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Samsung preparing to release a phone with a 7-inch screen?

24th April 2014

Samsung is working on a new phone that further blurs the lines between phone and tablet, as it has a 7-inch screen, putting it firmly in the tablet size-class. In spite of the size, however, this mystery device has specs that appear to be a little underwhelming, and it’s doubtful that it will have the same impact as phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 or the flagship Samsung Galaxy S5.

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LG G Watch details announced - water-resistant and the screen never sleeps

23rd April 2014

LG has created a new teaser site to show off some more details of their upcoming wearable device, the LG G Watch. Running on the Android Wear platform, the G Watch also features a water-resistant body (similar to smartphones like the Sony Xperia Z2 and the Samsung Galaxy S5), and an ‘always-on’ screen. While it remains to be seen how this will affect battery life, it makes the G Watch eminently more useful in its traditional role as a watch!

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Easter Special - What smartphone apps would Jesus use?

17th April 2014

Join us as we take a slightly irreverent look at what smartphone apps Jesus, founder of the Christian faith, would have used, if smartphones had existed in 30AD (the Sony Xperia Z2 or the HTC One M8 didn’t exist back then, or at least not as far as we know).

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Heartbleed bug affects Android phones, but you CAN use your phone safely

16th April 2014

The Heartbleed bug, the biggest threat to internet security since, well, ever, has been making headlines all week, and some Android phones (those running Android 4.1.1, NOT newer phones like the Samsung Galaxy S5 or the HTC One M8) are vulnerable to it. Attacks on individual devices are unlikely, and would be initiated by the user clicking on a malicious link or installing a malicious app. Thus, follow good security practice (don’t click on things you don’t know etc), to keep yourself safe until Google and manufacturers have fixed the bug.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 - stock selling out fast!

15th April 2014

On launch-day the Samsung Galaxy S5 outsold the Galaxy S4 by 30% in Korea, and saw more than double the sales of last year’s flagship in some European markets. It’s also going out of stock in many places, but we still have it available, so grab one quick, before they’re all snapped up!

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