Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


CF-Auto-Root now supports Asian Galaxy Note 4 and S5 Prime

One of the things that Android fans really lust after when new devices hit market is a root so they can install their own version of Android on the new device. If you are one of these folks that want to put your own flavor on your smartphone, CF-Auto-Root's Chainfire has some good news for us today.

Galaxy Tab Active up for pre-order in the US

Samsung has announced that its latest ruggedized tablet, the Galaxy Tab Active, will be available in the US this month. The tablet is also now up for pre-order for fans in the US wanting a tablet that can survive life on the road. The Galaxy Tab Active will sell for $699.99 in the US.

Galaxy Note Edge passes through FCC, launches in Japan Oct 23

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is a device that we already know quite a bit about, but one of the things that we aren’t sure of is exactly when it will launch. The Galaxy Note Edge was spied recently passing through the FCC in the US to gain the certifications it needs to launch. The specific version of the device that passed through the FCC is SM-N915A destined for AT&T.

Smash Rider crashes into Android

A new game called Smash Rider has landed on Google Play this week. This new game challenges players to take the wheel of several different cars in an attempt to evade the police for the longest distance possible. While running from the police, drivers of the virtual cars get to smash into other cars on the road for points.

Samsung to report weakest earnings since 2011

Over the last several years, Samsung Electronics has been doing very well with its line of Android smartphones and tablets helping to push profits to ever-higher levels. Samsung is now reportedly set to announce its biggest annual income decline since 2011. The earnings reported for its July-September quarter will reportedly be the lowest reported in the last three years.

OnePlus OTA update for CM 11S (38R) rollout begins

Owners of OnePlus smartphones have a new firmware update on the way that will bring some new features and fixes to the mix. The OTA update for CM 11S (38R) is rolling out starting today. The new firmware improves the responsiveness of the touchscreen of the smartphone and adds a new lock screen to the mix.

Samsung Gear S smartwatch gets full Opera Mini browser

If you ever looked down at your wrist and wished that your smartwatch could surf the web, Opera has a new browser for you. The new browser is a full-web browser that is designed specifically to run on the Samsung Gear S smartwatch running Tizen. The browser is a version of Opera Mini.

Thief Lupin 2 hits Google Play

Thief Lupin 2 is the sequel to the highly popular original Thief Lupin game and the second installment is now on Google Play. The original game was ranked #1 in 22 countries and racked up 8 million downloads. The second installment of the game hopes to be even more popular than the first.

Logitech Protection Plus for Galaxy S5 gets official

Logitech has rolled out a new smartphone accessory called the Logitech protection [+] case. The device is a protective case for the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone that is ruggedized to survive drops and bumps. Inside the protective case is a rechargeable battery to keep your smartphone running longer.
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