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For such a small electronic, your phone is an incredibly expensive device. While not as steep as the cushy iPhone 6s, the latest LG G5 is still an investment. Once you’ve laid down the $600, or signed up for a deferred payment plan, you’re going to want it to last as long as possible. A popular issue across all smartphones is a cracked screen creating a spider web out of your display, but the LG G5 poses unique problems. The bottom bezel is removable in order to accommodate the G5’s modular design, and the process of interchanging Friends puts the…

Some software developers try to make apps for as many operating systems as possible. Others prefer focusing on apps that work only on specific ones. Fans of Apple products will want to check out these five apps. They’re only available for iOS devices, so you won’t find them on Google Play. GarageBand Price: $4.99 GarageBand started as an OS X software application that turned desktop Macs into virtual music studios. The iOS app offers many of these same features that people loved about the desktop version: Live loops Keyboard Guitar modeling Multi-track recording The app also gives you an intuitive interface…

There was a time when cellular phones were as large as a brick, and had about the same appeal. Their functions were painfully basic – they could initiate and receive voice calls. Later the SMS service was added to their repertory, and that was about it. What followed was mostly cosmetic – the screens that were once monochrome have got colors, the phones got cameras and music player capabilities, and other functions – such as the ability to run Java games – that were mostly useless. Until 2007, when something important happened. The pre-iPhone era The concept of a phone…

Chicago’s technology sector is one of the fastest-growing in the nation. The third most populous city in the United States also has the third-highest growth in tech jobs, at a rate of 25.8 percent between 2010 and 2013. Behind only Seattle and Houston, the Windy City is quickly proving its importance in the innovative tech industry. If you’re looking to shake hands with cutting-edge professionals and top thinkers in this field, Chicago is a great place to do it. These popular hot spots and major events are all great places for Chicago techies to network… Tech Tuesday at the Graffiti Lounge…

The so called ‘idiot box’ has come a long way since it was first invented in terms of the technology. One of the most significant revelations in the television technology has been the advent of the LED TV. Samsung one of the leading global tech brands has been in the forefront to bring various LED TVs that has redefined the television watching experience. The supreme quality picture output provides a life like viewing experience and highlights even the minutest details on the screen. In the past few years, the prices of the smart TV and LED TVs has come down…

All those dead moments on your way to work, in line at the supermarket, or at dinner during a date gone horribly wrong have been slowly filled by smartphone checking. However, you can only check Facebook so much before it becomes redundant. When this option is no longer realistic, the best games to play on your phone can help kill boredom for hours on end… 1) Shadow Fight 2 Take on all comers as a shadowy representation of a ninja fighter in the second version of this popular mobile fighting/RPG game. Hack, slash and dice your way through the competition…