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Android Marshmallow problems and solutions

Just like any other Android versions, we anticipate problems with the #Android #Marshmallow (#AndroidMarshmallow) operating system on a wide range of devices. Below are some of the reported troubles with Google’s latest Android Marshmallow firmware: Galaxy Note 5 slow to or won’t send SMS Unable to access Galaxy Note 5 Message Center Galaxy Note 5

Nokita

Nokita company wants to buy Nokia; offer Android, Linux devices

A company called Nokita aims to beat Microsoft into purchasing Nokia. The company revealed this in a three-minute video which divulges what it plans to do in case its bid proves successful. Among these plans are to eventually create devices that are based on Android, Linux, and Windows Phone. Narrating the company’s background is J.

Android’s market share hits 81%

Here is the latest update on Android’s market share. As of the third quarter of 2013, our favorite operating system already controls 81% of the smartphone market, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. This is an improvement over the 75% market share that Android garnered during the same quarter in last year. Coming in at

How to Choose a Smartphone Operating System

How to Choose a Smartphone Guide: Operating System

Recently, we have covered the elements that you should consider when choosing a smartphone in this set of articles: How to Choose a Smartphone Guide: Processor How to Choose a Smartphone Guide: Storage Options How to Choose a Smartphone Guide: Display How to Choose a Smartphone Guide: Connectivity How to Choose a Smartphone Guide: Battery Life

Jolla smartphone specifications announced

The specifications of the Jolla smartphone have been revealed on the company’s Facebook page, several months after the device had been officially announced. For its display, the Jolla smartphone will pack a 4.5-inch qHD Jolla Estrade display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. This detail disappointed some who had been hoping for a

Leaked Android 4.3 Jelly Bean ROM, screenshots reveal some changes

Several leaked screenshots, as well as a leaked ROM, have given consumers an early look at Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, a rumored upcoming update to the operating system. Since this it has not been released officially, however, the changes that had been identified may not be final.  Always On Wi-Fi One of the screenshots shows

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Accidentally Revealed in LG Webpage

The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean may be true after all. According to Android Authority, the webpage of LG featuring the LG Optimus L7 II Dual just revealed that the new version of the Android operating system. We decided to check out the veracity of the news and found out that the company has indeed posted

Facebook Home Losing Popularity Very Quickly

Facebook invested a lot of time and effort into their version of a mobile operating system, well a the GUI for your smartphone. The CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook Home is the next version of Facebook, but the figures are in and it hasn’t made a massive impression on the market. The

Blue, the hottest and newest color in town?

Rumors abound about Microsoft’s next Windows release, codenamed Blue. Said to be an improvement over Windows 8, there is no comment or confirmation from Microsoft about when Blue is slated for release or what Windows fans can expected out of it. Those in the know predict a summer 2013 release for the new OS, but

ZTE Will Possibly Launch a Firefox OS Smartphone In Europe

A while back Mozilla announced that they are interested in launching their own OS to compete in the mobile space. While Mozilla is hard at work on their mobile operating system, the debut might be a lot closer than we originally thought. We’ve seen what early prototypes of the Firefox OS looks like thanks to

Samsung Galaxy Note II Can Create Water Art!?

Phablets are becoming an extremely popular device despite complains of the size. Samsung’s latest ad for their recently released Galaxy Note II shows Steak Studio, a London based design consulting firm, creating interactive water art controlled by the Galaxy Note II, probably the greatest phablet on the market. The art display features 408 fish tank

Apple Plans To Produce Own Chip For Mac Computers

American technology conglomerate Apple is reportedly taking steps to replace microchip provider Intel by integrating a powerful version of their chip technology used in the iPhone and iPad for their Mac computers and other products. According to a report by CNET correspondent Charles Cooper, Apple is trying to come up with a ‘homegrown’ chip design

Google Invites Users To Upload Panoramas With Release of Android 4.2

Internet business conglomerate Goggle is now encouraging users to upload their panoramas or Photo Spheres to Google Maps after the release of the latest version of Android. With Goggle unveiling Android 4.2, users can freely upload their 360-degree panoramas to the Google maps. This kind of service was already offered by the Panorama of startup