Category Archives: Tablet and Smartphones
Constant fight of brand names such as Samsung and Apple is not only expanded their product, but also on customer loyalty and customer service satisfaction. According SurveyMonkey, Samsung users are more loyal than Apple users. However, it is inversely proportional to the user satisfaction in terms of service that shows Apple better. Really like it?
Quoted from CNET, the survey, Samsung earned a score of 35 on customer loyalty while Apple only dwells in a score above 28. Both are in the Industry benchmark which has a score of 19. Another in the customer service satisfaction, Samsung left in the position of 25% with Apple sped away in the position of 41%. But it seems they still need work hard for Industry benchmark reach a position of 75% in customer service satisfaction.
Samsung officially introduced its flagship Android smartphone , the Galaxy S5 at the Mobile World Congress , Barcelona , Spain on Monday. JK time Shin , President and CEO Head of IT and Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics is proud to screen the Galaxy S5 for the first time .
Samsung Galaxy S5 has a design that is not much different than the Galaxy S4 . At the front , there are no significant differences too . There are only 2 pieces of soft buttons , coupled with a physical button .
In contrast , the back of the Samsung Galaxy S5 looks different from the previous versions and the Samsung call with the word ” modern glam ” . Engadget said that Samsung uses material ” leather -like ” to the back of the Galaxy S5 seems to be a mixture of polycarbonate material with glass fiber , similar to the Nexus 7 . Use of this material is said will make this device is not slippery when used , a significant change where previously the Samsung using a smooth plastic material which makes it slippery when held .
Google and Apple have always been in battle, as the two companies have been competing against each other in the mobile OS segment. Google’s Android OS and Apple’s iOS have been two of the most popular and successful operating systems in the mobile world. Very soon, this battle will be taken to the next level when Google introduces a number of new hardware products, most of which are expected to run on Android OS.
The report from Wall Street Journal says that Google is working on a number of new hardware products to be able to ‘match’, if not compete against the new hardware devices that Apple is expected to offer. These hardware products include Apple TV, Apple iWatch and in a way, the new Apple iPhone as well. If you are wondering how Google plans to match these products, the answer is simple – create similar products that are better in quality and effectively priced.
To give us a hint about what Google might be working on, the WSJ also gave out a list of future products as shown below
• An Android-based gaming console similar to the OUYA game console
• A wearable smart device (smartwatch) that can connects to smartphones via Bluetooth
• A new Google Nexus Q, which will be better and cheaper than the first-gen version
• A new lightweight version of Android OS
• A new smartphone from Motorola – Google X Phone (added by us, not WSJ)
If you are under the impression that Samsung Galaxy Note II is the ultimate phone + tablet then you are mistaken. With the recent development by the Samsung Group you will see more devices that have the dual capability of acting as a tablet while being a fully functional smartphone. Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Galaxy Mega 5.8 are the ultimate Smartphones that double up as a tablet due to their massive screen size. Let us find out how these two compare against each other.
Size, Build and Weight
Looking at the size both these phones are large, the screen display is the most striking feature of these Smartphones. However, Mega 6.3 is larger and thinner as against its cousin. When it comes to the physical built these phones are surprisingly made out of plastic like build, it comes handy when you need to remove the cover for changing batteries.
Even after being large in size, both the Smartphones are light in weight, thanks to the plastic finish body. You will not feel the weight while carrying it in your hand or even in your pocket.
The resolution of Mega 6.3 and 5.8 are decent if not impressive. The screen size difference is what sets them apart, the resolution is however for both the phones is same with 233 PPI. If you recall it is exactly 34 PPI lesser than the Galaxy Note II. This indicates that the display of both the phones is brilliant with display made of TFT LCD. Comparatively the Note II sports AMOLED display, this means that even after not sporting the display of Note II both the phones are still capable of displaying crisp and sharp content.
When traveling frequently the battery consumption of your device of Smartphone might bother you. You might still be thinking about how to save on power or to find means for charging your Smartphone. The most essential thing to keep in mind is managing the battery power when it comes to your mobile devices. You need not be a technology genius to discover means for keeping the battery power running for long hours.
The best way is to discover the means to make the battery power last long by extending its power. Let us learn how to prolong your battery power with just three tips.
Following are the three essential tips to prolong battery power:
Turning off automatic exchange of data
Initially the most overlooked fact about your device or Smartphone is the unwanted power consuming programs that keep running. For example, Wi-Fi, Data exchange, GPS, these are such services that keep running on background and consume a lot of battery power. This results in battery drain. Remember, whenever your device is exchanging data through GPS or Online service the battery power of your device is being compromised. You can change the settings for these services by disabling them. Take for instance the automated e-mail exchange and updates that happen all day long. Another example can be apps like Google. Create settings to turn these off when not in use. Manually turn it off when you are done using these services.