Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


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.

Tenaa gives up images and specs for Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 smartphones

Tenaa has given up some new images and specifications on a pair of unreleased Samsung Galaxy smartphones this week. Tenaa as most know is the certifying body for electronics in China. It’s no secret that Samsung was working on these devices, but it's nice to finally get a glimpse at what they look like and learn some of what's under the hood ahead of the launch.

Stop! Pebble Time shipping on May 27

The original Pebble smartwatch was the first smartwatch to be particularly successful on Kickstarter and commercially. After the Pebble landed on the scene, there were hoards of other smartwatches that launched and sold decently. Fans of the Pebble watch looking for the next big thing from the company will already know about the Pebble Time smartwatch.
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