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HTC Thunderbolt vs HTC Droid Incredible 2 vs HTC Trophy vs Samsung Stratosphere

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When it comes to tempting deals and fantastic smartphone offerings, Verizon is always leading the pack with its spiced up catalog that would make anyone go crazy when deciding what device to pick. Among its current popular offerings are a trio of HTC devices and a lone Samsung smartphone. Get your gears ready as we take a closer look at the HTC Thunderbolt, HTC Droid Incredible 2, HTC Trophy, and Samsung Stratosphere. Design and Display When it comes to display capabilities all smartphones comes packed with gorgeous 480×800 resolution with the Thunderbolt leading the group with its huge 4.3 inch…

How to Extend Your Samsung Galaxy S2’s Battery Life

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Samsung’s smashing success with the Galaxy S2 has reaped many joys and pleasures for many happy Android users. Despite the fact that it has won the hearts of many users, the Galaxy S2 still shares the same dilemma found in many Android devices–being prone to poor battery life. With a massive 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus screen that is enough to satisfy ones craving for entertainment, it’s a monstrous device that consumes energy at very alarming speeds. Hopefully, there’s a remedy to get around the battery drain. With a few simple tips and tweaks, you should be able to feel a…

How to Root Your Samsung Galaxy Ace

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If you own a Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 running on Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread DDKQ5 or DDKQ6 version, you can now easily root your device. If you are unsure what version your phone is running, you can verify by heading to Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version, in which you can find valuable information on what type of firmware version your device has. What is Rooting? For those of you who are not familiar with rooting, it is like jailbreaking your phone to support neat new features normally not found on a smartphone. There are many benefits you can have…

How to Update Your HTC Desire S to Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread

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One of the fastest phones out there, the HTC Desire S is giving out promising results as HTC is planning to release an Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread update for the device. Despite the fact that HTC hasn’t come up with an official release date for the update, leaked versions began to surface through the net. Early users of the HTC Desire S were able to get a copy and test it on their device and were happy to report that the latest version was stable with all the core key features completely intact. With the Gingerbread version all ready, there’s no…

How to Update the Samsung Nexus S to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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Google’s iconic smartphone, the Samsung Nexus S, is now finally getting the royal treatment as Samsung will soon be rolling out the official Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) upgrade for the device. As we wait for the official update to be released, we’ve managed to stumble upon a leaked version of Android’s latest offering for the Nexus S. As a precaution, this is not the official ICS update but a leaked version circulating around the Net. Luckily for Nexus S owners, you can easily apply this update on your device. Considering this is still the beta version, you may face certain…

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play vs LG Vortex vs LG Enlighten

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Verizon has a beefy catalog of Android smartphones that cover a broad spectrum–from low-end to high-end. Although many dual-core smartphones have come out in recent months, three popular smartphones on Verizon still stick out from the crowd despite their being single-core handsets. In this post, we will take a quick view at the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, the LG Vortex, and the LG Enlighten. Hopefully, the comparison will be able to help you decide which phone is worth having. Design and Display The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is regarded as the first certified PlayStation smartphone that comes fully equipped with…

HTC Rhyme vs iPhone 4S

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The smartphone wars continue everyday as mobile manufacturers are getting head-to-head in an intense battle for power and dominance. Two of Verizon’s new offerings promising to be powerhouse smartphones, the iPhone 4S and the HTC Rhyme are two of the most-wanted smartphones that many customers can’t decide which one is best for them. With both models coming from two different worlds, we’ll take a closer look at what separates them from each other. Design and Display The HTC Rhyme with its 3.7-inch S-LCD touch screen display is large enough to fill your appetite for ultimate viewing pleasure. Capable of rendering…

Top 5 NFC-equipped Android Smartphones

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The popularity of phones that support Near Field Communication (NFC) is rapidly gaining momentum, with handset manufacturers starting to produce more and more devices that support NFC technology. NFC-enabled devices work in tandem. The technology is similar to how Bluetooth technology works, but NFC is less on power consumption and connection interruption. The technology works like this: whenever an NFC-enabled device is close to another NFC-enabled device, it triggers the NFC sensors on both devices and allows both devices to send messages to each other. Futuristic as it may sound, NFC devices are growing and it won’t be soon before…

The Display Technology That Could Squeeze More Juice Out of That Battery

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As more and more devices get even better upgrades in terms of processing speed, massive memory, and skyrocketing download rates, the only thing that is left behind would probably be the display. More new mobile devices are being introduced each month, but they still share the same common problem: poor to decent battery life. The likely culprit behind the huge consumption of power could be attributed to the bright lights in the phone’s LCD screen just to generate an image. One practical alternative to the mammoth power consumption comes from the e-Ink technology used in Amazon’s Kindle. Consuming less power,…

Unleashing Your Creative Spirit Through Your Android Tablet, Adobe-style

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Still looking for the ultimate editing tool for your Android device so that you can use it to paint yourself your very own Mona Lisa? Adobe Creative Cloud and its merry band of Adobe Touch Apps is yours to play with. Let’s take a closer look at what this suite of applications can do to help you unleash your creativity. Adobe Creative Cloud Creative Cloud just entered beta phase recently and promises to be an extended branch of Adobe’s intensive line of design products that perfectly caters to tablet users and designers alike. Creative Cloud may not have the syncing…