Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Friday, December 11, 2015

Lenovo VIBE Shot Smartphone Review

Lenovo VIBE Shot Smartphone, Lenovo, cellphone

Lenovo VIBE Shot Smartphone, Lenovo, cellphone

With a lot of people using their smartphones as selfie camera, smartphone manufacturers took noticed and they are now increasing the camera quality of their lineup. The Lenovo VIBE Shot Smartphone is one of those smartphones with a powerful camera, offering a 16-megapixel 16:9 BSI (Back-Side Illuminated) sensor that helps you shoot like a pro even in low light. It has triple LED flash and infrared autofocus that twice faster than normal autofocus.

It has a special dual-step shutter, rocker switching between automatic and manual mode, and a design that accentuates the rear shooter. It also offers advanced 6-piece lens for extra clarity, optical image stabilization for steady shots. The 8MP front camera is really impressive in taking selfies that includes panoramic selfies and video chats. It has the most impressive camera on the market.

The Lenovo VIBE Shot is built with an aluminium frame, the front surface is glass and an aluminum glass combination on the back which offers very modern design, comfortable handling, and durability. It weighs 145g and is only 7.6mm wide that makes it really easy to fit inside your pockets. It looks like a smartphone from the front and a camera from the back. .

The smartphone can hold two microSIM cards (dual SIM phone) and there's a microSD card slot. The screen is a stunning 5" Full HD Display 1080 x 1920 pixels) with a 441 ppi pixel density. It also offers in-plane switching, and nearly 180-degrees of wide-angle viewing.

Its IPS display gives highly precise color accuracy with realistic saturation and a comfortable dynamic range, which is particularly suitable for viewing photographs on the phone’s screen.

The device is powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 64-bit 1.7GHz processor and backed by 3GB of RAM. It also offers a very good storage with 32GB internal storage. It would be enough for your photos, music, games and movies. It runs on Android™ Lollipop operating system with new features.

Battery has the capacity of 3000mAh. 


Processor - Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 1.7GHz 64-bit octa core processor
Operating System - Android™ 5.1, Lollipop
Dimensions (HxWxT)-    
142.7 mm x 70.0 mm x 7.6 mm
145 g (0.32 lb)
Battery    - Up to 3000mAh (Li-polymer), embedded
Battery Life    
    Active Standby: Up to 19 days (3G) & 17 days (4G)
    Talk Time: Up to 30 hours (2G) & 21 hours (3G)

Integrated Camera   
    Rear: 16 MP auto-focus with tricolor flash
    Front: 8 MP fixed-focus

1x Speaker, 3.5 mm Jack

    System Memory: 3GB RAM
    Built-in Storage: 32GB ROM
    microSD Storage: Up to 128GB

    4G Network: LTE FDD Band 1/3/7/8/20 | LTE TDD Band 40
    3G Network: 850/900/1900/2100 Mhz
    2G Network: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
    Speed: LTE (4G) 150Mbps (DL) / 50Mbps (UL)
    WLAN: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi hotspot
    Bluetooth® 4.1 LE
    FM receiver
    A-GPS support

    Size: 5" (1920 x 1080)
    Type: Multitouch Capacitive, Full HD, IPS @ >400ppi


    Carmine Red
    Pearl White
    Graphite Grey

Dual: Micro

    Gravitation sensor
    Proximity sensor
    Light sensor
    E-Compass sensor

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Google's Huawei Nexus 6P

Google's Huawei Nexus 6P, smartphone, phablet

The Nexus 6P is a premium smartphone that has an all-metal 5.7-inch casing and powered by a Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor. This is Huawei's first major smartphone release in the US market.

Google's Nexus 6P has a great handle it's easy on the hands and it is also light on your wallet, compared to the Nexus 6 from a year ago. New features, like a fingerprint sensor, reversible USB-C port and a better camera, are the great points for this smartphone.

The display has a 2,560 x 1,440 resolution with a dense 518 pixels per inch, and, all around it looks brighter and more colorful than the Nexus 6, which also had a dimmer quad HD display at the same resolution.


Display: 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED (2560 x 1440, 518 PPI) with Gorilla Glass 4
CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 v2.1 64-bit octa-core processor
(4 x Cortex-A57 @ 2.0 GHz and 4 x Cortex-A53 @ 1.55 GHz), Adreno 430 GPU
Memory: 32/64/128 GB eMMC ROM, 3 GB LPDDR4 RAM
Camera Rear: 12.3 MP Sony IMX377 Exmor R, 1.55 µm pixels, f/2.0, IR laser AF,LED flash, 4K UHD video
       Front: 8 MP, 1.4 µm pixels, f/2.4
Battery    3,450 mAh (non-removable), USB Type-C fast charging with included 15W (5V/3A) charger
Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Size & Weight    159.3 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm, 178g
Network: 4G / LTE cat. 6 / HSPA+, Nano SIM
LTE Bands: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 30
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G + 5 GHz (2x2 MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2LE,
Biometrics: Nexus Imprint fingerprint reader
Audio: Front-facing stereo speakers
Materials: Metal, plastic, Gorilla Glass 4
Colors: Aluminum, Graphite, Frost

Retailers/Carriers U.S.: Unlocked from Google Canada: Unlocked from Google. Carriers: Bell, Rogers, Telus, Wind Mobile and Videotron

Pricing    U.S: 32 GB model $499, 64 GB $549, 128 GB $649 Canada: 32 GB model $699, 64 GB $749, 128 GB $849. $100-220 on a 2-year term for 32 GB carrier model

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 budget with metal body and fingerprint sensor

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, smartphone

China based tech company Xiaomi new budget smartphone the Redmi Note 3 is equipped with metal casing and fingerprint sensor. The device is 5.5" inches and priced only at US$140 (899 yuan).

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 will be released in the market in China on November 27.

The device is powered by octa-core 64-bit processor with 2GB of RAM. It has 5.5-inch full-HD 1,080x1,920 pixel display. It has 16GB storage. It is equipped with 13-megapixel rear camera with phase detection auto focus. It has 4G dual-SIM slots. The Note 3 is equipped with 4,000mAh battery.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Activision Blizzard Buys "Candy Crush" maker (King Digital) for $5.9B

Activision Blizzard buys Candy Crush, King Digital

Candy Crush Saga was the most sought after app of 2013, it is a very addictive game and it is made by King Digital. Video game behemoth Activision Blizzard is acquiring King Digital for $5.9 billion.

The deal was announced late, Activision Blizzard (ATVI) maker of games Call of Duty and Destiny — will acquire all outstanding King shares for $18.00 in cash per share, a 20% premium to King's (KING) Oct. 30 closing share price.

The deal brings together two of the top five highest-grossing mobile games in the U.S. (Candy Crush Saga and Candy Crush Soda Saga), with the top global console video-game franchise in Call of Duty, and the world’s biggest PC game franchise, World of Warcraft, the companies said.

During the twelve months ending Sept. 30, 2015, the companies had adjusted revenues of $4.7 billion (Activision Blizzard) and $2.1 billion (King).

Candy Crush remains popular and ranked 3rd in the Apple app.


Saturday, October 31, 2015

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

I wish you have a spooky time on Halloween. But don’t get too scared though.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Apple iPhone 7 2016

Apple iPhone 7 2016, smartphone, Apple

Apple will launch the iPhone 7 in 2016 and that's just a few months away so is it worth it to wait or buy the latest iPhone that are now out in the market (iPhone 6S and 6S Plus). There are plenty of rumours about next year's iPhone 7 and they are big. It seems Apple has big plans for the iPhone 7. said that the iPhone 7 will have revolutionary features that will be ocmpletely different from the current models. Designer Hasan Kaymak put up an iPhone 7 concept without a home button that will allow it to have a display with no edges. See, his video clip below.

Tech blogs also said that the iPhone 7 will have significantly better water resistance that the current iPhones. Apple is also set to join Samsung, Sony and LG with the wireless charging based on Apple's patent (Inductive Power Transfer Using Acoustic or Haptic Devices) applications published yesterday by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Apple iPhones can't do wireless charging since it has aluminum case. Wireless-charging handsets use plastic casing so that power can reach the batteries. However, Qualcomm introduced last July a new wireless charger that works through metal cases.

It is also rumored that the iPhone 7 will be powered by an Intel chip with a "hexa-core" processor that will significantly improve speed and power. It will even have a better camera.

Apple may dual-source the LTE modems in its new iPhones from both Intel and Qualcomm. Currently, Qualcomm’s 9X45 LTE chip is use in all iPhone modems.

If money is not an issue, then go ahead get an iPhone 6S or 6S Plus. But, if you need to save before you can buy a new and amazing phone well it's worth it to wait and just use your old phone.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Apple iMac with 4K Retina display, reduce price of top-end 27"

Apple iMac, computer, PC

Apple packed the 21.5-inch iMac with a stunning 4K-resolution display, along with faster processors and Thunderbolt 2. The company also made the "Retina 5K" screens standard on all its larger 27-in. models. They have also redesigned the keyboard, mouse and trackpad which are all equipped with rechargeable batteries and lightning connectors.

Apple debuted a 21.5-in. iMac with a Retina display of 4096-x-2304-pixel resolution at just $1,499, which is far from the $2,499 Retina 5K iMac when it was introduced while the lower priced is at $1,999.

The 21.5-inch iMac is powered by a quad-core 3.1GHz Intel Core i5 processor (older "Broadwell" line) with 8GB of RAM. It has an integrated GPU (graphics processor unit) from Intel and lots of storage space at 1TB hard disk drive. The processors are still one generation behind Intel's latest and there are no discrete graphics options. No HDMI input means it can't double as a TV monitor.

Apple iMac with 4K Retina display (21.5-inch, 2015)
Price:     $1,499
Display size/resolution :    21.5-inch 4,096x2,304 display
PC CPU :   3.10GHz Intel Core i5-5675R
PC Memory :    8GB DDR3 SDRAM 1866MHz
Graphics :    1536MB (shared) Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200
Storage :    1TB 5,400rpm HDD
Networking:     802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0
Operating system:     Apple OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

iPhone 6s and 6S Plus

iPhone 6s and 6S Plus, Apple, smartphones

iPhone 6s and 6S Plus, Apple, smartphones

The iPhone 6s and 6S Plus are sleek new smartphones that will be in store on Friday September 25, 2015. In my opinion, this is best iPhone yet. There are components for the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus thare are more expensive, but the new phones will sell for the same price as the models they replace which is really good for the consumers. Apple's new smartphones have  bigger, better screens, and a good camera. You also has the option to pay wirelessly. The iPhone 6s has a very stylish sleek aluminum design.

The iPhone 6s has 4.7 inches 750 x 1334 pixels that is equipped with 3D Touch. They say it is the next generation of Multi-touch. With 3D Touch, the phone senses how deeply you press the display, letting you do all kinds of important things more quickly. And it gives you real-time feedback in the form of subtle taps from the all-new Taptic Engine.

It also has an amazing camera with the 12-megapixel iSight camera which captures sharp, detailed pictures. It can also capture brilliant 4K video, up to 4x the resolution of 1080p HD video. iPhone 6s front camera has 5-megapixel FaceTime HD camera which will give you amazing selfie.

The phone is powered by A9 processor which is said to be 70% faster than last year's A8 when it comes to the usual computing tasks like opening an app and 90% faster at graphical tasks, like playing games.

The company said that it will have faster 4G LTE and Wi-Fi connections and will include support 802.11ac Wi-Fi, as well as MIMO technology (multiple input/multiple output).

When it comes to battery life the 6s is enough for the normal user but for moderate to heavy use the bigger 5.5 inches 6s Plus will give you longer battery life.

The two new iPhones will run on iOS 9 which will give you a smarter Siri and up to three hours longer battery life, plus a new Low Power Mode.


Apple iPhone 6s

DISPLAY - LED-backlit IPS LCD 4.7 inches 750 x 1334 pixels, Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
OS - iOS 9
CAMERA Primary- 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
CAMERA Front - 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama
BATTERY - Non-removable Li-Po 1715 mAh battery (6.9 Wh)
MEMORY - 16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM

Apple iPhone 6s Plus

DISPLAY - LED-backlit IPS LCD 4.7 inches 750 x 1334 pixels, Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
OS - iOS 9
CAMERA Primary- 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
CAMERA Front - 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama
BATTERY - Non-removable Li-Po 1715 mAh battery (6.9 Wh)
MEMORY - 16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM

If you are low on cash want to have the latest iPhone then take advantage of the T-Mobile trade-in promo which gets you an iPhone 6s for $5 per month. If you trade in your old iPhone and get the their Jump On Demand upgrade program they will give you a Apple iPhone 6s for as little as $5 per month.

If you trade in your old iPhone 5s, for the 6s you will need to pay $10 per month. If you have any other device the payments is $15 per month.

John Legere revealed the trade-in promo on his Twitter account.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Samsung Releases Super-size Smartphones, Samsung Galaxy Note5, S6 Edge+

phablets, Samsung smartphones, Samsung Galaxy Note5, Galaxy Note5

Korean Tech giant Samsung has unveiled two new Android smartphones with super-sized screens ahead of expected new iPhone. According to Samsung last Thursday August 13, 2015 that the new Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus will begin shipping on August 21 in the U.S. and Canada. Usually, Note phones don't come out until well after Apple's new iPhone models in September.

Both the Note 5 and the S6 Edge Plus, has a large 5.7-inch screens that makes them phablets. It also equipped with an S Pen Stylus with added features. Both include 4GB of RAM. It also has dual-display feature using the Apps Edge, the shortcut menu can be accessed by swiping the screen’s curved edge.
The phablets will arrive in 32GB or 64GB options, and both of them don't come with microSD slot, which may disappoint some user. The Samsung Galaxy Note5 is powered by an Exynos 7420 processor 2.1GHz. The battery for both is 3,000 mAh. The front cameras take sharper selfies using 5 megapixels.

With Contract the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is at $249.99 while the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus is at $299.99.

Without contract the Note 5 will cost $696 to $720, it will depend on your carrier. The Edge Plus will cost about $75 more without contract. The iPhone 6 Plus sells for about $750. T-Mobile is throwing in a year of Netflix with both phones, while Sprint is giving away a low-end Samsung tablet with a two-year contract.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Microsoft Flagship Lumia 950 XL Smartphone Leaked

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, smartphone, Lumia

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, smartphone, Lumia

Photos of Microsoft's flagship Lumia 950 XL smartphone images has been leaked on WPXAP a China-based website. Based on the pictures the prototype is encased in a protective casing.

Microsoft is expected to unveil both the 5.2-inch Lumia 950 and 5.7-inch Lumia 950 XL in an event on October.

The Smartphone is said to boast a 5.2-inch QHD display and will be equipped with a hexa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor. It is expected to have 3GB of RAM, iris scanning technology, 32GB of storage, 20MP PureView rear-facing camera, a 5MP front-facing camera, a 3,000mAh battery and will come with support for wireless charging (USB-C connector).

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Best smartphones 2015

Smartphones that offer that best functionality than its competitor will always come on top. Every latest smartphones offers touch screens, access the Internet, email, work with document attachments, sync data with personal and corporate computers, send instant messages, play music, show streaming video and play games.

If you are asking Which smartphone is best for me? TopTenReviews ranked them based on benchmark, processor, display, camera, battery life and features. They have use a grading system to give them scores for each specification.

They have done strict testing and side-by-side comparison to list the best smartphones for 2015 here are their results:

1. Samsung Galaxy S6 - 9.03
2. HTC One M9 - 8.40
3. Apple iPhone 6 - 8.07
4. Apple iPhone 6 Plus - 7.95
5. Samsung Galaxy Note 4 - 7.82
6. Sony Xperia Z3 - 7.70
7. LG G3 - 7.57
8. Samsung Galaxy S5 - 7.35
9. Motorola Droid Turbo - 7.28
10.Motorola Moto X - 7.25
11.YotaPhone 2 - 6.68
12.Asus Zenfone 2 - 6.53
13.Nokia Lumia 830 - 6.25
14.Google Nexus 5 - 6.08
15.LG G Flex - 5.28
16.Sharp AQUOS Crystal - 4.55
17.Amazon Fire Phone - 4.50
18.BlackBerry Z30 - 4.38

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Friday, July 3, 2015

Metallic Apple iPhone 6c 4" to launch in 2016; iPhone 6s Leak

Metallic Apple iPhone 6c

The iPhone 5c was released on September 10, 2013 it'll be two years old soon and it looks like Apple will be releasing Apple iPhone 6c to replace it. According to rumors, the iPhone 6c will launch in 2016 and it will have a metallic casing replacing the colorful plastic look. They said that it'll also be a 4-inch smartphone.

There's also a leaked document from Foxconn about details of the iPhone 6s. According to the document the smartphone will features a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera, 4K video, and 2 gigabytes of RAM. The leak was posted on Chinese networking site Weibo.

iPhone 6s Leak
The "iPhone 6s" and "iPhone 6s Plus" will be equipped with a 12-megapixel rear camera, as well as support for 4K and/or 240 frames-per-second slow-motion video. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus already have 240 fps video, but are limited to 1080p resolution, since their sensors top out at 8 megapixels. The front camera will be 5-megapixel instead of 1.2 megapixels which is a big development.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 beats Apple iPhone 6 in Photo Quality in a Blind Survey

Samsung Galaxy S6, Apple iPhone 6, Photo Quality, Blind Survey, smartphone

Phone Arena carry out a blind camera test between the photo quality of iPhone 6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6. Participants of the survey choose between 2 photos without knowing which of the two smartphones were used.

The result was a landslide in favor of the Samsung Galaxy S6, they have beaten the Apple iPhone 6 by a huge margin. Galaxy S6 took 27,063 votes while Apple iPhone 6 got 3,033 votes.

You can check the photos that were taken by both phones and the actual votes at Phone Arena.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Which has better Camera? LG G4 or Samsung Galaxy S6

Let us see who wins in terms of Camera performance between the LG G4 and the Samsung Galaxy S6, two of the best smartphones in the market today. Both has fantastic cameras that feature 16 megapixel sensors, optical image stabilization, and captures beautiful images. But which is the best in the camera category?

LG G4 - 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels, laser autofocus, optical image stabilization, LED flash. 1/2.6'' sensor size, simultaneous video and image recording, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR.

Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, optical stabilization, HDR, stereo sound rec

Samsung Galaxy S6 - 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash. Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama.

Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec

Friday, June 5, 2015

ZTE Nubia Z9 borderless Smartphone

smartpone Nubia, ZTE Nubia Z9 borderless Smartphone

China based ZTE will be bringing their flagship Nubia Z9 borderless Smartphone to the United States in the third quarter this year. Nubia Z9 is bezel-free border-less 5.2-inch Z9 smartphone that has a very slim metal frame. The phone has 5.2-inch 1080p display that is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810.

The Z9 is equipped with Frame interactive Technology (FiT), which allows users to control the function of the smartphone using grip and gesture controls, like touching the edge of the screen or squeezing it. For example, you can unlock the homescreen or launch the camera feature by simply turning the phone sideways and placing four fingertips on the edge of the screen. You can even take a one-handed selfie by squeezing the handset without touching any buttons. With FiT technology, users will reduce the average smartphone process to 2.7 steps as compared to traditional smartphones.  In addition, the nubia Z9’s new ergonomic design makes it easier to hold the phone and less likely to drop it.

The phones camera has an optically stabilized 16-megapixel f/2.0 rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera using Sony's latest IMX234 CMOS sensor (like LG's G4). The ZTE Nubia Z9 will retail at prices between $564 and $725, depending on the storage and RAM you choose. It will also have a high-end model prized at $725 that will have fingerprint sensor.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Sony Xperia Z3+

Sony Xperia Z3+

Sony has done great things with the Xperia Z3+ it has amazing new features. The Xperia Z3+ sports a new slimmer design, it is also thinner (6.9mm), lighter and a cooler frame design compared to the Xperia Z3. It has a 5.2 inches display 1080x1920 pixel. Sony Xperia Z3+ is waterproof for about 30 minutes at a depth of 1.5m, it is also dust-proof (IP65 and IP68 certification).

The workhorse is 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop. Battery life is about 48 hours (2,930mAh). The main camera is 20.7MP with 4K video recording, it has 25mm wide-angle Sony G lens with Bionz, a mobile processing engine with superior auto capabilities. It can recognize up to 52 different scenarios and adapts the camera settings automatically. It has "Gourmet mode" that makes better food shots. The front camera is upgraded to 5MP with a wide-angle 25mm glass for ultimate selfies that includes Soft Snap, Back-light Portrait, Night Portrait and Infant settings.

The Z3+ comes with 32GB internal storage, while RAM is still 3GB.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Huawei P8: Stylish yet Powerful Smartphone

Huawei P8, smartphone, cellphone, Huawei, cheap smartphone

Huawei P8 is an Android-based smartphone that has amazing features. It has powerful specifications and great designs which cost much less than Samsung Galaxy S6 and Apple’s iPhone. Their latest flagship smartphone the  P8 has an amazing design and powerful specifications at a very affordable price.

The P8 has a 5.2-inch display 1920x1080 screen, with a 13-megapixel main camera at the back. The front camera is 8-megapixel. The powerhorse is 2GHz/1.5GHz octa-core processor and has a 3GB RAM. It has an internal storage capacity of 16GB and it can also be expanded via a microSD card. It is also powered by a 2,680 mAh battery.

The user interface is very similar to iPhone 6 in which apps are spread out on its homescreen or you can search it in the app folders. The new P8 is a great smartphone with stylish design for less cost at $531.

Quick Specs:

Display: 5.2" IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors 1080 x 1920 pixels
OS: Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
CPU: Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Mali-T628 MP4 GPU
Memory: 16/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Camera: Main - 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED (dual tone), video 1080p@30fps, flash. Secondary - 8 MP

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

LG G4 unveiled

 LG G4, smartphone, LG G4 phone

LG, electronics company from South Korea has unveiled their latest flagship Android smartphone the G4. The G4 has upgraded capabilities, usability, and the design. It now sport a leather back. It is also available in old plastic casing with a metal finish.

The G4 is equipped with a 16-megapixel rear camera tha has an optical-image stabilization and an aperture of f/1.8 best for taking pictures in low light. The front camera for selfie photo has 8MP. It also has laser auto-focus and an infrared color spectrum analyzer that gives more accurate color reproduction.

LG G4 specs:

Display: 5.5" LCD Quantum Dot, 2560 x 1440 resolution, 534 ppi
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 (hexa-core: 2xCortex A57+ 4xCortex A53, 64-bit), Adreno 418 GPU
Storage: 32 GB, expandable using microSD up to 128GB
Main camera: 16MP, f/1.8, color spectrum sensor, OIS, laser-assisted focus;
Secondary camera: 8MP
Connectivity: HSPA, LTE-Advanced
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth: 4.1
Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery: 3,000 mAh, user removable, wireless charging, quick charging
OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop, LG UX 4.0
Dimensions: 149.8 x 76.2 x 6.3-9.8 mm, 155 g
Colors and finishes Plastic: Gray, Gold, White
Leather: Black, Brown, Red, Sky Blue, Beige, and Yellow

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Le Superphone: Hello US

Le Superphone, LeTV, smartphone

Billionaire Jia Yueting founder and CEO of Chinese online streaming site Leshi TV (LeTV) and who gain attention by comparing Apple to the Nazis for all the right reason will be bringing his smartphone "Le Superphone" to the American consumers. At a media event on Monday afternoon in San Francisco, the company said that they will be launching in the US and will be introducing their new smartphone to the US.
Le Superphone, LeTV, smartphone
LeTV is one of the biggest online streaming site in China boasting 400 million monthly users. They have a market capitalization of around $12 billion on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. LeTV’s core streaming business has built up a library of more than 100,000 TV series and 5,000 movies.

The company will have their US headquarters in Redwood City and will be having another office in Los Angeles. 

The Le Superphone’s custom Android operating software is designed to stream LeTV’s video content. It is built for the ultimate viewing experience of the user. So, it will definitely have more dynamic color range than any other premium smartphone in the market. The phone is equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor. It also has a 21-megapixel main camera at the back. It will have two variants 5.5-inches and a massive 6.3-inches.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Google Budget Chromebooks on ChromeOS

  Google Budget Chromebooks, ChromeOS, Chrome Operating System, Haier, Hisense

Google releases budget Chromebooks that will run on  Chrome operating system. This will benefit budget conscious as well as kids. Google announced the two version of the Chromebooks which are produced by PC manufacturers Hisense and Haier. The lightweight laptops will only cost about $149 each.

Microsoft have also announced their low-priced Surface table to cater to low budget families and students. The Surface Pro 3 low end model is priced at $499 while the higher end model may cost up to $1,949.

The Chromebooks does not have any hard drive it's functionality is dependent on Internet connection. The Chrome Operating system is designed to automatically use Google’s search engine and other services like Google docs, Google Calendar, Gmail, YouTube etc.

The two models built by Hisense and Haier are based on ARM Cortex-A17 processors, 11.6-inch screens, 16GB internal storage, 2GB RAM, USB 2.0 ports, HDMI output, and microSD card. In terms of battery life, the Haier model can run up to 10 hours while the Hisense model can run up to 8.5 hours.
Asus Chromebook Flip

Google has also launched "Asus Chromebook Flip" which has a premium metallic design. It boast a 10.1-inch touchscreen display that can be folded backwards to be use as tablet. It is priced at $249. It is powered by a Rockchip 3288 processor with four ARM Cortex A17 cores with 16GB storage. The battery life is about 10 hours.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Windows phone Microsoft Lumia 430 is only at $70

Windows phone, Microsoft Lumia 430, Lumia 430

Microsoft's latest smartphone the Lumia 430 is their cheapest Windows phone yet at only $70. The Lumia 430 will be added to Microsoft's low-cost phones like the midrange Lumia 640 and 640 XL. Microsoft Lumia 430 is a 3G only phone with dual-SIM. It runs on Windows Phone 8.1 and is equipped with a 4-inch display with a 800x480-pixel resolution. The workhorse is a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset with 1GB RAM.

The main camera at the back of the phone is 2-megapixel without flash, while the front-facing camera is at 0.3-megapixel. It has  8GB of memory that is expandable up to 128GB more storage using microSD card. The phone is powered by a 1,500mAh removable battery.

The body of the phone is made from polycarbonate and it comes in orange and black colors. The phone will be available this April.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Samsung Successfully Redesign the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, Huge Pre-orders

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, Galaxy phone, smartphones

The Samsung Galaxy S6 has shown that they have the ability to adapt to the changes in the industry with their success in the Mobile World Congress. They have redesigned their flagship Samsung Galaxy S6 thoroughly that it's no longer similar to its predecessor.

There are reports that mobile carriers have ordered 20 million Galaxy S6 and S6 edge units, which is a record setting feat. With so many orders the company has said that they will be increasing their initial production of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge by 13 million units to keep up with the surge of orders.

Samsung struggled in sales last year which watch their profits cut by 60%, now they have seem to solve the problem with their latest smartphones thanks to stronger than anticipated Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge pre-orders.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Specs:

Display: 5.1" Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Corning 1440 x 2560 pixels Gorilla Glass 4
Processor: Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A5, Exynos 7420 chipset, Mali-T760 GPU
Memory: Internal choice of 32, 64, 128 GB, with 3 GB RAM not expandable
OS: Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Camera: Main back camera 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash
 Secondary front camera - 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR
- video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Battery: fixed Li-Ion 2550 mAh battery

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Reddit Stolen Sex Images Banned, Blogger Bans Porn

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Looks like the internet is fast becoming a PG13 affair and is fast becoming heavily regulated medium. Reddit, a very popular social networking  content sharing site will start banning and deleting content with explicit images published without the subject's consent.

Reddit said: No matter who you are, if a photograph, video, or digital image of you in a state of nudity, sexual excitement, or engaged in any act of sexual conduct, is posted or linked to on Reddit without your permission, it is prohibited on Reddit."

"We also recognise that violent personalised images are a form of harassment that we do not tolerate and we will remove them when notified."

This will take effect on March 10.

Meanwhile, Google also said that they will be banning sexually explicit material on their Blogger platform. The company said that blogger will no longer be able to "publicly share images and video that are sexually explicit or show graphic nudity on Blogger as of March 23.

If you have a blog that shows sexually explicit or graphic nude pictures or video (ex porn) your blog will be made private after March 23, 2015. They will not remove your content, but it will no longer be viewable publicly meaning only the owner, admin, and the people who the owner has shared the blog with can view them.

If you have created a blog after March 23, 2015, and contains graphic nude pictures or video content they may remove the blog. You can check Google announcement here.

I think these companies are making sure that their services will not be use for celeb sex leak (Fappening) again.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Asus Zenbook UX305 the Thinnest Ultrabook

 Asus Zenbook UX305, Ultrabook, Thinnest

Asus has released the Zenbook UX305 which is the thinnest 13.3-inch ultrabook in the market at 0.48 inches and weighs only 2.6 pounds. It's not just light to carry it is also light for the pocket at just $699. The 13-inch Apple MacBook Air weighs 2.96 pounds.

Asus combined sleek design, powerful specs, and functionality for this ultrabook. The device is powered by an Intel dual-core M-Y510 processor. You can choose 128GB or 256GB SSD (Solid-state Drive), the 128GB SSD base model does not come with a touchscreen. It has 8 GB of LPDDR3-1600 memory.

It has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. It is equip with HD webcam 720p resolution and a micro HDMI port. It has In-Plane Switching and full 1080p HD display. It has plenty of USB 3.0 ports at 3, one port is designated for charging. It has an SD card reader and an audio output port and fitted with ASUS SonicMaster audio system.

It comes in with a 45Wh battery that can last for up to 10 hours on a single battery charge. It has a pre-installed copy of Windows 8.1.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Watch Out Apple here comes Xiaomi

A China based tech company Xiaomi is fast becoming a pain to Apple. In 2014, Xiaomi sold 61 million smartphones, which has grown more than thrice its 2013 sales total. A few weeks ago, Xiaomi a five-year old company was able to raised $1.1 billion in new funding at a valuation of $45 billion.

Xiaomi smartphone price is significantly lower than iPhone, and it looks like iPhone. With that price it's a big deal for countries like China, India and other developing nation where average income is lower than those in the U.S. and Europe.

Xiaomi has also employed a strategy on selling their products online instead of having a physical store that that takes a big chunk of profit margins. They also use a "pre-order" system, producting the smartphones after an order is made and paid by the buyer. Since smartphone materials are continuously going down, they are reaping profits since the cost to manufacture the smartphone becomes cheaper than when the phone first went on sale.

Just look at Xiaomi Mi 4 (64GB internal storage) it looks really similar to iPhone 6 and it is also loaded with great features and amazing specification. The  Xiaomi Mi 4 has 5-inch IPS LCD display with full HD resolution and run on Android 4.4.3 KitKat OS and a MIUI 6 user interface. It is powered by 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, Adreno 330 GPU, and has 3 GB RAM. The main camera is 13MP 1/3 inch sensor and an 8MP front camera. It is equipped with 3080 mAh battery unit.

iPhone 6 4.7-inch display, 64GB unlock version at TMobile is priced at $749 while the Xiaomi Mi 4 64GB is priced at $469.99 excluding tax.

Monday, January 19, 2015

HTC One M9

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HTC One M8

HTC One M8 is equipped with 4 megapixel "ultrapixel" camera, however the HTC One M9 is said to have a high-resolution instead. 

HTC will be releasing their latest smartphone to replace last year's HTC One M8 and according to reports they will also be releasing their first smartwatch.

The HTC One M9 is expected to be equipped with a high-resolution 20-megapixel camera replacing the ultrapixel camera on the M8. HTC's ultrapixel has lower megapixel resolution at 4MP however the company said that having a few and large pixels will have less image noise. They didn't completely abandoned the ultrapixel they just moved it on the front.

The smartphone will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. It will also feature the next generation HTC Sense interface, and Dolby 5.1 audio technology.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Windows 7 Support Is no Longer Free

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Microsoft's Windows 7 is now (January 13, 2015) on extended support and the support will be over on January 14th, 2020.  A lot of people like Windows 7 which is clearly better than Windows Vista. About 55% of the PC of the world uses Windows 7 more than the user of  Windows 8 and 8.1 combined.

Now every versions of Windows 7 are transferred to extended support from mainstream support meaning there will no longer be free support for Windows 7 starting today January 13, 2015. Those with licenses paid up, or signed up to licensing programs will also need to pay for Windows 7 support.

Security patches will still be provided up to 2020.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Android Lollipop Slow? Here's a Fix

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Android has significantly improve the Android Lollipop in terms of design, performance, apps list, and battery life. However, despite all these improvements you may experience some lag and slowdown that may frustrate you.

Android Lollipop users have reported to the Android AOSP bug tracker some lag problems that happened after two days of "standby" time, and it went back to normal when they do a reboot. Expert said that what causing the problem is a  "memory leak", were apps keeps on using RAM even though it is no longer needed.

Those apps after some time may use so much RAM that when you use an app you will experience a lag since the system don't have enough RAM for it to function. The system will by closing apps to open more memory, which will then force it to recreate and restore the state of the apps it closed if you need to use them again. This cycle will make the system laggy.

The issue has been reported and now tagged as "resolved" however they offer no fix for now. We will have to wait for future version of Android (Android 5.0.3 or 5.1, or 6.x) to get a fix. For now all we can do is reboot the system.