Welcome to the 43rd part in our series of troubleshooting articles dedicated to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. It has been nearly a week since we published the last part and since then we have been receiving quite a number of emails from our readers regarding this particular model. As much as we would like to tackle all of the emails that we get, we can only feature most of them here in this latest installment. Some of the issues that we will be discussing in this post can be resolved easily while others need several troubleshooting steps...

According to Google’s product forums page, the Nexus 10 is facing an audio related bug after the Android 5.0 update was issued. According to a large number of users, the tablet is failing to output any sort of audio from the speakers or the headphones, be it from apps, media player or the browser. Google’s support staff have been closely monitoring the issue and have acknowledged it in the forums. Some users have even managed to come up with solutions of their own. Rebooting the device 5-6 times seems to be bringing back...

As we wait for Black Friday promotions to kick off, NVIDIA has announced its own sales to encourage buyers this Friday. The company is offering the Shield Tablet and last year’s Shield handheld gaming console at a discounted price when coupled with a bunch of accessories. These prices are valid only for a day on the 28th of November, so make sure you bookmark NVIDIA’s page and set a reminder to access these deals in time. The Shield Tablet bundle which consists of the tablet itself in addition to the wireless Shield controller,...

T-Mobile’s Music Freedom plan lets customers stream content from popular music services without adding up on the 4G LTE data usage tally. The carrier has now added plenty of other music streaming services to its lineup including Google Play Music, SoundCloud, Xbox Music and 11 more providers. To be eligible for this nifty promo, all you have to do is sign up for the carrier’s 3GB Simple Choice plan. Google Play Music was added after a popular vote from T-Mobile customers, but it’s good to see that smaller music providers...

The Motorola Gallery and Camera apps have received a new update which introduces Material Design elements. Since both apps are available from the Google Play Store for Motorola devices, the update should arrive rather swiftly if you own a Moto X, Moto G or the Moto E. The UI is seeing the biggest change with these updates along with some neat functionality based additions to the Gallery app. The camera app now lets you conveniently switch to the front camera with a twist gesture, which should make it easier to snap selfies quickly. Motorola...

Verizon has just launched a new midrange LG handset called the Transpyre through its prepaid channels. The smartphone will be sold for $99.99 without a contract and will be available from the carrier immediately. The Transpyre joins a relatively long list of prepaid Android offerings sold through Big Red. The handset is 4G LTE enabled as well, so customers can reap benefits of the carrier’s blazing fast network speeds right out of the box. On the hardware front, the Transpyre is packing a 4.5 inch 480 x 800 resolution display,...

Amazon is currently holding a massive sale on smartphones with contracts from AT&T, Sprint and Verizon. Devices like the Samsung Galaxy S5, the HTC One M8 as well as the LG G3 can be had for under $1 as per this new deal. Although the prices are only applicable on contract offerings, it’s hard to pass up since they’re all flagship smartphones. On a regular day, these devices would at least set you back by $100 with a 2-year contract. There are several other devices on offer and Amazon has a dedicated page for smartphones...

The Amazon Fire TV Stick was recently launched by the company as a Google Chromecast competitor. However, at $39, it was slightly on the expensive side compared to Google’s $35 price tag. That changes today with Best Buy and Staples listing the device for $24.99 and $24 respectively. While the Staples listing currently mentions the device to be out of stock, Best Buy has it available right now. There’s no word on whether this is a limited period offer or a temporary price reduction to gauge the public response better. Either...