Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


Windblockers let you talk outdoors with less wind noise

Windblockers might look like carved Ping-Pong balls or those little foam orbs you get from the craft section at Walmart, but that isn’t what they are. These little devices are made to attach to your smartphone mic and block wind noise so you can have a clearer conversation without shouting.

Sony Theme Creator Beta lets you customize your Xperia device

If you like to customize your Sony Xperia device and haven't been able to find a theme that really suits your tastes and style, Sony has a new program that you will love. The app is called Theme Creator Beta and as the name suggests, the app is in beta right now. As with any beta software, it might not work perfectly but it should function.

Mophie Juice Pack for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge debuts

Mophie has been making battery cases for smartphones for years. One of the lines that Mophie has always supported are the Galaxy smartphones from Samsung. With the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge devices having debuted this week, Mophie has also rolled out the Juice Pack battery case for the new Samsung smartphones.

Blackphone 2 and Blackphone+ tablet debut at MWC 2015

You might recall the original Blackphone smartphone that was designed with the utmost in privacy and security in mind. The phone was designed for the ground up for users who are concerned with their privacy. At MWC 2015, the company behind the original Blackphone has rolled out a pair of new devices.

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.