Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


Heli Hell game lets you blow stuff up

A new game launched on Google Play this month called Heli Hell. As you might guess from the name of the app, it's a helicopter game where players control an attack helicopter as it makes its way over a bunch of enemy ships and bases blowing stuff up.

Galaxy Note 4 OLED screen tested by DisplayMate

One of the most important parts of a smartphone of any size is the screen. If the images we see look bad because of a poorly performing screen, it doesn't matter as much how the rest of the smartphone performs. DisplayMate has recently conducted a test of the OLED screen used on the Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy Note Edge.

Amazon Fire TV gets Spotify Connect support for music streaming

The Amazon Fire TV has a new app that music fans will love. The app is Spotify Connect and it launched in the US this week allowing fans of music to stream all the content they want via the Amazon hardware. The app has some cool features that make it easy to listen to your favorite tunes on multiple devices.

Flud torrent downloader reaches version 1.0

Torrent fans looking for a new way to download stuff on their Android device can now get Flud in its first stable version. Flud 1.0 has no limits imposed on upload or download speeds. Users can also select which files they want to download and specify the file and folder priorities.

Textra SMS app updated with Android Wear support

If you aren't a fan of the default Android messaging app, there are plenty of options on the Google Play store that you can choose from. One of those options is Textra SMS and the app was recently updated again. The latest update brings the app to version 2.4 and adds in a handful of new features.

Qualcomm SafeSwitch hardware kill will land next year

When it comes to stopping smartphone thieves from being able to use your stolen device, lock codes help to some extent to protect your data. While that might protect the data you have stored on your device, the thief could still wipe the phone and sell it online. Qualcomm has unveiled a hardware kill switch that will render stolen or lost devices unusable.

LG G3 Stylus global rollout begins

LG went official with its new smartphone called the G3 Stylus late last month ahead of IFA 2014. The smartphone was a bit disappointing in some areas and isn’t going to be a competitor to the Galaxy Note line of smartphones. If you liked what you saw in the LG G3 Stylus, the good news is that the phone is set to debut in Brazil, Latin America, Central Asia, and other locations this week.
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