Tag "hardware"

Deals & Steals

Last chance for KeySmart 2.0 + Extender for just $17, ends Wednesday

There are often times when I feel like an old prison guard with a huge loop of keys at the hip weighing me down from one side. If you’re anything

Deals & Steals

KeySmart 2.0: A better way to manage your keys, $16.99

There are often times when I feel like an old prison guard with a huge loop of keys at the hip weighing me down from one side. If you’re anything

News and Rumors

Could the Samsung Galaxy S6 have a major hardware fault before it’s even launched?

Samsung have chosen to completely refine their design and move away from the previously criticised ‘cheap’ looking handsets to a more premium build. However, the move to a completely new

Hardware Reviews

ROCKI: PLAY Review – Enable WiFi Streaming to any Speaker System

ROCKI: PLAY is a fantastic little product that was born as a result of a massively successful Kickstarter project, and I’m lucky enough to have gotten my hands on one

News and Rumors

OnePlus revealed as Cyanogen’s new partner, OnePlus One coming “first half of 2014″

The first smartphone to officially ship with CyanogenMod may have only come out at the end of the 2013, but Cyanogen Inc. has bigger plans and will be shipping its

News and Rumors

Nexus 5 now shipping with slightly altered physical appearance

Over at XDA Developers forum, some new owners of the Nexus 5, and those that returned theirs for defects, are reporting that their devices are slightly different from those that

News and Rumors

Galaxy Note 3 may come with 3GB of RAM

According to the latest spec rumors, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 may come with a full 3GB of RAM on board. As most devices are popping out currently on the

News and Rumors

Google Glass specs detailed: Full day battery, bone induction audio, 16GB flash storage

In lieu of Google’s preparation to launch their Glass Explorer units, the company has released the full set of specs for their first iteration. Specs include; Fit: Adjustable nosepads and durable frame fits

News and Rumors

Android Being Tested By U.S. Army For Future Combat Use

The U.S. Army is ready to put the power of the mobile device into the hands of it’s soldiers and in a nod to open architecture, they have chosen to

News and Rumors

Battery Life: It’s Holding Your Android Back

With CES behind us and CTIA fast approaching, one begins to think about the laundry list of impressive features being added to android handsets and tablets. Dual-core, HD display, HDMI, Wifi hotspot, 3D, Near Field Communication, ‘4G’…the list goes on and on. All features that you want, and need, on your android. Mobile technology and the android operating system have been growing at an amazing pace – think of how far we’ve come from October 2008. From Cupcake to Gingerbread: 5 different versions of android in just over two years – a new version every 5.4 months. What’s left you ask? The mobile battery!

News and Rumors

T-Mobile and Qik bring video chatting up a level.

Video chatting and Front Facing Cameras are still relatively new, and it’s still unclear whether or not everyone wants it. This causes a problem for software makers who want everyone

News and Rumors

New SDK from Liquidware Offers New Hardware Possibilities!

Amidst the talk of dishwashers, soap dispensers, tongue depressors, and who knows what else running Android, there seems to be a genuine ignorance for the Android Portable Media Player. We’ve seen

News and Rumors

Three Hardware Standards Android Handset Manufacturers Need to Implement

Since the debut of the T-Mobile G1 in October 2008, Android has grown exponentially.  The platform has progressed from 1.0 to 2.1, with high-end Android handsets being all the rage

News and Rumors

Can Hardware Keep Up With Android?

Since the G1 rolled out a year ago, there’s one question that continues to burn the cilia of my ear. “Does the phone lag?” Why does this bother me so

News and Rumors

Xperia Learns From Xperience

With the announcement of the Sony Ericsson’s Xperia X10, one can’t help but wonder why there aren’t more devices like it on the market today. True, it lacks the latest