If the rumors are to be believed, we could be seeing a new player in the testy smartphone market. Taiwan Economic News reports that Amazon has put in a 5-million-unit order for a brand new smartphone model due for release sometime in 2013.
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Brazilian company IGB Electronica SA has an announcement that might make your head spin: a new line of Android phones under the brand name “IPHONE.” Now how are they getting away with something like this?
The company apparently applied for exclusive rights to the IPHONE name in Brazil back in [...]Read More »
Sony’s planning a little surprise for CES 2013 in January, and it’s been spoiled a whole month ahead. A prototype for a device called the Yuga has made its way to the hands of Russian Site Mobile Review, which has posted a full-on preview of the phone.
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HTC to unveil new flagship phone in February with 13 MP camera, 4.7-inch 468 ppi screen, 1.7GHz quad-core, and 2GB RAM [Rumor]
According to a report on Unwired View, HTC may be prepping the next great Android phone for unveiling early next year. The HTC M7 is rumored to improve the current One X in almost every aspect: a 1.7GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB storage memory and the almost-standard [...]Read More »
[Android] Organize, browse, and access files on your phone, tablet, or online cloud storage with ASTRO File Manager
I love my Android phone, but organizing things has always been kind of a pain. The best way to organize things on your phone is to hook it up to your computer. This gives you the best control. However, there are times that I am on the go or don’t [...]Read More »
Sitegeist is a unique app designed to give you information and data about what is going on around you. This app is great for people who are constantly traveling and visiting new places. It is also great for those who just like knowing a little more about the areas they [...]Read More »
A serious security flaw has been found in one of Samsung’s Exynos chipsets, news that no Galaxy device user wants to hear. The flaw affects the Samsung Exynos 4, which means that Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy 10.1 tablet users can all be potentially affected [...]Read More »
Even after winning a historic $1.05 billion patent and trademark verdict, Apple sought a court-ordered injunction against Samsung. If granted, we would have seen the infringing Samsung phones banned from the US market. Unfortunately for Apple, that won’t be happening anytime soon, if at all.
In post-trial motions, US District [...]Read More »
I love using my smartphone to take photos. There always seems to be a moment I want to catch on camera. That being said, I am not known for having the steadiest hand in the world. Not only that, but life comes at you fast. You don’t always have time [...]Read More »
Deep Sleep Battery Saver is an app that aims to improve your overall battery life. This app is perfect for power users who are constantly using their devices and subsequently, constantly running out of battery life. It is also great for those who simply forget to plug in their phones [...]Read More »
Looking for an iPhone killer was more relevant last year than today simply because there are tons of viable iPhone alternatives now than in the past. However, iPhone is still a very popular phone and, for all intends and purposes, nothing has really “killed” it yet. For example, iPhone 5 [...]Read More »
It all just works together. Ask any Apple user why they prefer its ecosystem compared to others and they’ll probably give you a variation of that answer. It seems that even one of Apple’s fiercest rivals sees this, as revealed by an [...]Read More »
In an interview with Bloomberg, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt has made comments that should stir up fanboy wars all over. Despite all the different players, it’s pretty safe to say that it all comes down to Android versus Apple — a battle that Eric Schmidt believes Google is winning.
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Samsung announced the Galaxy S III last May in its own event in London last May. If speculation is right, its successor will be making an appearance in next year’s CES 2013, which is to be held in its usual Las Vegas venue from January 8 to 11.
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Yahoo has just announced new versions of Yahoo Mail across all platforms, upgrades for its current web client and Android app, and brand new apps for iOS and Windows 8. The announcement was made by CEO Marissa Mayer in a blog post today, and speed seems be the main focus:[...]Read More »
DRM (digital rights management) is an umbrella term used to described methods used by entertainment producers, software producers, etc. to protect their content from being pirated. The problem with DRM content is, well, you cannot share it with others. I’m not talking about the inability to pirate it to others [...]Read More »
Last week Google chairman Eric Schmidt sat down with Wall Street Journal for an interview on all things Mountain View. When asked if Apple and Google have any plans to settle the patent disputes going on between Apple and Android manufacturers, Schmidt responded with a coy we-are-always-talking-about-it but was also [...]Read More »
Etsy is an app designed to give Android users a way to access the Etsy online store in a native format. This app is great for those who are already familiar with Etsy’s online store. This app is also great for users who are looking to find unique items sold [...]Read More »
Aside from the United States where iPhone pulled in just above Android by the end of October, more Android devices are sold worldwide than iPhones and iPads. Despite having more devices out there, however, iOS still dominates Android when it comes to web traffic.
Chitika, an advertising firm, conducted a [...]Read More »
Android dominates globally — no one will question that. Even in the United States, before the release of the iPhone 5, Android smartphones sold more than iPhone. With the release of the iPhone 5, however, Apple has regained the crown.
According to research firm Kantar WorldPanel, iPhone lays claim to [...]Read More »
[Android] Snapseed is a user-friendly photo editor that allows you to enhance, transform, and share photos
Snappseed is a user-friendly photo editor that allows you full control over your photos. This app is great for those who do not understand photo editors. It is also great for those who don’t need complicated effects and just want their photos to look nicer.[...]
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Samsung is pushing ‘Premium Suite’ update to Galaxy S III users, brings multi-window support and more
“Hey, that’s not a Samsung Galaxy S III, that’s a Galaxy Note!” might be your initial reaction when you see the potentially mismatched headline and image, but, trust me, this was done on purpose. The ‘Premium Suite’ update that Galaxy S III users are starting to receive could very easily [...]Read More »
TrueCaller is an app that will attempt to show you who is calling you when the number is not in your contacts. This is great for those who get calls from unknown numbers repeatedly. It is becoming more popular due to the increase in spam calls targeted at mobile phones.[...]Read More »
Changelog Droid is an interesting app that allows you to see before and after updates for all of your apps. This app is perfect for those times when you need to see the support that the developer has been giving an app over the course of its life.[...]
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Launcher8 is a program that will modify your interface to behave similarly to Windows Phone 8. This app is great for those who frequently grow tired of Android’s interface. It also great for those who secretly want a Windows Phone 8 device.[...]
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NeroKwik is a useful program that will allow you to easily backup (to the cloud) via sync and share all of your photos. This app could be useful for people who have difficulty sharing photos with friends and relatives that are not on any social networks.[...]
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Experience multi-tasking at a whole new level with SwitchApps, an app designed to make multi-tasking easier and more intuitive. This app is perfect for power users who are underwhelmed by Google’s stock multi-tasking. It is also great for users who want access to their favorite apps quickly and easily.[...]
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Smart Volume Control is an app designed to give you total and complete control over all of the volumes on your phone. This app is perfect for people who need to constantly have different volumes on their phone. It is also great for those wishing to customize the volume profiles [...]Read More »
[Android] Advanced Mobile Care comes with 7 useful tools to optimize smartphone performance and increase security
Advanced Mobile Care is an app designed to improve the overall usability of your mobile device. This app is great for those who have difficulty keeping up with their phone. It is also great for those who are tired of juggling separate security and performance enhancing apps.[...]
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Police Scanner is a cool app that will allow you to keep up with multiple scanners in your area. This is great for people who want to keep track of certain events going on around them, It is also great for those who are simply curious about what is taking [...]Read More »
Edit documents (e.g. Word files) and spreadsheets (e.g. Excel files) on Android and iOS with updated Google Drive app
Google Drive, Google’s cloud storage service, superseded Google Docs on Android and iOS. However, while Google Drive allowed users to upload and storage documents, spreadsheets, and files in the cloud, for the longest time it couldn’t edit those documents like Google Docs could (can). In a recent update to the [...]Read More »
You may have noticed something peculiar happening to reviews for apps, games, movies, TV shows, books, songs, and magazine reviews on Google Play Store: most of the reviews are now by “A Google User” instead of a specific person. Why is this? Are those fake reviews? They aren’t, actually.
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aTorrent is an app designed to download torrent files directly onto your phone. This app is great for people who frequently uses bitTorrent software and wish to continue the experience on their Android device.
What is it and what does it do
aTorrent has but one main functionality, [...]Read More »
How to root ASUS Transformer Pad TF300T, unlock bootloader, and install ClockworkMod Recovery [Guide]
So you have a brand new, shiny ASUS Transformer Pad TF300T and you want to root it. No worries, because this guide shows you exactly how to do that!
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or [...]Read More »