LG Phoenix 3 coming to AT&T on March 10

Less than one year after the debut of the LG Phoenix 2 at AT&T, the carrier has decided to pick up and start offering the sequel of the mid-range Android smartphone.

AT&T will sell the LG Phoenix 3 starting on March 10. It looks like AT&T GoPhone customers will be able to grab it for just $79.99 online or at AT&T’s retail stores and authorized retailers.

Unfortunately, for reasons unknown, the LG Phoenix 3 comes with few changes over the previous model, and they’re not on the positive side.

For example, the smartphone sports a 5-inch …


Google Play turns 5 today, reveals all-time top five download lists in the U.S.

One this day five years ago, Google opened its digital store that would become one of the largest places to shop for mobile games, apps, movies, TV shows, music, and books. Since March 2012, Google Play Store has grown to more than 1 billion active users in 190 countries.

The store now lists millions of apps, 40 million songs, 5 million books, as well as movies. In celebration of the 5th birthday, Google has decided to reveal the top five most downloaded books, games, apps, songs, albums and films in the United States since the Play Store was launched.

These tops only list installed …

67-year old catches Lapras while playing Pokemon GO, dies instantly from a heart attack

Pokemon GO is supposed to be exciting, but not necessarily exciting enough to cause a heart attack. But sadly, that is exactly what happened to 67-year old Liang Weiming. With a Level 28 rating and a Pokedex containing 200 pocket monsters, Weiming was a real Pokemon GO play-uh. But as you can see, we are referring to him in the past tense which means something bad happened. Moments after catching the hard to find Lapras in Singapore, Mr. Liang suffered a fatal heart attack, possibly from the excitement of snagging the rare Pokemon.

Now, there are bound to be a number of hypochondriacs out …

How to open an optical shop

Opening of any optical glass shop is certainly a very nice experience. This experience should be carried on in a well planned manner and that too with outmost concentration. Once this optical shop runs successfully incurring high profits everybody involved in the business from owner to its customers, from suppliers to its employers everyone would enjoy the highest professional meets. Your optical shop would surely meet with everybody’s expectations. Another main reason of an optical shop to do a successful business is its prime location. Location plays a very vital role in success and failure of any business. For an optical shop to grow in popularity among local customers location, thus, becomes the key. Over that if the optical shop provides top class services and sells its item for consumption at a relatively cheaper rate than there is every possibility that this optical shop would earn a good reputation.

Given below are some of the steps which are helpful in opening an optical shop. These are as follows:

* The first step to open an optical shop is to formulate a business plan. If you are the owner of the optical shop, the whole planning should be done under your watchful eyes. Make up your mind about the type of optical shop you are going to set up. Whether your shop would keep fashionable glasses, corrective glasses or both. Then try to coordinate with the different optical glass suppliers operating in your area so that the products doesn’t ever short fall. Evaluate your budget prospective according to the wider dimensions connecting to the business like its business, finance, marketing prospective as well. Creation of a sells team is a must who will help your optical shop known to wider audience and also work to attract various other optical glass suppliers ready to do business with you;

* As stated earlier, decision over a particular location to set up an optical glass shop is always vital. For that, you should choose such a prime location which is well connected with all the means of transport so that your customer and other pedestrians would find easier to commute to your shop.Over that the optical shop would be located at the center of the city where everything is located at a nail throwing distance;

* Once, the optical shop location is fixed and the construction of the optical glass shop is complete, its time for interior decoration. You should fix an appointment with those professional interior designers who have an experience in designing an optical glass shop before. Once you met with the interior designer, you should discus in details about display cases, carpentry work, color if the cabins and above all the appearance inside the optical glass shop would be brighter. If you are satisfied with the interior decorator, then only start the decoration work;

* The fourth point is very vital for your optical glass shop. In this step, you would sign a lease agreement with optical glass suppliers. This is important as you require different testing equipments and signing an agreement means you are getting these optical glass equipment from your optical glass suppliers at a reasonable cheaper rate;

* The last and final step is a grand inauguration of your optical glass shop. Once everything is set and your optical glass shop is all set to make a mark of its own, it’s high time; you make its announcement and invite all your near and dear ones to the ceremony. If you can, invite the media and make it a big shot.

These are some of the steps as how to open an optical shop. If you have any other suggestions, you can suggest.


Source by: moorecarol

Lightroom Mobile update adds raw HDR capture mode for iOS and Android

Adobe has just announced a new version of its Lightroom Mobile application is now available to all compatible Android and iOS devices. There’s just one new feature called raw HDR capture mode included in the latest update.

The new raw HDR capture mode allows users to achieve a dynamic range on their mobile devices that was previously only possible shooting with a DSLR or mirrorless camera, Adobe claims.

According to the developers, the new feature works by automatically scanning the scene to determine the correct exposure range and then capturing DNG files. These files are then aligned, …

LineageOS 14.1 available for the Exynos powered Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge and more

The LineageOS custom ROM project that was started from the ashes of CyanogenMod, now has build 14.1 available for the Exynos based Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. Other models now supported by LineageOS 14.1 include the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 (Wi-Fi and LTE), the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tablet (GSM, Wi-Fi and LTE) the Samsung Galaxy S III (GSM and LTE) and the LG G3 (AT&T, Korean, and Verizon versions). The build is based on Android 7.1.

All you need to do to find the correct LineageOS files is to click on the sourcelink, and look for the name of the device you’re planning on …

Xiaomi Mi 6 rumor round-up: Specs, features, price and release date

It’s been roughly a year since Chinese superstar Xiaomi unveiled its not-too-shabby Xiaomi Mi 5. Equipped with excellent hardware, hip design, and an attractive price tag, it was one of the best Android devices you couldn’t get due to its rather limited availability. Regardless, it was a rather good all-around smartphone that showed Xiaomi knows how to make an appealing Android device.
The Mi 5 is a bit long in the tooth already, though, so it’s only natural that it will be eventually succeeded by the Xiaomi Mi 6. Rumor has it this device might become official …

Microsoft Pix update brings flash support, new toolbar and more

Microsoft’s Pix application has just been updated with a few features which aim to improve the overall user experience. The highly-demanded flash support is finally added in version 1.0.28, but there are other nifty additions coming with the new patch as well.

A new collapsible toolbar will display your flash, timer, and grid overlay in order to ensure ease of access and better organization. Microsoft is also improving shutter-to-shutter speeds and the launch time of the app itself, while also reducing it in size.

Microsoft Pix is currently only available …

Snapchat passes the 500 million downloads milestone on Android

Shortly after Snap went public at a valuation of $24 billion, the Android version of Snapchat crossed the 500 million downloads mark on Google Play.

In spite of the latest achievement, however, everybody’s favorite image messaging app remains more popular on iOS devices. Still, the company promises that more efforts will be put toward improving the Android version of Snapchat, as it still lags behind its iOS counterpart on multiple counts.

On a semi-related note, riding the wave of recent successes, Snap last month made its camera-equipped spectacles available …

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ rumor review: design, specs, features, price and release date

It’s never too early to find rumors about a much-anticipated device, especially if it’s a flagship one. That applies to Samsung twice, since the bar is always raised twice as higher with the more popular manufacturers out there. Needless to say, rumors about Samsung’s next flagship will be flying left and right in the upcoming months.
Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on meAfter the excellent Galaxy S7 and S7 edge arrived earlier this year, we have largely set our expectations to “high”. After that unfortunate Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, Samsung is …