NFC in smartphones

Sometimes you take a look at a smartphone’s specs and wonder what other features mean, especially when your current flagship doesn’t have them. Well, you are not alone. To most people, features such as an Infrared (IR) blaster or NFC are just a ‘by the way’ technical features the manufacturer included. A feature such as NFC has become a common trend in the digital world. It’s surprising only a small percentage of people are reaping its benefits. But starting today, you will know what NFC is, how it works and its uses. Continue reading “NFC in smartphones”

Mobile wallets: Samsung Pay vs. Android Pay vs. Apple Pay

Cash and credit/debit cards will soon be obsolete. At this technological rate, advanced systems such as cryptocurrencies have started taking root. In developed and developing countries, digital currency is commonly used. You only need to have a smart device with an electronic wallet to join the band. These e-wallets/mobile wallets Continue reading “Mobile wallets: Samsung Pay vs. Android Pay vs. Apple Pay”

Samsung’s new Gear 360 Camera: Sleeker Design at a Reduced Price

The new Gear 360 (2017) camera is an accessory that you may want to add into your Samsung Galaxy world. Unlike its predecessor, it’s now appealing with its sleeker design. What’s even more exciting is the price; it’s cheaper as compared to the previous model. It’s priced at $229 whereas the other model retailed at $350. You’ll also be in luck if you’re going to buy Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ device with the Gear. This offer which will last until 19th June will help you get the new Gear 360 for just an extra $49. It’s available Continue reading “Samsung’s new Gear 360 Camera: Sleeker Design at a Reduced Price”

Android Missing? 3 Apps to help you track down your device

You’ve frantically checked all your pockets, searched under the bed and delved down the sides of the sofa.

It’s lost.

We’ve all experienced it – that dreadful feeling at the pits of our stomach when we lose our beloved smartphone. The heart begins to race, beads of sweat drip down our foreheads and the urge to check Instagram intensifies…

Luckily, there are a few Apps designed specifically to help you  to be reunited with your smartphone in no time!

Let’s take a look at a few…

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Bixby: Samsung’s 4-in-1 AI system

Is Bixby better than Siri?

Bixby was developed with a sole purpose in mind: to make your phone more helpful.

Whilst Bixby is yet to be fully supported in some languages and regions, according to Kyle Brown, head of technology, content and launch management at Samsung, the smartphone giant intends on continuing to innovate and develop the service rapidly.

Although Bixby has initially been rolled out on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, it has been rumoured that the Bixby button will make an appearance on other Samsung products, including TVs, refrigerators and smart-home devices.

There’s four divisions of Bixby: Home, Vision, Voice and Reminder.

Let’s have a brief look at each of the 4 divisions:

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Rumors about the Galaxy S8 mini

How would you like the S8 on a smaller display? As much as a lot of people enjoy using the S8 with its large screen, some people don’t find it appealing and would like the flagship specs on a smaller device. If you are one of them, there might be a glimmer of hope. In the past, Samsung used to produce a mini variant of its standard flagship. The mini variant would be a mid-range smartphone with the overall specs reduced. But this is not the case as the mini version Continue reading “Rumors about the Galaxy S8 mini”

Samsung Galaxy C10: Samsung’s Dual-rear Camera Phone

The dual rear camera setup has become a popular tech on premium flagship smartphones. Samsung has also shown a keen interest in this trend as rumored on the Galaxy Note 8. Nevertheless, it now seems that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 won’t be the only one with the dual rear camera setup. Or rather, it won’t be the first one as speculated early. Recent reports have shown that Samsung has an intention of implementing this camera setup on its midrange smartphones. Leaks have Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy C10: Samsung’s Dual-rear Camera Phone”