David Gonzales(285 posts)

David is a mobile computer geek who firmly believes that in order to stay healthy, one needs to eat daily doses of gadgets for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Join him as he indulges his passion for technology and fascination with all things Android.




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Opera for Android version 15 now available for download from Google Play

by: David GonzalesJuly 11, 2013
Opera announced the release of Opera 15 for Android today, only weeks after the earlier release of Opera 14, with an improved download manager and more.
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Google Maps update with new offline maps option pushed out after public backlash

by: David GonzalesJuly 11, 2013
Less than a couple of days after the latest Google Maps update for Android comes yet another software revision, this time to re-add offline maps - somewhat.
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HTC One mini listing shows up on GFXBench web site, confirms long-rumored specs

by: David GonzalesJuly 8, 2013
The rumored HTC One mini recently showed up on the GFXBench benchmark web site, and the listed specs matches what we already know about the phone.
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Don’t be a victim: How to spot a fake Samsung Galaxy S4 (or any other name brand smartphone)

by: David GonzalesJuly 5, 2013
Buying an phone like the Samsung Galaxy S4 should be fairly straightforward. But the fact that there are fake handsets floating around makes things slightly more difficult.
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Sony announces global rollout of my Xperia remote security service

by: David GonzalesJuly 5, 2013
Sony is now gearing up to fully launch its remote security service for all Sony smartphone users, called my Xperia, across the entire planet.
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Sony ‘Honami’ camera app ported to Xperia Z and other Sony devices unofficially

by: David GonzalesJuly 2, 2013

One of the most talked about features of the upcoming Sony “Honami” smartphone is its camera. How could something with the ability to capture 20-megapixel photos and record full 4K resolution video not catch anyone’s attention, right?

A lot of people are understandably looking forward to seeing this beast of a smartphone camera in action. Perhaps you might even be one of them. Well, what if we told you that you can actually grab a phone and start enjoying the Honami’s exclusive camera software features right now?

That’s the product of the work put in by user krabappel2548 over at XDA Developers forum, where instructions on using the [...]

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Google receives FCC approval for public TV whitespace database

by: David GonzalesJune 30, 2013

As part of its drive to offer Internet access to more and more people in the U.S., Google has been working closely with the FCC to make a public TV whitespace database available to all. The search giant started a test program a couple of months back, and now the FCC has finally approved of its use. This means that Google can finally begin operating this database which will be accessible to the public.

This whitespace database is primarily a system that will support unlicensed radio devices that transmit on unused spectrum channels in the wireless bands normally used by broadcast TV. It is required that all unlicensed TV radio devices connect with the database system first, in [...]

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Sony ‘Honami’ 20MP camera with 4K video recording, updated UI, and more outed through System Dump

by: David GonzalesJune 30, 2013
The Sony Honami is one of the most hotly-anticipated Android phones from Sony this year. We now get a closer look at its specs through a recent system dump.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 with swings by FCC with rare form of 4G LTE

by: David GonzalesJune 30, 2013
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 managed to pass through the FCC with nary a hitch. However, its version of 4G LTE won't work in the U.S.
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Report: Android’s malware problem is getting worse, and only users of the latest version are safe from harm

by: David GonzalesJune 28, 2013
Earlier this year, a research report said the number of malware-infected Android devices rose 163% in 2012. A new report now says things are much worse.
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