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It came out last week that Samsung ran into an overheating issue when testing Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 chip in its forthcoming flagship phone. In turn, Samsung reportedly made the decision not to... Read...
With all due respect to the late Steve Jobs and all that he accomplished in his lifetime, he was flat out wrong about the size of smartphones. Tim Cook knew it, and after Jobs passed away, Cook began inflating the screen size of the iPhone... Read...
Kudos are in order for LG Electronics. Why? LG last month began doling out Android 5.0 Lollipop updates to G3 handset owners in Europe, and starting soon, the South Korean electronics company will extend the same courtesy to G3 owners in the U.S. That will put G3 owners in select company -- less than 0.1 percent... Read...
You never know what gems lay hidden in odd corners of the web. To wit, in a fairly boring article by Korea's Economic Times concerning itself with Samsung's component business operations, and in particular its "Samsung Electro-Mechanics" (SEM)... Read...
Losing is tough enough as it is, but to lose on your home turf? That adds some extra salt to the wound. Samsung is going to know what that feels like if it doesn't turn things around, and fast. That's because Apple is gaining significant ground... Read...
MetroPCS, the flagship prepaid brand owned by T-Mobile, is offering its customers a chance to upgrade to an unlimited 4G LTE data plan for just $50 per month. It's a limited time offer that's available until April 5, 2015, and if you sign up by the... Read...
If the trick in life is to never take yourself too seriously, then Lyft should do fine in the long run, despite being an underdog to Uber. That's because the ride sharing service put itself on the map with furry pink mustaches attached to the front... Read...
Samsung is reportedly pulling a switcheroo with the processor that powers its flagship devices. Or more specifically, Samsung has decided to use its own System-on-Chip (SoC) design on its next top tier Galaxy handset instead of sticking with... Read...
There have been an almost overwhelming number of rumors floating around about Samsung's Galaxy S6 these past few months, and until the release date hits, they're not going to stop. Today, we can relish yet another, one that could anger, or excite... Read...
HTC made it clear at CES 2015 that it’s ready to move beyond phones. The Re camera is a prime example of HTC’s expansion into new territory, but its partnerships with Under Armour and other brands also signaled a shift in HTC’s strategy. If the... Read...
You may recall that the only way to pick up a OnePlus One handset after it launched last year was through an invitation system. That's how it remained for several months, up until the latter part of 2014, in which OnePlus allowed a handful of... Read...
Samsung has been using fingerprint scanning as a security measure on several of its devices already, including its Galaxy S5 Mini, Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Note 4, and Galaxy Note Edge. However, the implementation on all of those devices... Read...
Up to this point, T-Mobile's been the one shaking up the wireless industry with its "Un-carrier" initiatives that go against the grain. However, credit Virgin Mobile for being the first to launch no-contract data sharing plans in the U.S., though... Read...
After failing to sell a trillion Galaxy S5 handsets, or whatever number Samsung had in mind, the South Korean electronics company will try its hand at the complete opposite end of the spectrum. It's at that other end where you'll find the Galaxy J1... Read...
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