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John Callaham

John was a newspaper reporter before becoming a technology and video/PC gaming writer in 2000. He lives in Greer, SC with his wife and five cats.

John's Posts

Ghost in the Shell VR coming tomorrow to Gear VR and Oculus Rift

A VR experience based on the upcoming live-action movie version of Ghost in the Shell will be released on March 31 for the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR.
by John Callaham46 minutes ago

App Annie: For the first time, Android app spending will be higher than iOS in 2017

The research firm App Annie has predicted that total annual revenues from Android app stores will surpass those from iOS for the first time in 2017.
by John Callaham5 hours ago2

The Pixel Launcher is getting a revamped look for some users

Some users are reporting that a revamped version of the Pixel Launcher is starting to appear on their smartphones, turning into a full search bar.
by John Callaham9 hours ago34

Ubisoft reveals Tom Clancy’s ShadowBreak shooter-strategy game for Android

Ubisoft has revealed Tom Clancy's ShadowBreak, a shooter-strategy hybrid game that is soft-launching in Canada for Android before its worldwide release.
by John Callaham11 hours ago4

The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus’ displays are Full HD by default, but can be changed to WQHD

The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus' displays will have a default Full HD+ resolution out of the box, but you can change it to full WQHD+ resolution.
by John Callaham13 hours ago27

The Samsung Galaxy S8 can handle near-gigabit speeds on T-Mobile’s network

T-Mobile says that the Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first smartphone capable of handling near-gigabit speeds on the carrier's network.
by John Callaham14 hours ago4

Insta360 smartphone camera add-ons now support Facebook Live videos

The Insta360 Nano and Insta360 Air cameras have added a way to take 360-degree photos and video and upload them directly to Facebook Live.
by John Callaham15 hours ago1

Samsung will sell a mesh Wi-Fi router that will compete with Google Wifi

Samsung has announced the Connect Home Smart Wi-Fi System, a mesh W-Fi router that will compete with similar hardware, including Google Wifi.
by John Callaham16 hours ago1

President Donald Trump may have finally ditched his old Android phone

A new report claims President Donald Trump may have gotten rid of his older Android phone for his Twitter posts, but some questions about security remain.
by John Callaham17 hours ago30

Pro and Con: Should Samsung sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 phones?

We take a look at the pro and con arguments for Samsung selling refurbished versions of its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.
by John Callaham1 day ago23
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