When the Sony Xperia SP was released in April 2014 it first ran on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. This model is just recently got the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update with the KitKat update also planned to arrive sometime soon. Several improvements have been introduced in the 4.3 update which include Memory management problem resolved LED works perfect on Walkman even at 100% Smooth UI and good touch response Nice gaming Volume bar issue fixed Better and more stable Wi-Fi Overheating fixed Battery usage is like 4.1.2 (good) Good AnTuTu benchmark...

A new program called the “Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment” is gaining ground as Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft, as well as the five major US carriers have pledged their support to it. What this program does is it basically allows a “kill switch” feature to be included in a smartphone allowing the owner to activate it if the device gets stolen or lost. This protects the sensitive data that may be stored in the device and makes it useless to sell in the black market. As early as July 2015 all smartphone models sold...

It is common knowledge by now that LG is working on its own mobile chipset for its future smartphones. But we haven’t had official confirmation from the company apart from the myriad of leaks that we have seen over the course of the weeks. Today, the company has finally put an end to all the rumors by confirming that it is indeed working on its own octa-core chipset similar to the one used by Samsung. Based on ARM’s big.LITTLE architecture, this chipset will feature four high power 2.2 GHz Cortex-A15 cores and four power...

Google is currently developing a smartphone that could create a 3D map of its surrounding called Project Tango. The device is still in its prototype stage however once completed it will allow apps to interact with real world objects. Some examples of its use include playing games that involves real objects or even helping you decide the best landscaping options for your front lawn. Although Project Tango has not been released yet the team over at iFixit were able to get an early unit of the device which they immediately tore down to see...

A report yesterday said that Google could bring its Fiber service to New York City. But a spokesperson for the company has now denied these reports stating that Google Fiber will be focused solely towards existing markets and the 34 new regions that will soon get the service. A job listing for a managerial post in New York City gave rise to speculation that Google might be looking to bring this service to the Big Apple, but that’s clearly not the case according to this latest revelation. Speaking to Ars Technica, the Google...

HTC has just made the APIs for DimensionPlus and DualLens available to third party developers which will allow them to write apps that utilize the Duo Camera setup of the new HTC One (M8). This shows that HTC is willing to grow by allowing thousands of developers to use the refocusing effects of its flagship smartphone. HTC’s Duo Camera basically allows users to make several changes to a picture after it is taken thanks to the dedicated refocusing sensor right above the main camera on the handset. So the availability of the APIs...

A series of leaked screenshots have hinted at a possible redesign of the Android version of Google+. And it’s a pretty significant update too as a lot appears to have changed in terms of UI and features. First and foremost, the annoying black bar on the bottom is now seen to be missing, which is welcome news as it was consuming a lot of the screen real estate without contributing a lot to the app itself. The action bar is now red in color and selecting the new post button will open a floating window on top of the existing page...

Have you ever been in a situation where you are outside your house and all of a sudden you needed a file stored in your home desktop? Instead of returning home and getting the file you could get it remotely if you have an app like TeamViewer installed in your desktop. Another good option is to use Google’s recently released Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android devices. If you mainly use the Chrome browser on your desktop then you can further enhance its features by getting the Chrome Remote Desktop from the Chrome Web Store. This allows...