Unlike iOS and Windows Phone, Android offers true multi tasking allowing users to simultaneously run and use multiple apps at once. The negative side of this openness is that some poorly coded apps can continue to unnecessarily run in the background, thereby draining battery and wasting resources.
Tired of all those All New HTC One leaks? Well, today @evleaks has something new for us — pictures of the new One covered by the official flip cover from HTC. The flip cover, however, is different from LG and Samsung’s Quick Window cases and comes with tiny holes in front of them, giving users a glimpse of the time, notifications and weather.
Time for niche thinking. Or old-school, depending on how you look at it. But now that our smartphones have decent sized screens/resolutions, surely it can’t just be me who fancies the idea of hooking up a really good Bluetooth keyboard and, for text-centric uses, achieving a mini-laptop look and feel? It turns out that hooking up and using such a keyboard is easy. Really easy.
Samsung today announced its entrance into the crowded streaming radio business with its new Milk Music service. Powered by Slacker, the Milk offers 200 ad-free music stations with millions of songs from all major music labels for Galaxy customers to enjoy.
With Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, Google slipped out an internal testing feature — App Ops — that allows users to control permissions to various apps. It was widely expected that the company would be making the feature public with KitKat but instead, it removed all traces of it with the Android 4.4.2 update.
With all the talk of the fingerprint scanner and the heart rate monitor of the Samsung Galaxy S5, you might have wondered if the camera was any good. And to answer that question, Samsung as well as a couple of other sources have posted official images and videos taken from the smartphone, revealing terrific results.
I have been using and loving the Fitbit One for almost a year, I have read about and followed every activity tracker that has ever been announced, and I have pledged for the Kreyos smartwatch and the Amiigo bracelet. I know wearables, very very well indeed. But this Healbe GoBe? It’s the first one that really gets it right in my opinion.