Last year Samsung revealed their blockbuster Samsung Galaxy S III at Mobile World Congress. This year, Mobile World Congress has come and gone but no Galaxy S IV, the next iteration in the popular Android smartphone line. However, Samsung is not one to leave us hanging.
According to a statement [...]Read More »
Prior to last year, HTC followed the pollute-the-market-with-as-many-phones-as-possible approach instead of the create-a-brand approach. But, after the post-iPhone 4S slaughter, HTC realized they will never be able to fight off Apple and Samsung without a brand that is as recognizable, if not more, than iPhone and Galaxy S. So HTC [...]Read More »
Color Grab is an application that will help you to identify any color that you are presented with by using your device’s camera. This application can be especially useful if you want to paint something as it will help you figure out the exact color you need. it is also [...]Read More »
HTC One is official: Android’s latest baby has 4.7-inch 1080p screen (468ppi), quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon, 2GB RAM, and ‘UltraPixel’ camera
After all the rumors and leaks, HTC has officially announced their latest flagship phone, the HTC One. The phone features a 4.7-inch 1080p screen at 468ppi, making it one of the highest — if not the highest — pixel density in the smartphone market (for now anyway). Other specs include [...]Read More »
LG has announced their oft-rumored Optimus G Pro along with its new and not-so-new specs. The device has a 5.5-inch 1080p display, and LG notes that they used a curved glass on the phone to give a sort of “2.5D” effect. Its CPU is the new Snapdragon 600 running at [...]Read More »
Galaxy S IV rumors are starting to heat up, and it looks like we have a date to look forward to. March 14th is reportedly when Samsung will reveal their latest flagship handset — and it all started with this tweet:
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Save the date for a big announcement – March
Reports are surfacing claiming that Google feels they need a way to directly introduce their products to consumers. The Nexus devices and Chromebooks aren’t easily available for consumers to try before buying, and the company wants to change that. What better way to do than that by opening a completely [...]Read More »
Woah, is that a BlackBerry Z10 with an HTC logo? Oh, an iPhone 5 with an HTC logo? My bad. That’s the HTC One!
The company’s latest flagship possesses quite a few similarities to the star devices of their competitors, and it’s looking actually quite good for it. While previous [...]Read More »
Australian developer Dan Nolan has discovered that Google is sending him the name, suburb (where people live), and email address of anyone buying his app on the Google Play store.
He discovered it after checking his merchant account to update his seller payment details. He isn’t sure about customer details [...]Read More »
The Brazil Institute of Industrial Property has made it official: Apple does not hold exclusive rights to the “iPhone” name in Brazil. The decision favors Android phone manufacturer Gradiente Electronica, as they can now freely use the name which they first registered for back in 2000 — way before Apple [...]Read More »
[Android] Andmade Share replaces default Android ‘share’ menu with something better and customizable
Andmade Share replaces the stock Android share menu with one that is more functional and convenient when dealing with multiple services. This application is great for those who like sharing the same content across multiple social platforms. It is also great for those who have simply grown tired of Android’s [...]Read More »
If you couldn’t care less about watching the Grammys, you might have missed one of Google’s best ads for the Nexus 4. But really, it couldn’t have just as easily been an ad for Google Now, as the service is the prime focus of the ad anyway. The ad depicts [...]Read More »
Vertu’s latest phone is made of titanium, handmade in England, powered by Android, and costs $10,000
Are you rolling in the dough? Craving for an outdated handset that’s made with ridiculous material and costs the same amount as a car?? Vertu’s got you covered! Their latest luxury phones has arrived in the form of the Vertu Ti (it’s made of titanium, get it?), and it’s yours [...]Read More »
FaceLock is an application that will allow you to unlock your phone and other applications by facial recognition instead of a simple touch. This application is great for those who are currently on an Android device that is not on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It is also great for [...]Read More »
Airport is a handy flight tracker that will keep you updated will all of the essential information about your upcoming flight. This application is great for those who frequently travel on airplanes and need to potentially keep track of multiple trips at once. It could also be great for those [...]Read More »
Finally. I was beginning to feel like something was wrong with the tech world, due to the lack of Apple versus Samsung news. Turns out the war between the two tech juggernauts wouldn’t even be a thing today if Tim Cook had his way. A report from Reuters says that [...]Read More »
Anfish is an application that provides interesting statistical data about all the Android devices that are currently active in the world. This application is great for technology journalists and enthusiasts who need to keep up with modern Android data for reporting and documentation purposes. This application is also great for [...]Read More »
ezNetScan is an application that will scan wireless networks and report back a variety of potentially useful pieces of information. This application is great for network administrators who need to constantly keep tabs on their networks and have reliable information to work with. This application is also great for those [...]Read More »
“You don’t need [a zero-day exploit] to attack most Android devices if consumers are running 13-month old software,” says Chris Soghoian. Soghoian is principal technologist and senior policy analyst with the American Civil Liberties Union. He believes that the reason why there are millions of Android phones in the hands [...]Read More »
Scientists from the University of Surrey in the UK are getting ready to launch their latest satellite, on February 25th. It’s called the STRaND-1, and it has a very interesting characteristic. It’s powered by a smartphone. A Google Nexus One to be exact.
The satellite, which is a 30cm CubeSat [...]Read More »
DeskNotifier is an incredibly simple application that pushes all of your notifications on your Android device to your desktop. This can be incredibly useful for people who perhaps aren’t able to use their cell phones while at work. It can also be useful for people who don’t want to interrupt [...]Read More »
Before looking at any statistics, most people are aware that the current dominators of the handset market are Apple and Samsung. Just how dominant were the two rivals during 2012? According to Canaccord Genuity, Apple and Samsung accounted for 103% of handset profits for the entire year.
Apple had 69 [...]Read More »
[Android] Floating Browser Flux is a unique internet browser that allows you to surf the web in a non-fullscreen, floating widget/window
Floating Browser Flux! is a web browser that will “float” on your Android home screen instead of acting as a full screen application. This application is great for those who like browsing the web without being completely immersed in the content. It is also great for people who primarily browse [...]Read More »
Current Caller ID is an application that gives you socially-relevant information about your contacts that are calling you. This application is great for people who like having updated events to talk about before answering their calls. It is also good when you want to make your communication time as efficient [...]Read More »
Aviary Photo Editor is an extremely powerful photo editing application that combines fantastic features with an incredibly easy user interface. This application is great for those who need to edit photos directly on their device and find transferring them to a desktop to be too invasive. It is also great [...]Read More »
LogMote is a unique application that will store all of your login information for various websites on your phone, making logging in on websites significantly easier. This application is great for those who bounce around between personal and public computers over the course of their day. It is also great [...]Read More »
The ultimate guide to rooting, jailbreaking, and homebrewing your devices: Android, iOS, Windows RT, and WebOS [Updated 2/4/2013]
Is your phone feeling a bit boring? Does your tablet need more customization? Sometimes, your devices don’t feel personal enough. Other times, it can be bogged down by needless bloatware and other cruft. Free it with one of several free tools!
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Wine for Android lets you run Windows programs on your phone or tablet, but it is still a work-in-progress
Wine is a free Linux program that allows you to run Windows programs on Linux (e.g. run Microsoft Word on Ubuntu via Wine). Alexandre Julliard, a developer, is developing an ARM-friendly Wine compatibility layer that runs on Android. So Wine on Android mean Windows programs on your phone — if [...]Read More »
ShoeBox is an application that will help you turn your physical photos into digital photos, making them easier to edit and share with your friends and family. This app is great for those who have a lot of old photos that they want to preserve or share with people who [...]Read More »
Leaked documents from Qualcomm have revealed a spring announcement for Google’s Android 5.0. The documents have since been taken down by request of Qualcomm, but the information in it, as always, will live forever on the internet.
One of the documents say that the “K release” of Android should be [...]Read More »
If there was any doubt that HTC’s upcoming flagship phone was going to be called the M7, let this video end it all. In a year-end party held in their home country of Taiwan, HTC CEO Peter Chou leads the company on-stage in a series of enthusiastic chants — one [...]Read More »
SomNote is a note taking application that aims to offer a simple solution to capture your ideas and other important things around you. This application is perfect for those who don’t like simple note takers and who aren’t thrilled with some of the high powered ones either. It is also [...]Read More »
Battery Doctor is an application designed to extend the overall battery life on your smartphone. This app is great for power users who are constantly using their smartphone throughout their day to perform both simple and advanced tasks. It is also great those who have tried other battery saving applications [...]Read More »
Million Moments is an application developed by Sony in an attempt to replace Google’s gallery application with a more elegant solution. This app is great for those who particularly don’t like the stock Gallery application due to it’s questionable interface. It is also great for those who are looking to [...]Read More »