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Samsung Galaxy S5 – First Impressions – Wait to Upgrade?

Samsung-S5Reading the first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smart phone may help you to decide if it is time to take advantage of the upgrade that you have been sitting on for quite some time now. If you have followed many of the Apple devices in the past, you are likely used to seeing the same thing released by a company year after year with very minor improvements made to the device.

However, this is far from what you will find when having a look at the Samsung Galaxy S5 phone. This device will include a fingerprint scanner that provides an additional layer of security in order to prevent people from being able to easily go through your phone. Playing with your applications and looking at your photos may not be something that you want people to be able to do by simply picking up your device, the new sensor would eliminate these issues.

Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy S5 would be a great device for someone that is interested in living a more active lifestyle. This device is water resistant meaning that you could fully cover the phone in water for up to thirty minutes without the need to worry about the functioning of the device. If you have ever dropped a phone into a puddle of water in the past, you know just how many problems this can cause. The design of this device is intended to help you avoid these issues by offering you simple protection from water. When you couple this with the redesigned back, it lends to a more comfortable all around experience every time you place the phone in your hand. The heart rate monitor and the beautiful large screen would be two of the features that you are going to find most useful when you get this phone into your hands.

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Hackers Found New Ways to Infect Your Android Device

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A malware is the combination of two words, malicious and software. It is a type of software that is used to hack into private computers or to gain access to private information. Recently, a link was posted on twitter by Phil Schiller to a report saying that 99% of all mobile malware is directed at android. Usually the malware does not come from PCs but in through the web as hackers find new ways to deliver Android malware through phishing or other tactics.

A new mobile banking program Trojan.Droidpak however attempts to install malware on android devices when connected to windows computers. Usually it is the android malware that infect the windows systems but this new malware seems to work the other way round.

Trojan.Droidpak installs a counterfeit version of the rather popular Google play store when the device is connected to a computer in the USB debugging mode. USB debugging is a setting on android devices mainly that is not directly related to running android versions or installing new firmware. This method is normally used by developers to install apps but it is also necessary for android devices’ rooting and installation of android firmware. It is not that useful but users may forget to turn it off after use and they don’t need it any more. This way of targeting the android system is very unusual because most hackers prefer using fake applications from third party app stores and social engineering.

Symantec has discovered that the malware seems to be directed at online bankers in Korea. Flora Liu a Symantec researcher wrote that the malicious APK i.e. android application package locates certain Korean online banking apps on the android device and if it finds them misleads the device user to delete them and install the fake versions.

Users are recommended by symantec to disable the USB debugging mode on their android devices and avoid connection of the devices to computers that are not trusted.

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Discover a Number of Things to Do with Mobile Phones

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The current mobiles phones use a variety of technologies and it benefits the users in many ways. The mobile phones are not only used for calling a person but also provide many options like gaming, entertainment and photos. The people can select the mobile models which has number of new options. Every mobile model has unique feature and people can use these options. Today’s mobile phones provide many features like Bluetooth, WI-Fi, video calls, and much software. The mobiles provide the opportunity to the people to download any number of songs and movies. They can search the web content with the help of mobile phones itself. The people can play games in online as well as they can play the games after downloading. The mobile phones use different operating systems based on their models.

The android OS and windows OS are the most preferable operating system used by the people. The mobile phone allows the people to access the information from the web like a pc or desktop. The people can also find the route of the area using the map options provided in the phone. It is very easy to find the routes easily with the help of mobile phones. The people can also share their views in the social networking sites also. The mobile phones allow the user to access social networking sites like Gmail, face book, twitter, gtalk and face book messenger and many. The people can use variety of application in the mobile phones by using mobile internet as well as by using Wi-Fi.

The people can explore a numerous things by using the mobile phones. The people have the options to share their photos and videos to other mobile devices or lap using the Bluetooth facility. They can also upload their photos in to internet immediately after the snapshot. The different software provides different uses and the people have to use it properly. The people can also make bank transactions using the mobile phones. The people can select the mobile phones that offer numerous facilities to the user. The 3G used in the mobile phones offers the people to talk using the video and it provides different environment to the user. The person feels very happy if the mobile phones offer them different apps.

The mobile phone providers are embedding different technologies in to the mobiles to benefits their consumers all over the world. The mobile cost of such new technologies phones are little higher in the market but it provides the numerous applications. The people can do all the activities that can be done by a computer. The people can get information instantly in their hands with the help of the mobiles. The people can also protect their data and information with password in order to avoid hacking. The mobile phones offer different applications and options to the user and people can use these applications to make their works easier and faster. The people can communicate to the outside world easily with the help of the mobile phones. The people can buy the mobile that has new technologies from the dealer who provides at reasonable rate.

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Top 10 Best Android Phones of 2013 to 2014

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Android phones are very popular, and most of the people are now using android phones. Android is the mobile operating system which based on Linux kernel. This especially designed for touch screen phones such as tablet computers and smart phones. This is the world’s popular and widely used operating system platform for high tech devices. There are many mobile phone manufacturers who are creating the android smart phones. According to the facilities and popularity the top 10 android phones of 2013 to 2014 can be listed below. The tenth place occupied by Samsung Galaxy Note 2 which has a rating of 8.14 out of 10. It is super responsive smart phone with highest internal storage. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has a higher rating than this smart phone. Sony Xperia Z attains ninth place in the market. It has a rating of 8.3 out of 10. This smart phone offers excellent features and 2 GB internal memory and powerful Quad core processor. It reaches many people all around the world.

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Samsung Galaxy S4: Mini got eighth place in the list. It got 8.24 rating out of 10. It can be used by millions of people in the world. It has numerous features and facilities. It has 8 GB internal storage, and it can be expanded up to 64 GB with memory card. The seventh place could be occupied by Sony Xperia Z1 smart phone. It has a rating of 8.44 out of 10. It has 2048 MB RAM and 16 GB internal memory. It can be expandable up to 64 GB. It has camera resolution of 20.7 megapixels. It produces high quality images and videos including dual shot. HTC One Mini attains sixth place in the list. It has 4.3 inches screen size with 1024 MB RAM. It has 16 GB built in storage, but it cannot be expanded. It has a rating of 8.44 out of 10 points. It has lower camera resolution of 4 Megapixels.

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The fifth place could be occupied by Samsung Galaxy S4 which has 2048 MB RAM with 16 GB built in memory. It got rating of 8.66 out of 10.  It can be expanded up to 64 GB with SD card. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 got fourth place in the top ten smart phone lists. It has 13 mega pixel camera resolutions, and 3072 MB RAM speed, and 32 GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 64 GB. It is best for overall Samsung products. It is the lowest price and has highest features. Its rating is 8.74 out of 10. It can fit to all android apps, and it has 40 percent extra processing power than other Samsung products. HTC One acquires the third place which has 2048 MB RAM with 32 GB internal memory. The camera resolution is 4 MP. It attains rating of 8.78 out of 10. The second place attained by LG G2, which has a rating of 8.82 out of 10. It has 32 GB internal storage which cannot be expanded. The first place is for Google Nexus 5 that has a rating of 8.85 out of 10 points. It has Android 4.4 operating system, 16 GB internal storage, 8 MP camera resolution and 2048MB RAM.

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Nokia Postponed Their Plan of Developing Android Gadgets

There is always a grace among the people for android mobile phones. This is because they are the best environment to work and play the mobile apps. The android is the safest mobile operating system also flexible and easy implementable for many gadgets. Mobile developers focusing on developing the android gadgets which helps the people to solve their small business need. Surprisingly, a report from Nokia says they planned to design and develop the smart phones on the growing platforms like Android. It is really awful news for Nokia mobile users.

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Various apps software and mobile gadgets designed and implemented for mobile devices. This is because, people are handling mobile phone frequently and easily when compared with computers. Mobile gadgets designed by various tools and different platforms. Some of the applications only compatible with the other entire platform but this may lead to security breach. The only mobile OS which used by most of people for its security purpose is Android. None other operating systems get this much attention within the short period. There is no doubt about the security issues about this Android.

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Initially android gadgets used only in specific mobile devices like Samsung. Nowadays, Nokia phones are also trying to implement these operating systems on their mobile module. Simply embed the android module and offering various gadgets it easily available to all mobile users. Also, it will be very safe to working with most secured android on strong flexible Nokia phones. Since the recent changes in the software and mobile phone market like Microsoft acquisition on the Nokia mobile phones and various issues, they decided to develop the seven inch Nokia smart phone that developed in the android platform. In real fact, there is no such planning on those ideas. This is because the Nokia does not have the budget or sufficient resources to develop the android mobile phones or smart phones. Another report says that Microsoft not interested to continuing the plan of android smart phones. It makes upset among the people who strongly believe and expect the Nokia’s android phone. However this decision may be changed based on the requirements and current business environment. One may expect the Normandy which is the android based Nokia smart phone in the upcoming year 2014.

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 Instead they decided to issue the wearable automobiles or utilities. That is they planned to release the android gadgets in wearable glasses and watches. One may expect release of these products in the upcoming year 2015. Nokia planned to release the products in the field of automobile parts computing that is wearable electronic components like smart glasses, watches, flexible displays and wireless power transmission along with electromagnetic energy generation. The planning of android smart phones or mobile phones postponed for some unknown period of time. When the time has come, one may expect the android gadgets and the seven inch smart phone Normandy available in all stores. Still, one must waits with lot of patience in order to see the Nokia with android gadgets.

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Residents of the UK heed Networks Deal with 4G Interference to TV Signals

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Fans of TV programs in the United Kingdom now pay attention to networks that deal with the latest issues from 4G. Many people all through the UK think about all the possible happenings because of thousands of $G masts in the upcoming days. They have to make sure about their TV services on time. Many companies like EE launched 4G mobile network in the UK. Users of the latest mobile gadgets get several advantages like faster mobile network’s browsing speed than 3G. On the other hand, many households now feel difficulty to receive TV signals properly.  Companies like O2 and Mobile now geared up to test their network in order to make certain on the subject of quality of their network that attracts potential customers within a short period.    Thus, these unfavorable issues give lots of obstacles to TV fans beyond doubt.

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Even though some companies use the most suitable frequencies so as to not interfere with TV signals in the UK, many companies fail to take note of this issue expansively. Listeners to sports channels now feel difficulty to make a decision about whether they can pay out for their payable regardless of 4G issues or not. 4G services without proper guidelines never fail to affect the reception of each TV signal. As a result, it is too difficult to watch Freeview. Digital Mobile Spectrum Ltd is a jointly controlled company of EE, Telefónica O2, Three and Vodafone.  This company is accountable to ensure about consumers keep on receiving clear Freeview TV signals after 4G mobile services.

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Teenagers feel happiness to get advantages from the most recent development and potential development issues in 4G services throughout the United Kingdom. This is because of many reasons like an instantaneous access to services online as awaited. The best mobile broadband services on time support people of all age group. On the other hand, this is an imperative issue to ensure that no viewers lose their TV entertainment for any reason related to the roll out of 4G. Many mobile operators in the industry have a dedication to work together to achieve this issue successfully and beneficially.

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Many users of mobile phones and fans of any TV program now take their time to analyze how they can get several benefits from the best reliable mobile connectivity. They can get the best that support from many ways like reduction in download time and an easy access Internet pages as quickly as possible.  Some companies announced on the subject of arrival of 4G services before December. On the other hand, these companies fail to ensure quality of 4G services that does not affect TV signal for any reason in future. Increasing base stations for 4G services increase problems to proper reception of TV signals. This is because of the power of utilization of frequencies by 4G networks’ services. Many householders prefer aerial to remedy any interference because of 4G network. Companies like EE now ensure about typical users of TV programs not get problems from any interference from 4G.

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4g advanced technology will reach one billion populations in the year 2017

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In the modern generation internet connection plays a significant role especially for business and organization people. With the help of internet connection detailed explanation of each and every thing can be attained just by single click. Few years before only with the help of wire net will be connected and that will not offer the service. To overcome this problem our technology has come out with wireless internet connection where individuals can make use of internet from anywhere. Today 4g becomes very famous and popular in the minds of people around the world because they offer great support and service when compared to other technology this technology can be made use of in mobile phone so this is the reason for familiarity. This offers the same facility as that of 3g but come out with still more effective and unique graphical features to grasp the attention of customers. With this latest advancement in internet technology internet users can feel two things one is the speed and mobility. By making use of this technology individuals can access net from anywhere and gave the users to move from home to office.

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Plenty of things like wire, huge towers, and ending signals through air can all be avoided. Because of conveniences and the portability many numbers of people started to switch over to this service. This works like wireless router and this connection can be accessed anywhere from home. Smartphone users can access the net by making use of this internet connection even if they are on the top of their living place. This system acts like mobile tower as the entire city makes use of the connection. This fourth generation technology is much more advanced than third generation technology so this is the main reason why most of the internet users make use of this technology. The greatest pro behind this technology is get internet on go, super fast and good deals of internet technology. This comes like special USB hook where you can fix them in your desktop and can make use of them even in your mobile phone. This has the capacity to deliver signal to the greater extent. The speed of this technology is two times as fast as 3g technology so just soon after they click at the search they will get the details.

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4g technology seems to be more helpful for the people who used to travel often for their business. Just by travel they can monitor their work every smoothly and peacefully with this high speed internet. Moreover things can be downloaded in short span of time. Even if multitask process is carried out speed of the internet will not get slow so one can get their work done in few seconds. In 3g when large numbers of window is opened users might feel that internet access very slow, so this has been overcome with this latest internet technology to make the online users to feel comfortable out of it. With the greatest advancement in this technology 4g will reach billions of people by 2017.

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Nexus!!! The best tablet that offer unique features for next generation

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In the advanced world plenty of technology has come up so as to make the people to feel the comfort. As we people are living in the globalised world we should be very thankful to the technology for offering the best means of support for each and every aspect. Computers have come up long years ago with wide amount of features. Right at their living place one can get the desired things without facing any risk. In the advanced world computers has been replaced by tablets that offers same features as that of the computers along with some additional features. This has the greater benefits when compared to others and so this has gained popularity among the people around the world. This seems to be like mobile device and this comes up with android operating system that was introduced by Google along with many manufacturers. This is considered to be the first device that comes into the world with android OS. Plenty of developments are made to design this product so as to offer plenty of features to the users. In the trendy world people prefer making use of system that offers great benefits. The latest version of this nexus was introduced in the year 2012 at the month of June.

On seeing the wide development of this most of the professionals who work in organization or business field started to make use of this. Plenty of people started to work of this gadget so as to attract the customers with their products. Many series has come up with the nexus each and every one has special and unique features and so people can make use of this and can be greatly benefited. All the software’s are in built in it and so people do not depend upon on any other software for making use of this system. By making use of wifi connection whole world can be got at your hand. Just like using mobile you can play games, store data’s, photos, information’s etc. connect it to internet via wifi and can enjoy all the features as you enjoy in personal computers. You can add extra features to your pictures and can load them in your social network and can have great fun and entertainment around your friends circle. You can play wide amount of games and even special CD’s are available for games and so you can insert them inside your tablet and can play according to your desire.

When compared to others processing speed is very high so this is the main reason why most of the people prefer making use of new version of nexus. Even this seems to be so compact when compared to personal computers, laptops etc. buying these types of gadgets can be made effective with online, and even you can get to know more about them in detail. Each and every version of this tablet differs from some features along with size and so they can chose the one of their desire and can get the benefits. On seeing the wide features this can be connected to the next generation so as to make it still more effective.

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Get know about the best options for buying the Google Nexus 5…

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The need of technology is increased and the technologies are used by the people to get the luxurious life. The Tab is a kind of smart phone which has the complete feature of the computer. People in the most developed technological world love this tab which is also called as tablet. This tablet provides all information to the people through the internet. The nexus is the mobile phone which operates by using the android software. Nexus is manufactured by Google with other manufactures. The nexus has many versions and nexus 5 is one of the versions of the nexus. The nexus 5 is the upcoming version of the nexus and it has more advanced features than the previous nexus versions. This version is most expected version and many people are interested to buy this nexus 5. The price of the nexus 5 is expected at low price and this nexus 5 will beat the other nexus phones.

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The nexus 5 has the processor of snapdragon 800 2.3 GHz. Then memory range is 2 GB RAM. The features of this processor are very attractive and the nexus 5 is manufactured with user friendly. Then the screen is the important one which gives the elegant look to the phone so the nexus 5 screen has the 4.95” inches and 1080p. This nexus 5 is manufactured based on the LG G2. Then the camera should be attractive to take the impressive pictures in your mobile and the camera of this nexus 5 has the most advanced features than previous nexus. The nexus 5 camera has 8 MP and it uses the MEMS camera technology. By using this camera, the people can capture the pictures with excellent clarity and it has the options to modify the pictures according to your own design. The phone is used continually so this must have long lasting battery condition. The nexus manufacturers provide the nexus 5 with wireless charging and the battery range is 2,300 mAh.  This phone is work many hours than you expect.

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The recent versions of the phones are having the best sensors and wireless options. So buy this nexus 5 to get the sensors of gyroscope, pressure, compass, accelerometer, proximity and ambient light. Then this phone has the feature of wireless and it uses the NFC, LTE and Bluetooth 4.0. Enjoy the extraordinary features of the nexus and make your life to the next level.

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This Google nexus 5 will be released in November, 2013. The nexus 5 phones will release in the online mobile shops so people can easily buy the nexus 5 in online. The previous nexus versions were provide the promising features and quality so the people are expect to buy this most trusted product for their trendy world. The nexus satisfies the each generation of the people and this nexus means to series of connection so this nexus will satisfy our future generation people also with the new phones. The nexus going to make trendy experience so buy this phone. The nexus will be available in every mobile shop. Have a great nexus experience with the Google nexus 5.

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How to Improve Android Phone performance?

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Users of Android Phone nowadays expect to improve their phone performance successfully. Individuals have to choose efficient ways available to improve their Android Phone’s performance. On the other hand, this is advisable to select the most successful approaches to utilize Android’s potential that supports multitasking across the latest and reliable applications.

It is time to kill unnecessary background apps.  This is because of background applications surplus to requirements not at all gives the best outcome. As a result, users have to close apps that they do not like to use further or without more ado. Among many apps to delete unnecessary apps, Advanced Task Killer app is very useful to everyone. This is because of this app has the best stuff to a list all running apps and lets users decide on apps that they like to close.

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Even though users of Android can access their favorite Google services immediately, they fail to turn off some services like contacts and Gmail. That is why they unable to utilize their gadget completely. Once a person has a desire to turn off these apps, he can choose Settings and then delete all needles apps. Increasing users of this operating system throughout the world reveals the highest quality features and a reliable outcome. However, users have to give attention to many issues so as to reap expected benefits endlessly.

Some young people engage in apps that have a resource-hungry nature on the whole. As a result, they get degradation in their phone performance. This is worthwhile to know about Android phone, and phone’s potential to support apps before install any app.

Some users of phones not ready to listen to the latest upgrade issues. This is the main reason for why they fail to get benefits from the most recent firmware. Each update of Android supports users to make sure higher performance and speed than previous updates.

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Beginners to social media networks like to engage in their favorite network always. They have to ensure that whether or not they turn off unnecessary background data. The main sources of these data arise from some social networks like Facebook that have a nature to download data continually.  Users have to select Settings > Data Manager and then deselect Background Data.

This is vital to prefer memory card with hi-speed nature. This is because of the highest quality memory card with maximum storage space only supports users to increase their phone performance.  The best options to choose memory cards are to select Class 6 and Class 10 memory cards to get better performance than previous update.

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It is time to deselect live wallpaper feature. This is because of each live wallpaper requires efficient use of CPU cycles. When CPU gets utilized at maximum level, the battery power gets draw off quickly.

Users of Android phone can increase their phone’s performance beyond estimation. This happens when they turn off all animations and stop synchronization of any scale of data with Google Servers. On the other hand, they can prefer sync option whenever they want to transfer data to Google Servers.

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