I’ve always been fascinated by phones like the Vertu devices. They were so high end, with gold plating and diamonds and leather, yet they were essentially dumb phones up until recently. And even now, the specs would make any techie chuckle to themselves and offer to melt it down to sell for scrap. We’ve also ... Read More »
The HTC One X in Europe has already been updated to Android 4.2.2, but Vodafone Australia has revealed that another update is in the works. This update would give the phone the same Sense 5.5 features that will hit the HTC One when it is updated to Android 4.3 later this month.
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Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap on new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but this column is dedicated to new games you can install and start playing right now. Check out our top picks and let us know if you have any suggestions for next ... Read More »
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With the announcement of the iPhone 5S, Apple introduced their newest mobile processor: the A7. The Apple A7 processor is special in the fact that it’s 64 bit, which is quite impressive in a mobile phone. Is it necessary? It’s arguable, since 64 bit processors come with advantages and disadvantages. However, Samsung is looking to ... Read More »
Earlier, we reported that Samsung has figured out a way to enable all eight cores in its Exynos 5 Octa at one time. Heterogeneous Multi-Processing, or HMP, would assign low level tasks to the smaller A7 cores, while bigger tasks such as ... Read More »
While the FCC apparently needs some training on how to take pictures of smartphones, they do offer us the clearest shots yet of the back of what could be the Nexus 5. Phonescoop uncovered these images buried within some filings pertaining to the now released Verizon LG G2, but no one would confuse ... Read More »
The Moto X is unquestionably the flagship device for Motorola this fall. The device is launching on virtually every carrier and is benefiting from hundreds of millions in advertising. However, the Verizon DROID line that kept Motorola in the game for the last several years lives on and is now the exclusive domain ... Read More »
New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of new entries on the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the attention they deserve. We’ve shown in the past that this community can discover great apps and launch them to new heights. Our weekly column Fresh Meat highlights new apps ... Read More »
The LG G2 is now available in the US and can be purchased from T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T. Pricing for the LG G2 falls into the traditional $199.99 on-contract range at Verizon and AT&T, while T-Mobile customers will have to drop $603.99 to purchase the phones outright or pay the $99 down-payment with monthly installment plan.
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The Kindle Fire tablets have been quite popular in the Android world, at one point dominating tablet sales. Their value was incredible, considering that Amazon sold them at loss. However, it has been a while since their release, and you could say that the hardware is getting a bit dated. Luckily, the details on the ... Read More »