Tag Archive: Smartphone


How to clean and disinfect your Android smartphone

Regardless of the Android phone you’re carrying, make sure it’s clean enough for you — and your loved ones, too.

You’ve seen the statistics, but have you seen the evidence? Awhile back, Buzzfeed kept a lively bunch of Petri dishes colonized with the same bacteria found on the smartphones of several colleagues. The unfortunate discovery was that there were actual pathogens found on the phones; essentially, potentially disease-causing strains of bacteria.

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UMIDIGI introduces the CRYSTAL ; a $99 frameless smartphone

Smartphone manufacturer UMIDIGI (formerly UMi) is not one to shy away from controversy. Following our report on their iPhone 7 knockoff the UMIDIGI G, a new high-end model has appeared on UMIDIGI’s website. This time, it is said to incorporate features that can only be found in the highest, most cutting-edge smartphones. One such high end feature […]

ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) – Smartphone Showdown

If you’re currently looking for an affordable flagship alternative this spring, you might want to look towards the premium mid-range category with confidence. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 are expensive phones not everyone can afford, but luckily the market abounds of smartphones with advanced specifications that sell for far more convenient price-tags. For […]

Meet Jelly, quite possibly the world’s smallest Android 7.0 Nougat smartphone

Phones and getting bigger and bigger these days, but what are you to do if your preference lies with smaller devices? There are a few options out there, but if your needs for portability are extreme you might want to take a look at Jelly. The product – currently gathering funds on Kickstarter – is […]

T-Mobile tipped to be prepping and affordable premium smartphone

T-Mobile has been known to shake up the industry and lead other carriers to then react and respond. Well it seems like the Magenta company is on the verge of doing it again. According to marketing materials that were shared with Android Authority, T-Mobile has some big plans in the pipeline. The carrier wants to […]

Samsung’s newest app rewards kids for showing smartphone self-control

Screen time is good, but it can be quickly abused. Samsung wants to help parents monitor it.

Samsung has introduced a new app for users in the U.S. called Marshmallow (via Android Police), and it has nothing to do with the aging version of Android. Instead, it’s an app aimed at helping parents monitor and limit their kids’ smartphone usage, with kids gaining self-empowerment over how long they spend staring at a screen.

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Moto G4 Play vs BLU R1 Plus (Under $150 Smartphone Showdown)

Even with the Moto G5 Plus being available, the Moto G4 Play remains a phone that can offer good value for your money. And given that the handset recently received a consistent discount, we thought it might be worthy to bring it to your attention again, alongside one of the latest budget handsets launched by […]

John McAfee announces the world’s most secure smartphone

John McAfee, whose name has become synonymous with antivirus protection over the years, recently unveiled what he calls the “world’s first truly private smartphone” – a product which is set to make it out onto the market this year. The device, baptized John McAfee Privacy Phone is said to be most hack-proof smartphones ever manufactured. […]

NuAns NEO Reloaded is an Android 7.1 Nougat smartphone that can change colors

Had enough of black, gray or white smartphones? Want your next handset to a bit more unique while coloring is concerned? Well then you might want to take a look at this Indiegogo page. Japanese company Trinity has set up a crowdfunding campaign for their NuAns NEO Reloaded smartphone which comes with removable back plates. […]

Linux Launcher brings CLI to your Android Smartphone

Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) aren’t for everyone and if you fall into this category then you might like the new Linux Launcher to bring CLI to your device. Linux Launcher is an unusual app that will bring a command line interface to your device for those who like that kind of thing, or if you […]