Do you purchase a device based on the hype and specifications only? Do you keep in mind the reparability factor? iFixit has published a list of reparability scores for tablets belonging to current and previous gen. Here’s all

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Samsung has announced the S Pean SDK 2.3 for developers. The latest version of the SDK touts the following features:

Object-related features have been added

  • A video object insertion feature has been added, allowing a user to insert a video object into the canvas and play it directly.
  • Related APIs such as object grouping, depth controlling and stroke data controlling have been added so that the user can experience greater control when using editing objects.

Drawing-related features have been added

  • A Pen gesture feature has been added, allowing you to set various gestures as pre-define commands.
  • This allows customization of the background for a more unique user experience.

Performance enhancements and stabilization have been improved.

  • The efficiency of memory usage has been improved.
  • The Signature recognition feature has been improved using pressure recognition.
  • A drawing texture feature has been enhanced.

Unnecessary and duplicate APIs have been deprecated, and the names of some APIs have been changed.

  • Deprecated methods can be used in the previous 2.2.5 version and the current version, but they will be removed in future versions

Some errors in S Pen SDK 2.2.5 have been corrected in this release.

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By using the S Pen SDK, you can easily add various S Pen features to your applications.
It provides the necessary functionality to take 100% advantage of the S Pen, including checking if the S Pen is activated, checking coordinates, sensing pen pressure, detecting the on/off status of the side button on the pen, and handling hover events, which is supported on Android Ice Cream Sandwich or later.

Also, it provides various additional features such as a drawing environment with animation support, pen, eraser and text property settings in the drawing environment, adding image objects, image processing and signature recognition. These additional features make it easy to develop various apps that are specialized for S Pen.

You can download the latest SDK from and the online documentation is also available at the same link.

Happy developing…!!!!

The next generation Samsung smartphone – Galaxy S IV is the fighter to bring down the Apple’s smartphone dominance.

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Intel’s revenue from Atom series of CPUs is going down, partly due to competition from AMD and partly from phones transforming into phablets, not to mention growing popularity of tablets. Continue reading »

There are a lot of cool stuff at MWC each year, but this year, something has beaten Apple. It’s i’m Watch, a pre-emptive strike on Apple to be the first smartphone watch.

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As we spend a fortune on our smart devices, it makes much sense to invest some money and protect them. We were sent a beautiful PDair leather case that not only looks beautiful, but serves the primary purpose

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Ubuntu, a flavor of Linux and undoubtedly one of the most loved OSes around the globe, is all set to make it’s debut on tablets. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Continue reading »

Karbonn has taken a smart move by entering the market of smartphones. With the Karbonn’s new smartphone, A12, it wishes to make a distinctive mark. Karbonn A12 is surprisingly available at a price of Rs. 7990 with online retailers. Considering the price tag, this phone is a budget smartphone in the sub-10K range.   Continue reading »

Galaxy Note 8

Samsung has just got stronger and more powerful in the market.  Considering the present strong hold, Samsung might consider pricing the recent tablet even  higher than a comparable Apple tablet.

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The gradual roll-out of the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update from Samsung for the international Samsung Galaxy Note has started. The update brings with it the speed that makes it at par with Galaxy Note 2. While the update is not available just yet, the company has assured update to be released in phases for all international models. Continue reading »

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