Samsung Electronics announced today that it has developed the industry’s first eight gigabit (Gb), low power double data rate 4 (LPDDR4), mobile DRAM (Dynamic Random-Access Memory).
The good people at HTC USA have prepared an infographic that details how an Android update is rolled out for HTC. We can’t imagine that its much too different from what other OEMs (original electronics manufacturers) like Samsung and Sony do to push out updates. It’s quite a clear explanation for why Android updates take so long to arrive, so do enjoy! (Source: HTC USA)
Not everyone has the fortune of being able to win the latest flagship device, or the money to buy one. The fact is most people worldwide dare to splurge on a brand-new flagship only once every two or three years. However, there are still many who do not feel like spending much on their mobile devices, or can only afford to spend very little, and hence settle on devices such as the one we are reviewing today – Samsung’s latest in the very affordable Ace line, the Galaxy Ace 3 LTE. Released 14 months after the Ace 2, it is a significant improvement over its predecessor. While the Ace 2 had a poor 800 MHz dual-core processor, the Ace 3 LTE has upped the clock speed by 50%. The RAM has also been increased from 768 MB to a full gigabyte, amongst other improvements. Before we get going though, let’s have a close look at the Ace 3’s specifications.
There was a time when phones were the size of bricks and could do nothing but make a simple phone call. Once, televisions were black and white, and used Cathode Ray Tube technology to display the images, resulting in them being roughly thirty over times in thickness than they are now. Technology has improved so much over the years, and in this article, we examine how advances in technology have and will allow for products to be shaped and built around us, and designed around the behaviour and lifestyles of human beings.
Android’s geek community has been awaiting this device for a long time, ever since it has been announced. Oppo’s announcement four days ago raised the excitement level further, when they said that they would be releasing the first CyanogenPhone yesterday. Well, Merry Christmas Android fans! The world’s first CyanogenPhone is now on sale!
According to ZDNet Korea, we might be seeing the new specs of the LG G3, rumoured successor of the current G2 flagship. Only a four month old device, LG is already working on their new flagship for next year. The … Continue reading LG G3 specifications leaked?
In 2013, we saw the rapid growth of Samsung and the release of 2 of their flagship devices, the S4 in April, and the larger Note 3, in September. These phones were immensely successful, with over 40 million S4s flying … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy S5 Rumour Mill
UPDATE (2245 24/12/2013): The Google Santa Tracker is live! This function accessible at http://www.google.com/santatracker/#/tracker/world allows us to track Santa’s movements in real time, as he transverses the globe, dropping off presents for us 😀 This trackers shows where he is going next, the estimated time of arrival, the distance his reindeers have travelled so far, and the amount of gifts he has dropped down through those chimneys. Woah and it is even better in 3D! By clicking on the “Earth” option, you can view him travelling across the vast distances at lightning speed. This is certainly a cool feature worth exploring. Great job … Continue reading SURPRISE – Google’s Christmas Easter Egg
It was a decision that had many Android geeks holding their breaths, with the biggest ones being held by the team of Cyanogen Inc. About three months ago, Cyanogen Inc. (then simply CyanogenMod) had announced the decision to go incorporated, and had announced a tie-up with an OEM we now know to be Oppo. They had then applied for verification from Google to allow the users of their own version of Android to use Google services, the most important being the Play Store. Well, guess what? Google has given Oppo and Cyanogen Inc the go-ahead to release the first Cyanogen phone.
The Moto X has taken another bold step forward in its ad campaign, this time bringing interactive ads to printed material. The smartphone introduced by Motorola in August may not be the most powerful machine in the market, but its … Continue reading Moto X interactive print ad in Wired Magazine