Posts From Mathew Bloomer

Mathew Bloomer
Mathew Bloomer

He fell in love with Android after buying a T-mobile G1 in 2008 and hasn't looked back since. He firmly believes the future of technology lies within bio-hacking and is an NFC implantee.

LG G4 Note Leaks

T-Mobile employee and XDA user s3rv1cet3ch has leaked images that he claims are of the upcoming LG G4 Note, LG's answer to the Samsung Note series and 'big brother' to the G4.  LG CEO Cho has been quoted as saying at a press meeting that the company would unveil the next flagship smartphone, G4, in the second...

HTC: Phasing Out Or Phoenix?

It was announced recently that Cher Wang would replace Peter Chou as CEO of HTC. Chou has now taken up a role in the Future Development Lab, as a drastic shift was almost inevitable considering HTC’s recent performance in both share price and market share. However this could be a case of too little, too...

Honor Launches Two New Services

Huawei Subsidiary Honor will be launching two new services aiming to provide the best customer service for users of their devices. The more notable of these is the 'Honor VIP Replacement Service' and the second is named 'Honor Elite', an expansion to their already impressive 'Honor Club'. Many will recognize that the Honor VIP Replacement Service...

T-Mobile Steps Up The Competiton

We have come to expect great things from T-Mobile and today was no different. During the 9th Un-Carrier event, T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced some huge changes to how they will operate with businesses. The introduction of some massive changes will surely make changes to how all carriers handle their business. Their first announcement was "Our...

Huawei Watch Price: A Lesson in Context

Rumors have emerged that the highly anticipated Huawei watch will cost somewhere around $1000. While many people referred to this as unreasonable for a smart watch, this may actually not be the case, once you realize just what you would be getting for your money. Further reports have stated that the device will come in several...

BlueBox Security Vs Xiaomi, Who is in the Wrong?

Several days ago security firm BlueBox released a worrying report highlighting security flaws and privacy concerns with Xiaomi's Mi 4 phone, however several points in the article gave cause for concern that the device in question was not in fact a legitimate product. This doubt causes more concerns than the initial claim itself. The initial report stated...

Kirin: A Processor the Western World Should Look Out For

Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements...

TapDeck Beta: Smart Wallpaper Discovery

TapDeck which has just entered beta, is a smart wallpaper app that allows you to change to a random wallpaper by simply double tapping your screen. After selecting images you like from a selection, your wallpapers will be chosen based on similar images from Flickr, Imgur, Reddit and Wikipedia. If you see one you like, simply...

Samsung S6 and S6 Edge Performance

Samsung has announced their two new flagships, the S6 and the S6 Edge. Both devices will run using Samsung's new 64 bit 14 nm Finfet processor which is a worlds first for a smart phone. It is smaller more powerful and easier on the battery.The performance is 20% faster, consumes 35% less power and sees a 30%...

HTC M9’s New BoomSound Speakers

During The HTC Utopia In Progress event, HTC discussed their work with the speakers of the M9. With Boomsound integration they aim to bring a "first class audio experience," featuring speakers similar to that of the previous HTC M8 model. As Graham Wheeler (Director of products, EMEA) and Aaron Baker  (Senior Manager, Global Social Media) put it,...

Do ISPs Abuse Their Power?

Every day, the majority of us use the internet through several different internet service providers, but what we may not think about whilst using this service is how much control these companies have over our experience.AT&T recently launched their rival to the Google Fiber service and subsequently looked for a way to further monetize on their...

Major Samsung Galaxy S6 Leak

  XDA member Reefur has just uploaded some photographs that appear to be of the new Samsung Galaxy S6, that he claims he managed to get directly from AT&T head quarters. The pictures certainly match up to the glimpses in teasers we have been seeing recently and If these pictures are indeed of an S6 this clears...