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Has Amazon Fire Phone Managed To Impress Users?

Amazon Fire Phone

The much-awaited Amazon Fire smartphone is commercially available in the market. It is a close competitor to the HTC One M8 and iPhone 5s. Here’s how it compares against them:  Phone Price: The smartphone has a price tag of USD199.99 for a 32GB version and USD299.99 for the higher 64GB version. Without a contract, the smartphone costs USD649.99 and USD749.99 respectively. Being a mid-range smartphone, the price is very high, especially for a company that has just made its debut in the smartphone market. Amazon Fire smartphone has some good specifications and features. However, they are not as high end if we compare them to the HTC One M8 or iPhone 5S. The smartphone has a screen size of 4.7 inches with a pixel resolution of 1280 x 720 with 315ppi. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.2GHz processor, Adreno 330 graphics and 2GB of RAM.  It [+more]

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Amazon Fire Phone Vs iPhone 5S Vs Galaxy S5 Vs LG G3: Which Win Would Take the Accolades?

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We bring to you the comparisons between the latest and established smartphones.   Amazon Fire Phone is equipped with a rubberized frame, Gorilla Glass on front and back sides, CNC aluminium buttons, polished button chamfers and injection-molded steel connectors. The smartphone has a screen size of 4.7 inches measuring 139.2 x 66.5 x 8.9mm in size and 160 grams in weight. The smartphone has a pixel resolution of 1280 x 720 with the lowest pixel-per-inch density at 315. The Fire is powered by a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU paired with an Adreno 330 GPU, along with 2GB of RAM.   Apple iPhone 5S has a screen size of 4 inches with a resolution of 1,136 x 640 pixels. Its thickness is 0.3 inches with a weight of only 0.25 lbs. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz dual-core A7 chipset with M7 processor and 1 GB RAM. The smartphone [+more]

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Facebook Implements New Measures To Ensure Its Users’ Privacy

World’s leading social networking site Facebook has implemented few more measures to protect its users’ privacy. The company has set the default audience to “Friends” as well as announced a new privacy checkup tool. Privacy has been a major concern when it comes to social networking as majority of people continue to overshare information with or without their knowledge. The company wants to prevent oversharing for new users by setting the default audience to “Friends” rather than “Public,” as it used to be until now. Meanwhile, for the existing users, the company will provide “a new and expanded privacy checkup tool,” which has been specially made to enable them to easily check and alter their previous posts’ audience. Facebook has been quoted saying that “While some people want to post to everyone, others have told us that they are more comfortable sharing with a smaller group, like just their friends. [+more]

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iPhone 5S vs OnePlus One: Most Powerful And Affordable Phone Yet?

iPhone 5S vs OnePlus One

The OnePlus One has emerged as one of the most powerful yet affordable smartphones available in the market. There have been several reports comparing the features and specifications of OnePlus One with other high-end premium flagship smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S5, the HTC One M8, LG Google Nexus 5 and the Sony Xperia Z2. But we will now compare the features of this smartphone with Apple’s latest and greatest smartphone yet, the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5S has a compact size, making it easy to hold smartphone. It gives expensive and premium look as a result of its solid aluminium back and metal frame with chamfered edges. On the other hand, OnePlus One does not look expensive owing to its plastic body. The iPhone has a 4.0 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD display with a pixel resolution of 640 x 1136 and a pixel density of 326 ppi. Meanwhile, the [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Vs Galaxy S5 : The Economical & Feature Loaded Smartphone?

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Samsung Galaxy S4 has been in the market for quite some time and it is still a good option. The smartphone is also very economical and has millions of users around the world. The worldwide popularity of this smartphone would definitely make it comparative with the recently unveiled Samsung Galaxy S5. We bring to you some of the key differences between the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the brand new Samsung Galaxy S5 in order to update you on the key offerings. Samsung Galaxy S4 is equipped with lots of interesting and exciting features that made it the choice of masses within the very short span of time. It features an extraordinarily slim bezel along with a special polycarbonate body, making it the lightest and most sophisticated Galaxy yet. The smartphone has a 5.1 inch full HD Super AMOLED screen along with 1.9GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor and 2GB RAM. The Galaxy [+more]

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How to Make Smartphones Lighter: Samsung Graphene Breakthrough Could Pave Way For Lighter, Flexible Devices

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Korean giant Samsung has finally announced that it has met success to an extent in making graphene. This spells chances that smartphones and gadgets in the future could be more flexible. How to Make Smartphones Lighter? With this latest breakthrough, carbon atoms stand densely clubbed in a latticed hexagon on lines of honeycomb. Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology has collaborated with Sungkyunkwan University and is now numero uno to have utilized method for synthesis for graphene production. This could mean a deal breaker for use on semi conductors. Samsung’s breakthrough will now make the entire process easier. Graphene, in this stage could bring about better heat conductance ratio and flexibility for use on semi conductors, chipsets and the likes.  Also Read:  Google Is Central to Latest Apple-Samsung $2 bn Case, But How? New Samsung Gear 2 OS Is Tizen, Moves Away From Android

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Steps To Protect Your Private Date Usernames, Passwords and Credit Card Numbers Against Heartbleed Bug

A new security bug dubbed Heartbleed has been recently discovered, leading to several major implications for the entire Web. This bug has the capability to cause major harms by scraping a server’s memory, where important data is being stored, including private data such as usernames, passwords and credit card numbers. This is turning into a serious issue because the Heartbleed bug has already affected nearly 500,000 websites, according to an Internet research firm Netcraft. We bring to you a list of measures you can adopt in order to protect your information. Avoid logging into accounts from afflicted sites: Do not log into accounts from afflicted sites unless you are pretty sure that the company has fixed the problem. The company may not confirm a fix and update you regularly, so you have to call their customer service teams for updated information. Several sites are still infected, but they are saying [+more]

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Lenovo IdeaPad A10 Vs MacBook Air with Retina Vs Sony VAIO Pro 13–Choosing the Best of the Lot

Lenovo Idea Pad A10 Vs MacBook Air with Retina Vs Sony VAIO Pro 13- Choosing the Best of the Lot

It is really difficult to make up one’s mind to buy a particular laptop when you have a new option available every other week. As general idea goes, if you wait for some more days, you would get the best in the market. There is a huge competition among the manufacturers and thus you can expect the best from them with every new innovation. At present, manufacturers who are standing against each other and thereby giving strong competition to one another are Lenovo, Apple and Sony. Each one of them has a weapon to fight in the form of their flagship products in terms of features and prices. While Lenovo has IdeaPad A10, Apple has MacBook Air with Retina Display and Sony has VAIO Pro 13. Lenovo IdeaPad A10 is a dual-mode Android based notebook running on 4.2v Jelly Bean. It has a 10.1-inches screen and weighs around 1 kg. [+more]

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Windows 8.1 Update to Continue Receiving Patches and Updates Indispensable for the System

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A blog posted in the Premier Field Engineering Platforms section of revealed that Microsoft made it clear that all Windows 8.1 users will have to install the new update released yesterday to continue receiving security patches and other updates. These are extremely important to keep computers safe from viruses and security threats.  Updating Windows 8.1 should not be a matter of concern since the update is available through the regular Windows Update method. Thus, the update would download and install automatically unless you have turned off automatic updates for some reason. It is better to enable automatic update and allow Microsoft to update your OS. There is no way to skip this process and still hope to receive security patches. To see whether you are using Windows 8 or 8.1, you need to go to PC Settings> PC and devices> PC info and check the “Windows” section. At any [+more]

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Evaluating iPhone 6 Display Vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Display- The Better Phone

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Comparisons are bound to be happen when you are talking about iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5 concurrently. These are flagship products of two tech giants, Apple and Samsung respectively, which are hitting the market soon. While Samsung Galaxy S5 phones are available for pre-order, you need to wait a little bit longer to own an iPhone 6. Both the devices are hot topic of discussions among tech enthusiasts and prospective customers. It is surely going to be a tough choice as far as buyers are concerned. Among all the features, it seems people are more eager to know about the screen size and display of these phones. This may be due to the fact that iPhone 6 is rumored to have a larger screen size of 4.7 inches or 5.5 inches with higher display resolution. Previously many people opted for other phones since the screen size of iPhone was [+more]

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