Since HTC moved their Gallery app to Google Play, updates have been coming in a lot more frequently. And today, HTC has updated their app with new Duo Camera effects for both the M8 and the Butterfly (J) 2 smartphones. The change log is small, but there’s actually a lot of new effects. These are the official release notes for the update: 1. New feature for HTC One (M8), HTC J Butterfly 2 and HTC Butterfly 2 - New Duo Effects for Seasons and Foregrounder - New typography in Seasons edit mode 2. Improvements However, there are six...

Welcome to the 25th part of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Problems series. I answered ten problems / questions in this post and I hope my answers will be helpful not only to our readers who emailed us but to other owners out there who may have the same issues. We are serious in helping you fix problems with your phone and while I encourage you to browse through existing posts, you are free to email us at [email protected] I am one of the people who’ll read them and conduct research for potential solutions. We also have Facebook...

AT&T has just announced the arrival of its AMOLED display packing Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets on its network. The carrier is opening pre-orders for the 8.4 and 10.5 inch Galaxy Tab S models starting today with shipments slated to start on September 23. Customers will be able to walk into a store and get the tablets three days later on the 26th of September. These models offer 4G LTE as well, while the WiFi only models have been around for some time now. The Galaxy Tab S 10.5 will set you back by $629.99 off contract or $31.50 per...

American prepaid carrier, Republic Wireless has just announced the arrival of the first gen Moto G with LTE which was launched a few months ago. The smartphone also comes with an expandable storage slot, making it one of the best midrange offerings from the company, apart from the newly launched second gen Moto G. The device has been priced at $149.99 off contract, which is an excellent price tag even for a device of this caliber. The smartphone will be officially available for purchase starting this Friday on September 19. Customers...

Google launched Android One a couple of days ago to a rousing reception. Although these affordable stock Android running smartphones are only available in India for the time being, Google has already partnered with a variety of manufacturers to bring the devices to the rest of the world markets. And now, the primary chip maker for the current crop of Android One smartphones, MediaTek, is predicting these devices to surpass the 2 million sales mark by the end of the year. With Qualcomm expected to join Android One subsequently, the number...

Motorola’s widely popular budget handset, the Moto E will soon make its way to Republic Wireless according to a new announcement from the carrier. Although there’s no clarity on when the smartphone will be up for grabs, Republic Wireless claims that the handset will be available starting October. The popular prepaid carrier will sell the smartphone with a variety of data and voice plans to attract prospective buyers. Below is the pricing structure announced by Republic Wireless: Unlimited talk, text, and data on WiFi only...

T-Mobile has officially announced the arrival of the ZTE ZMAX on its network starting Sep. 24. The smartphone will be an exclusive with the carrier in the U.S. and will set you back by $10.50 per month for a period of two years or $249.99 upright. T-Mobile’s subsidiary, MetroPCS, will also start selling the smartphone later this year. So what’s exactly special with the ZTE ZMAX? Well for starters, it is almost the same size as the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with its 5.7 inch panel, although the resolution is only 720p. The device...

Sony appears to be in trouble with the company’s yearly earnings estimates seeing a revision yet again this year. Due to the faltering sales of its midrange devices, Sony is expecting losses of close to $1.7 billion or 180 billion Yen. It’s a significant loss for the Japanese manufacturer and has caused great concern among the ranks. Sony realistically acknowledges the fault in its ways by attributing the dismal performance to the “significant change in the market and competitive environment of the mobile business.”...