Dear readers, welcome to the 33rd part of our Samsung Galaxy S2 problems troubleshooting series. In this episode, there are more power-related issues. We wouldn’t know for sure what the problems really are as we only depend on our readers’ descriptions, but I think after 3 years of use, Galaxy S2’s battery may already be deteriorating. Jelly Bean was the last official update for the device and there were no reported bugs that could cause power issues so troubleshooting is necessary. Please go through the list of the...

A Samsung smartphone with the model number SM G430 has just been spotted on an Indian import database. The device is revealed to be packing a 1080p display with a 5.5 inch panel. The user agent profile for the smartphone also reveals that it could be packing a Snapdragon 801 quad core SoC clocked at 2.5 GHz. The device is shown to be running Android 4.4 KitKat by default, although that could change in time for launch next year. The import listing from India mentions that the smartphone has made its way to the region for R&D purposes,...

A new leak from China might have possibly given us our first glimpse of the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Plus smartphone. The leak shows the smartphone from the front and the back respectively, which is barely enough to jump to conclusions. However, it is clear that this isn’t the Ascend Mate 7 as the speaker on the back is relatively stretched, indicating that this is an upgraded version of the recently launched Huawei flagship. From the front, we can ascertain the smartphone has super slim bezels, which is always welcome news. With the...

As part of its Christmas promotions, Amazon will start offering its customers apps worth $220 for free starting December 24. This deal will last until the 26th of December, so you will have plenty of time to make up your mind about what to get. There will be massive apps on the company’s ‘Free app of the day’ section where apps worth up to $64.99 can be had for free. So if you’re looking to spend some time with nifty apps this Christmas, the Amazon Appstore is the place to look. The retailer hasn’t clarified...

Google has already rolled out the Android 5.0 update for the Nexus 4, while the Nexus 9 tablet was launched with the new OS. A new revelation is now suggesting that due to the lack of proper camera hardware on the two devices, they will not be able to make use of some of the camera features which are available on Android 5.0. According to Google’s bug tracker, the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 9 will not be able to capture RAW images in the DNG format, possibly due to hardware limitations. It’s understandable for the Nexus 4 to lack...

A new leak has revealed the existence of the Nokia C1 smartphone, which is reportedly going to be the company’s first Android smartphone after it was acquired by Microsoft this year. It is likely that the smartphone will be produced by Foxconn, much like Nokia’s N1 tablet which will be sold early next year. Nokia’s acquisition of Microsoft strictly speaks of the company not launching any further smartphones under the Nokia brand until 2016. And while the Nokia N1 doesn’t necessarily break this clause, the launch...

The Motorola Droid Turbo smartphone can now be purchased for just $1 on contract courtesy of a deal over at Best Buy. The Verizon flagship is already being offered with massive discounts from the retailer and this offer makes it an even better proposition for prospective buyers. Best Buy is still offering the $100 gift card for customers upgrading to the Droid Turbo or a $150 gift card if you’re signing a two year contract with Verizon for the Droid Turbo, so you stand to save a lot of money with the smartphone if you walk...

A new app from Samsung aims to help kids suffering from autism. This app known as Look At Me has already been used in case studies across the globe with Samsung’s official video giving us a good idea of how it works. In essence, this is a camera app which can interact playfully with kids and help them overcome their fears or the ability to make eye contact with people. Samsung will deploy 200 Galaxy Tab S devices with this app pre installed, which you can get for yourself by signing up here. The company obviously aims to bring it...