Samsung’s Gear S2 transcends the luxury watch; here’s why

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 The Gear S2 is a popular smartwatch, as Best Buy and Amazon sales show us for Q4 2015, and the Korean giant behind “the next big thing” in the smartwatch market is thrilled. At CES 2016, Samsung pushed forward with the smartwatch that’s got everyone talking about the future of smartwatches, with 18K Rose Gold and Platinum Gear S2 ... Read More »

Acer to pre-install Microsoft apps on select Android phones and tablets

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Acer will begin pre-installing Microsoft productivity apps on its Android smartphones and tablets, thanks to a new deal between the two companies. Microsoft made the announcement, noting that Acer tablets and smartphones will come with Microsoft productivity tools on board starting in the second half of 2016. As for what you can expect to see pre-installed, Microsoft names seven ... Read More »

New Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.107 is pushed out to insiders

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.107 has been sent out to Windows Insiders in the fast ring. Those in the fast ring receive early versions of OS builds, giving them the ability to brag that they have received the newest version of Windows 10 Mobile. On the other hand, since they are receiving the OS early, there is a good ... Read More »

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4S to be sold with a VR headset in the box

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0             Last year’s Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7) and OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) will soon get a successor each – these should be called Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4, and Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4S. The latter in particular seems to be a very interesting product: according to Venture Beat, the Idol 4S will be sold ... Read More »

Leaked LG G5 Geekbench result hints at high-end performance

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 An alleged LG G5 prototype has made its way in the Geekbench database ahead of the February 21st unveiling. The listing delivers no surprises in terms of internal hardware, but it does remind us to expect high-end performance. This new Geekbench result is actually for an LG smartphone going by model number F700, a natural progression for the G5 following ... Read More »

Download Wallpaper February: Abstract

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Welcome back to Wallpaper Wednesday! In case you missed last week’s edition and are a little baffled by this new segment, please let me fill you in. Every Wednesday, we’ll be bringing you a selection of our favourite backgrounds to download and install on your devices. All images are available in a QHD resolution, which is a perfect fit for the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge leaks in grey

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0             A couple of live images of the Galaxy S7 duo were leaked yesterday showing the devices in black, which also highlighted the almost flush camera module on the device. Later, the Galaxy S7 edge’s 3,600 mAh battery was confirmed through an FCC filing. Now, a new press render of the yet unannounced Galaxy S7 edge ... Read More »

LG V10 vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus: video stabilization quality comparison

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 The LG V10 and Apple’s iPhone 6s Plus have two of the best cameras of any smartphone: both can capture video in super sharp 4K resolution and both support optical image stabilization plus some software tricks to get rid of shakiness in videos. ONE OF THE TWO PHONES IS CLEARLY STABILIZING VIDEO MUCH BETTER The LG V10 in particular ... Read More »

T-Mobile starts rolling out Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge in Poland

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0  Earlier today, we reported that Samsung was in the midst of applying the finishing touches to the Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge in Poland, indicating that a release was in the pipeline, and now T-Mobile has started rolling out the firmware to all its carrier-branded models of both devices in the region. This release ... Read More »

Google allows Adblock Fast to re-enter the Google Play Store

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Google has apparently changed its mind about how it interprets a section of its Developer Distribution Agreement. Last week, the Alphabet division blocked Adblock Fast from the Google Play Store citing Section 4.4 of the Developer Distribution Agreement. Other ad-blockers, like Crystal, had their updates blocked by Google. But Rocketship, the developer behind Adblock Fast, successfully appealed. A letter ... Read More »