Author Archive : Nikos Papanikolopoulos

HTC One (M8) to get 4G LTE support in India on Aug 15

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos At the One (E8) and Desire 616 launch event earlier today, HTC revealed that it plans to roll-out an over-the-air (OTA) update for One (M8) smartphones in the country, which will bring the 4G LTE support for Indian networks. According to HTC, this OTA update will be released on August 15. Thanks to presence of Snapdragon 801 […] 8 July 2014 at 08:19 pm

Android Wear, Auto & TV devices won’t have manufacturer skins: Google

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos Android smartphones and tablets are already marred with manufacturer skins, which often hamper the performance of the devices rather than adding any value, however if you were worried about the same on Android Wear, Auto or Android TV, we have some good news. According to a report in Ars Technica, Google engineering director David Burke has […] 6 July 2014 at 12:34 pm

Google releases stock email app in Google Play

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos Continuing the gradual release of core Android applications in Google Play, Google has now published the stock email app in the store. Currently accessible only to the owners of Nexus and select Google Play edition devices, the app brings some improvements to the existing email app. As per the Google Play listing, the updated app […] 20 June 2014 at 09:34 pm

PancakeBot. 3D printed breakfast with ... pancakes!

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos One of the most traditional and favorite habits of the Americans, is no other than to always accompany their breakfast, with delicious ... pancakes! In order to make the pancakes, a few and cheap materials are required and also a few time, as well as when the mixture goes into the pan within a few […] 30 May 2014 at 12:56 pm

A guy opens the bottle cap with ... a chain saw!

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos If you don't have an opener.... it is a problem, cause the frozen Coca Cola gets warmer (or Sol or whatever you have). Your friend who claims to be capable of opening the bottle caps with his hands is not around and the edge of the table is not convenient ... Don't bother, if you […] 15 May 2014 at 12:11 pm

10 Pokemon facts that will leave you speechless!

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos Facts, facts, facts ... something that has always been interesting. Here are some facts about Pokemon that you didn't know until now! Where did the areas take their names from? How many badges and Pokemons has Ash catch? How many have worked for Pokemon Gold/Silver? Are there people who actually eat Pokemons? What Guinness Record […] 10 May 2014 at 09:06 pm

The new site of Vine gets many videos and new features!

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos Vine is an application of downloading and sharing videos of 6 seconds, which are mainly from mobile devices. Up to now, the site of Vine allowed users to log in their account and only then they could see the content of Vine, unless they knew from before the link of a video. This belongs, however, […] 10 May 2014 at 08:54 pm

The Expanse: "Imagine Game of Thrones in space"

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos This is how people have named the new 10 episode TV series from SyFy, that has been based on James S.A. Corey novel, Leviathan Wakes. R.R. Martin has talked about this book and he had only good things to say about it, adding that it is a "kick-ass space opera"! Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby (Children of […] 17 April 2014 at 09:22 am

Samsung Galaxy Golden sees huge price cut in India

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos Just a year after the Samsung Galaxy Golden’s launch, a premium flip-clamshell type Android smartphone priced at about $830, Samsung has already let out a huge price cut for the device in India of almost 50% due to it’s poor reception. So in order to sell a bit more of the device, it now carries […] 12 April 2014 at 11:40 am

Here's why English is a crazy language

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos Obviously there are much more difficult languages out there than English, however everyone must admit that English is indeed a crazy language with really eccentric rules. There are a lot of problems with pronunciation since the word heard can sound like beard, etc. There are a lot of grammar rules or language idiom. All of […] 2 April 2014 at 09:19 pm