Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo to receive Lollipop update soon

Earlier this year, owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo were given the good news that even though their device was on the lower end of the spectrum, they will still be given an upgrade to Android 5.0 Lollipop. Well, half of the year is almost done and yet there is still no confirmation if this is still pushing through or when will it arrive. Well, a recent tweet from Samsung Netherlands reaffirms that it will indeed arrive, but as to when it will be updated is still the question mark.

Cyanogen pulls out OnePlus touchscreen fix due to battery drain

They created a fix to an annoying problem, only to have that fix create another possibly more annoying problem. That is the situation that some OnePlus One users are experiencing, as a fix to the device's touchscreen issues has been pulled out because it has been causing excessive battery drain once it has been installed. Cyanogen says they are already working on creating an actual solution that will not cause further damage.

Languinis: Match and Spell is a hybrid puzzle game

We started out with Tic Tac Toe, and probably thought we hit the apex of the “match 3” gameplay of the puzzle game when we encountered games such as Zuma and Bejeweled. But lo and behold, them puzzle games are still here – and they have mutated. “Languinis: Match and Spell” is a puzzle game, but it is also a word game.

OPPO offers preview to ColorOS 2.1.0i, based on Android 5.0

OPPO users are relatively happy with the hardware they get on the Chinese company’s phones. The OPPO Find 7 and Find 7a are decidedly popular because they feature robust specs at a relatively low price point. It is usually the software that drives the users nuts, with OPPO seemingly very slow to update its proprietary ColorOS up to Android Lollipop standards. Well, they may have taken their sweet time about it, but it seems that day is drawing near as OPPO unveils ColorOS 2.1.0i.

Sony Lavender image leaked ahead of launch

Upleaks, the anonymous and famous tech leaker, has some good news for us. It's not confirmed yet but Sony is believed to be introducing a new selfie-focused smartphone ideal for the well...selfie addicts. Details are scarce but we have an idea this could be called the Sony Lavender or the E55 Series. Based on the name alone, we're guessing the phone will be lavender or anything with a purplish shade.

Raccoon APK downloader gets a new release, UI tweaks

The Google Play Store, as much as some will hate to admit it, makes it easier for Android users to search for apps and install them – because that’s what it’s for. Some people may argue to a point on which apps appear first on any given search string, but truth be told, the Google Play Store does what it should be doing. But for people who need to download the individual installers – APK files – for one reason or another, there’s Raccoon APK downloader, and it’s getting a new release.

Xiaomi to open Mi digital store to other markets for limited time on May 19

If you've always wanted to try out some Xiaomi products, but they don't sell directly to your country, then you'll be happy to know that they'll be opening up a beta store to test out the waters. But you'll only be happy if you live in France, Germany, the UK and the US, as these are the places where they will be trying out their Mi Store on May 19, but with limited stock availability only.

Average attention span of humans dropped from 12 to 8 seconds

The image above of a man missing out the giant whale because he's glued to his smartphone is a perfect example that some humans prefer tapping and watching on their screens than just enjoying the real thing. Of course, there could be plenty of explanation for this. Maybe he got an emergency call or an important email he really needs to reply to. But still, this image is very ironic and I think it will only get worse as technology progresses.

The astronomic increase in computer processing power, in images

It’s the year 2015, and were you a citizen from the 1980s transported to the here and now, you’d probably be expecting floating/flying cars, teleportation, magnetic trains, and Marty McFly’s hoverboard. Sadly, we are only at the verge of discovering these things. But that is not to say that the progress of technology has been slow. If you know how much raw processing power you have in your hands in a mid-range smartphone, you would probably be surprised at what those level meant a few decades back.