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Google Translate Community Help To Get Better Results

Google Translate Community Help To Get Better Results

Google Translate is one of the most useful tools from the company, it launched in 2007 and since then, it has improved in many ways. It currently works with 90 languages, it lives online right from the Google search bar with commands like “translate x to y” where “x” is the desired word and “y” […]

Deal: Lumsing 10400mAh Battery Pack For $14.99

Deal: Lumsing 10400mAh Battery Pack For $14.99

Not all smartphones are capable of long-lasting battery life, and in these situations it’s good to have a battery pack on hand. In addition it can also be a good idea to have one even if your phone can typically go a whole day or more without a charge if you plan to be away […]

Amazon Expands App And Browser Stores To Mexico

Amazon Expands App And Browser Stores To Mexico

Amazon might be one of the biggest online retailers in the world, but that does not mean that they operate everywhere in the world. In fact, they actually do not operate in a number of regions  that you might expect and ones which are much closer to home than you might think. A prime example […]

Verizon States DROID Turbo Update To Start Tomorrow

Verizon States DROID Turbo Update To Start Tomorrow

Motorola DROID Turbo owners and Verizon customers have been sitting on the edge of the field watching everyone else enjoy Android Lollipop for some time, and finally it looks like the wait is over as Motorola officially announced yesterday that the soak test was beginning today for DROID Turbo users, while some users started seeing […]

Leaked Specifications Of Samsung Galaxy A8 Emerge

Leaked Specifications Of Samsung Galaxy A8 Emerge

One of Samsung’s strategies has been to launch a wide range of devices covering every end of the specification range, from entry level devices to large screen and all manner of tablets with screens from 7.0-inch to over 12-inch and all sizes in-between. We’ve seen Samsung release the Galaxy A-series of devices, where the emphasis […]

Rumor: Microsoft To Abandon Windows Phone For Android

Rumor: Microsoft To Abandon Windows Phone For Android

It is no secret that Microsoft is having trouble selling their Windows Phone…among other things. However, all of that may change if we are to believe leakster MSFTNerd’s Twitter account – Microsoft may instead offer an Android smartphone with particular Microsoft apps and services pre-loaded.  This makes a lot of sense as Microsoft could use […]

Xiaomi Expands To Brazil With The Redmi 2 For BRL499

Xiaomi Expands To Brazil With The Redmi 2 For BRL499

Xiaomi is the leading smartphone brand in the Chinese market today, and has since started to expand outside of China to bring their devices elsewhere. While they are not currently available officially in the U.S., Xiaomi has previously stated that they do have plans to enter the U.S. market at some point, just not soon. […]

AC/DC Now Available To Stream On Subscription Services

AC/DC Now Available To Stream On Subscription Services

Music is one of those industries which has seen massive change over the recent years. What was once a standard procedure, head to the shops on release day, pay you money and collect your record or CD, has massively changed with the developments in technology. In fact, it is one of the most rapidly changing […]

Canadian Galaxy S6 Buyers: Free 6 Month Google Play Music

Canadian Galaxy S6 Buyers: Free 6 Month Google Play Music

As reported earlier this month, an ad-supported version of Google Play Music was made available to the US customers, but not in Canada.  However, if you live in Canada and are in the market for the new Samsung Galaxy S6, then you are in luck – Samsung and Google have teamed up to offer a […]

Deal: Aukey Quick Charge 2.0 USB Car Charger Only $10.99

Deal: Aukey Quick Charge 2.0 USB Car Charger Only $10.99

Car chargers are big business now. Thanks to the power draining smartphones and portable devices we all have, being able to keep charged while on the go, is becoming much more of an issue. That is where car chargers, really come into their own and especially ones that offer Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 capabilities. Well, […]

Manufacturers Plan To Help Disappointing 2015 Sales

Manufacturers Plan To Help Disappointing 2015 Sales

2015’s crop of flagship smartphones has shown the world the best smartphone products from the leading manufacturers. We’ve seen brilliant design combined with better and better optics, higher resolution screens, more and more powerful 64-bit, multi-core processors, more and more system RAM and an increasing number of sensors. Unfortunately, sales of flagship devices have not […]

AT&T’s $200 Bill Credits For Next Customers Ends Today

AT&T’s $200 Bill Credits For Next Customers Ends Today

AT&T is offering up a deal for new and existing customers, so if you already subscribe, were thinking about subscribing, or weren’t really considering it but could be swayed by the temptation of some money back, then you might want to sit up and take notice. According to AT&T, new and existing customers can receive […]

AT&T’s HTC Desire Eye Receiving Lollipop Today

AT&T’s HTC Desire Eye Receiving Lollipop Today

HTC released an interesting smartphone last year, while the flagship sported a beautiful design in aluminum and a main camera of questionable quality, the Desire Eye sported a polycarbonate body and a very interesting camera in the front. It occupies more surface in the front than any other camera from the competition and it is […]

Kantar Report: Android Increases Market Share In The US

Kantar Report: Android Increases Market Share In The US

Kantar, the UK-based Market Research, Insight and Consultancy Division of British multinational advertising and public relations firm WPP plc, has just come out with its latest data about smartphone market share in the US. The report claims, Android has increased its market share in the country by 2.8 percentage points from 62.1 percent share of […]

Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge On Sprint Receiving Android 5.1

Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge On Sprint Receiving Android 5.1

Of late, the update race has taken a much needed change. While many waited for their android 5.x (Lollipop) update to arrive, the forward momentum has now firmly switched to that of Android 5.1. For those, that did not like Android 5.0 when first upgraded or found too many little bugs and annoyances, then this […]

Sprint’s “All-in” Plan Has 600kbps Video Streaming Limit

Sprint’s “All-in” Plan Has 600kbps Video Streaming Limit

Earlier this week, Sprint debuted their new “All-in” plan, designed to take on both T-Mobile’s low prices and Verizon’s unwillingness to offer unlimited data. On paper, and in the hands of David Beckham, it all seems pretty good. After all, for $80 – $60 for your service, $20 for your phone – you get unlimited […]

Pushbullet Intros Messaging As Part Of Huge Update

Pushbullet Intros Messaging As Part Of Huge Update

You’ve likely heard of Pushbullet before. If not, it’s a great little app which makes it super easy for anyone with a smartphone to send files from their PC or Mac to their mobile device. It’s also a really easy way to share files, links, videos, and pictures with friends without having to pick up […]

NVIDIA SHIELD New Games Available Including Half-Life 2, Ep 2

NVIDIA SHIELD New Games Available Including Half-Life 2, Ep 2

Android TV has seen significant growth of late with a number of new offerings available in terms of hardware, including a number of built-in options. That said, one of the most awaited Android TV devices of late, was the standalone NVIDIA SHIELD player. As well as a boost in performance in terms of specs (compared […]

Europe Agrees to Ban Roaming Charges by 2017

Europe Agrees to Ban Roaming Charges by 2017

While our readers in the UK are currently enjoying some of the best weather they’re likely to see all year (including this writer) it’s still likely that UK residents and those from other countries in the EU will be heading out of their country on holiday. That means that with them will be coming their […]

The DROID Turbo Lollipop Soak Test Is In Full Swing

The DROID Turbo Lollipop Soak Test Is In Full Swing

For many users who own an Android device, one of the most coveted attributes is having the latest version of the software which Google puts out for the masses. In this case it’s Lollipop. Many factors come into play which slow down the process for individual devices as well as OEM’s and the entire device […]

Verizon: True Wireless Confessions – 90% use in Bathroom

Verizon: True Wireless Confessions – 90% use in Bathroom

Did you ever wonder what people do with their smartphones when nobody is looking – are others doing the same thing you do when you think you are alone?  Verizon Wireless was wondering the same thing so they conducted a survey, took the results and named it, ‘True Wireless Confessions: How people REALLY use their […]

Former Researcher At Google To Work With The Government

Former Researcher At Google To Work With The Government

Google is one of the most important and popular companies in the world. Everyday there are hundreds of thousands new aspiring employees that wish for a chance to work inside the internet giant. Even if Google is really sought-after by prospective employees, it is definitely not the most powerful or influential entity in the United […]

Sony Corporation Investing In Mobile Sensors

Sony Corporation Investing In Mobile Sensors

Modern smartphones are packed full of sensors. The early Android devices contained proximity sensors for detecting when our faces are close to the screen on a call, and shutting it down, plus GPS for location sensors. Most also offered an orientation sensor, the accelerometer, to determine if the screen should be rotated or not. For […]

Sprint Signs David Beckham to Tackle Competitors in New Ad

Sprint Signs David Beckham to Tackle Competitors in New Ad

Recently, Sprint unveiled a new “All-in” unlimited plan that offers customers unlimited data, unlimited calls and unlimited SMS messages, all in one single plan. These plans are of course Sprint’s answer to the potentially confusing structure that T-Mobile offers, as the expensive plans of both Verizon and AT&T, of whom neither even offer unlimited data. […]

YouTube Working on New Cards, Better Notifications and More

YouTube Working on New Cards, Better Notifications and More

YouTube has become one of the biggest entertainment platforms around, never mind just online. For many people, YouTube is now their go-to platform for entertaining and original content. The service has evolved from the unboxing fetish and fail videos of old into a service where original content and community engagement is celebrated regularly. It’s also […]

Meizu MX5 Features And Flyme 4.5 UI Update

Meizu MX5 Features And Flyme 4.5 UI Update

After months and months of leaks and teasers, Meizu has finally announced their new MX5 flagship. Meizu has announced the MX5 along with the Depth-VR glasses and a 10,000mAh Power Bank during today’s press event in Beijing. We’ve covered each of these devices already, but are here to talk more about the Meizu MX5. This […]

Sprint’s New CEO Reportedly Earned $21.8 Million in 2014

Sprint’s New CEO Reportedly Earned $21.8 Million in 2014

Sprint, one of the four biggest telecommunication companies in the US, reportedly paid its CEO over $21.8 million dollars for the 2014 fiscal year. What makes this amount even more staggering is the fact that Claure wasn’t even in the position for the full 12 months, as the SEC filing shows the amount was paid […]

Meizu MX5 Pricing And Availability

Meizu MX5 Pricing And Availability

Meizu has announced three new devices during the company’s press event in Beijing today. This Chinese smartphone OEM has announced the Depth-VR virtual reality glasses, a 10,000mAh Power Bank and most importantly, their new MX5 flagship smartphone. We’ve already talked about all three of these devices, and are here to take a closer look at […]

Qualcomm Has No Plans To Spin Off Chip Making Unit

Qualcomm Has No Plans To Spin Off Chip Making Unit

The mobile System-on-Chip market is a tough industry. Compared with just half a decade ago, semiconductors inside our smartphones, tablets and Chromebooks are expected to run faster and for longer, driving a significantly higher resolution display, cope with two or three additional ways to connect with other devices, whilst remaining cool under pressure and sipping […]

Deal: ZeroLemon 3500mAh Battery Case for Galaxy S6 – $29

Deal: ZeroLemon 3500mAh Battery Case for Galaxy S6 – $29

Most of us know that the Samsung Galaxy S6’s battery life isn’t the best attribute of the device. It has a 2550mAh battery inside, which doesn’t always get everyone through the day without some tweaking. Luckily we have some battery cases that will help out with that. ZeroLemon, who has been making some huge batteries […]

Meizu Unveiled Depth-VR Glasses, 10,000mAh Power Bank

Meizu Unveiled Depth-VR Glasses, 10,000mAh Power Bank

Meizu had lots to say today, the company has held a press conference in Beijing. This China-based smartphone OEM has introduced three devices during the event, their new Meizu MX5 flagship, which we’ve already talked about, and two additional devices we’re going to talk about in a minute. The Meizu MX5 is a new affordable […]

Facing Slower Worldwide Sales, Samsung Looks to Galaxy Note 5

Facing Slower Worldwide Sales, Samsung Looks to Galaxy Note 5

When Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy S6 and dual-curved Galaxy S6 Edge at Mobile World Conference this past March, it was meet with praise and near-universal acclaim. Critics hailed the glass and metal design, revamped camera and an almost bare bones TouchWiz. After the poor reception of the Galaxy S5, Samsung was hoping and expecting big global profits from these new […]

HTC and NorthEast United FC to Extend Partnership in India

HTC and NorthEast United FC to Extend Partnership in India

Over the past three years, HTC has struggled in the face of Samsung’s incredible rise to the top of the Android smartphone market, however the company is far from done. They might not sell as many devices, or push quite as many high-end devices as Samsung do, but they’ve resolved to do fewer things, better, […]

Meizu MX5 Specifications

Meizu MX5 Specifications

After months and months of various leaks and teasers, Meizu MX5 was announced earlier today. This China-based smartphone OEM has held an event in Beijing and announced their new flagship, which has lots to offer. We’ve already covered the official announcement of the Meizu MX5, but we’re here now to take a closer look at […]

Samsung Galaxy A8 Hands-On Video Surfaces

Samsung Galaxy A8 Hands-On Video Surfaces

Samsung have announced quite a few smartphones since January, and the most notable ones are the company’s Galaxy S6 flagships. The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones are available for purchase all over the world at the moment. These two handsets are the first metal unibody smartphones this Korea-based company has ever manufactured, and we’ve […]

Xperia Z3+ to Help Sony in Taiwan

Xperia Z3+ to Help Sony in Taiwan

It’s no secret that Sony’s Mobile Division isn’t doing quite as well as they have been, and in the face of Samsung and LG’s rising success, they’ve struggled a little in North America and Western Europe. In parts of Asia however, the Sony brand is very much well thought of, and for good reason. In […]

Meizu MX5 Is Official, Metal Body And 3GB Of RAM In Tow

Meizu MX5 Is Official, Metal Body And 3GB Of RAM In Tow

Meizu MX5 has been one of the most talked-about Chinese smartphones in the last couple of months. The device has been leaking all over the internet for quite some time now, we’ve seen a ton of images, videos, benchmark listings and even certifications listings. That being said, Meizu has just announced their new flagship in […]

Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition gets Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition gets Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

From waiting for OEM’s to carriers, it can be a massive headache waiting to have your smartphone jump onto the latest Android operating system update. Android 5.1.1 Lollipop has been out for a while now and smartphone owners are still holding out hope that the latest operating system update will be compatible and given support. […]

Huawei Unveils Honor 7, Three Variants Announced

Huawei Unveils Honor 7, Three Variants Announced

Huawei is one of the biggest Chinese smartphone OEMs, and this company really stepped up their game in the last year or so. Huawei has announced a number of great smartphones lately, and a really sleek Android Wear-powered smartwatch as well. That being said, one of Huawei’s handsets has been leaking like crazy over the […]

Mlais MX Base Will Soon Be Available For Only $99.99

Mlais MX Base Will Soon Be Available For Only $99.99

Mlais is one of many China-based smartphone OEMs which are trying to make a name for themselves. This company hasn’t really released that many devices thus far, but some of their smartphones are more than solid. We’ve recently reviewed the Mlais M7 handset, which is actually the company’s current flagship, and it turns out it’s […]

Meizu MX5 Will Launch Soon, Watch The Event Live

Meizu MX5 Will Launch Soon, Watch The Event Live

Meizu MX5 has been leaking all over the place for months now. We’ve seen a ton of leaked content when it comes to this device, and the announcement is right around the corner. Meizu’s upcoming flagship is said to sport a 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED display along with 3GB of RAM and various non-expandable internal storage […]

Rumor: Meizu MX5 Pro Might Launch On July 28

Rumor: Meizu MX5 Pro Might Launch On July 28

As many of you know, Meizu will be announcing their new flagship later today. The Meizu MX5 will be a direct successor to the MX4, and I guess you we can say that it will kind of succeed the MX4 Pro as well. The MX4 didn’t sport a physical home button, while the MX4 Pro […]

Meizu-Branded Power Bank Leaks Prior To MX5’s Unveiling

Meizu-Branded Power Bank Leaks Prior To MX5’s Unveiling

Meizu is one of the fastest growing Chinese smartphone OEMs. This company has released a couple of really solid smartphones last year, and they managed to increase their sales significantly thanks to that. Meizu will be launching their new flagship later today, the Meizu MX5, a device which has been leaking like crazy in the […]

Xiaomi India Teases A “Jaw-Dropping” Announcement

Xiaomi India Teases A “Jaw-Dropping” Announcement

The Indian arm of Chinese smartphone vendor Xiaomi teased on Monday that it intends to announce something ‘jaw-dropping’ on Tuesday, June 30th. The company hit Twitter on Monday morning to announce “It’s Note-worthy to stay tuned tomorrow for a jaw-dropping catch. What might it be?”. The company also announced a contest on Facebook, whereby one […]

Rumor: Standard Huawei Honor 7 Variant To Cost $322

Rumor: Standard Huawei Honor 7 Variant To Cost $322

Both Huawei and Meizu will announce new smartphones today, Huawei will be announcing their new high-end Honor 7 handset(s), and Meizu is due to announced their new flagship, the Meizu MX5. That being said, we’re here to talk more about the Honor 7 which will be announced soon. We’ve seen a ton of leaks, rumors […]

Sprint’s New ‘All-In’ Plan Will Cost You $80 A Month

Sprint’s New ‘All-In’ Plan Will Cost You $80 A Month

Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T are the biggest carriers in the US. Each of these companies has its positives and negatives, but they’re constantly trying to improve in order to get consumers to use their networks. Sprint has announced yesterday that their ‘Direct 2 You‘ service will be available in four additional cities in the […]

LG G4 Real World Camera Shootout

LG G4 Real World Camera Shootout

The LG G4 is LG’s 2015 flagship Android smartphone. It’s based around a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor backed up by 3 GB of RAM, has a 5.5-inch 1440p (that’s super high resolution) screen and a lot of features and functions including a 16MP main camera and an 8MP rear camera. And don’t get me wrong, […]

Motorola Is Offering Free Red Leather Backs To Moto X Buyers

Motorola Is Offering Free Red Leather Backs To Moto X Buyers

The first generation Moto X represented a new start for the company now owned by Lenovo. While it didn’t have the latest and greatest specifications, even at the time it got released, it featured a whole new way of customizing the hardware with more than 2,000 possible combinations when users chose the back of the […]

DEAL: aLLreLi C6 Waterproof Bluetooth V3.0 Speaker Only $21.99

DEAL: aLLreLi C6 Waterproof Bluetooth V3.0 Speaker Only $21.99

Bluetooth speakers continue to be a popular option for smartphone and portable device owners. Thanks to the use of Bluetooth, those who enjoy their music, can do so in a wire-free manner and without compromising on sound quality. However, Bluetooth speakers can still sometimes be both expensive and lacking portability and especially for those who […]

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