When the LG D820 passed through the FCC last week, we were certain the device would turn out to be the long-rumored Nexus 5. Not only did the specs match the rumors, but there was a rear shell for the device pictured in the FCC filing that matched leaked photos of ... Read More »
Full HD displays with vibrant colors and dense pixel counts are glorious, but they wreak havoc on battery life. Some manufacturers have tried to cram monster batteries into devices or have developed swappable battery packs, portable chargers, wireless chargers and solar-powered chargers. The fact of the matter is that battery and fuel cell technology is ... Read More »
When the Nexus 7 2013 was launched, Google decided to go with a Qualcomm processor instead of sticking with NVIDIA’s Tegra platform. Whether it was a mistake or not is a discussion for another day, but NVIDIA had to do something to promote its Tegra 4 processor for various devices. Part of that effort manifested ... Read More »
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Yesterday, Sony unveiled the Xperia Z1, an Android smartphone with a 20.7 megapixel imaging sensor and a G Lens developed specifically for the phone by the company’s imaging group. We’ll have to wait and see how image quality from the Xperia Z1 stacks up against that of the Nokia Lumia 1020, but it’s safe to ... Read More »
Today, Samsung announced their Galaxy Gear smartwatch to the masses. While it is an awesome device, it has an AMOLED display that times out after a while and needs to be turned on. Also, its battery life is ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has arrived. While the device is a good replacement for last year’s Note II, Samsung has made it clear that the Note 3 will be one of the most important Android devices of the fall. The improved spec sheet puts the Note II to shame, but how does it stack ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 was Samsung’s first attempt at making a Note tablet, complete with S Pen and an early and buggy version of Multi Window. It was a high-end device for its time, but for many, it was quickly forgotten. Its subsequent updates completely changed the software and made it an amazing device, ... Read More »
Samsung has just taken the wraps off the Galaxy Gear smartwatch during the Unpacked event, and it is definitely a bit different than what we have seen in the leaks.
The Gear doesn’t look too large; with a 1.63-inch Super AMOLED screen, it should fit on most wrists without overwhelming them. It has ... Read More »
With any new product comes risks. Google Glass is an always-on camera that’s ready to take a photo wherever you are. Because it’s wearable, it can be used in private places. Which makes it a privacy concern. Not so much because it can invade our privacy (many devices easily can), but because it’s new and ... Read More »
Sony finally officially showed off their poorly kept secret, the new QX Smart Lenses, at IFA this morning. We’ve seen plenty of them already, but just to remind you these are lenses that you can pair with your smartphone to offer a dramatically improved camera experience.
The first two members of the line ... Read More »