The Samsung Galaxy Premier is the latest in the line of Samsung droids to undergo out battery test gauntlet, and the dual-core 1.5 GHz device showed some great battery endurance – especially in regards to video playback.
Lets take a look at how this mini powerhouse performs in other areas as well, including talk time and web browsing. Read more »
Dropbox, the current top dog in cloud storage solutions, is celebrating its 100 millionth account by offering free cloud storage to people who share their Dropbox story.
If yours is one of the top ten favorite stories, you will get 100 GB of cloud storage for life. If it makes it in the top one hundred favorites, then you get a consolation prize of 10 GB for life. Read more »
If you own a GoPro camera, then you’re familiar with its abilities to capture all the cool stuff you do on the go, and in full HD to boot.
The folks behind the GoPro HERO series cameras have just released an Android app which lets you control the camera from your Android-powered cell phone. Read more »
Following the release of the original Aakash tablet more than a year ago, UK-based Datawind hope to continue to make the cheapest tablet around with the Aakash 2.
The new tablet will run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich right out of box (a step up from the Froyo-based Aakash), and can be had for as little as $25 thanks to government subsidies which are imposed in India. Read more »
The latest stable release of the popular Chrome for Windows browser from Google now has full GPU acceleration enabled for video decoding.
Dedicated graphics chips draw considerably less power than CPUs when watching videos, which means that your laptop will last that much longer. Read more »
Just when you couldn’t get enough of Instagram, Facebook updates its main iOS app to use one of 13 filters when uploading a photo.
You can also rotate and crop your pictures before uploading them to your timeline. Read more »
Jolla, the Finnish startup composed of former Nokia employees working on the MeeGo mobile platform, will showcase its Sailfish OS in the third week of November.
Jolla CEO Jussi Hurmola also announced that we will know what the first Sailfish-running device will be – and when to expect it – by Christmas of this year. Read more »
In the U.S., Apple stores have achieved a type of mythical status by being able to generate more revenue per square foot than any other retail outlet, particularly because there are only 250 locations nationwide.
However, it seems that carriers, namely AT&T and Verizon, are shouldering the heavy load when it comes to iPhone sales. Read more »
Apple’s latest operating system version, iOS 6, has already made its way to over 60% of iPhones.
The new update has also made its way to roughly 45% of iPads and just below 40% of iPods since its release on September 19th. Read more »
The Acer Aspire S7 series ultrabooks are set to hit shelves on October 26.
All members of the new series contain Intel Ivy Bridge processors, and start at $1,200 for the 11 inch model. Read more »
No one likes it when they drop a smartphone, especially one as large and expensive as the Samsung Galaxy Note II.
But lord knows we all have a morbid fascination with seeing it happen to other people. Read more »
Japanese manufacturer Sharp has submitted a press release announcing it has started mass production of the first 5 inch Full HD display for mobiles.
The new displays will achieve an unprecedented pixel density of 443 ppi, which is over 100 ppi higher than highest currently available. Read more »
The new Kindle Paperwhite was hailed as being the best e-ink display on the market by Amazon during their release event for the latest generation of eBook readers last month.
Amazon have since released a video explaining the technology behind Paperwhite, which was reportedly 8 years in the making. Read more »
Google has updated their maps platform to include higher-detailed satellite imagery, as well as a new 45° view mode.
It has covered 51 cities initially, including the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy, and the State Capitol building in Austin, Texas. Read more »