Comparing the Amazon FireTV to the competition

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Stacking the new device up against the Roku 3, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast So the Amazon FireTV is out, available, and already shipping. The $99 device lands in a space currently occupied by Apple TV, Roku, and, to a degree, the Chromecast. Each of these devices features their own unique ...

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Report: Apple to release iTunes for Android

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What’s the biggest fear of Apple? We all know that one, its Android. Recently, Apple saw a huge decline in their iTunes download, because of the strong competition. But it seems considering something we never thought is going to happen to fill that void. According to Billboard, Apple is ...

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Huawei’s MWC teaser gets in jab at Apple, Samsung

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Chinese manufacturer Huawei just released a teaser video unveiling some of its plans for Mobile World Congress next week. The video talks about a new tablet with “a beautiful slim design” and long battery life with “days of use,” a new smartphone with “an amazing front ...

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Steve Wozniak suggests Apple to make Android phones

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Apple founder Steve Wozniak has found himself in a bit of a fanboy brouhaha after this week suggesting that Apple should consider make an Android smartphone. Speaking with WIRED at the Apps World North America conference in San Francisco, Woz said: “There’s nothing that would keep Apple ...

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T-Mobile drops all Samsung, Apple devices to $0 down

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T-Mobile is running another promotion where allows qualified customers to skip out on the up-front cost, requiring $0 down at time of purchase. The promotion begins on December 11, and is limited to Samsung and Apple devices. It covers the 16 GB variants of the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, Samsung ...

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Sprint has another two Spark-ready smartphones coming this year

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Sprint has at least two more smartphones coming this year which will offer support for the carrier’s brand new LTE service, Spark. These two are in addition to the LG G2, Samsung Galaxy Mega, and Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini announced yesterday. What’s more, they’re not the HTC One ...

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Moto Maker now offers automatic transfer from iCloud to Google

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If you’re looking at coming to Android from an iPhone, then this could be of interest. Over at Moto Maker, where you can create and buy your own personalized Motorola Android device, there is now an option to automatically pull down your information from iCloud backups and transfer them ...

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LG goes on offensive with new mobile ads

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LG has gone on the offensive against the likes of HTC, Samsung, and Apple with a series of new mobile ads. As spotted by Business Insider, the ads make light of different aspects of each competitor. Samsung is ribbed for (data) speeds, Apple is taken to task for its screen size, and HTC is ...

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ABI Research: Moto X more innovative than iPhone 5S

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On the Motorola Moto X versus the Apple iPhone 5S/5C… The combination of solid engineering, creative features, and timely introduction of those features was Apple’s trademark but it has faded in this category over the last two years. Q3 2013 marks the start of another potential company ...

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Google Play Store app downloads surpass iTunes for first time — report

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The Google Play Store has surpassed iTunes in terms of quarterly app downloads for the first time, reports AppAnnie. According to the new finding, Google’s storefront outpaced Apple’s by a margin of 10 percent in the second quarter. As of Q2 2013, app downloads in Google Play were ...

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Google becomes second most valuable brand behind Apple, surpasses IBM

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According to a list published by Millward Brown Optimor, Google has just sneaked ahead of IBM to become the world’s second most valuable brand, behind Apple. According to the BrandZ list report, Google has a brand value of $113.669 billion. That’s well behind Apple’s $185.071 ...

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Apple sets sights on Samsung Galaxy S4 in patent infringement lawsuit

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Apple currently has a pretty massive “anti-Android” lawsuit going, and they’re looking to add yet another device to their list of culprits. Apple says that: Samsung recently released its newest smartphone, the Galaxy S4, which began shipping in late April 2013. Based on ...

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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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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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Google: We want Glass hacked

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

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