Tag Archive: Lose


VideoLAN was right to ban Huawei phones from downloading VLC, but it’s users that lose

Huawei is the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world.

Huawei makes a lot of phones — 155 million in 2017, according to IDC. As of July 15, none of those or any other “recent” models from Huawei can download the VLC media player from the Google Play Store because VideoLAN, the developer and publisher of VLC, blacklisted the brand stating Huawei’s software’s “ridiculous policy of killing all background apps” as the reason.

PSA: @HuaweiMobile  [Read More…]

ZTE may lose its Android license

China-based ZTE hit a roadblock recently when the United States government blocked American companies from selling their products to ZTE. That’s not good news for ZTE, but it looks like the snowball is turning into an avalanche.

Based on a new report from Reuters, which cites an unnamed source, ZTE may lose its license to use Google’s Android operating system in its mobile devices. The report states that both companies are currently in talks about the future, but as of Tuesday morning, a decision has  [Read More…]

Back up your stuff! How to make sure you never lose your important data again

This holiday season, make sure your phone — and those of your loved ones — is adequately backed up.

When your phone is your life, the potential of losing essential photos, documents, music and other important things can be devastating. On your computer or laptop, even more so. That’s why we’re starting out our 12 days of tech tips with an obvious one: back up your stuff.

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Never lose an important file again: Data Rescue 4 for Windows is just $49 (Deal of the Day)

You screwed up. After not backing up your files to the cloud or storing them in a secondary place, your hard drive went and failed. Now what? Do you kiss your precious memories, media, and important documents goodbye? Probably. Next time get out in front of the problem; next time make sure your files are […]

Healbe’s new GoBe 2 wearable is designed to help you lose that extra weight

Wearables these days claim to offer pretty Sci-Fi features. Take the new GoBe 2 which was unveiled at CES 2017. The device maker says the tracker is the first of its kind that can measure calorie intake, hydration levels and…emotional states (quite a complicated task if you ask us). Launched by the Healbe Corp. the

Samsung expects to lose $3.1 billion in profits over Note 7 recall

Samsung has already revised its earnings forecast for the current quarter, estimating that it will lost $ 2.3 billion in profits over the discontinuation of the Note 7. The company is now projecting a further $ 3 billion decline in operating profit over the next two fiscal quarters, bringing the total losses from the recall to $ 5.3 billion.

Samsung expects that it will lose around mid-2 trillion Won in Q4, followed by 1 trillion Won  [Read More…]

Sculpt and tone your body (or lose weight) with Skulpt Chisel

The quantified self is of ever-increasing to many people. Wearable fitness trackers have helped a lot with that movement but they can’t tell you anything about the actual progress that you’re making with all of your jogging and other working out that you’re tracking with your smartwatch. That’s where the Skulpt Chisel comes in. The Skulpt

Never lose your belongings again with the ANKR Smart Tracker

There are many of us who lose track of our keys, purses, wallets, and other valuable items. Face it, keeping track of everything sometimes isn’t an easy task for some of us. Luckily technology can help us solve that problem. Today’s AndroidGuys deal of the day brings you the ANKR Smart Tracker for $ 18.99 with free

Plantronics BackBeat GO 3 review: Lose the wires but not the cash

Wireless earphones are a dime a dozen, but that doesn’t mean that it’s easy to choose one. On the contrary, making sure that you nab a hit instead of a miss can take some know-how. We’re hoping that we can help on that front with our headphone coverage. I was glad to accept one such