Apple unveiled their new line of iPhones today, and there were absolutely no surprises. Both the iPhone 5S and 5C each have their own merits and new features. But many of those features seemed all too familiar to us Android users. Did Apple source all their inspiration from other companies?
It seems at times that our beloved Android ecosystem is improving with each passing day. As the tech world moves rapidly onward to greater heights, sometimes it’s nice to look back and see exactly how far we’ve come. So, this Sunday, let’s get our nostalgia on and take a look back at a few fallen ... Read More »
When Google announced that Android 4.4, KitKat, would be coming soon, a video was posted to the company YouTube showing a Googler photographing the new KitKat statue with an unreleased Nexus device. Since then, the rumor mills have been going wild. Some have speculated that, because of the overall shape and camera placement, ... Read More »
Yesterday, HTC posted the shortened Robert Downey JR #HTChange “Hipster Troll Carwash” commercial they’ve been airing on TV to YouTube, and the reaction seems to be overwhelmingly good. Which is a little surprising.
A little over two years ago now, in the summer of 2011, there was balance in the smartphone industry.
Two of the biggest companies selling phones at the time took an integrated approach to their user experience. Apple, who was still growing at a seemingly unstoppable rate, and RIM, whose days were starting to look ... Read More »
It’s been a challenge to find an Android smartphone that packs the perfect combination of size and specs. For me, the Moto X very well may be that balanced device. While the Moto X may hold up on paper to the Galaxy S 4 and HTC One, it has been just as good in my ... Read More »
This week, I’ve been musing on what drives tech manufacturers to innovate. Knee-jerk reaction is that it’s to make money and sell more devices, duh. But what consumer needs do these new innovations appeal to? My answer: the need to be lazy.
Hear me out! What some may call efficiency or convenience, I chalk up ... Read More »
If you haven’t been living under a rock for the last 24 hours, you’ve no doubt heard by now that Google’s VP, Android Project Management, Hugo Barra, has set sail for China to work for the company behind MIUI. We won’t delve into exactly how or why it happened in this piece, but instead examine ... Read More »
The back to school season is in full swing. High school and college students are on a buying spree to find all the supplies they need for the 2013 school year. While pencils, pens notebooks and a good backpack may be what most people think of this time of year, we happen to believe that ... Read More »