Android now powers almost 60% of mobile devices – about 3 times the amount of iOS devices

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During the first quarter of 2013, Android continued to surge forward. Google’s mobile platform powered an impressive 59.9% of all “smart” mobile devices sold, with a total shipment level of 308.7 million units. in comparison, Apple’s iOS powered only 19.3% of devices ...

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New project ‘Earl’ promises a rugged Android tablet with solar charging, e-ink

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There’s a new project going for an Android tablet. Isn’t the Android world saturated enough with tablets, though? Well, this one is different. According to the project site: Built for survival, Earl works where today’s smart phones and tablets cannot. Style meets efficiency ...

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Google may be announcing “Google Playground”, a rival to Apple’s GameCenter, on May 15th

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According to various sources around the ¬†internet, some very special people are receiving some very special invites. The invites supposedly offer people an opportunity to “reinvent the playground” at Google I/O on May 15th at 9 AM. Here’s a look at the invite:   Now, of ...

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Mystery LG phone poses for photos, has no physical buttons – may be Optimus G2

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Evleaks, one of the top online providers of leaked phone pictures, has released a leaked photo of a new LG mystery device. The device was shown off on Facebook, and shows off a spartan front face, with no physical buttons to be seen at the bottom – only an LG logo. The front has a... Read More

Samsung announces new mid-level handset “Galaxy Core” with dual-SIM option

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In keeping their ever-popular Galaxy line fully stocked, Samsung has announced the new Galaxy Core, a mid-level device. The Core sports: 1.2GHz dual-core CPU 4.3-inch WVGA screen 1GB of RAM 8GB internal storage 1800mAh battery 5-megapixel rear camera Android 4.1 TouchWiz Nature UI Dual-SIM ...

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Toshiba AT10LE-A tablet photos leak with rumored 1.8GHz Tegra 4 chip

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We’ve been hearing about the AT10LE-A for about a month now, last shown on the results database of the AnTuTu benchmark app. Now, the device is back in the spotlight, complete with a spread of photos. The device, while remaining unclear on most of the specs at this time, is rumored to ...

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Google: We want Glass hacked

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...Not only that, Google plans to show you how.

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Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

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If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to you. According to a recent report from the EFF, Google has ranked as one of the highest in a slew of ...

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AT&T offering at least $100 credit for trade-ins on smartphones

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AT&T has a new offer from their retail locations that lets customers get at least $100 towards the purchase of a new device when they trade in their old smartphone. As long as the old phone isn’t more than three years old, and is in good, working order, the person trading in will get ...

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Want to see what the Google Glass menus look like? [video]

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If you’re one of the thousands of people who just can’t wait to get a glimpse of what it’s like to use Google Glass, then you should check this out. Dan McLaughlin has used a screen sharing app to display what shows on Google Glass during actual use on his Android phone. The ...

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Steve “Cyanogen” Kondik confirms bootloader is locked on AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4

According to Steve Kondik in a recent Google+ update, the AT&T Galaxy S4 is confirmed to have a locked bootloader. In his post, he states: Yep, it’s confirmed. The AT&T S4 authenticates the recovery and boot images before executing them. I can’t see what AT&T has to ...

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Sony shows off Triluminos display technology, hopes to compete with Super AMOLED and Retina displays

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Sony, a company who’s no stranger to new technology, has introduced a new display technology. The company revealed their new Triluminos display technology, which looks to enhance the display of devices to even beyond the likes of Super AMOLED and Retina displays. How does it work? ...

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Best Buy pushes back Sprint Galaxy S4 preorders 2 to 3 weeks

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If you preordered your Samsung Galaxy S4 for Sprint through Best Buy, chances are you’re about to be one sad panda. According to emails being received by preorderers, there has been a delay of 2 to 3 weeks. The email states: We’re sorry, but the fulfillment of your recent pre-order ...

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16GB Galaxy S4 comes with 45% of storage used out of the box

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If you’re looking at picking up a Samsung Galaxy S4, then you might want to take your storage needs into consideration first. On the 16GB model, which is the most popular one at this point, users are seeing that their storage space is almost half full at unboxing. if you head into the ...

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T-mobile Galaxy S4 now available online

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With Sprint and AT&T now offering the S4, we can add one more major-four carrier to the list of those offering it as well – T-Mobile USA. The device is available online as we speak, even though physical stores won’t be carrying it for another week (starting on the 8th of May). ...

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