Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


Cyanogen and Qualcomm announce cooperation at MWC 2015

Cyanogen and Qualcomm announced at MWC 2015 that they are teaming up to improve the user experience for fans of Cyanogen OS on certain Qualcomm platforms. The collaboration will see support for the best features and UI enhancements the Cyanogen OS has to offer get accelerated on certain Snapdragon processors.

Alcatel Pixi 3 phablet and tablet debut at MWC 2015

Alcatel has rolled out a pair of new Pixi 3 devices at MWC 2015 this week. The new devices include the Pixi 3 phablet and the Pixi 3 tablet. Both of the devices aim to give budget shoppers 4G connectivity for fast web browsing on the go. The Pixi 3 is a 5.5-inch phablet smartphone and the Pixi 3 tablet has a 7-inch screen.

Updated ZTE Grand S3 features Eyeprint ID technology

ZTE is on hand at MWC 2015 in Spain and has announced what it claims to be one of the world's first smartphones that offers leading EyeVeify technology inside. The EyeVerify tech allows the user a password free smartphone experience thanks to the eye-based biometric solution.

UAMP portable headphone amp promises hi-fi sound for all

The problem with listening to audio such as music or movies via your smartphone or even your laptop is that often the sound systems in your devices lack the power to product ideal audio. A new headphone amplifier called UAMP has debuted that promises to improve the sound you hear with any headphones in a portable package.

HTC and Samsung begin live stream countdowns

One of the biggest events for new smartphones and tablets to be unveiled each year comes in early March in Barcelona, Spain. The event is Mobile World Congress (MWC) and each year hoards of new smartphones are unveiled at the show. Since MWC happens in Spain, many people who want to check out what their favorite smartphone makers are unveiling can’t go.

Galaxy S6 Edge may be called Galaxy S Dual Edge

We have been talking about some of the rumors surrounding the coming Samsung smartphone with the curved LCD that wraps around the edges of the device. So far, the device has been called the Galaxy S6 Edge. This is the device was saw in AnTuTu benchmarks earlier this month. A new report has surfaced that suggest the name we have been using for the new curved screen smartphone is wrong.