#bendgate aside, the iPhone 6 and 6+ are just as susceptible to drop damage as any other large-screen smartphone out there. No matter how careful you plan to be, you won’t escape that occasional drop. Manufacturers make these latest smartphones so slim, sleek, and light that it seems almost a crime to encase them at all. But unless you don’t mind damaged tech or have an open-budget for replacement, protection is necessary.
See how Day 1.5 went! Luxy is a new dating app, straight from the crucible that is Silicon Valley, which employs the catchphrase “Tinder minus the poor people,” in case you were wondering where it lies on a one to 10 scale of elitism. (It’s a 10.) As a Tinder veteran with what I would call expert-level Tinder game, I more »
I’ve had the Pong Case on my iPhone 5S for the past couple weeks. My case, specifically, is a Classic style case in Radiant Orchid and it fits my personality perfectly. The Pong case’s intent is to both reduce radiation exposure for the use and increase outgoing service in the phone. The case contains a more »
WhatsApp is one of the most popular cross-platform messaging apps. The app is available on all major platforms, and was recently purchased for billions of dollars by the social networking giant, Facebook. Earlier this year, the company’s CEO revealed that voice and video calling will soon make its way to the app, starting with the iPhone and Android, followed by other mobile platforms.
Whether or not you feel the creation of Apple’s Lightning cable is a money-making ploy in disguise, you can’t argue results. There is no up, down, or flipping; the cable tip just plugs right in. Rumors have been floating around recently about a Lightning cable with a reversible USB connector. Unfortunately, it appears unlikely that Apple will ship these revamped cables and adaptors with the upcoming iPhone 6.
So, while people might make the obvious jokes about the possibilities a one-handed feature will provide for the iPhone’s perverted users, let me suggest a couple other activities you will be able to partake in. Granted, you could already do these activities but now you can do them while tweeting about them!
Although we’ve seen reports that Samsung is facing a downward trend when it comes to smartphone sales, things are turning out to be a little different. According to a new report from Strategy Analytics, Samsung shipped over 28.6 LTE smartphones to become the world’s largest LTE smartphone vendor with a market share of 32.2 percent for the second quarter. Coming way below Apple an Samsung is LG, which currently has a market share of 5.2 percent.
Remotie, by Kraftwerk 9, is designed to remotely control all Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-Ray players released from 2010 to 2013. Unlike the remotes that come with TVs and Blu-Ray devices, Remotie allows full button and layout customization.
As it is right now, wireless charging is generally more exciting in concept than in practice. Qi wireless charging is available across a variety of products to enhance smartphones and ditch cables. The problem, which is likely holding Qi back from greatness, is the technology itself. Induction charging is slow slow slow. While it’s not so bad if you’re leaving a gadget to charge overnight, half an amp during the daytime just doesn’t cut it.
For some iOS users, it’s an exhilarating sigh of relief. For others, it’s an introduction to brand new way of typing that will forever change the way they communicate. That’s right. What used to be a coveted feather in Android’s proverbial cap is now going to be available to Apple users everywhere: a gesture keyboard.
If you happen to be a regular user of Facebook, you be glad to know the app has received an update on Android and iOS. While the changes in both versions are different, they will be welcomed by Facebook users across the globe.
Although wireless charging has been around for a while, it’s still in the infancy stage. Some smartphones are able to wirelessly charge right out of the box, while other require the purchase and installation of a receiver in order to equip that ability.