Flashback: Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018), the world’s first phone with four cameras on its back

How many cameras are enough? How many are too many? The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) came out around three and a half years ago and it was the first ever quad camera phone. It promised a lot of versatility, allowing you to switch between three focal lengths to get the best possible framing for your … Read more

Flashback: iOS 4 adds multitasking, FaceTime and other important features

Flashback articles often focus on hardware features. For example, in the iPhone 4 story we talked about the new Retina Display, the upgraded camera, the glass and metal sandwich build and so on. But software can be just as important as hardware, if not more so. The iPhone 4 launched with iOS 4, which introduced … Read more

Flashback: remembering the awesome devices powered by TI OMAP chips

We often talk about how many companies have bowed out of the smartphone race, but the industry is difficult for component makers as well. These days most Androids are powered by either a Qualcomm or a MediaTek chipset. There is also the Exynos line from Samsung LSI, but the company rarely finds a client outside … Read more