The OnePlus One is just a couple of days away from an announcement and we’re now getting a brief look at some of the press images of the smartphone accompanied by screenshots of the user interface. This is perhaps the most comprehensive leak we’ve come across so far and reveals practically everything there is to know about the new smartphone. With the inner hardware being revealed to us by the manufacturer already, this new leak gives us a glimpse of how the device looks externally as well. The software elements reveal deeper...

We’ve heard of watches that can connect to Android devices but a toothbrush? A Kickstarter campaign aims to create Kolibree, the world’s first connected toothbrush, and it has already reached a pledge of $69,219 of its $70,000 goal with 34 days remaining. The chances of this project getting funded are very high which means we might be seeing this intelligent toothbrush very soon. So what’s the big deal with a connected toothbrush? Basically it can give us information on our brushing habits. We don’t have an idea if we are brushing...

If you’ve been following the news lately then you already know that the biggest concern right now regarding online security is the Heartbleed bug. This is a serious vulnerability that affects the open-source OpenSSL cryptography library that is widely used today. This security flaw allows cybercriminals to access protected information which they can use for monetary gains. While the Heartbleed bug is commonly known to affect the server side by compromising the username and password of individuals it too can affect Android apps. These...

It looks like there’s another manufacturer in the cloning business about to give infamous clone manufacturer GooPhone a run for its money. Chinese company No.1 has just launched its No.1 S7 Android smartphone that clones the recently released Samsung Galaxy S5. No.1 has in fact previously announced that it will be releasing an S5 clone even before the launch of the S5 and the company has delivered on its promise. Despite having a similar appearance and even the waterproof feature the No.1 S7 can’t really compete against the Galaxy...

When Sony announced the Xperia Z2 and Z2 tablet the company also promised that it would give owners of the said devices access to exclusive content. This includes free downloads of six movies and eight PlayStation mobile games. Those who bought these devices may now be able to claim their free content however it is only applicable to select countries and the movie titles may differ depending in which country you are in. You will need the Xperia Lounge app to claim your free content then you will need another app called Pass to redeem...

Just recently an app was released over at the Google Play store that was supposed to protect Android devices from nasty viruses. The app called Virus Shield cost $3.99 to download which in less than a week made it to the top of the charts garnering more than 10,000 downloads. Unknown to consumers the app really did nothing and simply displayed a few images and a toggle which was discovered by Artem Russakovskii and several other readers of AndroidPolice. Ever since it was reported that Virus Shield really did nothing it was pulled out...

It is the tenth part of our Samsung Galaxy S3 Problems and Solutions but thousands of emails were left unanswered. It seems like the Android 4.3 update rolled out late last year brought a lot of problems rather than fixes. If you have a problem with your Samsung Galaxy S3 and want to fix it, please browse through this post to see if I’ve already addressed it. You may also browse through the first nine parts of this series. Links are provided after the break. Samsung Galaxy S3 Problems After Android 4.3 Update [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part...

A report recently released by research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) shows Google’s Android operating system dominating the U.S. market. Android grabbed 53 percent of all smartphone activations for the said time period while iOS only had 42 percent smartphone activations. Windows Phone and   BlackBerry OS only have 1 percent each while basic phone activations stood at 3 percent. The CIRP data only shows activations and not on the actual number of devices running on Android and iOS. If the actual number were included...