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TECHNOBYTE for 10 April 2015

Samsung much anticipated Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge launch in South Africa today. The two flagship devices from Samsung have been redesigned completely and bear no resemblance to previous generations of the Galaxy range. The new devices have amazing Quad HD super Amoled displays. The 16 MP camera takes amazing photographs and videos especially in low light conditions. The S6 Edge features a dual edge display that pushes the screen right across the edge on either side. The new S6 devices also feature wireless charging and fast charging capabilities. Samsung has set a new benchmark, the devices are beautifully designed and users who complained about the previous finishes will not be disappointed in this high quality device. Contender for the world’s best smartphones but be warned they are expensive if you don’t have a contract.

TechRadar.com “The best Android phone you can buy right now” CNet.com “The first great smartphone of 2015” Engadget.com “One of Samsung's best phones in years” TheVerge.com “The Galaxy S6 Edge is Samsung at its boldest. The Galaxy S6 is Samsung at its best”

http://www.samsung.com/za/promotions/galaxy/

New data released Thursday by Pew Research found that despite a dip in total teen users from a few years back, Facebook is still far and away the most popular social network among teenagers. Roughly 71 percent of teens age 13 to 17 use the service, Pew found, and 41 percent say it’s their “most visited site.” That 71 percent is more than double the number of teens on sites like Google+ or Twitter. The second most popular network: Instagram at 52 percent, which, you might remember, is owned by Facebook. Snapchat came in third at 41 percent of teens.

http://recode.net/2015/04/08/what-teen-problem-facebook-still-dominates-among-teenagers/

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