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About Valerie Richardson

Valerie is a 26 year old tech writer based in London, UK. She has prior experience working with major media conglomerates. She’s also a lover of all things tech — well, basically anything with a display and a power button on it.

Samsung could launch its first foldable tablet in 2015

Samsung could launch its first foldable tablet in 2015

Reports coming out of Korea claim that Samsung is prepping to launch its first foldable display tablet next year. It is said that the tablet will pack an 8 or 9 inch OLED display which will allow users to fold the tablet twice, thus converting it into a smartphone. There are no precise details as to when this tablet will be launched next year, but it might be a long shot considering the sort of technology the company is expected to use.

Upcoming LG F460L smartphone expected to pack Snapdragon 805 SoC and 3GB of RAM

Upcoming LG F460L smartphone expected to pack Snapdragon 805 SoC and 3GB of RAM

LG’s most recent flagship, the G3, is yet to hit the markets around the globe but we’re already hearing of an even more powerful smartphone from the Korean manufacturer. Known as the LG F460L, it is said that the device will be the company’s first to sport the Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset.

Samsung announces Galaxy Core Lite LTE carrying a budget price tag

Samsung announces Galaxy Core Lite LTE carrying a budget price tag

Samsung is known for its myriad of midrange smartphones in addition to the popular high end offerings. The company has unveiled a new budget device for the Taiwanese market carrying a low price tag and a decent hardware, which has been the company’s secret to success in the midrange segment. Known as the Galaxy Core Lite, the smartphone comes with a 4.7 inch display of WVGA resolution and packs 4G LTE support as well, which is uncommon for a budget offering.

Software features of the LG G3 detailed in six new videos

Software features of the LG G3 detailed in six new videos

The LG G3 was announced almost two weeks ago with plenty of hypebeasting prior to the launch. And if you missed some of the software features shown off by the company during the launch event, you can now get a detailed look at them, courtesy of LG.

Samsung Galaxy F leaks out in new images

Samsung Galaxy F leaks out in new images

The Samsung Galaxy F has made appearances in the rumor mill for as long as we can remember. However, it started making headlines only recently when an image of the device was leaked out on Twitter. But the folks at Phone Arena have managed to access a bunch of new photos of the smartphone over the weekend, giving us a better look at Samsung’s upcoming QHD handset.

Orange shows off 4K resolution Samsung tablet in Paris [Updated]

Orange shows off 4K resolution Samsung tablet in Paris [Updated]

Samsung already has a handful of 2K tablets in the market with the first of them arriving last year in the form of the 2014 edition Galaxy Note 10.1. We then saw the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 and the trio of Galaxy Tab Pro devices as well, all with 2K displays. And now, the manufacturer has just shown off a 4K display tablet in accordance with Qualcomm during an event held in Paris at the ongoing French Open tennis grand slam.

3D tech from Amazon’s upcoming smartphone explained

3D tech from Amazon’s upcoming smartphone explained

Amazon is holding an event on the 18th of June with the announcement of its heavily rumored 3D smartphone on the agenda. Yesterday, the company’s teaser video gave us an idea of what to expect from this handset, although nothing was specified. Today, the folks at TechCrunch have managed to uncover exactly how this technology will work. It is said that Amazon has teamed up with Japanese company Omron which has a technology called Okao Vision. This essentially uses face tracking technology to follow users movements and is also capable of judging the user’s ethnicity, gender, age etc.

Android 4.4.3 OTA update for the 2012 3G Nexus 7 now available

Android 4.4.3 OTA update for the 2012 3G Nexus 7 now available

Users of the cellular model of the 2012 Nexus 7 will be pleased to know that the Android 4.4.3 OTA file is now available to flash manually if the update hasn’t arrived on your device yet. This is a zip file and will require some know-how to flash, but it’s much easier than installing from a factory image which is available from Google’s servers.

LG G3 sold 100,000 units in South Korea within five days of its launch

LG G3 sold 100,000 units in South Korea within five days of its launch

We recently told you about how the LG G3 was outselling the Samsung Galaxy S5 in South Korea. Today we’re learning exactly how well the smartphone has done so far. According to a new report, over 100,000 units of the smartphone have already been sold since its launch in the region on the 28th of May.

Google launches Project Tango Development Kit with the NVIDIA Tegra K1 SoC; Costs $1,024

Google launches Project Tango Development Kit with the NVIDIA Tegra K1 SoC; Costs $1,024

Google’s Project Tango concept was revealed a few months ago as something the company was said to be working on in its research labs. Today the company has taken a big step with this as it has announced the first official hardware based on Project Tango, but with a few caveats. This is a development kit, meaning that it’s only for developers and even if you are one, you will need to shell out $1,024 to get your hands on this.