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First Look: Android 5.0 Lollipop with HTC Sense 6.0

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So, I recently upgraded to (last year’s) Google Nexus 5 and I was able to grab the over-the-air (OTA) update of Android 5.0 Lollipop pretty well right away. The installation went off without a hitch and I’ve been enjoying the vanilla flavor of Lollipop just fine. That’s part of the …

MEGATech Reviews: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

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What’s the biggest problem (terrible pun intended) with just about all flagship smartphones these days? They’re all kind of huge. We don’t even need to discuss the phablet category with devices like the Nexus 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus to discover this issue, as even “mainstream” devices like the …

MEGATech Reviews: Nexus 6 Review Round Up

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The Nexus 6 is not only here, but it is large and in charge. Google and Motorola’s phablet – which was once codenamed “Shamu” – is a whopping 5.96 inches. Understandably, that fact comes up in a lot of reviews, but where a lot of reviewers anticipated the phone being …

Roam Mobility Introduces Affordable Snowbird Roaming Plan

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My MEGATech News brethren Stephen Fung and Michael Kwan travel from Canada to the US quite frequently (they just can’t get enough of our freedom), so it’s very important that they’re able to phone home without racking up an unaffordable cellphone bill. Luckily for them, Roam Mobility just announced what …

MEGATech Reviews: Apotop i-Selfie

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Apotop’s i-Selfie device doesn’t look like much. It’s small and rubber and, in my case, powder blue. It looks like a creature you would see in a Pixar movie, utterly alien in design. I’ve come to learn that its unassuming appearance is part of its charm, though, because the i-Selfie …

CameraBadge: For the Paranoid

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Let me start by saying I live on the edge, and as I sit here my unprotected laptop camera is pointing directly at me. Which means if someone has bothered to hack it, they can see me sitting here with my hair piled on top of my head, periodically sipping …