To our valued readers, Merry Christmas and welcome to the 53rd part of our Samsung Galaxy S3 problems troubleshooting series. Those who’ve been following this series know we already addressed hundreds of problems that were sent to us by our readers. Links to our previous posts as well as the index to issues we already addressed can be found on our Galaxy S3 Troubleshooting page. This is a free service we offer so if you have problems with your phone, feel free to email us at [email protected] and we may include your concerns...

According to a new import listing from India, Samsung could be prepping a new version of the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite tablet. The device is shown to be carrying the model number SM-T116, which is most likely the Galaxy Tab 4 Lite. The tablet is revealed to be packing a midrange hardware and a 7 inch display, which would fit in nicely in the budget segment. The price tag is somewhere close to $99, further indicating that this is a low end device. The tablet is apparently sporting a 1.2 GHz quad core processor, 1GB of RAM and Android 4.4.4 KitKat...

The OnePlus One smartphone was banned from selling in India after Cyanogen signed a backdoor deal with local manufacturer Micromax, offering them exclusivity on the Cyanogen OS ROM. An Indian court has now lifted the ban on the One, allowing the company to finish the stocks of the smartphone until then. OnePlus’ argument that the Micromax smartphone does not necessarily compete with the One could have swayed the court in their favor. So while this is a minor victory for OnePlus, the company will have to start selling newer stocks...

Welcome to the 47th part in our series of troubleshooting articles dedicated to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Those who have been following this series will know that we have already answered hundreds of questions from our readers regarding this particular model. Judging by the amount of emails we receive regarding this device it appears we will be answering hundreds more. In this latest installment we will tackles some of the latest issues and problems sent to us by our readers. If you own a Galaxy Note 3 or any other Android device for...

According to a new report, Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi5 smartphone will be the first flagship handset to feature a sapphire glass display. This particular technology was expected to be used on the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but the company backed out at the last minute due to issues with manufacturing and supply. Although Kyocera is technically the first manufacturer to launch a sapphire glass smartphone, it was merely a midrange device which got lost amidst the sea of other midrange offerings. But a flagship offering from a company as...

As we gleefully head towards Christmas, B&H Photo has served up a nice deal for some late holiday shoppers. The NVIDIA Shield Tablet LTE and the Shield wireless controller are together being offered for just $368 from the retailer. The controller is being offered for free while the Shield Tablet is down $30 from its usual pricing of $399, so there’s plenty of savings to be had under this deal. The Shield Tablet is the best device you can get today considering the hardware on offer along with the number of exclusive gaming titles...

Google recently posted the factory image of the Android 5.0.2 update for the 2012 Nexus 7. Today, the OTA notifications have gone live with Google starting to push the update to tablets. Users can manually download the update as well, so you don’t necessarily have to wait tiringly for Google to send the update to your device. Unlike a factory image, the OTA zip file directly flashes the update on your device, so it’s more convenient, especially for beginners. But remember that you might lose data on your device while pushing a new...

The Interview is perhaps the most talked about movie over the past couple of weeks. This is mainly due to threats from North Korean hackers who claimed to release vital information related to Sony and its subsidiaries if the movie was released. The film which was supposed to see a Christmas time release was gradually pulled out by theaters, leaving Sony high and dry. However, Google has now stepped up and signed a deal with Sony, allowing customers of Play Movies to rent or buy the movie outright. And this comes just a day before Christmas,...