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The Universal Windows Apps that work on Continuum & Windows 10 Mobile

The Universal Windows Apps that work on Continuum & Windows 10 Mobile

One of the greatest features brought by Microsoft with their latest mobile operating system - Windows 10 Mobile - is the Continuum. It's that feature that connects your Windows 10 Mobile device to an external display via a Microsoft Display Dock and allows you to have a desktop-like experience anywhere. Continuum means that, once you have connected your Windows 10 smartphone to an external display,
Reviewing ASUS ZenFone Max - The smartphone whose battery just won't die!

Reviewing ASUS ZenFone Max - The smartphone whose battery just won't die!

Over the last few years, smartphones have evolved with a mind boggling speed. They went all the way from having screens of 3 or 4 inches, single core processors and maximum 512MB of RAM memory, to having screens of 5 inches or more, quad core processors and at least 1GB of RAM. And let's not get started about the capabilities of their cameras and how
How to take screenshots in Windows Phone 8.1 & Windows 10 Mobile

How to take screenshots in Windows Phone 8.1 & Windows 10 Mobile

There are times when you need a quick screenshot of what's on the screen of your smartphone. You might have a funny conversation to capture, an error message or a screen from an app that you are using. If you have a smartphone with Windows Phone 8.1 or Windows 10 Mobile installed, here's what you have to do in order to take a screenshot of
Microsoft Lumia 550 review - The affordable Windows 10 Mobile smartphone

Microsoft Lumia 550 review - The affordable Windows 10 Mobile smartphone

Microsoft Lumia 550 is the first affordable smartphone with Windows 10 Mobile, released in December 2015, and it was rumored to bring a good user experience even to those who can't afford a premium device like the Microsoft Lumia 950. Does Windows 10 Mobile work smoothly on a low-budget smartphone as it does on more expensive devices? Is Microsoft Lumia 550 better than its predecessor
How to setup your new smartphone with Windows 10 Mobile

How to setup your new smartphone with Windows 10 Mobile

Have you purchased a new smartphone with Windows 10 Mobile installed? It's a shiny Microsoft Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL? Or maybe an affordable Microsoft Lumia 550? Whatever it is, before you use it, you will have to set up your smartphone. The process involved is lengthy, it involves many steps and a few requirements. Some users might not get it right the first
Microsoft to Android: Quiet! I live here now

Microsoft to Android: Quiet! I live here now

Microsoft has launched a new app in Google Play that manages to raise the stakes in its Android work, without bringing any special new features. It is called Microsoft Apps and it functions like an independent portal inside Google Play, which you can use to discover all Microsoft apps for Android. After making the big move of launching its Office suite on Android earlier this
We don't really use many apps on our smartphones. Do you?

We don't really use many apps on our smartphones. Do you?

Apple iTunes and Google Play each have more than a million and a half apps available for download on our smartphones. Amazon and Windows are working their way towards half a million smartphone apps. You would expect that all our smartphones are jam-packed with apps because, you know, someone must be using them. When we look at average users of smartphones, we find a different
Microsoft Lumia 950 Review - The first smartphone that works like a PC

Microsoft Lumia 950 Review - The first smartphone that works like a PC

Microsoft Lumia 950 is the first premium smartphone with Windows 10 Mobile and it comes after more than a year in which Microsoft did not release any premium smartphones. It h as been a very long and painful wait and, for Windows fans, the interest in this flagship is very high, as it promises high-end features, premium design, and the best Windows 10 experience. After
The iPhone gets its first Apple-made battery case. Would you buy it?

The iPhone gets its first Apple-made battery case. Would you buy it?

Apple has released a battery case that fits both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. The move is unprecedented for Apple, which has been sticking firmly to the thin design for its smartphones. Producing a battery case means that they admit a legitimate need to supplement the capacity of their smartphone's original battery. Let's have a closer look at the battery case and see what
The first smartphone that you can wash with soap. For real!

The first smartphone that you can wash with soap. For real!

Cleaning your smartphone has always been a desirable goal albeit one rarely carried out. Kyocera is launching in Japan the world's first smartphone that can be washed with soap. The hygiene campaigns to promote "wash your hands" may now add "and your smartphone" to the slogan. How does this work and who needs it? Is there a market for smartphones that can be washed with
How to give more juice to your smartphone's battery

How to give more juice to your smartphone's battery

Considering how much smartphones have changed our lives, it is amazing how feeble they are when it comes to battery life. Most people are ready to accept that a smartphone is barely able to make it through one day. As we have all experienced at one point, this is not nearly enough. As a result, the aftermarket of power alternatives is huge. We analyzed this
Reviewing the Motorola Nexus 6 - The phablet from Google & Motorola

Reviewing the Motorola Nexus 6 - The phablet from Google & Motorola

Google partners regularly with various hardware manufacturers in order to create its line of Nexus devices. From such an alliance came to life the Motorola Nexus 6 - a high-end smartphone with a clean and unaltered Android on it. It's a big smartphone with a large 6 inch display, powerful hardware inside and with lots of interesting promises for the end user. We've had the
ASUS ZenFone Selfie review - How to take a better look at yourself?

ASUS ZenFone Selfie review - How to take a better look at yourself?

Whenever you think of ASUS, the first thing that comes into your mind might not be their line of smartphones. Although the Taiwanese electronics company is mostly known for their notebooks and computer hardware, they manufacture smartphones and tablets as well. We managed to get our hands on one of their latest mid-range smartphones, the ASUS ZenFone Selfie, an Android device created mostly for teens