Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Forum Added for the Samsung Galaxy Mega
What do you do when the Galaxy Note line is simply not big enough? You get the Samsung Galaxy Mega. And what have we done for those who have found themselves in such a spot? We’ve given them a forum, of course.
To say that the Samsung Galaxy Mega is a large device is no understatement. Samsung’s large slate-style phone has a screen measuring in at a whopping 6.3 inches. The device has a 1280×720 resolution, yielding 233 ppi. The device is powered by a 1.7 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC featuring the Krait processor and Adreno 305 graphics. It also features 1.5 GB of RAM and either 8 or 16 GB of storage. The Samsung Galaxy Mega comes preloaded with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and is encased in a plastic enclosure measuring a mere 8 mm thin and weighing just 199 grams.
Is this your next device? What do you think about its screen size? Let us know in the comments below. And if you’re itching to learn more about the device, be sure to head over to the newly created forum to get started.
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
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