Bogdan Petrovan(2628 posts)

Bogdan is a senior editor with Android Authority, passionate about technology, travel, and all things fantasy. Write to him, find him on Twitter, or on Google Plus. And remember - we live in the future!




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How to use the One-handed Operation mode on the Note 3 – Feature Focus

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 5, 2013
We walk you through the One-handed Operation option on the Galaxy Note 3 that lets you shrink the user interface for easier one-handed usage.
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Do you care that Android manufacturers cheat in benchmarks?

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 4, 2013
On this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss benchmarks. There's a bit of a scandal going on in the Android community, following reports that several large manufacturers are artificially boosting their scores in benchmarks. Do you care? Or is the whole issue overblown?
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A tale of two quarters: HTC and Samsung

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 4, 2013
HTC and Samsung, two of the most emblematic Android manufacturers,. released financial results at the same time today, highlighting the massive difference between the extreme points of the Android landscape
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Windows Phone can’t beat Android, but it might join it on an HTC phone

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 4, 2013
In a surprising development, Microsoft is reportedly coaxing HTC to offer Windows Phone “as a second option” on Android devices.
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Xperia Z1 drop test: the glass, the metal, and the concrete

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 4, 2013
We are drop testing the Sony Xperia Z1 to see if the phone's glass surfaces can withstand shocks that are inevitable in every day life. Will the Xperia Z1 survive?
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Google data shows threat of Android malware is massively overblown

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 3, 2013
In many cases the danger of Android malware is greatly exaggerated, and Google has some data to prove it. The company collected data on 1.5 billion installations, and found that users went through with the installation of potential harmful applications (PHA) in just 0.12% of cases.
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Samsung’s curved phone may be first in new series, not a Note variant – rumor

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 3, 2013
A Korean site reports that Samsung’s curved screen phone will not feature an S Pen and will not be a rugged variant of the Note 3 as we first thought. The phone will be similar to the Youm prototypes we’ve first seen at CES back in January.
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LG confirmed to release a curved phone soon, dubbed G Flex (Updated with specs)

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 3, 2013
LG is preparing to launching a 6-inch curved display phone called G Flex. Don’t let the name mislead you though – the device itself will not be flexible.
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Here’s some more proof that an Asus-made Nexus 10 is coming

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 3, 2013
All signs point to Asus taking over for the second generation of the Nexus 10. @evleaks, the habitual purveyor of insider info, just supplied some more evidence.
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Report: several major Android makers cheat in benchmarks

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 2, 2013
AnandTech just released a damning report on benchmark cheating, revealing that, with a few exceptions, devices from major Android OEMs are “optimized” to deliver top results in benchmark tests.
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