Galaxy S6 Concept Video

Concept video brings gorgeous Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge phones to life

By on November 18, 2014 at 4:30 PM.

Concept video brings gorgeous Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge phones to life

Last week, we highlighted a genuinely fantastic looking Galaxy S6 concept that finally gave Samsung’s flagship device the premium metal design that fans have been demanding for years. This week, we’re bringing you another, equally believable look at one concept artist’s vision of both the Galaxy S6 and the second generation Note Edge. More →

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Huawei Ascend P8 Specs

Huge leak reveals what may be some of 2015’s hottest Android phones

By on November 18, 2014 at 4:05 PM.

Huge leak reveals what may be some of 2015’s hottest Android phones

You’re probably not aware of it if you live in the United States, but Huawei has been pushing out some of the sleekest and most intriguing smartphones in the world over the past year. We reviewed the Huawei Ascend P7 earlier this year and it was quite impressive, and the company’s flagship phablet for 2014 — the Ascend Mate 7 — was also a stunning device.

Now, a new leak may shed some early light on Huawei’s upcoming new smartphones, and they might be some of the hottest handsets of 2015. More →

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128GB iPhone 6 Plus Crash Memory Benchmark

New tests suggest Apple skimped on a key iPhone 6 component and it’s causing problems

By on November 18, 2014 at 3:40 PM.

New tests suggest Apple skimped on a key iPhone 6 component and it’s causing problems

Certain iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners, as well as some iPad users, have complained about random crashes and reboots on smartphones that have 64GB or 128GB of storage and hold large libraries of apps. Various reports trying to explain the problem have identified the type of NAND memory chosen for these iPhone 6 models as the main culprit, with some suggesting that Apple is already considering moving from triple cell (TLC) NAND memory to multi-level cell (MLC) storage in future iPhone 6 versions.

Apple has not confirmed those reports, and has not explained why 64GB iPhone 6 and 128GB iPhone 6 Plus devices seem to crash in certain circumstances. But a new report from Korean publication KBench shows benchmark tests for both TLC and MLC NAND memory modules used in 64GB iPhone 6 units, and they reveal that the latter offers a better performance than the former. More →

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iPhone 6 Plus vs. Galaxy Note 4

Here’s why the iPhone 6 Plus is a better phablet than the Galaxy Note 4

By on November 18, 2014 at 2:25 PM.

Here’s why the iPhone 6 Plus is a better phablet than the Galaxy Note 4

One of the most entertaining developments in the smartphone world this year has been the introduction of the iPhone 6 Plus. When Apple first announced its oversized smartphone, Android and iPhone fans alike scoffed at the idea, likening it to an even further miniaturized iPad mini. After all, what does Apple know about phablets? More →

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iOS 8.2 Beta Download

Apple releases iOS 8.2 beta with tools for Apple Watch

By on November 18, 2014 at 2:00 PM.

Apple releases iOS 8.2 beta with tools for Apple Watch

Apple began seeding a beta version of iOS 8.2 on Tuesday, November 18th alongside the official launch of the WatchKit development tools for the upcoming Apple Watch. iOS Developer Program members can download the SDK right away at developer.apple.com/watchkit. More →

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iPhone Wallpapers Download

Here are 100 stunning iPhone 6 wallpapers you can download for free

Here are 100 stunning iPhone 6 wallpapers you can download for free

By on November 18, 2014 at 10:05 AM.

Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are sleek, beautiful smartphones, but there’s one problem with them: it seems like almost everyone in the United States has one. Using a great case can help separate your iPhone from the pack, and we recently recommended 10 iPhone 6 cases that feature great designs. To complete the look of Apple’s latest iPhones with or without a case, however, you’ll need beautifully designed wallpapers for your home screen and lock screen.

And as always, we’ve got you covered. More →

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Nexus 6 Carrier Activation Issues

This might be the single most annoying thing about the Nexus 6… but there’s an easy fix

By on November 18, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

This might be the single most annoying thing about the Nexus 6… but there’s an easy fix

Nexus 6 units have already started shipping to early buyers, and while many of them may be using the huge Lollipop-running phablet as their daily driver, not all of them are so lucky. It looks like Google has found another way of messing up the Nexus 6 launch — in addition to only having a very limited number of Nexus 6 units to go around, thus preventing many from buying the handset — and that’s adding the phones’ unique IMEI codes to carrier databases, so that mobile operators can activate the Nexus 6 on their networks. More →

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2015 Samsung Galaxy Smartphones

Samsung will finally give up on gadget spam next year

By on November 18, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

Samsung will finally give up on gadget spam next year

Samsung has used smartphone buyers in previous years to seeing a wide variety of Galaxy-branded smartphone and tablet versions in stores, as the company tried to meet all the various smartphone requirements customers might have, both when it comes to features and prices. While the smartphone spam strategy worked well in Samsung’s favor for a few years, helping the Korean giant get a large share of the Android market by selling plenty of entry-level and mid-range handsets on top of flagship devices, that might not be enough for the company anymore, whose mobile division isn’t as profitable as it used to be.

More →

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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Launch Sales

9 out of 10 iPhone buyers got an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus over the past month

By on November 17, 2014 at 5:30 PM.

9 out of 10 iPhone buyers got an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus over the past month

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are Apple’s best-selling iPhone models to date, and now new research from UBS and Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) says Apple has sold mostly 2014 models to buyers looking to buy an iPhone during the first 30 days following the iPhone 6 launch. More →

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First Apple Mobile Phone Ever

A blast from the past: The iPhone wasn’t Apple’s first effort with mobile phones

By on November 17, 2014 at 2:20 PM.

A blast from the past: The iPhone wasn’t Apple’s first effort with mobile phones

We all know the story of how Apple completely changed the mobile phone industry with the introduction of the iPhone in 2007. However, this wasn’t Apple’s first attempt at cracking the mobile phone market — a post over at Reddit’s Apple fan page reminds us that Apple and Motorola teamed up to release an “iTunes phone” back in 2005, just two years before Apple released its own game-changing smartphone. More →

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YotaPhone 2 Release Date

One of the coolest Android handsets ever will finally launch soon

By on November 17, 2014 at 1:55 PM.

One of the coolest Android handsets ever will finally launch soon

Unveiled initially at MWC 2014 in February, the YotaPhone 2 is not available in stores yet, though the handset appears to have plenty of potential. The successor of the original YotaPhone, the YotaPhone 2 is supposed to offer users access to two touchscreen displays and high-end specs, with Android Central reporting the company has scheduled a special December 3rd event to launch the handset. More →

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Delete Apple Pay Credit Cards

How to remotely delete all of your Apple Pay credit cards if your iPhone is stolen

By on November 17, 2014 at 12:50 PM.

How to remotely delete all of your Apple Pay credit cards if your iPhone is stolen

By all accounts, Apple Pay has been a huge success for Apple. Despite some initial controversy surrounding the retailers that wouldn’t accept the payment service, Apple has continued to add partners on a relatively consistent basis following launch, giving more and more users a chance to try it out.

One of the strengths of the service is the security it provides, but what happens if your iPhone 6 gets stolen?

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