One thing Apple does that I’m sure we all hate is rule the accessory market with an iron fist. After the update to iOS7, unofficial Lightning cables stopped working properly with iPhones and iPads everywhere. That means the awesome, colorful Lightning cables my father had went in the trash can, necessitating the purchase of more ... Read More »
If you’re not looking for a high end phone, but want a higher end camera than most smartphones can provide, you may want to divert your attention to the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom. It may be based on a mid-range Galaxy S4 Mini, but the camera inside is a 16MP sensor with a 10x zoom ... Read More »
Do you hear that? That sound is magical. It’s the sound of peace. Samsung has been under investigation by the European Commission over its patent licensing practices, specifically for allegedly abusing standard essential patents. To fight off companies like Apple suing Samsung for many different things, some valid and some silly, Samsung has used standard ... Read More »
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What’s the best way to get people to buy your product? In my opinion, it’s to get people to use your product. Many products I would have never bought if it weren’t for using them in a retail store. It’s the reason I’m not a huge fan of internet shopping; it occasionally ends in disappointment. ... Read More »
The most recent controversy in the Android world is Samsung’s cheating in benchmarks. This behavior was reported on the Galaxy S4, and reports are now showing that the Note 3 has the exact same behavior. Depending on the model, the device will ramp up CPU and even the GPU to get better scores in benchmarks, ... Read More »
Samsung has taken the world by storm with its Galaxy line of products. From the Galaxy S, to the Galaxy Note, Samsung is a world leader in smartphones. But they still can’t quite seem to get the whole quality materials thing down. With every new Galaxy S and Note release, there’s a rumor that Samsung ... Read More »
Google introduced multi-user support for tablets back in the Android 4.2 update, but we haven’t seen it on any popular products so far. Samsung sells a lot of tablets, but none of them have had multi-user enabled, despite running Android 4.2. Adoption of this awesome feature has been strangely low, but that’s about to change.
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With the announcement of the iPhone 5S, Apple introduced their newest mobile processor: the A7. The Apple A7 processor is special in the fact that it’s 64 bit, which is quite impressive in a mobile phone. Is it necessary? It’s arguable, since 64 bit processors come with advantages and disadvantages. However, Samsung is looking to ... Read More »
Earlier, we reported that Samsung has figured out a way to enable all eight cores in its Exynos 5 Octa at one time. Heterogeneous Multi-Processing, or HMP, would assign low level tasks to the smaller A7 cores, while bigger tasks such as ... Read More »
Apple unveiled their new line of iPhones today, and there were absolutely no surprises. Both the iPhone 5S and 5C each have their own merits and new features. But many of those features seemed all too familiar to us Android users. Did Apple source all their inspiration from other companies?
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