iPhone and iPad CPU: Samsung

Apple needs Samsung more than ever for the future iPhones and iPads

By on November 17, 2014 at 9:30 AM.

Apple needs Samsung more than ever for the future iPhones and iPads

Even though Apple has reportedly tried to keep out Samsung out of its iPhone and iPad supply chain, The Korea Times seems to indicate Apple needs Samsung more than ever for future iPhone and iPad production. The publication reports that Samsung has struck a deal worth “billions of dollars” with Apple to mass-produce chips required for future-generation iPhone and iPad models. More →

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Galaxy Note Edge Build Quality

Samsung says the Galaxy Note Edge is ‘quite durable’

By on November 14, 2014 at 7:15 PM.

Samsung says the Galaxy Note Edge is ‘quite durable’

Samsung on Friday posted on its official blog a list of answers to questions potential Galaxy Note Edge buyers might have about the phone and its unusual curved-edge design. The company addressed various matters, including durability, unintended touches, design, and Edge screen functionality. More →

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Nexus 6 Orders Shipping

Google is shipping your Nexus 6 order right now

By on November 14, 2014 at 5:00 PM.

Google is shipping your Nexus 6 order right now

It’s been all but impossible to buy a Nexus 6 since launch, but there’s good news for the lucky few who have. According to Android Police, the first wave of orders have begun shipping, indicating that customers will receive their phones within the next week. More →

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Verizon Early Termination Fees

T-Mobile repellent: Verizon just made it more expensive for you to switch carriers

By on November 14, 2014 at 3:20 PM.

T-Mobile repellent: Verizon just made it more expensive for you to switch carriers

Remember earlier this year when T-Mobile announced that it would start paying off new customers’ early termination fees if they switched over from rival carriers? Well it seems that Verizon has come up with a clever way to blunt that policy’s impact: Make it more expensive for some customers to switch. More →

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Galaxy Note 4 Features

10 great hidden features on the Galaxy Note 4

By on November 14, 2014 at 2:05 PM.

10 great hidden features on the Galaxy Note 4

Samsung doesn’t have a beloved blogger that diehard fans can flock to like Apple does, so the company has seemingly decided to take matters into its own hands. Earlier this week, we shared a glowing review that Samsung’s new Gear S smartwatch recently received. Sadly, that glowing review was written by… Samsung. Now Samsung is back, and it’s blogging about its flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 4.

In its most recent post, the company has shared 10 hidden features on its best ever Note smartphone. More →

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Android Lollipop Features

How to enable Android 5.0′s most important new feature: Battery saver

By on November 14, 2014 at 1:40 PM.

How to enable Android 5.0′s most important new feature: Battery saver

Google’s latest and greatest mobile software is finally upon us, and there is plenty to love about Android 5.0. The most obvious change is the new look of the user interface in Lollipop, which Google calls Material Design. Characterized by a great use of shadows and bright, bold colors, Material Design propels Android’s interface into the future and makes it a real pleasure to use.

But there are plenty of other changes that impact the user experience, and the most important one may be Google’s new battery saver mode. More →

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How to Switch to OnePlus One

How to ditch your iPhone and switch to the year’s most exciting Android phone

By on November 14, 2014 at 1:15 PM.

How to ditch your iPhone and switch to the year’s most exciting Android phone

Next week, OnePlus is going to open preorders for its CyanogenMod smartphone for the second (and probably final) time this year. If you decide to pick one up, you’re probably going to want to know the best way to switch from your current phone to the OnePlus One. Don’t worry — OnePlus has you covered. More →

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Android Lollipop Download Tricks

20 hidden Android 5.0 Lollipop tricks you need to know about

20 hidden Android 5.0 Lollipop tricks you need to know about

By on November 14, 2014 at 10:20 AM.

Android 5.0 Lollipop is quite possibly the most hotly anticipated Android update ever. The new software brings with it a number of key changes as well as battery life improvements and performance enhancements, but the one thing Android fans are anticipating most eagerly is the new look of Android 5.0. Material Design rockets Android into the future in terms of its appearance, and its guiding principles will also help third-party app developers improve their software.

Of course, Lollipop is about much more than a new look, and we regularly share guides that will help you get the most out of Android 5.0. More →

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Best Black Friday Smartphone Deals 2014

The best 2014 Black Friday smartphone deals we’ve seen so far

By on November 14, 2014 at 9:55 AM.

The best 2014 Black Friday smartphone deals we’ve seen so far

Black Friday is still two weeks away but retailers have already started hyping the huge sales they’ll be having for personal electronics, including some of this year’s hottest smartphones. Below we’ve listed the best Black Friday 2014 deals we’ve seen for smartphones so far this year from a wide variety of big box retailers such as RadioShack, Walmart and Best Buy.

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Tips And Tricks

Use this Lollipop trick to tell Google exactly what you think of the Nexus 6

By on November 14, 2014 at 8:30 AM.

Use this Lollipop trick to tell Google exactly what you think of the Nexus 6

Whether you love or hate the Nexus 6 — or really, any Lollipop-equipped Nexus device — Google wants to know about it. Android Police has spotted a new feature in Nexus devices that have been Android 5.0 Lollipop installed that will let you send your personal review of the device directly to Google so it can get user feedback and presumably improve its future devices. More →

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BlackBerry Classic Preorder Page

Rejoice, old-school BlackBerry fans: You can preorder the BlackBerry Classic right now

By on November 13, 2014 at 4:08 PM.

Rejoice, old-school BlackBerry fans: You can preorder the BlackBerry Classic right now

If you’re the kind of BlackBerry fan who has been clinging to your old-school BlackBerry Bold for years because you don’t like some of the changes that the company made with BlackBerry 10, you may want to give the company’s newest device a look. BlackBerry announced on Thursday that you can now preorder the BlackBerry Classic, the throwback device that the company hopes will reel in some longtime users who have either gone to rival platforms or who are still using older BlackBerry devices. More →

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Indiegogo Dragonfly Futurefön Smartphone Tablet Laptop

This might be the best smart device ever… and it sounds too good to be true

By on November 13, 2014 at 3:39 PM.

This might be the best smart device ever… and it sounds too good to be true

The Dragonfly Futurefön is a brand new crowdfunding project that has taken Indiegogo by storm, raising more than $340,000 from interested backers, or 340 times the amount it initially sought. The device is meant to replace smartphones, laptops and tablets with a single gadget that has phone capabilities, a large display, a physical keyboard, and can run both Android and Windows, depending what the user requires. More →

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