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Samsung Galaxy S6 unleashes a “Gold Fever”
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Samsung Galaxy S6 unleashes a “Gold Fever”

Golden Years Historically, gold has been both in vogue and obsolete. However, it wasn't until the 1980s, an era known for hoop earrings, heavy gold necklaces and powerful shoulder pads, that gold really had its chance to shine. Today, after more than two decades in the shadow of other colors, there are several indicators that gold may once again reign supreme. Among them is the growing presence of gold jewelry on international catwalks and the red carpets that the rich and famous frequent, as well as the resurgence of gold rings in weddings and golden makeup. Even gold teeth have made a comeback, with celebrities like Madonna, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus being photographed in recent months wearing their golden "Grillz", a jewel for teeth popularized by hip hop stars in the '90s. The p...
9 Small Yet Awesome Functions You Will Want to Know About Your Galaxy S6
Gadgets, Tech Tips

9 Small Yet Awesome Functions You Will Want to Know About Your Galaxy S6

You have probably heard a lot about the all new Galaxy S6 by now. But there is more to this phone than the dual edge display and the easy-to-use camera. There are many little functions that have been added that may go unnoticed, but that will help you make the most out of the time you spend on your Galaxy S6. Here’s a list of the functions that deserve your attention: 1) Organizing Apps into a Folder Drag one app on top of another to create a folder. Now it’s much easier to organize your apps. 2) Changing Home Screen Theme Go to “Themes” in the Settings menu, and simply choose the theme you want to apply. Your own theme will make your phone more unique.   3) Direct Phone Call from the Lock Screen Galaxy S6 now lets you make a phone call directly from the Lock Scre...
Samsung Announces the Launch of the Galaxy A5 and A3 in Jamaica
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Samsung Announces the Launch of the Galaxy A5 and A3 in Jamaica

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy A3 and A5 in Jamaica. Featuring a sophisticated and delicate design, as well as the most advanced features for social media users, it will allow young consumers to capture and share their most exciting adventures in a quick and easy way. "When we are immersed in the development of our devices, we continuously listen to consumer’s interests, as well as study the latest market trends. The Galaxy A5 and A3 are smartphones designed for young consumers looking for style and functionality. Both devices reflect our continuous promise to offer unique products", said Jorge Lopez, Regional Product Manager at Samsung Electronics Latin America, Miami Office. With the new Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, Samsung is putting into the hands of young people the thin...
Internet of Things Trend in smartphone-obsessed World at CES 2015
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Internet of Things Trend in smartphone-obsessed World at CES 2015

A really big trend right now that’s popped up at CES (Computer Electronics Show) 2015 is the push towards IoT (Internet of Things). We saw that in a slew of Samsung products on dislay at CES 2015, many of which won one of the eighty (80) Innovation Award as reported in Samsung's win Record CES 2015 Innovation Awards. Even their latest JS8500 and JS9500 Series of Smart UHDTV’s that use proprietary Quantum Dot Technology as noted in Samsung’s SUHD Smart TV Running Tizen OS as UHD Alliance Grows and Internet of Things Beckons that sports theSamsung’s One Connect Box with Tizen OS is updatable via the Internet and is basically an implementation of IoT!  Netflix Streaming barely get disrupted as the updates are minute in size! CES 2015 had a lot of gadgets on show by their proud Start-...
Digicel going Triple-SIM with Acer Liquid E700 smartphone
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Digicel going Triple-SIM with Acer Liquid E700 smartphone

“We’re committed to ensuring our customers have access to the latest and greatest handsets which in turn open up a world of possibilities for them on our 4G network. The Acer Liquid E700 smartphone is a perfect choice for our style-savvy, on-the-go customers as it meets both their business and personal needs. We are happy to be welcoming Acer to the Digicel family.”  Digicel Head of Group Device Management,  Rachael Lindo-Hall, commenting on the Acer Liquid E700 on Tuesday December 2nd 2014 Looks like my theory about Digicel going Dual-SIM is spot on. They are really falling in line with the Dual-SIM (Subscriber Identification Module) as I’d predicted back in April 2013 in my article Trend towards Dual-SIM smartphones developing in Jamaica as MNP Approaches. Now I realize while...
Digicel launches DL800 aka ZTE Kis 3 Max Second after Digicel DL900 on Christmas 2014
Gadgets, Tech News, Caribbean Tech

Digicel launches DL800 aka ZTE Kis 3 Max Second after Digicel DL900 on Christmas 2014

Hello Digicel fans! Still vexed that you missed out on Saturday’s sale on the 6th of December where you had a chance to get a DL750 for JA$3450 (JA$4312.50 when Tax is Included) as detailed in my article Digicel launches DL900 aka Alcatel Pop C7 as Digicel DL750 on Sale for Christmas 2014? Well fret not, as Digicel may have that sale yet again to clear off any extra DL750’s they may have. But in the meantime, feast your eyes on the second of the two (2) new Rising Stars from the Orient in Digicel’s portfolio; the DL800 as revealed on Digicel’s Twitter Feed as shown below. https://twitter.com/Digicel_Jamaica/status/540145112282832896 But if you think it’s surprising that Digicel had launched a second companion to the DL900, wait until you find out who they’ve tapped as their OEM...
Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 – Selfie-Taking Fraternal Twins
Gadgets, Tech News

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 – Selfie-Taking Fraternal Twins

“The Galaxy A5 and A3 offer a beautifully crafted full metal unibody, slim design, superior hardware and the best possible social media experience. These devices make our advanced Galaxy experience even more accessible to young and trend conscious consumers.” CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Communication at Samsung Electronics, JK Shin while introducing the Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 on October 30th, 2014 Samsung's love affair with Metal apparently wasn't finished quite the Samsung Galaxy Alpha as per my article Samsung Galaxy Alpha’s Metallic Band as Wearables will shrink 5-inch smartphones. This as Samsung just gave birth to twins, so to speak! This trip around Samsung’s Blue and White Brigade of Designers have opted to go with a new Mantra: pedal to the metal is better! Introd...
Arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 – a Selfie-Themed Affair
Gadgets, Tech Events

Arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 – a Selfie-Themed Affair

Yep. That title just about sums up what happened on Friday October 24th 2014. On that clear cloud day I was invited to see the opening of the Samsung Experience Store to welcome the first customers who would lay eyes on the Samsung product I’d written about days before. It’s one week after the Launch of the products, a Spy-caper of an affair for which I’d penned my simple ditty of an article Samsung Launches quartet of Note-worthy Products to Tab into the Gear S Alpha in all Jamaicans. The Main headliners of their opening act are: US$1089 (JA$122,000) Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Samsung Galaxy Gear S smartwatch The other two (2) apparently supporting actors are actually more likely to wow the crowd: US$526 (JA$59,000) Samsung Galaxy S Tab 8.4” Tablet US$652 (JA$73,000) Samsu...