Samsung may be gearing up to announce a 2017 variant of the Galaxy A7 later this year. It's rumored to have a 16-megapixel camera on both the front and the rear, though it's unlikely the device will see a global rollout.
As apps become more advanced, they become larger -- and slower. The Camera360 Lite app is designed to fight the trend of slow photo apps. Despite the smaller size, the app still includes a number of different tools and 100 filters.
Google's intelligent Wi-Fi switching tech is rolling out to non-Project Fi Nexus devices. It automatically identifies and connects to public hot spots seamlessly in the background, via a virtual private network.
Apple doesn't want its HomeKit app to play with Android phones. Its solution is for Apple smart homes to use a communal iPad to control everything, but that really doesn't deliver on the promise of a seamlessly connected home.
Thanks to Google's hard work, Mac laptop users now see a third more battery life, and platform-wide Chrome is 15 percent faster than a year ago. The blocking of Flash later this year may improve that even further.