MWC

We have yet to get the 100% official confirmation on anything regarding the Samsung Galaxy S7, yet we still know everything about the upcoming flagship. We know how it looks, what specs it has, and we now even know when it will launch. It’s not much of a revelation from Evan Blass (notoriously accurate tipster) that the Galaxy S7 will make its strutting debut on the smartphone scene at the Mobile World Conference at the end of the...

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IDC: 1.44 Billion Smartphones Shipped in 2015
Feb01

IDC: 1.44 Billion Smartphones Shipped in 2015

Smartphone sales a continuing their record breaking yearly trajectory says the IDC and the market is showing little signs of slowing, even though it should be. Indeed, considering around 25% of the world’s population now owns a smartphone, there seems to be little more room for growth. However, the nature of the smartphone market that sees consumers want to upgrade yearly still works hugely in its favor. That’s the news from the IDC,...

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Xiaomi Mi 5 Coming to MWC
Jan31

Xiaomi Mi 5 Coming to MWC

We have waited ever so long for Xiaomi to finally launch the Mi 5 flagship, and after a year it seems the Chinese company will be unveiling the device next month, with the handset due to be launched at MWC in Barcelona. To add fuel to the fire, a box that seems to be for the Xiaomi Mi 5 when it is sold at retail locations. As we know by now, and as the box suggests, the Mi 5 will be like all Xiaomi handsets and will only be launched...

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Getting Boosted Battery (17 Hours Video Playback)
Jan31

Samsung Galaxy S7 Getting Boosted Battery (17 Hours Video Playback)

There have been plenty regarding the Samsung Galaxy S7, the Korean giant’s soon to be newest flagship smartphone. It looks like the company is conjuring another all-out masterpiece spliced with high end design and leading specs, the Galaxy S7 may also be at the higher limits of battery life expectations amongst its rivals. Eldar Murtazin, a solid source who typically nails rumors accurately, suggests that the Galaxy S7 will be...

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HTC Confirms Marshmallow for Sprint One M8
Jan31

HTC Confirms Marshmallow for Sprint One M8

If you are rocking the HTC One M8 on U.S. carrier Sprint, then you can now get Android 6.0 Marshmallow for your handset. HTC confirmed on Friday that it is now rolling out the al-important update for its 2014 flagship, with the OTA release already out and about. The news was dropped by Mo Versi, HTC’s VP of Product Management. As is usually the case, the update is being sent out in waves, so it could be the case that your One M8 has...

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