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Lenovo's latest Android tablet is really a budget laptop

The Yoga A12 could be better than an entry-level PC in the right circumstances.


The tablet market is increasingly skewing toward laptop replacements, but what if you want a replacement for a low-cost laptop? Lenovo thinks it has the answer. It's introducing the Yoga A12, a 12.2-inch tablet that's really a budget convertible laptop for the Android crowd. 

Think of it as a lower-priced but larger alternative to the Yoga Book. You won't find the earlier model's pen input or Windows 10 option, but you'll still get a very portable design (it's 0.21 inches thick at its slimmest point) that can fold into a slate when you're watching Netflix, or a laptop when you need to get work done. The trick, as with the Yoga Book, is a flat touch-sensitive keyboard that eliminates some of the usual physical bulk. We found the Book's keyboard hard to get used to, but it might be easier on the A12's larger, more comfortable surface

The A12 still has an Atom x5 chip powering…

iOS cracking tools reportedly used by FBI released to public

Last year, the FBI ordered Apple to help crack the iPhone 5c owned by Syed Farook, one of the shooters in the 2015 attacks in San Bernardino. Apple refused, and the FBI reportedly worked with Cellebrite, an Israeli firm that specializes in mobile security. According to a statement from Celelbrite last month, a hacker breached one of its legacy servers. Now the hacker has released some of that data as a warning to the FBI. The data released includes code that seems to relate to Cellebrite's Universal Forensic Extraction Device (UFED), and can allegedly crack older iPhones like the 5c as well as Android and Blackberry devices. Speaking anonymously to Motherboardthe hacker explained that simply creating these tools makes their release inevitable, where they can be used by anyone with technical knowledge, including oppressive regimes around the world. "It's important to demonstrate that when you create these tools, they will make it out. History should make that clear,"…

Nokia’s Android Phones Leak : 2K Display with Snapdragon 820

Nokia may finally be coming back, this time with a vengeance. The two phones leaked of the Finnish Manufacturer making a mega comeback, include a smaller 5.2-inch display model and a larger 5.5-inch model.
Both have a 2K display and will come with the Z-Launcher System UI based on the latest .0 Nougat (Android N). Specs wise the two phones will be powered by Snapdragon 820 chipset an IP68 Waterproof and Dustproof protected all metal body, so goodbye polycarbonate. The Previous leak of Nokia seems to fall into place here.

Nokia Prototype feature phone The bigger sibling of the two is reportedly sporting a 22 MP camera and will launch at a price of US $ 500  ( Rs. 34000) . The company will launch the phones at the end of the year post the official Android Nougat reveal in two months.
By that time smartphones will be working on the next Qualcomm Snapdragon 823/821. In effect Nokia will be late as usual to the party, however this time with a more meaningful product.
Written by Deviana So…

The Galaxy S7 Edge may have just made me a Samsung convert

Historically, I’ve had a begrudging respect for Samsung flagships. I can objectively acknowledge the company makes very good, extremely popular phones, but I’ve never felt that the Korean manufacturer got everything right in a Galaxy S device. I’m not the easiest person to please, admittedly, but I’m finding myself irresistibly drawn to the Galaxy S7 Edge like never before. Don’t miss: all the biggest highlights of MWC 2016 With every previous Galaxy S phone I’ve always found a few too many decisions I didn’t like, missing features I desperately wanted or gimmicky add-ons I saw no use in. Despite the way the world fawned over the Galaxy S6 Edge, even it didn’t tickle my fancy because I thought it was largely unnecessary. The edge was new but it had no real purpose. If anything, I thought the S6 was the better option. The S6 Edge felt awkward with that sharp edge on the back, had a largely useless edge display, had dropped three popular Samsung features found in the Galaxy S5 – microSD…

Android Apps win downloads, iOS apps win money

Google there are a growing number of users, Apple continues to grow sales

of the established narrative with mobile technology is that Google's Android dominates in terms of the sheer number of users and devices, but Apple iOS collects the lion's share of the profits. Nothing changed on this situation in the year 2015, after app Annie's annual report, with the trends are actually always more exaggerated. Android its flight path of amazing growth and reaches approximately twice the app downloads of the nemesis plateaued iOS, seems to have in the last few years.


The Google App Annie explains expansion as driven by the emerging countries such as India, Mexico and Turkey, which is always more access to cheaper and more powerful Android handsets. The Google games store has also shown strong in the United States says the app analytics company. Apple is still very much in the lead when it comes to the economically important metric of App revenue. In 2015, 75 percent of iOS collec…

10 tips for smartphone users to extend the smartphone life

these 10 tips are really helpful for regular Smartphones, for the long life of your expensive or less expensive variant smartphones, the main focus in this to maintain the smartphone performance from the beginning.

smartphone in your hand seems to be a sensitive or you can say that it is a very sensitive material or something in the hand can damage in a second, but really the question arises, they truly want to ignore the following points? Probably the answer in no your smartphone seems equally little baby and some things that you must observe, bottom right away so that you last your baby for a long time.

What you do with your smartphone are listed below and what they really not to do with your smartphone is also extremely important.
1. You rarely turn your smartphone

the most important things you should do with your smartphone is to turn it off" every weekend, i.e. at least once per week if you turn off your smartphone otherwise the battery of your smartphone you need more charge…

Apple’s iOS code indicates Li-Fi wireless data may work on future iPhones

Li-Fiis a concept you may not be familiar with, but there are indications Apple is toying with it for inclusion on future iPhones.Using pulses of light to transmit information, Li-Fi receivers (like a future iPhone, if Apple has its way) will take in that transmission, then translate it into an electric signal. Because it uses light to send data, Li-Fi may be found in the connected home via accessories like lightbulbs.
Li-Fi testing is already imminent. May appear in the next iPhone 7 according to iOS code in iOS 9.1 firmware. pic.twitter.com/MPK65QwLvp — Chase Fromm (@kyoufujibaya) December 31, 2015

Apple’s work with Li-Fi compatibility has been spotted in code for iOS 9.1, which simply notes Li-Fi capabilities. There’s no indication elsewhere that Apple is working with Li-Fi. But, there’s indication Apple has had Li-Fi in mind for a while. AppleInsider points to a 2013 patent application for a device that sounds an awful lot like a Li-Fi transmitter. While I’m not expecting Apple to in…

New phones of the week

This week we got phones ranging from 4.5" to 5.5", each of them ranking high on feature and low on price. 
Xiaomi kicked things off with the Redmi 3, a phone that barely crosses the $100 mark, but brings an all-metal body, a 5" display, octa-core chipset and a surprisingly big 4,100mAh battery for its 8.5mm of thickness.



A few days later the company launched the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3... no, not this one, this one. The 5.5" phablet aimed at the international market and swaps the Helio chipset for a Snapdragon 650 and upgrades the camera to 16MP along the way.



On the other end of the size scale is the Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016), which tiptoed into official status. It has a 4.5" screen (Super AMOLED), a quad-core chipset and a 5MP camera. Its official price tag of $135 is $10-$20 above what can be found with a bit of shopping.



The Lenovo Lemon 3 competes with the Redmi 3 with a 5" screen (with a higher resolution, 1080p) and a similar just-over-$100 price tag. …

How to root the OnePlus 2 (official guide)

you have been playing around with your OnePlus 2 and feel like it is time to take that next step?
Rooting is the ultimate way to unlock your Android phone has the full functionality. The only problem is that it risks and the Internet is a wild place, but OnePlus is progressing - with a very bold move.
You would normally need to browse, forums and websites to find tutorials. And although some of the producers have become more crafts-friendly, OnePlus is everything, and release a video tutorial to root your smartphone. It is also worth noting that this method works for all OnePlus handset so that no customer is left behind here.

Interested? The video lasts a little more than 8 minutes and many parts are accelerated, so that you have a good piece from their agenda to go through the whole process without interruptions. You also need some software by OnePlus, as well. Is this not a refreshing way to do this?




What to download:
RecoverySuperSU (stable)SuperSU (latest beta)SDK
Nevertheless, yo…

How to use search like a pro: 10 tips and tricks for Google and beyond

search engines are pretty good to find what you are looking for in these days but sometimes still up briefly. For the opportunities that there are a few little known tricks that come in handy.
Here are some tips for better googling (as it is the most popular search engine), but many of them work on other search engines.

1. Exact phrase


the simplest and most effective way of searching for something specific is the use of quotation marks around a phrase or name to search, it is precisely these words in this exact order.
For example, to search for Joe Bloggs shows results with both Joe and so, but not necessarily placed one after the other. Search for "John Doe" the surface only those who are especially with the name Max Mustermann somewhere on the side.
The exact or explicit phrase search is very useful for exclusive widespread, but less relevant results.
2. Exclude terms
If the Exact Phrase will not get what you need, you can specifically to certain words about the minus ico…