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Black Shark 2 review: Turning up the heat for gaming phones

With an aggressive design and ultra-low touch latency, the Black Shark 2 is one of the best gaming phones you can buy.

Gaming phones are increasingly becoming more and more common, with ASUS, Razer, and Xiaomi offering devices tailored to this category. The first Black Shark device was unveiled last April, followed by the Black Shark Helo in November, and Black Shark 2 earlier this year.

There’s a lot to like in the Black Shark 2: the  [Read More…]

LG G6 undergoing extensive battery tests, uses heat pipes to prevent overheating

LG is conducting rigorous battery tests to ensure the LG G6 doesn’t end up like the Note 7.

The LG G6 will be the first LG device to use heat pipes as a way to siphon heat away from the core components. Speaking to Korea Herald, LG’s Lee Seok-jong said:

We will significantly improve the safety and quality of our new flagship smartphones as more consumers seek safe smartphones.

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Here’s how the Galaxy S7 handles heat

Phones get warmer when they do things, but do they get hot?

One of the many questions we see anytime there’s a new phone out there, especially after all of the excitement last year with the Snapdragon 808 and 810 processors, is how a new phone handles heat. The Galaxy S7 is no different, and like all glass phones the first thing you’ll notice about this phone is it gets a little warm during the initial  [Read More…]

Android Central 228: Hot Hot Heat!

Strap in, folks. This week is gonna be fun. Perhaps most exciting is that Android Auto has been released — and we’re taking it for a test drive! If you’ve got questions, we’ll have some answers.

Plus, Peter Chou is out as HTC’s CEO — we’ll talk about what that means as we get ready for the release of the HTC One M9. And, yes, we’ll talk a tad about the damned Snapdragon 810. Is it hype? Or  [Read More…]

Honeywell turns up the heat with the Lyric smart thermostat

Honeywell (yes, Honeywell) is going to be coming out with its own smart thermostat to compete with Google’s Nest. The Lyric, which was first leaked in April has now been officially announced and is priced at $ 279.

Gapping and 4K heat reported by Sony Xperia Z2 owners

With widespread delays reported, Sony’s having a tough time getting its new flagship phone, the Xperia Z2, out to consumers around the world. But even in countries where the Z2 has already gone on sale, there are reports of hardware issues affecting some users. Following the Xperia Z2’s recent launch in Singapore, Sony’s local arm has issued statements addressing some owners’ concerns over build issues with the device.

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iFixit teardown finds Amazon’s Fire TV is packing some heat within

With any new device comes the seemingly inevitable iFixit teardown. The new Amazon Fire TV is no different, so if you’re curious to see what’s inside your new box, controller and remote then look no further. The Fire TV is given a repairability score of 6/10 – if for some reason you ever had the need – and generally comes apart pretty easily.

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iFixit teardown finds Amazon’s Fire TV is packing some heat within

With any new device comes the seemingly inevitable iFixit teardown. The new Amazon Fire TV is no different, so if you’re curious to see what’s inside your new box, controller and remote then look no further. The Fire TV is given a repairability score of 6/10 – if for some reason you ever had the need – and generally comes apart pretty easily.

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SwiftKey X update brings heat map, stat panel and more

SwiftKey X

One of the many great things about the Android platform is that there is such a wide variety of keyboards to chose from, and many great developers behind them. The folks at SwiftKey X have been known for some amazing updates, and they have hit it out of the park, yet again. Their latest update brings a slew of new features, such as:

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