A brief history of Android releases

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With Android 4.4 KitKat now officially outed by Google we are looking ahead to learning about the details and intricacies of the next release of the platform. We expect the build to debut with the Nexus 5 in the coming weeks, however previous Nexus products should also see the Hershey-inspired ...

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Pantech Vega Note leaked, ready to take on the Note III

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Pantech is not the most famous smartphone brand in the world, but still they don’t fail to produce smartphones good enough to take on powerful devices from manufacturers like Samsung and HTC. Below you can see the Pantech Vega Note, which is supposed to be announced soon and it will be ...

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Rumors spreading of Lenovo and HTC acquisition

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With rumors going around of HTC looking at dual-booting Android / Windows devices, the company is now spinning around the rumor mill for a different reason. According to the Korean publication eToday, the Taiwanese manufacturer may be in talks with Lenovo about an acquisition. According to the ...

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HTC One Max due October 15, says WSJ

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I am sure that all HTC fans are looking forward to the new addition to the ‘One’ family – the HTC One Max. It is actually HTC’s effort to take on the Samsung Galaxy Note series, which is really dominating the phablet market. Now it seems we will see it within a week as ...

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Motorola reportedly prepping 6.3-inch Xplay, Droid Quantum for 2014

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Motorola could be ready to introduce a 6.3-inch Xplay device in 2014, or so says a “reliable” Weibo source. There’s little known about this honker other than it should debut sometime in 2014 and that it will rival the biggest of smartphones. Given that LG, HTC, and Sony have ...

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HP Chromebook 11 intro’d with ARM processor

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As expected, Google and HP on Tuesday introduced an ARM-based HP Chromebook 11. Available immediately for $279 through HP, Amazon, and Best Buy, the 2.3 pound device employs a Samsung Exynos chip, 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal storage. The 11.6-inch displays features a resolution of 1366 x 768 ...

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Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 3 to get the waterproof ‘Active’ treatment

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To the surprise of nobody, Samsung is rumored to introduce waterproof versions of its current Galaxy Note 3 and presumed Galaxy S5 smartphones. According to ETNews, Samsung has been very impressed with the sales and feedback for the Galaxy S4 Active and are working to introduce semi-rugged and ...

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AnTuTu releases Benchmark X Edition to fight score fraud

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You probably heard the news last week Samsung had been found to be manipulating the scores of the Galaxy Note 3 benchmarks to appear in their favor. Any why not? Everybody else does it. Nevertheless, cooking the books is not new and it makes for difficult time trying to sort through the ...

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LG to intro curved display with ‘Z’ smartphone

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LG, looking to keep pressure on Samsung, will introduce a smartphone with a curved (concave) display in the coming weeks. Known, for now, as the “Z”, this device is said to be currently in production and should be ready to go later in October. It might be a little bit of “lost ...

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SteelSeries Flux In-Ear Pro Headphone review

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So maybe you like to workout, maybe you like to playing video games, or maybe you walk to work. Maybe you’re like me and do a combination of the three.  What is something all three of these things have in common? Music!  Who doesn’t workout with their favorite tunes playing, want to ...

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Amazon introduces Kindle Fire HDX, new Kindle Fire HD

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Amazon today announced a pair of new tablet models for release later this fall in the form of the new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX. The specs are right in line with the previous rumors and look to include much faster processors, higher resolution displays, and improved cameras. What we ...

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HTC One refresh rumored with octa-core CPU, 3GB RAM

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The HTC One may soon get a bump in processor and memory, if a newly leaked screen shot is to be believed. Reportedly, the image you see here shows the HTC One as having an octa-core processor and 3GB RAM. Both specs would be a first for the hardware maker. Other rumored details are alleged ...

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Sprint: Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear due on October 4

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Sprint announced on Monday that both the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear will be available Friday, October 4. The smartphone will be offered in Classic White and Jet Black and will cost $349.99 qualified two-year service agreement. As for the wearable tech Galaxy Gear, Sprint will sell it ...

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Leak confirms Asus as hardware maker for Nexus 10 successor

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New details from a Twitter source seem to confirm recent reports that Google has tapped Asus as the hardware maker for the refreshed Nexus 10 tablet. Once expected to come from Samsung, we learned in August that Asus was in production with the successor. The screen you see above is said to come ...

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HTC One Max model number confirmed, will feature a Snapdragon S4 processor?

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HTC is working on a phablet from a long time now, known as the HTC One Max – which will go head-to-head with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. It is rumored to feature Android 4.3 and it might be available at Sprint as well. Now some more details are leaked about the HTC One Max,... Read More