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Galaxy S7 Edge dunked in water for 16 hours, will it survive?

Galaxy S7 Edge dunked in water for 16 hours, will it survive?

We all know that one of the best features of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones are that they are both water resistant. We aren't just talking about splash resistant either, these phones can actually survive dunking in water for an entire hour according to Samsung. If they are rated for an hour, I am sure we aren't the only ones who have wondered if they will actually survive a dunking that lasts longer.

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HTC 10 renders aspire for a better looking flagship

HTC 10 renders aspire for a better looking flagship

Smartphone fans have always been a passionate and creative bunch, whether they be rooting for iPhones, Galaxies, or, M's. That's pretty much evident in all the, of course unofficial, mockups, renders, and even full-pledged videos that proliferate with such quality they sometimes fool the unsuspecting. Take for example these newest batch of HTC 10, a.k.a. "Perfume", renders that almost look like they were done by HTC itself. But more than just rendering for the sake of rendering, the images reflect the HTC community's desire for a fresh new champion.

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D-Link DWM-T100 micro-USB TV Tuner for Android provides TV on the go

D-Link DWM-T100 micro-USB TV Tuner for Android provides TV on the go

Android fans who want to be able to watch live digital TV on the go have a new option for tuning in to their favorite programs from D-Link. The company has a new digital TV tuner that is designed to connect to Android smartphones that feature micro-USB ports. The tuner is the D-Link DWM-T100 and it has an included antenna for picking up digital TV broadcasts.

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Galaxy Note Edge country availability list published

Galaxy Note Edge country availability list published

When Samsung announced the Galaxy Note Edge with its cool curved screen, it was clear from the get go that the device would be a limited edition concept device. That naturally raised questions for people interested in the device such as will the device come to my country. We now know all of the countries where the device will be landing and the full list of where you can buy the smartphone is below.

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Google patches Android icon permissions flaw

Google patches Android icon permissions flaw

Security vendor FireEye has announced that Google has issued a patch for a security flaw that left Android users vulnerable to attacks that could lead them to phishing sites. The security firm says that it has recently spotted a malicious app that had the ability to modify icons of other applications. The purpose of modifying the icons of other apps was to lure users into clicking them, where they would be sent to a phishing website.

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Panasonic 5 rugged toughpad aims at mobile workers

Panasonic 5 rugged toughpad aims at mobile workers

Panasonic is adding a new rugged mobile device to its toughpad line. The new device is called the Panasonic 5. It features a 5-inch screen and aims directly at workers in the field that need a device that can survive the rough work environments and the outdoors.

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Ouya co-founder Muffi Ghadiali leaves the company

Ouya co-founder Muffi Ghadiali leaves the company

Ouya is the product of one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns the crowd sourced funding site ever produced. The Ouya is a game console that plays Android games on the big screen in your living room. Ouya has since gone into retail outlets.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 tipped for April by Samsung exec

Samsung Galaxy S5 tipped for April by Samsung exec

Samsung has some of the most popular smartphones on the market with its Galaxy S series of devices. Currently the Galaxy S4 is one of the most popular smartphones from Samsung. Reports are now coming in from a highly placed Samsung executive that the next generation Samsung Galaxy S smartphone will be coming in April.

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Lenovo ThinkVision brings Android to your desktop

Lenovo ThinkVision brings Android to your desktop

Looking for an Android desktop? Look no further than the Lenovo ThinkVision. Lenovo has built a gorgeous Android desktop, and it’s touch capable to boot. With a display the size of a small TV, the Lenovo ThinkVision is a step in a new direction. It might be the first time we don't want to use a keyboard and mouse combo on a desktop.

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Barnes & Noble calls for US investigation into Microsoft

Barnes & Noble calls for US investigation into Microsoft

With Barnes & Noble unveiling its latest foray into the Android world recently with the new Nook Tablet, it will soon be hit with more demands to pay Microsoft. Just about every major firm that has fielded an Android device has now signed up with Microsoft to license the Android patents that the software giant holds. Microsoft has already accused B&N of patent infringement on some of the Nook readers B&N sells.

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Schmidt: Android stays open

Schmidt: Android stays open

There were some fears that with Google looking to close the purchase of Motorola Mobility soon that Google's openness might suffer. Google CEO Eric Schmidt has reiterated that the purchase of Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion will not change the way Google handles or operates the Android OS. The fear from partners was that they would have to compete with Google for licenses and updates.

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AT&T slashes price on HTC Vivid and Samsung Skyrocket

AT&T slashes price on HTC Vivid and Samsung Skyrocket

If you like AT&T's network and have the need for a new Android device at a good price the wireless carrier has slashed some serious money off a couple very interesting smartphones. AT&T has chopped $100 each off the launch price of the HTC Vivid smartphone and the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket smartphone. Both of these smartphones also operate on the new AT&T LTE network.

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