The Man Who Gave Us Android Releases the New Essential Phone

The Man Who Gave Us Android Releases the New Essential Phone

00 Watch out Apple and Samsung, there is a new player in the smartphone market. Android creator Andy Rubin has launched his own high-end smartphone product, simply called, The Essential Phone. [Image Source: Essential] Rubin left Google in 2014 to set up his technology investment company, Playground. The Essential smartphone is the first product from the Playground supported firm, Essential. The sleek device predictably runs on the Android operating system and is on sale for $699 USD (£540). The Samsung/Apple saturated smartphone market is notoriously difficult…

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Review

Samsung Galaxy S8 Review

00 I have to be perfectly honest with you… I never thought this day would come. When Samsung released its first Galaxy phone back in 2009, it was clear that the company would become a contender in the revitalized smartphone market. When it released the first Galaxy Note smartphone two years later in 2011, it was clear that Samsung wasn’t afraid to take chances. And when Samsung released the Galaxy S4 in 2013, it was…

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Is Here, but Wait, It Doesn’t Have A Home Button

Samsung Galaxy S8 Is Here, but Wait, It Doesn’t Have A Home Button

00 Samsung’s latest phone attempts to be better, cleaner, and sleeker than its competition. In its launch, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ boast larger screens than its predecessor, the S7 and S7 Edge. However, the phones themselves are smaller. The New Specs The biggest feature of the reveal (both literally and figuratively) is the S8’s screen. The S8 and S8+ have displays measuring 14.7 cm (5.8 in) and 15.7 cm (6.2 in) respectively. [Image Source: Samsung…

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Apple’s New iPhone Could Have Facial Recognition, Rumors Swirl

Apple’s New iPhone Could Have Facial Recognition, Rumors Swirl

00 The rumor mills have been buzzing since Business Insider reported that future iPhones could have an external facial recognition system. A research note given to clients by Cowen and Company said the iPhone 8 (or “iPhone 10” according to the document) could come with a “form of facial/gesture recognition.” The note continues to describe other possible features, the note written by analyst Timothy Arcuri: “Other features appear to include some form of facial/gesture recognition…

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Is a Worthy Challenger to the iPhone

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Is a Worthy Challenger to the iPhone

00 It’s the big Android phone to beat The good: Premium design, long battery life, great camera, helpful stylus The bad: Bloatware, Edge panel doesn’t add much to the experience Who should buy: Those seeking a larger-sized Android phone, especially for productivity After a quick tap, the tiny red light began to gleam. This signal indicated that the device was scanning my irises to make sure I was authorized for access. This isn’t an excerpt…

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Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro

Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro

00 Share on FacebookTweetShareShareEmailReddit Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro smartphone was launched in July 2016. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels The Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core and it comes with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung…

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A Hands on Look at the New iPhone 7 Prototype

A Hands on Look at the New iPhone 7 Prototype

00 Have you been anticipating the release of the new iPhone 7? A few companies are currently coming up with mockups of the new phone from leaked design specs, and they give light to what the phone will look like. Of all of the features, the most notable will be the 2 cameras and the controversial loss of the headphone jack. One Chinese company behind a prototype of the iPhone 7 has sent their mockup…

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Galaxy Note 7 Vs Galaxy S7: What’s The Difference?

Galaxy Note 7 Vs Galaxy S7: What’s The Difference?

00  The Galaxy Note 7 has arrived and it looks superb. But after months of speculation is it the spectacular all-conquering device many predicted and what are the differences between it and Samsung’s incredibly popular Galaxy S7? Let’s break it down. Note: Samsung has skipped the ‘Galaxy Note 6’ and moved straight from the Galaxy Note 5 in 2015 to the Galaxy Note 7 in 2016. This is to unite the numbering across the Galaxy…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Features an Iris Scanner

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Features an Iris Scanner

00 [Image Source: Samsung] One of the most awaited smartphone announcements of the year came today as Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 7. The phone will go on sale August 19th, and it has some pretty incredible features. Unlike previous models, the Note 7 is completely the same as the S7 internally. Here’s what Dan Siefert from The Vergehad to say about the specs: “It has the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor (in North America,…

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HTC One M9+ Prime Camera Edition

HTC One M9+ Prime Camera Edition

00 HTC One M9+ Prime Camera Edition smartphone was launched in May 2016. The phone comes with a 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels The HTC One M9+ Prime Camera Edition is powered by 2.2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 2GB via a microSD card. As far as the…

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