WhatsApp tips and tricks infographic

With more than a billion users now, WhatsApp, the world’s most popular instant messaging platform, has slowly been turning from a barebones chat app, into a more sophisticated endeavor that is almost (but not quite) on par with the best out there in terms of features. Just recently it added rich link previews, like on Facebook Messenger or Viber, the ... Read More »

Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) hit the Bluetooth SIG

We already know Samsung is working on the Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016), successors to two of its best budget smartphones. Quite a few leaks in recent weeks have given us information on both handsets, and the phones have now appeared on the Bluetooth SIG website. They were submitted for certification in early January, and the Bluetooth SIG listing ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge drop by FCC to reveal little we didn’t know already

FCC visits are formalities by nature, very rarely uncovering information device manufacturers don’t want to go public, but when it comes to products as thoroughly leaked as the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, the US regulation agency couldn’t possibly disclose relevant, fresh intel even if it wanted to. Model numbers? They were fairly easy to predict months ago, and nowadays, ... Read More »

You are just 3.5 Facebook friends away from anyone else

The longstanding figure regarding degrees of separation has been six. This has been popularized by the game-slash-social-media-phenomenon Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, a concept that attests that no actor currently working in Hollywood is more than six associative steps from prolific actor Kevin Bacon. However, the internet is making the world smaller these days. Recent data from Facebook claims that ... Read More »

Unreleased 6-inch Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro appears once again

Towards the end of January, we caught wind of theSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro, a potentially high-end handset with a substantial 6-inch display. Given the Galaxy A9 Pro naming, it seems possible that said device will be a better edition of the Galaxy A9, but precisely what it will entail remains a mystery. More evidence has emerged of its existence, however, ... Read More »