The LG G4 has a lot to prove, given that last year’s LG G3 was among the best smartphones of 2014. The Global Mobile Awards given out during the time of MWC 2015 named it the Smartphone of The Year (SOTY?) alongside the iPhone 6, and at the time of its release it packed the very best in Android specifications, from the powerful Snapdragon 801 to the class-leading 1440p display. The camera, battery life and feature set were also deemed...
HTC Edge: World’s First Quad-Core Smartphone?
Technology isn’t fast enough. At least, this is the impression I get when asking users what they’d like to see from their various hardware. We’re a power-hungry community obsessed with making our technology faster and faster, and never concluding it’s meeting our speed-greed.
With this knowledge, it comes as no surprise HTC might be working on their first-ever quad-core smartphone (and perhaps the first-ever in the entire industry). The phone, dubbed the HTC Edge, is rumored to have four 1.5GHz cores, powered by Nvidia’s Tegra 3 CPU. The phone features a 4.7” display, a trend for HTC as of late with the Sensation XL and Titan, plus 720p display resolution like the new HTC Rezound. It’ll also have 1GB of RAM, 32GB of ROM, and an 8mp camera with an f/2.2 aperture for low-light performance. Specific pricing and availability is unknown, but Pocketnow expects the device to land in the first half of next year.
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You've probably seen or installed modified applications, be it a patched dialer for your resolution or a custom WhatsApp version with added features. How do developers do that, though? A lot of the time, the applications' source code isn't even available, so how does it all work? We'll see that first, then take a look at a new tool that aims to make the process much easier, and finally compare it to the popular Xposed framework to see how they...
With more and more OEMs ditching SD cards on their flagships, cloud storage is becoming even more important in the mobile world. Services like Dropbox and Google Drive have already become widely adopted by the majority of smartphone users, but is cloud storage ready to replace external storage? Let us know your thoughts below.