After Samsung’s announcement last night, the stage has been set for the battle for Android phone supremacy. While Samsung has completely dominated as of late, Sony’s Xperia Z and the HTC One look primed to make things a little more interesting this time around (hopefully). HTC’s flagship for 2013 isn’t [...]Read More »
dotTech has covered Reddit clients in the past (e.g. Reddit is Fun), but none are quite as smooth as Bacon Reader For Reddit. Bacon Reader is quite the Reddit client. It’s a refreshing take on Reddit clients for Android. Bacon Reader has a pretty slick design, and loads of features. [...]Read More »
Today, Samsung officially announced their next flagship phone: Samsung Galaxy S4. After all the seemingly countless leaks that preceded the announcement, we now have the official details straight from Samsung themselves. Not that that changes much, as it’s now clear that the leaks were indeed legitimate and pretty straight on.[...]Read More »
Samsung has received kudos for its clever marketing over the past few years, especially its attacks on Apple vis-a-vis iSheep ads. It looks as if Samsung is not the only one with marketing chops — HTC and LG know how to get in on the action, too.
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Apple’s senior vice president of world-wide marketing, Phil Schiller, made some pretty forward comments in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that won’t sit well with Android fans:
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Mr. Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of world-wide marketing, also said that Android users are often running old operating systems and
Major Samsung Galaxy S IV details leak hours before announcement: High-res pics, videos, and features [Rumor]
As Samsung is mostly preparing for their big night in New York city, the Chinese leakers behind all this seem to be just as busy! High-res photos of the device have been posted online, as well as numerous videos showcasing the different software features the company was probably saving for [...]Read More »
For Android, Zeam Launcher is my launcher of choice. I have several ClockworkMod backups with my custom ROM setups, all using different launchers, but I always seem to come back to Zeam Launcher. Zeam Launcher is truly the underdog in the Android launcher space. The simple fact is that [...]Read More »
CloudMagic is an application that will allow you to link and search through all of your cloud services to find the information that you are looking for. This application is perfect for those who keep and maintain several different accounts across several different services and need a central way to [...]Read More »
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Google Reader is on its last breathe. RSS fiends need to find a substitute. I’m sure among the multiple thousands heads we have here on dotTech we can figure out viable — maybe even better — alternatives to Google Reader. So let ‘em rip. In the comments below, share with [...]Read More »
Google X Phone will have Android Key Lime Pie, quad-core Tegra 4i, 4.7-inch display, and 16-megapixel camera [Rumor]
It’s been known for awhile now that Google has been hard at work on a phone that they hope will battle it out for smartphone supremacy with the likes of Apple and Samsung. It’s also been known that they’re planning on making it a Motorola-built device and codenamed the X [...]Read More »
[Android] Create digital copies of your credit cards, insurance cards, driver’s license, etc. with Lemon Wallet
Lemon Wallet is an application that allows you to store all your cards in digital form in the cloud which is then accessible on your phone. Basically it digitizes your wallet and, if you have a phone that supports near-field communication (NFC), you can even use Lemon Wallet to make [...]Read More »
If you have an Android device, you definitely have internal storage and you may have a micro SD card in your phone or tablet. You’ve probably downloaded files or have placed files onto your internal storage or micro SD card. To view, access, modify, etc. these files, you need a [...]Read More »
The same source that leaked images of what might be the Samsung Galaxy S 4 has now followed up with video of the device. The uploader is calling it the world’s first hands-on with the Galaxy S 4, i9502 China Unicom Version.
Very much like the leaked images, there really [...]Read More »
That’s gotta be iOS, right? If that image was all you had to go with, I wouldn’t blame you if you thought the copycats in China have managed to make a phone that looks just like the iPhone and runs a real version of iOS. But look a little closer [...]Read More »
Mindjet is a mind-mapping application that will allows you to visually organize nearly any idea or piece of information that needs simplifying. This application is perfect for visual learners that have difficulty interpreting information orally. This application is also great for those who are dealing with complicated projects or ideas [...]Read More »
As part of a promotion that Marvel announced at the ongoing SXSW festival in Austin, over 700 first-issue comics are now free to download from now until 11PM ET on March 12th. That’s a lot of free comics!
All you need to do is download the ComiXology Comics app, which [...]Read More »
Images of what appear to be an unannounced Samsung phone have been uploaded to Chinese forum 52 Samsung. The phone is reportedly being described as the “GT-I9502,” but what makes it interesting is that its specs line up perfectly with the impending Galaxy S 4.
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BetterBatteryStats is an application that will provide you with useful tools to help increase the overall battery life of your device. This application is great for those who have tried other battery applications and are not satisfied. This application aims to use different methods than typical battery savers in order [...]Read More »
F-Secure, a security firm, has released their Mobile Threat Report for Q4 2012 and the trend is not surprising: Android has a bullseye on its back.
Accounting for a whopping 79% of 301 new malware discovered in 2012, Android is on top of the list when it comes to mobile [...]Read More »
[Windows] TunnelBear is an excellent VPN — fast, easy-to-use, secure, and private [Android, iOS, Mac OS X]
Maybe you are on a public network and want to protect your privacy. Maybe you are at work and want to access blocked websites. Maybe you live in a country where the government takes part in active Internet censorship. Maybe you just want to stay anonymous while surfing the web. [...]Read More »
If you’re like me, you’re probably tired of the official Last.fm scrobbling app for Android. It feels clunky, bloated, and just doesn’t do exactly what you want it to. This is where Simple Last.fm Scrobbler comes in. It allows you to submit your audio scrobbles fast, easy and without a [...]Read More »
Shady Contacts is an application that focuses on providing heightened security by protecting the aspects of your device that could be the most sensitive. This application is great for those who use their device for personal or confidential communicating and do not want that information shared. It is also great [...]Read More »
[Android] Llama automatically changes device settings (silent, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc.) based on time and location
Llama is an application designed to automate the process of adjusting your device settings (ringer, WiFi, etc.) so you don’t have to worry about remembering to do it yourself. This application is great for people who have difficulty remembering to silence their phones before important events. It is also great [...]Read More »
Bug in Galaxy S III makes lockscreen disappear, allows complete access to phone without password or pattern
Remember that security flaw on iOS 6.1? The one that would allow anyone to bypass your passcode and gain access to contacts and photos? It looks like Samsung’s Galaxy S III has a similar problem, and it might even be worse — it makes the lockscreen disappear completely until rebooted, [...]Read More »
Apple has found an unlikely ally as they seek for a sales ban on Samsung products that infringe on their patents. Nokia has filed an amicus brief on behalf of Apple in the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. While the filing is sealed, Nokia isn’t shy about [...]Read More »
Quickly is an application that puts a live section in your notification bar that will contain shortcuts to various applications. This application is great for those who don’t like having to constantly press the home button and go into their application drawer in order to switch between applications. It is [...]Read More »
To celebrate the one year anniversary since the Android Market was rebranded into what you know today as the Google Play Store, Google is marking the occasion with a week of free downloads and discounts!
Throughout this whole week, you’ll be able to get special deals on everything from movies, [...]Read More »
NewsWhip is application that uses social trends to determine which news stories are the most appealing to users and which ones are the most popular overall. This application is perfect for those who have difficulty choosing specific news sources to commit to and prefer to simply read the most popular [...]Read More »
The @evleaks Twitter account has leaked what may be images of the Galaxy S IV that’s set to be announced not too long from now.
First, we got a huge leak on all the specifications of the device, and then rumors of the device’s software tricks like eye-tracking to scroll [...]Read More »
[Android] Set a different, custom vibration pattern for each of your contacts with Vybe (like custom ringtones, but for vibrate)
Vybe is an application that will allow you to create custom incoming call vibrations for each of your favorite contacts. This application is great for those who normally keep their phones on vibrate, but still want to know who is calling without having to look at his or her device. [...]Read More »
Samsung Galaxy S IV has eye tracking technology, will automatically scroll pages based on your eyes [Rumor]
As the Galaxy S IV release date gets closer and closer, a crop of rumors regarding the Galaxy S IV have appeared on the internet. One rumor leaked all the hardware specifications of the Galaxy S IV, which includes an 8-core processor. Now we have a rumor regarding the software [...]Read More »
Were you excitedly waiting for Samsung’s Galaxy S IV launch event in New York? Then get a load of this: Someone in possession of the device (reportedly a prototype), has leaked the device’s specifications 2 weeks ahead of the announcement.
If this is indeed a Galaxy S IV, and if [...]Read More »