The HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 currently rank as the most powerful smartphones on the market, but we knew that wouldn’t last long. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC isn’t shipping in any smartphones yet, but we expect to see the chip show up in a handful of phones and tablets starting ... Read More »
It’s been nearly two years since Verizon’s DroidLanding Twitter account, used to promote new Droid series devices using cheesy robotic language and B-movie quality special effects, has uttered a peep. Today, June 18, is the day we will remember as the day DroidLanding rose again.
We have absolutely no idea what the DroidLanding Twitter account ... Read More »
As if AT&T doesn’t have enough exclusives to drive customers away from other carriers and into their expensive (but well covered) arms, today the US carrier will start selling a red version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 for $199 on contract.
Talking to in-store reps can reveal a lot about what customers want. It may not be the most scientific approach when computing device sales, but it clearly illustrates what the consumers are buying and asking about. R.W. Baird’s William Power talked to reps of each of the four major US carriers to find out what ... Read More »
The Humble Bundle with Android is back in its 6th iteration, sporting a grand total of seven games. All games but one are cross platform, supporting Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. And the second best part? You pay what you want!
The package contains seven games, five of which have no pay limit. Aquaria, Fractal, ... Read More »
The Motorola X Phone is one of the hottest rumored devices on the planet. All sorts of crazy rumors have popped up about this device, and it’s been entertaining to say the least. Now the mysterious Motorola device has popped up in FCC filings for various carriers: AT&T (XT1058), Sprint (XT1056) and Verizon (XT1060). The ... Read More »
For those of you hoping Huawei would join in on the fun and release a stock Android “Google Edition” Ascend P6, let’s just get this out of the way right now: Huawei has no plans to participate in the Google Edition program.
Where Samsung, HTC and now Sony have all seen value in producing a ... Read More »
It seems HTC has finally settled on some solid brands. High-end offerings are marketed under the One line and the Desire line-up hosts entry-level devices. The latest member to the Desire family is the Desire 200, a phone that’s definitively low-end. It has a mixed design that resembles some of HTC’s older models but also ... Read More »
Samsung’s Premiere 2013 event is coming up, and they’re doing their best to keep people excited. And people should be excited, because we’ll be seeing some pretty cool devices there–some Android related, some not. The image is simple and quite attractive, but really doesn’t say much about the event. Luckily, we know quite a bit ... Read More »
The technology world is filled with start-ups formed around a new product or service. But it’s not often we see a new company that plans to go head-to-head with Samsung, Apple, HTC, Sony and all the other big players in the smartphone space. Michael Coombes and James Atkins, former executives at HTC, are planning to ... Read More »