Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S5, Galaxy S6

All you need to know about Samsung Galaxy S6 ahead of Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress is just about a month ahead and we can expect Samsung Galaxy S6 during this event which is going to be one of the most anticipated Android Smartphone of the year 2015. So there are lots of questions striking in our mind like Will it have 5.2 inch flexible display with 4K resolution or directly compatible with qi wireless charger?

Leaked Images of Galaxy S6

                       Leaked Images of Galaxy S6

However, there are no official announcements about the launch of the device, but we all know that Samsung has yearly product cycle which they rarely deviates far from. In fact, from Samsung Galaxy S 2 onwards the firm always announced its phones close to or during the Mobile World Congress.

A 4GB of RAM and a display with two curved images along with combined metal and glass build. Moreover, the device may have an improved finger print scanner. These specs are among the latest rumors of Galaxy S6.

According to South Korean news outlet Daum there are some rumors pointing towards the marketing strategy of Samsung that they may be bit quicker to market the products as it will ship the Galaxy S6 in the same month as soon as it announced in March 2015.

It is almost confirmed that 2015’s MWC is set to take place in between March 2 and March 5, so we can expect the Galaxy S6 around that time. According to BGR, leaked specifications of Galaxy S6 included a 5.1-inch Quad HD super AMOLED screen (577ppi), a 64-bit eight core 14nm CPU, 32/64/128GB internal storage, Gorilla glass 4, quick charge 2.0, built in wireless charging, CAT 6 LTE and 2550mah battery. Apart from that there will be an NFC payment system built into the Galaxy S6, which is reportedly called as Samsung Pay.

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Galaxy Note 4, iPhone 6, LG G3, Nexus 6

Galaxy Note 4, iPhone 6 plus and other best Phablets you can get if you love to play on big screen in 2015

Phablets are becoming popular options for those who want to combine the capabilities of Smartphones with features that are only available on tablets. Most of business users are following the big screen trend so that they can easily perform all tasks related to personal or professional life, such as editing documents, reading emails, and using the multiple apps simultaneously, which is better done on a 5.5 inch or bigger screen.

Consumers are realizing the value of purchasing a phablets as a cost saving option instead of spending on Smartphone and Tablet separately so that they can browse the internet or play games and watch videos with clarity and much greater detail. Therefore, we have prepared a list of best phablets you can get in 2015:

Galaxy Note 4

Galaxy Note 4

                       Galaxy Note 4

For years, Samsung maintains its number 1 spot in Phablets, even before most of its rivals started churning out their own devices. Its latest Note 4 could say the best Note ever made by Samsung till date. It has 5.7 inch 2560 X 1440 Super AMOLED screen that enhances your experience of watching video and playing games on a phone. With a massive 3220mAh battery powered by Qualcomm quick charge 2.0 technology can fully juice up your device in about an hour.

iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 6 plus

                 iPhone 6 plus

For buyers who want to purchase a Phablet from Apple, iPhone 6plus is the only option available. The device operates on the latest A8 processor and features 1920 X 1080 display along with other supportive features like HD Netflix, Touch ID, Apple’s Pay and Finger print scanner for an extra layer of security. According to iLounge, the device also supports faster charging with high amperage based USB Wall Charger.

Nexus 6

Nexus 6

                   Nexus 6

The $649 Nexus 6 is worth the money if anyone looking to buy a tablet based on latest Android Lollipop along with high quality hardware specs. It comes with a guarantee of being upgraded to latest Android updates that Google turns out. Although, the Nexus 6 is the first device that veers off Google’s strategy of producing top-tier Smartphones at an affordable price range. But still its features like faster charging with quick charge 2.0 chargers, 5.96 inch QHD display and 3220mAh of powerful battery overcome the price factor.

LG G3

LG G3

                             LG G3

The device has 5.5-inch QHD display with a pixel density of 538 pixels per inch, which suits best for the power users who generally do screen intensive task like viewing an email or editing a document on the go. It has a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and comes with 3GB of RAM for smooth operations of multiple apps.

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Galaxy Note 4

Galaxy Note 4 Camera Tips and Tricks: Everything you need to know

This guide will show the tips about how to capture the best memorable moments of your life with Galaxy Note 4. So you don’t need to spend a day and a half to read the instruction manual and going through the settings of Galaxy Note 4 camera on your own. Its 3220mAh battery that supports faster charging with adaptive fast charger allows you to capture hundreds of photos without worry about battery status.

In this guide we will share the Galaxy Note 4 camera tricks and even show you some hidden features that you must explore in camera settings of this device in order to capture the best shot.

Galaxy Note 4

                  Galaxy Note 4

  • Take a better Selfie with wide angle

You can tap on this mode and choose a rear cam selfie in order to take a photograph using the better camera when it detects your face. You can even tilt your phone to capture the wider angle selfie.

  • Location tags

By turning it on, your current location will attach to your photograph you clicked based on the real time GPS tracker.

  • Voice activated feature

With voice recognition feature, you just need to say smile, cheese, shoot or capture to take a photo and say record video for video recording.

  • Live HDR

You can tap on this option to check out what the HDR photo looks like before capturing it. In this way you can take an overall better looking photo that you can even print on canvas.

  • Fast and Slow Motion feature

For this you have to go to camera settings and then select the recording mode to fast motion. In a similar way, select the recording mode to slow motion in order to slow everything down for dramatic effect.

  • Record a 4K video

Instead of recording video at 1080P, you can simply turn on the UHD size to record a 4K video for better results. It is a great option if you plan to watch your recorded videos on a new 4K TV.

These are the general camera features of your Galaxy Note 4. Well, apart from these, you can even make your device compatible with wireless charger for Galaxy Note 4 by inserting an additional receiver in it.

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HTC One M8

5 Reason to buy HTC One M8 over other Smartphones

As the holiday season comes to an end and the New Year sale begins to kick in, you might be confused about which phone to pick up as an end of year bargain. To eliminate this confusion, we recommend you to buy HTC One M8, a flagship Smartphone of HTC launched in the beginning of 2014 during MWC. Here are top 5 reasons to purchase this masterpiece from HTC:

HTC One M8

                               HTC One M8

Battery life and Power Saver

M8 has 2600mAh battery with power saving mode. The efficiency of Sense 6.0 and its Snapdragon 801 processor give the M8 long lasting battery life. The device is also supports faster charging with the Motorola Turbo charger.

Camera

HTC one M8 comes with “UFocus” feature that enable its users to blur out areas that is not in focus in order to give them a professional look. The device has a dual rear camera that takes high quality pictures even in low light. Its additional lens act as a depth sensor that is capable of capturing more light in an image.

Design

HTC One M8 Design

                    HTC One M8 Design

The device consists of brushed metal casing, which is made up of 90% metal as compared to the previous version of HTC One that contains 70% metal. Its ergonomic curved design is easy to hold and comfortable to use.

Boom-Sound

It has a powerful front facing speakers that are executed well. It is the best device for all mobile media junkies who love to play their favorite sound tracks on their Smartphones.

Micro SD Support

Mass deletion of content or managing space is an inevitable reality that people ignore while purchasing a 16GB device without micro SD support. However, in M8 apart from the internal memory, a user has an option to expand the storage up to 128 GB with micro SD support.

Moreover, the device once fully charged via USB Wall Charger, runs all day long at normal use.

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Nexus 6

The best tips and tricks for giant Nexus 6

Nexus 6 is almost 1 month old now, but that doesn’t mean it is easier to buy it. Google’s Play store is still struggling to keep it in the stock and many people are still waiting for theirs to arrive. Well, if you luckily got one, we have listed some of the best tips and tricks in order to make the most of this tech giant.

Tap and Go Feature on Nexus 6

Tap and Go feature on Nexus 6

        Tap and Go feature on Nexus 6

Once you get this masterpiece from Google made by Motorola in your hand, the first and foremost thing you have to do is set it up.  The new version Android 5.0 (Lollipop) introduced a new feature called “Tap and Go”. If your older device has NFC support, you can simply tap the device back to back and all important data, Google Account information, wallpapers, widgets, settings and apps will get synced over to the Nexus 6.

Turbo Charging capability

Turbo Charger

                    Turbo Charger

Nexus 6 comes with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 Technology. According to Google, Nexus 6 can get up to 6 hours of additional battery life in just 15 minutes of charging it with turbo charger. Moreover, with these adaptive fast chargers, Nexus 6 can charge up to 90 percent in just 2 hours.

Control Notifications on Nexus 6

Notifications on Nexus 6

          Notifications on Nexus 6

You can put your Nexus 6 in some special modes to restrict the un-wanted notifications from apps. Each and every app can customize in to three categories:

  • Priority: The apps selected under this category display notification at the top of the list, according to pre-defined priority.
  • Block: The apps listed under this category never get displayed on the notification screen.
  • Sensitive: The apps listed here containing some sensitive or confidential information will not display on the lock screen until or unless you unlock the device.

Functional “Ok Google” even when device is locked

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             OK Google

The new Nexus 6 is also one of the few devices that have functional “OK Google” command even when the device is locked. It literally means that you can start playing music or ask anything from Google without touching your phone with dirty hands.

The device is also compatible with wireless charger for Nexus 6 and has a powerful 3220mAh battery that enables its users to explore more apps and features without worry about battery status.

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Galaxy Note 4

Powerful Camera, Gorgeous Display, Snappy performance and long lasting battery make Galaxy Note 4 the best phone of 2014

The Galaxy Note 4 is no doubt the Samsung’s greatest invention ever. For every fault in Samsung Galaxy S series Smartphone, they rectified it in the Note 4, making it the true Samsung flagship device. Moreover, the Galaxy Note 4 also tops the chart of best Smartphone of 2014 followed by LG G3 and Xperia Z3.   The device has a ‘2K’ QHD screen, 805 Snapdragon processor, improved S Pen and fast charging with rapid USB charger. If we consider its hardware, the device has a new premium metal design. However, it is facing stiff competition from its rival iPhone 6 plus and Google’s Nexus 6 made by Motorola.

Galaxy Note 4

                           Galaxy Note 4

Even though, instead of facing tough competition, it is still the best big Smartphone to buy in the year 2014. Let us discuss about the pros and cons of this masterpiece from Samsung.

Exploring features of Galaxy Note 4

Exploring features of Galaxy Note 4

Pros

  • The attractive, high quality design with metal edges and classy soft touch leather back are the major improvement if we compare it with Note 3.
  • The performance of rear and front camera is excellent under the ideal conditions.
  • The S pen when pooled with multi tasking software from Samsung such as multi-window makes Galaxy Note 4 powerful tool for both work as well as play.
  • 3220mAh of battery having the capability of faster charging with high capacity based USB wall charger that can last up to 2 days on normal use.
Wireless Charger for Galaxy Note 4

      Wireless Charger for Galaxy Note 4

Cons

  • However, finger print sensor is improved enough to use most of the time, but still it is very finicky.
  • Bloatware, unnecessary features like (UV Sensor) continue to be the drawback of Samsung major devices, however there is some signs revealed that company is taking appropriate measure to remove such kind of issues.
Galaxy Note 4 Hand On

   Galaxy Note 4 Hands On

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Galaxy Note 4

Hidden Features and Tricks for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the fourth phablets in the Note series with some sharper features like 5.7 1440 x 2560 pixels Quad HD display, 3GB of RAM along with plentiful 32GB of internal storage that could be expandable up to 128GB and also contains 3220mAh battery. The device is also first in the Note series that get optical image stabilization for its main camera. The Galaxy Note 4 has 16MP rear and 3.7MP front camera for capturing the best selfies. The device also supports faster charging with high capacity based USB wall chargers. Apart from these features, here is the summary of some hidden tips and tricks of Galaxy Note 4 that you might have missed:

Galaxy Note 4

                                 Galaxy Note 4

  • The device has handwriting input recognition for S planner that could be enabled via Settings>S Pen>Direct Pen Input.
  • You can also review your recent contacts by checking the Settings> Calls > Show Caller Information.
  • If you long press on the focal point of the picture, the stock camera app automatically adjusts the focus as well as exposure of photograph.
  • You can also preview URLs sent via SMS by using the S Pen. You can activate the feature via Settings> S Pen > Air View.
  • By touching the heart rate monitor on the backside of Galaxy Note 4, you can easily take selfies with front facing camera.
  • Quick Connect option allows you to share your Wi Fi signals with other devices closer to you.
Wireless Charger for Galaxy Note 4

                                  Wireless Charger for Galaxy Note 4

Well, these are some of the hidden features that you should look to explore everything in this masterpiece from Samsung. Galaxy Note 4 can also support wireless charging by inserting the receiver in its back case and simply put the device on wireless charger for Galaxy Note 4.

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iPhone 6

Top tips to get the most from iOS 8.1 and Apple’s latest iPhone 6/6plus

For those who already make the commitment to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus, you might be spending enough time to figure out the latest tricks and shortcuts that are offered by both of these devices. In a similar way, anyone who upgraded to Apple’s new iOS 8.1 also eager to learn about the latest tactics this operating system is going to offer. Keeping this in mind, we have listed some of the hidden tips and tricks about the latest Smartphones and operating system from Apple Inc that you may not aware of yet but definitely should be:

  • If you want to find out what’s draining out the battery of your new Smartphone, you can simply go to battery usage option to view the list of apps that are consuming more power.
  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus support faster charging with high capacity based USB wall charger. A charger with capacity of more than 2Amps can charge the iPhone 6 in less than two hours.
A high capacity charger charging iPhone 6 at faster rate

A high capacity charger charging iPhone 6 at faster rate

  • If you want to share your current location with your friends, it can be easily done by simply tapping on “details” in the conversation thread and select “send my location” option.
  • You can even mute alerts from some of your contact numbers by selecting the “do not disturb” option in the message detail menu.
  • If you ever deleted a photograph by mistake and now want to get it back, you can restore it from “recently deleted” folder within 30 days before it gets fully wiped out.

 

Well, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus are the best Smartphone from Apple Inc that are giving tough competition to the latest Android Smartphones with its features like large display, high resolution and faster charging with Multi Port Charger having higher capacity.

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Nexus 6

Nexus 6 is compatible with wireless charging pad

Wireless charging isn’t mentioned on the pack as well as an official specification sheet of Google’s Nexus 6. But in another version of the complete specs sheet provided by Google reveals the compatibility of device with wireless charging pad for Nexus 6. The device has built in qi enabled back case just like the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5.

Wireless Charger for Nexus 6

Wireless Charger for Nexus 6

Nexus 6 has 3220mAh of power along with talk time of more than 24hours, standby time up to 300 hours, internet use time up to 8.5 hours over Wi-Fi and 7 hours on LTE. The device also supports faster charging with rapid USB charger. According to Google, its turbocharger gives up to 6 hours of power in just 15 minutes of charging.

The device has a 5.96 inches screen, 184 grams in weight, 13MP rear camera along with 2 MP Front one, 32/64GB memory, 3GB of RAM, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805, Quad Core 2.7GHZ processor and operates on the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop version. It has dual front facing speakers and also features secret notification LED hiding under its speakers.

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iPhone 6

Best ways to preserve the battery life of iPhone 6/6Plus or iPhones running on iOS 8

After a long wait by being in line in front of the Apple’s store or either waiting for your order to get delivered at your doorsteps, you finally get an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus in the palm of your hand. You are feeling proud of being an owner of this masterpiece made by Apple Inc, but have you ever noticed that iOS 8 software is draining out the battery life of your Smartphone quickly.

Unlike the older models of iPhones, the iPhone 6 and 6 plus that run on iOS 8 are less likely to get affected by this problem as they have strong battery backups. These devices also support faster charging with Multi USB Chargers.  But still, no matter whatever the iPhone you are using, it is always good to know about how to maintain the efficiency of the battery. Here are some vital tips to preserve your iPhone battery life so that you always remain connected with the world:

  • Turn OFF the location tracking apps on your iPhone

When you are using GPS on your device location tracking apps become a necessity. But tracking each and every move is one of the biggest battery drainers. Therefore you can turn the GPS OFF or deactivate the location tracking apps when it is not important to use.

Location Tracking Apps (Source: Apple)

                      Location Tracking Apps (Source: Apple)

  • Identify the real cause of quick battery drainage

The new iOS 8 allows its users to check what apps are using the most power. In order to check which app is responsible for quick drainage of battery over the last 24 hours or about a week, you can go to Settings>General>Usage>Battery Usage. The list of running apps will display on the screen. Deactivate the apps that you haven’t used for a long time.

(Source: Apple)

                   (Source: Apple)

  • Stop fetching the un-necessary mails/ push notifications

We can understand the constant use of this feature in your Smartphone in order to get the email notifications instantly without missing any important messages. But the fetch feature that pushes the email notifications to your home screen is continuously running in the background and exhausts the battery along the way.

(Source: Apple)

                                          (Source: Apple)

  • Shut down the parallax feature introduced in iOS 8

This feature exclusively on iOS 8 make it seems like moving wallpaper behind the apps. But this is one of the biggest offenders of battery life. In order to turn it OFF, you can go to Settings>General> Accessibility and after that switch the reduce motion to ON.

These are the four vital tips that will helpful in reducing the issue of quick battery drainage. The main question that may strike in your mind is that if you put off all these features, then why there is a need to use the iPhone. Well, another alternative way to get rid of this issue is to buy a high capacity based Multi USB Charger that can charge your iPhone 6 as well as iPhone 6 plus in less than two hours with their smart auto detection feature.

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