Just this week, Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Google, and Dish Network all revealed their separate plans to acquire or roll out high band spectrum assets that many industry watchers expect will serve as the backbone in providing 5G wireless services.
Progress is not always a bad thing, and should be for the benefit of everyone. But in the age of mobile devices, especially with regards to software updates, it is all but inevitable that some smartphone models will be left behind in getting the latest versions of operating systems.
Vivo took the opportunity to officially introduce a couple of new smartphone offerings -- the V5 Plus and the V5 Lite. Perhaps the most attractive attribute of the more high end V5 Plus is the dual camera configuration on its front side, while the V5 Lite is basically a low end option that belongs to the V5 lineup of handsets.
Google has recently updated its mobile search app, and it has now allowed users to easily separate what things they are interested in, like news, entertainment, and sports, from the things they need in real life, like info on flights or appointment schedules.
Despite the disaster that was the Galaxy Note 7, it appears that a vast majority of existing owners of Samsung mobile devices still want to purchase a handset from the South Korean tech giant in the future, at least according to the results of a recent survey conducted by
As stated by Google when it revealed the newest features of Google Allo, its messaging app, it turns out that people only use 3 percent of all emoji existing today. In other words, the remaining 97 percent of all emoji are all but underused.
A few months ago, Google announced that it was planning to launch its Android Auto smartphone interface for vehicles as a stand alone Android mobile app. Through this approach, the tech giant was basically promising that Android Auto would be made available to every car. Well, Google has made good on its promise, releasing a major update to the Android Auto app. Through this latest update, users can now experience all the advantages of Android Auto even if their vehicle is not necessarily compatible with the platform.
The biggest smartphone vendor in the world is still at a loss as to how and why its Galaxy Note 7 suffered overheating and exploding issues -- Samsung admitted as much during a shareholder meeting held recently this week. And because it can not ascertain the cause of its phablet’s problems, for sure, it may not be able to offer a solution soon.