Category Archives: android

FCC Chief Urges Mobile Industry to Install Anti-Theft Protections on Devices by Default

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is calling on the mobile industry to set theft prevention features — such as remote-locking, remote-data-wiping and the ability to call 911 on locked phones — to default on all devices.
California passed a law requiring phone manufacturers to install a kill switch in smartphones making the phone a useless brick thus preventing theft.
Apple has this option built into the newer iPhone models and this feature has lowered theft rates of the iPhone.

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Still Owns the Reputation of Being the Most Successful Android Phone of All Time! | Master Herald

The Samsung Galaxy S3 is actually the most successful Android phone of all time and despite the coming of subsequent flagship smartphones from various smartphone makers in the following years, it continues to hold its own in terms of features and specifications, not to mention durability.

My main device is a Samsung S3 because the low replacement cost, I do not need insurance or a case. The picture quality  from the 8GB camera is the one thing pushing me to update.

Samsung S3 photo
Samsung S3 photo of me holding a fish I caught in the from the lake.

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Will HTC make the next Nexus 6

LG Electronics has been the company which has made the last two Google flagship handsets – the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 5. But as far as Nexus 6 is concerned, LG Electronics will not be making the Google flagship phone.

According to LG’s global communications director, Ken Hong, LG does not know the status of the next Nexus smartphone. There is little knowledge regarding the Android Silver program as well. Hong also said that LG has not been called on by Google to work on any Nexus device.

HTC is being speculated as the next maker of Nexus smartphones. Of course, as of now, neither HTC nor Google has made any official announcement of the same.

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