Motorola Droid Turbo experiences battery issues after Lollipop update

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The Motorola Droid Turbo has recently received the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop software update and users have been complaining of various problems after installing it. Although the update brought a ton of new features to the device that was still running on Android 4.4 KitKat, users have experienced poor battery and turbo charging performance, as well as slow data speeds. Read more

Yotaphone isn’t leaving Android after all

yotaphone_2_white_front_backMany tech websites around the world (including ours) reported this morning that Russian manufacture Yota would be leaving Android to go with Sailfish OS on the next Yotaphone. Well it turns out this is false. An earlier Yahoo news story broke that said it would be leaving Android, but didn’t have any confirmation from Yota themselves. However Yota has now made a statement confirming the news is false.

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Yotaphone devices to drop Android for Sailfish OS

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Yota, a Russian manufacturer that produces the dual screen Yotaphone, has announced that it will start using the Sailfish OS on its devices instead of Android. Sailfish is an alternative operating system produced by former Nokia engineers at Jolla and based on the old MeeGo OS. Sailfish was selected after Yota also considered Samsung’s Tizen OS as a replacement for Android on their devices. Read more

Upcoming Samsung Galaxy A8 appears in South Korean brochure

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We’ve heard an awful lot about Samsung’s upcoming high-end smartphone, the Galaxy A8, over the course of the past few months, but we haven’t had any indication of when it’s supposed to launch. Up until now that is. Earlier today, a picture emerged online promoting the unofficial phone in an independent retailer’s brochure, thus suggesting that its release is imminent.

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Infographic: How to use Samsung’s S Health app to achieve your fitness goals

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If you’ve ever let yourself get out of shape and then attempted to reverse the process, you’ll know that it’s hard work. Results take time, and sometimes you can lose heart when you don’t see solid evidence that your effort is rewarded with sculpted muscles. Of course, if you have a Samsung smartphone, you can make use of the Korean tech company’s S Health fitness app to both track your progress and to measure just how much exercise you are actually doing, as shown in the infographic below.

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OnePlus has sold out of Google Cardboard VR headsets

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Earlier this week, OnePlus made its modified version of Google’s Cardboard virtual reality headset available to order free-of-charge apart from the $5 delivery fee. With OnePlus gearing up to announce its next handset(s) via a virtual reality event on July 27th, a Cardboard headset be useful to view any potential easter eggs. Sadly, if you’ve been waiting for the right time to order your OnePlus Cardboard unit, you’re set to be disappointed.

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Sony starts pushing out update for the Xperia Z3+ in India to fix overheating issues

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Sony has just started rolling out a new update for the Xperia Z3+ in India. This bumps the build number up to 28.0.A.7.24 and comes just a month after the company acknowledged that the integrated Snapdragon 810 chipset was the reason for the devices unexpected overheating problem. Chip manufacturer Qualcomm still hasn’t taken responsibility for the issue, but that hasn’t stopped Sony from rolling out an upgrade to remedy the situation.

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