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Chris Smith

Since 2014
Top Channel TECH
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Bio

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.

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 …

Galaxy S5 TouchWiz Bloatware

There’s plenty of Galaxy S5 bloatware Samsung was forced to hide

February 26th, 2014

Samsung surprised the audience during its MWC 2014 Galaxy S5 press event by not excessively focusing on the TouchWiz software features built on top of KitKat. That was likely an unwanted side effect following the deal it signed with Google, which briefly fooled the audience into believing Samsung may have dialed down the bloatware built …

Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Privacy

The next privacy breach may also steal your fingerprints

February 26th, 2014

Samsung is apparently looking forward to seeing developers improve its new flagship device and wearables it introduced at MWC 2014. The company has released a Software Development Kit (SDK) for the Gear 2, Gear Fit and Galaxy S5, 9to5Google reports. But the most interesting detail is that Samsung will let developers make use of the …

Prime Galaxy S5 Specs Price

Here’s one good reason why you shouldn’t buy the Galaxy S5 just yet

February 26th, 2014

Even though it “only” announced a plastic Galaxy S5 version with Full HD display at MWC 2014, falling short of expectations, Samsung may still have a “Prime” version of the Galaxy S5 in the works. The news comes from Korean publication ET News, which has apparently learned that Samsung confirmed the “Project F” device behind …

Google Nexus Smartwatch Leak

Meet the Nexus smartwatch that never was

February 26th, 2014

While Google is rumored to currently be working on a secret smartwatch project of its own, with LG expected to manufacture the device, earlier rumors suggested that the company was previously developing a Nexus smartwatch with Motorola’s help. Android Police has posted purported images of a device that fits that description. According to information from an anonymous …