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Android Smartphone News

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Does Galaxy Note 7 Actually BLOW UP?

Does the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 actually BLOW UP?  Has anyone actually seen a video of Note 7 BLOWING UP?

Has the media blown this Note 7 out of proportion by associating bombs to Note 7 “fires”?

In this video, we go into detail about how the media has blown the Galaxy Note 7 fires out of proportion.  What do you think?  Does the Note 7 really BLOW UP like a real BOMB?

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OnePlus 3T vs. Pixel Camera Low-Light Comparison!

In this smartphone comparison, we take up the latest OnePlus 3T vs. Pixel XL in a camera low-light shootout.   While the OnePlus 3T performed worse in HDR mode in comparison to the Pixel (also in HDR On mode), its HQ (special mode for low-light) performed beautifully.  In fact, OnePlus 3T outperformed the Pixel XL in terms of amount of noise.  While we will have to dig further for full analysis, the OnePlus 3T impresses with its HQ mode that could help you take better photos with less noise at night.

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The Truth About Google Pixel Camera HALO/Lens Flare Effect!

For those of you wondering whether Google can fix the HALO/lens flare effect that is caused on Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, you may want to know that this isn’t really fixable by software.

Taking a closer look, you will notice that the halo effect can be reproduced while using the video camera of the Pixel and Pixel XL, meaning this cannot be permanently fixed using software.

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Best EVERYDAY Bag?

This is the Everyday Messenger by Peak Design, one of the best messengers on the market for students, businessmen, photographers, and just about everyone else.

 

Peak Design set out to create the perfect bag for photographers, and their brilliant design team turned out a bag that is perfect for everyone. From the waterproof shell, to the adjustable latching system, the bag packs every feature I look for in a messenger bag, and things I didn’t know I needed until I got my hands on it. It expands and contracts depending on how much gear is put in. Said differently:  It has the unique ability to be as compact or as large as you want it to be. The clasp on the front can be easily opened and closed with one hand, and once inside, the removable velcro helps to customize the bag to the user.

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Android 7.0 Nougat is Official!

Google has just released the official Android 7.0 Nougat or Android “N”, the next version of Android.  While the official version will only be available on newer phones like LG V20 that’s coming out soon, if you have a Nexus device, you can install it today.

An easy method to install Android 7.0 Nougat on your Nexus device is to use the OTA ADB sideload method.  You can take a look at How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat on any Android Device using OTA if you don’t know how to do this.

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Galaxy Note 7 Software HANDS ON! [IRIS scanner CONFIRMED]

Although Samsung Galaxy Note 7 official announcement is just 2 days away, we were able to try out all of the new software features of Note 7 using a ported ROM for our Galaxy S6.

Now, this is an actual “port” meaning what you see here is identical to what you will see in a real Galaxy Note 7.  For this, we install the Note 7 Port ROM called Noble ROM on our rooted Galaxy S6.  (You can also get Note 7 Port ROM for Galaxy Note 5 or Note 7 Port ROM for Galaxy S5.)

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[DO NOT BUY REVIEW] Tempered Glass for Galaxy S7 Edge, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+!

In my recent unboxing video of a $20 tempered glass on my Galaxy S7 Edge, I learned a few things about them and why you should not use them unless you absolutely can live with its flaws.

Now, this tempered glass is branded as many different tempered glass online Peyou, GPEL, iCarez, etc…etc… They are all basically made by the same company and you need to know that all of them have these flaws.

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What is RAM & RAM Management?

For those of you who don’t know what RAM and RAM management are, here is brief overview of how they work in an Android smartphone (or any other computer device).

First off, RAM stands for Random Access Memory.  RAM is a type of temporary storage that is much faster than your internal storage(or hard disks for computers).  This temporary storage is used as a “middleman” between your internal storage and your display.

Why use RAM?
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T-Mobile Binge On Throttles! & How To Turn Off Binge On!

T-Mobile has introduced Binge On a few weeks back which gives you free bandwidth to stream videos from popular sites like Netflix, HBO Now, Hulu, Sling, YouTube, etc…etc…

Now, this comes at a price, you can only watch at 480P quality.  While this may benefit many users on limited bandwidth plans, this makes absolutely no sense for those of us with unlimited data on T-Mobile like myself.