Hello guys. This is the 64th installment of our Samsung Galaxy S3 troubleshooting series where we answer the questions sent by our readers via email or social media. For our readers who asked us if Galaxy S3 can run Android 5.0 Lollipop, yes it can but the firmware should be modified. Actually, there are already existing custom ROMs for the S3 that are based on Android 5. However, you need to have the phone rooted first. For those who have just tuned in and currently bugged by a problem or two, feel free to email us at [email protected]..

Google Play Store has turned three today, and to commemorate the third anniversary, Google has decided to offer 33 apps, movies and books on discounts. Only some of them are free, while others have received significant price reductions. The available collection is sort of a mixed bag and includes the likes of The Dark Knight trilogy, an album from Drake and some other content, all with significantly cheaper prices. While some of them are as cheap as $0.10, some titles will set you back by $2.99. But overall, there’s a lot of money...

Google issues Android version distribution figures every month to give us a better idea on where each version of Android stands as far as marketshare is concerned. And there’s good news all around from this month’s figures as Android 5.0 Lollipop has more than doubled its marketshare, bringing the total tally to 3.3%. This after Lollipop barely made it to the chart a couple of months ago. Android 5.0 was at 1.6% the same time last month, which means Lollipop has grown significantly over a 30 day period. The other good news...

Welcome to the 58th part in our series of troubleshooting guides dedicated to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The Android Lollipop update for this device has already been released in several territories with a number of owners already confirming that their phone has already been updated.  For those who still don’t have any notification of the update you just have to wait for it a little bit more as it will be rolled out by your carrier soon. In this latest installment of the series we will tackle several issues concerning this device whether...

Office Depot is offering an attractive price on the Nexus 9 tablet with a discount of $80, free shipping included. The entry level 16GB version of the tablet can be yours for just $320 now, with the usual retail price being $400. This pricing is only applicable for the Lunar White variant of the smartphone with the Indigo Black model costing $349.99, which is still a good $50 off the regular asking price. The retailer also has the 32GB Black and White WiFi models on offer for $429.99 which is again a discount of $50. Bear in mind that...

A report from not long ago mentioned that Sony is looking to exit the smartphone segment. The report also said that the company could be looking for potential buyers to get it out of the financial mess. Tim Harrison, who is the VP of Global Communications & PR at Sony Mobile has now clearly mentioned that the smartphone division is not for sale, thus putting a rest to all the rumors once and for all, at least for the time being. He claims that the words of the company CEO Kazuo Hirai might have been taken out of context when he...

NetherRealm Studios is bringing the much awaited Mortal Kombat X game to consoles and PCs next month. The developers have now announced that the game will also make its way to the Google Play Store in April. The contents of this mobile version of the game are unknown at this point, but we’re guessing it will have similar gameplay as Injustice: Gods Among Us, which comes from the same developers. The developers promise that all of the classic Mortal Kombat elements will be present in the mobile version of the game, so mobile users...

Chinese manufacturers have taken the slimmest smartphone race a little too seriously as we’ve seen in the past. One of the prominent among these companies is Gionee, which has yet again upped the ante with its new Elife S7 smartphone. Heir to the thinnest smartphone crown, the Elife S7 has a body which is just 5.5 mm. This is remarkable for a smartphone with a high end hardware. Inside, the smartphone has a 5.2 inch 1080p display, a 13-megapixel camera on the back, an 8-megapixel front camera, an octa core MediaTek MT6752 chipset,...