Apr 12, 2012 - 11:05 PM - by dan
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Mar 05, 2014 - 2:07 PM - by dgstorm
Several users have reported that their Nexus 5 bug which creates abnormally high CPU usage and battery drain. Apparently, it's related to the camera app in some way. For some reason certain apps are trying to access the camera continuously even when not in use. This is causing the steep overhead problem. Luckily, Google has acknowledged the issue and is already working on a fix, which they will push out pretty soon.
Here's a quote with a few more relevant details,
Sound off if you have experienced this issue. We will keep you informed as to when the update drops.
If you’re noticing battery issues and want to find out if your device is affected, you can check by heading on over to Settings > Battery and see if mm-qcamera-daemon is eating up your battery percentage. If you are affected, the only real solution at the moment is to simply reboot your device once you notice the battery draining. You could also try uninstalling third party apps which make use of your handset’s camera.
Mar 03, 2014 - 9:13 AM - by dgstorm
Samsung not only gives us some great phones and other electronic devices, they serve in helping in humanitarian efforts as well. This academic year, they been providing awards of tablets, laptops, and video cameras and other technology to schools around the nation in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Competition.
I became aware of this competition after seeing the story on our local news station. One of our local Idaho middle schools has qualified in the final 15 schools across the nation for competing for the grand prize with their Earthquake Protection project. To see all entries and schools chosen for this honor see this link.
Samsung is dedicated to helping people discover a world of possibilities. We do this by creating products and technology that inspire passion and give consumers experiences they never dreamed were possible. With these practices in mind, Samsung started the Solve for Tomorrow education contest, giving schools across the U.S. the opportunity to raise interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects among students by awarding their schools with a share of more than $2 million* in technology products.
Check out the link and place your vote for the school of your choosing to help these talented students! The winner will be announced March 14, 2014 so get your votes in now. ... [Read More]
A couple of students from each school will present its project before a panel of judges in Austin, Texas, where only 15 remaining classes will compete. Five of them will earn $140,000 in technology from Samsung, while the remaining 10 classes automatically earn $35,000 for making it.
One class will will win the $140,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C., for winning the Community Choice Award. The award is won by receiving the most online votes.
Feb 24, 2014 - 11:40 AM - by dgstorm
The above image is just a concept design found randomly on the web.
Just because this week is spam-week for oficial announcements from Mobile World Congress, doesn't mean we get to slack on future news, rumors and innuendo. Here's a juicy new rumor suggesting Google is working on a phablet of their own called the Nexus 6. Supposedly, this device will will be announced later this year with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Series (probably the 816 which was just announced) Octa-Core 64-bit processor powering it. Supposedly, this new 8-core chip will include four ARM Cortex-A57 CPUs coupled with four Cortex-A53 CPUs in an ARM big.LITTLE configuration to enable scalable performance.
Here's a quote with the details...
Continue Reading @: [Rumor] Google May Launch a Nexus 6 with 64-Bit Snapdragon 810 Series Octa-Core Chip
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