Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


Philips Dictation Recorder app updated with secure send feature

Sometimes it is much easier to record a voice note when you need to jot down something than it is to write or type it out. It can also be much more convenient during a meeting in the professional world to simply record the meeting via a dictation app or recorder than it is to try to write down everything that is said in the meeting.

Galaxy S6 Edge Plus with larger screen tipped for August

Samsung has done very well with the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones. Demand for the S6 Edge with its curved screen has been very high and Samsung has warned that supply won’t be able to meet demand. The hold up in production for the S6 Edge so far has been availability for the curved screen.

Xiaomi Mi store opens its virtual doors June 1

There is no shortage of accessories for Android devices on the market today. There are hoards of places where you can buy things like headphones, ear buds, external batteries, and other products to make your smartphone more enjoyable. If you are in the US, UK, France, or Germany you will soon have a new online location where you can get accessories.

App predicts college GPA based on smartphone use

Researchers from Dartmouth College and the University of Texas have created an app that tracks the smartphone activity of users and uses that activity to compute a GPA. According to the researchers, the GPA that the app comes up with is within 0.17 of a point. The app is called smartGPA and it is intended to be used with periodic self-reports offered by the students.

Xperia M4 Aqua Dual smartphone now available in India

Smartphone shoppers in India looking for a new device can now get their hands on the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual. This is the first mid-range waterproof smartphone that is available to purchase in India. The device rocks a 5-inch 1280 x 720 resolution screen and has a 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor.

Sony Xperia Z3+ gets official packing 20.7MP camera and Snapdragon 810

Fans of the Sony Xperia line of smartphone who have been waiting for the newest device in the line to go official have to wait no more, the Xperia Z3+ is now official. We have talked about this device a few times already, earlier this month we figured that slight changes in the original Z3 would make all the difference. The Z4 was officially announced and pegged as shipping this summer about a month ago.
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