Following up on its first-quarter earnings, Qualcomm as part of its Q2 2015 earnings said that it's reducing its expectations for the second half of the fiscal year due to lower sales of its Snapdragon processors.
There's no way around it — the Galaxy S6 doesn't have a huge battery. We're going to help you make the most of it.
With a brilliant display, powerful processor and plenty of software features you may find yourself draining down the 2550 mAh battery on the Galaxy S6 a bit faster than other phones, but that doesn't mean the phone's battery life is completely out of your control.
With just a handful of tips — some specific to the GS6, others you can use on any phone — you'll be able to make the most of the sealed-in battery on the Galaxy S6, and we're going to tell you all about them.
Microsoft has graduated Outlook, their popular mail app for Android, out of 'preview' status.
After pushing out 17 updates since launching in back in January, Microsoft has now removed the 'preview' tag from Outlook for Android. The team at Microsoft had high expectations for Outlook, and while enhancing performance and squashing bugs they had tagged the app as a preview. With the expectations finally being met, the team has no longer calls it a preview.
Networks, when you think about it, come down to one thing. Coverage. If you're not covered, nothing else matters. But in partnering with two U.S. carriers — Sprint and T-Mobile — Google's Project Fi definitely has an interesting advantage.
But the question stands: Will you have Project Fi coverage where you live?
Google has announced Project Fi, a new program that aims to keep you connected, no matter what network you're on.
Beginning as an early access program, Google is working with Sprint and T-Mobile to build Fi. The service is centered around three main areas of focus: high-quality connections, easy communication across networks, and a simple service experience.
Soon Google Drive won't be the only option for cloud storage on your Chromebook.
Speaking at an enterprise-focused Chrome Live online event, Google announced that Box integration will soon be coming to Chrome OS. In a forthcoming release of Chrome OS users will be able to sign in and have access to their Box storage in the same way as Google Drive is currently available at a system level.
Facebook has launched yet another Android app, and this time they are making your dialer even smarter.
Phone calls can be a pain, especially if you don't have the number stored and don't know who is calling you. Facebook is making your dialer and caller-ID even smarter with their latest app, Hello. With Hello you will be able to see who is calling, whether you have the number saved or not, as well as block unwanted calls based on numbers others have blocked, and much more.
Keeping the 5.1-inch display of the Galaxy S6 safe from scratches is a top priority and shouldn't be overlooked.
Not everyone is after cases for the Galaxy S6 to keep them protected, but a screen protector is something most of us can agree is a smart investment. Finding that perfect protector, however, is key to keeping the quality, feel and response that we're all after.
Luckily, there are some great screen protectors for the Galaxy S6 available that will keep your worries at bay and your display clear of imperfections. Check out some of our favorite picks after the break.
Microsoft's latest update to the OneDrive app now lets you do more without having to leave the app, like watch movies and open share links.
OneDrive for Android now lets users open share links and stream videos without leaving the app, as well as the ability to add photos to albums. The latest update, which bumps the app up to version 3.0, brings functionality that removes the need to bounce between apps when viewing OneDrive files.
Assemble your crew, explore the uncharted waters, and conquer the ocean in Plunder Pirates.
Plunder Pirates is the latest title from Rovio Stars that brings person vs. person mulitplayer action to the seas. In the game, players will build an island, assemble a pirate crew, and then create or join a guild to conquer the seas.
If you love the idea of the HTC One M9 but can't handle everything the Sense 7 launcher throws at you, then Easy Mode might be the right choice for you.
Launchers are powerful things these days. They're your portal to all the apps and widgets and information your smartphone has at its disposal. But for some folks, the options can be a bit too much. And to that end we've seen manufacturers include a more simple launcher on their devices.
That's true on the HTC One M9, which sports an "Easy Mode" alongside the full Sense 7 launcher. And here's how to use it.
Knowing exactly how much battery you have left is handy, but sometimes a clean notification bar is better.
Like most Android manufacturers, Samsung's TouchWiz UI isn't exactly conservative when it comes to icon usage in your notification bar. While this may not be a problem for some folks, there's nothing wrong with wanting most of the notification bar to be available for, you know, notifications. By the time you've turned on Bluetooth, NFC, set an alarm, and enabled priority notifications, you're using well over half of the bar for persistent things that aren't incoming notifications. One of the big ways you can take some of that space back for yourself is removing the battery percentage indicator on your Galaxy S6, which is pretty simple to do if you know where to look.
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