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Chris Smith

Since 2014
Top Channel TECH
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Chris Smith started writing about gadgets as a hobby, and before he knew it he was sharing his views on tech stuff with readers around the world. Whenever he's not writing about gadgets he miserably fails to stay away from them, although he desperately tries. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.

16GB Galaxy S5 Price

At least one carrier didn’t get the ‘cheap Galaxy S5’ memo

February 27th, 2014

Multiple reports have suggested that Samsung may be interested in selling the Galaxy S5 for a cheaper price than what’s expected for flagship devices once the smartphone hits stores on April 11th. Samsung did not announce an actual price for the handset during its recent press event or in its marketing materials. The cheap Galaxy S5 …

The All New HTC One Images Leak

HTC’s All New One leaks again

February 27th, 2014

With more than three weeks to go until HTC unveils the HTC M8, expected to be called The All New One, more blurry images showing the silver version of the handset have been published online, this time by a HardForum user who had a chance to actually use a test device a friend of his …

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How to battle Android bloatware without rooting your device

February 27th, 2014

One of the problems with Android devices is the amount of OEM and carrier bloatware that’s preloaded on them, which can’t be easily removed by users. While South Korea has passed a law that will force device makers and carriers to allow users to easily delete pre-installed apps they don’t find useful, similar laws do …

Nexus 6 Features

Sundar Pichai talks Nexus 6, Galaxy S6 and more at MWC 2014

February 27th, 2014

In addition to going on the record to say that Google had never entered a bidding war with Facebook for acquiring the WhatsApp messaging application, Google’s Sundar Pichai addressed several other matters when talking to journalists at MWC 2014, Frandroid reports. The executive also talked about the newly launched Nokia X, and even answered questions …

AT&T Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update

AT&T’s Galaxy S4 is getting its own KitKat package

February 27th, 2014

AT&T on Wednesday officially confirmed that the highly anticipated Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Galaxy S4 is finally rolling out – Sprint was the first U.S. carrier to release its respective KitKat firmware for the Galaxy S4 two weeks ago. The update for the AT&T Galaxy S4 (I337 model) is available only over-the-air (OTA) …

Boeing Black Android Smartphone

This Android smartphone will self-destruct if you tamper with it

February 27th, 2014

Geeksphone Blackphone is not the only new Android handset that puts privacy and security above else, as Boeing has a “Black” Android smartphone of its own that wants to safeguard user data, CNET reports. Boeing is actually willing to go even further when it comes to protecting data, as the smartphone will self-destruct if tampered …

Unlocked OnePlus One Price

OnePlus One vaporware priced even cheaper than expected

February 26th, 2014

The OnePlus One Android phone may just be one of the most interesting handsets of the year, at least for hardcore Android users, but there’s actually nothing official about this vaporware device yet. The company has been marketing a concept as a well-built flagship handset that’s supposed to have an affordable price, but specific details about …