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Samsung Flaws

Samsung Flaws: Hey, They’re Fixing It

The Samsung Galaxy 8 is coming out soon. This can be their redemption moment. But already, some complain about their flaws. However, at least they're addressing it. Samsung flaws: Hey, they're fixing it. Let me make one thing clear. This is NOT a battery issue or a burning/fire issue. So don't worry about these Samsung flaws burning you, not literally. In fact, the flaw here has to do with a screen color. There are complaints of a red hue. Hue [...]

The Three iPhones

The Three iPhones: Celebrating 10 Years

Around 10 years ago, the tech world changed forever. That's because in 2007, then Apple CEO Steve Jobs debuted the iPhone. Hence, since the iPhone and smartphone, our lives were never the same. But come fall 2017, Apple could give us the three iPhones to mark the anniversary. That's right. Usually, Apple gives us one new iPhone version every fall. But this year, they could give us three. That's according to tech journalists and insiders. So two will be upgraded [...]

Apple Clip App Frenzy

Apple Clip App Frenzy

Here in our Boston computer service shop, we pride ourselves in watching the latest tech trends of today. But one trend even caught me by surprise. They call it the Clip. So it's this new video editing app. Let's talk about the Apple clip app frenzy. Within just a few days, Apple Clip has a million downloads. They released it back on April 6, 2017. Then, they watched as downloads quickly approached the six digit range. But now, not even [...]

Nokia's Dream

Nokia’s Dream May Come True

Do you remember Nokia's heyday of the late 1990s and early 2000s? I say this because Nokia's dream might come back. Hence, meet the company HMD Global. They want to sell Nokia smartphones in the next decade. And lots of them. So Nokia's dream may come true. However, don't expect the phones of yesteryear. At a press conference, Nokia leaders talked about a different kind of phone. This new phone will run clean and popular versions of Android technology. This [...]

Twitter Lite

What Is Twitter Lite?

Okay, we all know about diet soft drinks. Also, many of us know about light beer. They're to be lighter and a little healthier than the original. But what is Twitter Lite? Twitter Lite is a new version of Twitter mobile. But this one avoids slow connections. It also cuts on data use and takes up less of your device. Of course, all of this is according to Twitter. In fact, they say it's 30% faster than regular twitter. However, [...]

Samsung Galaxy 8 Countdown

Samsung Galaxy 8 Countdown: Failure No Option

It's the final countdown. As for Samsung, this might be. Because Samsung Galaxy 8 begins pre-orders today. They also release their phone on April 21. This had better be good, after what Samsung went through. It's the Samsung Galaxy 8 countdown: Failure no option. So it looks good. The S8 has a 5.8 inch OLED screen. Furthermore, the S8 Plus has a 6.2 inch OLED screen. The screen is also curvier and covers almost the whole phone. Galaxy 8 US [...]

Android Inventor

Android Inventor Releases New Smartphone

Here's a trivia question for you. Who invented the Android? If you say Andy Rubin, then you win. But Andy Rubin is ready to re-enter the smartphone game. Android inventor releases new smartphone. So some time ago, Android inventor Andy Rubin left his own creation. Then, he started Essential, a rival smartphone company. They tested their first phone yesterday. I guess it came out well. Because Rubin tweeted, "I'm really excited about how this is shaping up. Eager to put [...]

Facebook Messenger

Will Facebook Messenger Matter After April 2017?

Since it's creation, Facebook Messenger took off in use and popularity. Hence, on my personal page, 80% of my Facebook friends use Messenger. But could that change soon? Will Facebook Messenger matter after April 2017? I ask this because of the sources I read. They say Facebook considers quitting the Windows Phone 8.1 version of Messenger. In fact, they believe Zuckerberg plans to slowly kill Messenger's support on Windows phones. But wait. There's more. They also believe older Facebook Messenger [...]

The Right to Repair

The Right to Repair: Techs Love It, Apple Hates It

You spend hundreds on an iPhone or other Apple device. What is something goes wrong? But instead of running to the Apple Store, you fix it yourself. That's awesome, isn't it? But Apple doesn't think so. The right to repair: techs love it, Apple hates it. So New York mom Jessa Jones found herself in this situation. She fixed an iPhone with her bare hands. Then she became an independent technician in phone repair and screen replacement.  However, Jones didn't [...]

The New Blackberry Keyboard

The New Blackberry Keyboard: Genius or Failure?

In the mid-2000s, the Blackberry was the premier cellphone. Then, in 2007, the smartphone came along. So this was the beginning of the end of the Blackberry era. Now, it is making a comeback. But let's talk about the keyboard. The new Blackberry keyboard: genius or failure? They call the new Blackberry the KeyOne. The debate is the keyboard. The new Blackberry keyboard looks just like it did 10 years ago. But I must admit. the new phone looks very [...]

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