Archive for the ‘Smartphones’ Category

How to fix Kodi – Red mute icon on the top right corner of the screen


I am using a CuBox i4Pro running Open Elec with Kodi for a while now and I am truly happy with this little miraculous device. If you manage to add the proper repositories, it adds the full power of the Internet at your fingertip. I can also control it with my TV remote, which is […]

Which is the cheapest smartphone in the world? The answer lies in India

The cheapest smartphone in the world

An obscure company from India has managed the impossible: they have created a smartphone that is priced at $4. Yes, you read it correctly, that’s four US dollars for a smartphone with interesting features. The company is called Ringing Bells and their product is called Freedom 251. This could be a major breakthrough for India, […]

Rooting your Galaxy S5 and installing CyanogenMod 12. Is it worth it?


In the midst of the Galaxy S6 release date and the emerge of S6 Edge, a lot of geeks like me could decid to bring fresh blood to their Galaxy S5 smartphone, since the last Android Lollipop update brought out the good and the worse of this device. For me, the “upgrade” to a cyanogenmod […]

How to install Android 5.0 on Samsung Galaxy S5 [tutorial]

Android Galaxy S5

With all the frenzy surrounding the release of Android 5.0 on various top-notch devices, everyone seems to talk about this huge Android upgrade. If you own a Samsung Galaxy S5 then you are probably really frustrated because the firmware update is available only in Polland and South Korea so far, only for SM-G900F Galaxy S5 […]

The future of smartphones – predictions

smartphone of the future

The future is here! We are entering a new age of technology, of outstanding devices and affordable gadgets. It’s hard to predict what each smartphone manufacturer will do in the future, but one thing is certain: we’ll witness a hard competition to create devices that have reasonable prices. The main interest will probably be the […]

Apple’s iPhone 6: price and specifications (unnoficial)

iPhone 6 rumors

iPhone 6’s launch is just days away, but various companies are already allowing their customers to preorder the device. That’s the case with China Telecom and China Mobile, two companies that teased the device to their loyal customers. What’s interesting though is that on China Telecom’s website there is plenty information about the iPhone 6. […]

Reasons to buy the HTC One M8 or the Samsung Galaxy S5


This article is not a comparison but rather a tutorial to help you decide on which of these smartphone is better. Before getting into additional details and features, I should mention that deciding which smartphone is better depends only on your needs. Both devices have pros and cons and there is no way to pick […]

What to Expect From Android in 2014

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We’ve just entered a new year and we are ready to anticipate the new technology trends of 2014. It is a time to start looking forward to what the New Year will bring. For those that are looking for a new smartphone, there will be plenty of options to choose from. The manufacturers of the […]

Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ has amazing features


Last week, TCL Mobile teased more features of the upcoming Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ that will probably be presented at CES 2014. The Chinese manufacturer packed a lot of power under the hood of Idol X+, including the famous Mediatek MT6592 8-core processor clocked at 2GHz. The smartphone has a 5-inch IPS display with […]

Is Android 4.4 KitKat better than iOS 7? A short comparison based on possible features.


So far, the Android OS was installed on 1 billion smartphones and tablets all over the world. According to recent news, we are about to witness its reboot. The new version is called Android 4.4 KitKat and it should be launched few weeks after the release of Apple’s iOS 7. Will the new operating system […]