After treating us to a mighty good Samsung Galaxy S4 concept last year, the folks from Rozetked repeated the exercise with the yet to be announced Galaxy S5. A hands-on video showcasing a concept of Samsung’s next generation smartphone flagship made the rounds on YouTube.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 concept is based on rumors which have been circulating around the web. Read more »
According to a report in Korean media, Samsung has sold 40 million tablets in 2013. The number falls right in line with the manufacturer’s expectations which were revealed during an analyst day in November.
Samsung has reportedly sold 12 million tablets over the past three months alone. Read more »
Hot on the heels of its Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra siblings, the Wi-Fi-only Sony Xperia Tablet Z got treated to an update to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Carrying the model number 10.4.B.0.577, the new OS version is now seeding to devices around the world.
With a size of 792MB, the update for the Sony Xperia Tablet Z is quite substantial. Read more »
LG announced that it will bring the Knock feature to the L Series II family of smartphones. Formerly known as KnockON, the useful gesture allows users to turn their smartphone on by tapping on its display twice.
The second generation LG L Series devices will get treated to the feature via a global maintenance release update. Read more »
BlackBerry’s popular BBM instant messaging app will come preinstalled on LG smartphones. The Canadian company announced a bundling agreement with LG which will include standard and virtual preloading of the app.
The LG G Pro Lite will be the first smartphone to have BBM out of the box. Read more »
Pebble announced a dedicated app store for its popular smartwatch. The Pebble app store will be available in early 2014, and will integrate seamlessly into the dedicated Pebble app for iOS and Android devices, thus becoming the one-stop shop for installing applications on your smartwatch.
The Pebble app store will feature seven different categories. Read more »
LG unveiled the Chromebase – an all-in-one 21” desktop running Google’s feather-light Chrome OS. The device will be showcased next month, during CES 2014 in Las Vegas.
The LG Chromebase is powered by Intel’s fourth generation Celeron CPU. Read more »
The original Tomb Raider is now available for iOS devices. The legendary video game title is offered in the App Store for the highly acceptable 99 cents.
The developer behind the release, Square Enix, promises the full Lara Croft experience which took the gaming world by storm in 1996. Read more »
The popular Pebble smartwatch received Windows Phone support via a third-party solution called Pebble Watch Pro. Created by Bad Planet Software, the application is geared towards Windows Phone 8 devices.
Despite not offering the full experience, the unofficial WP app allows users to receive a number of useful alerts from their device to a Pebble smartwatch. Read more »
Like its siblings designed for tablets, the DODOcase HARDcover for the iPhone 5s combines retro looks with modern functionality. The case features a book-like, high-quality fabric exterior which is offered in an overwhelming variety of colors, including ones chosen by the user.
Hand-made in San Francisco using traditional book-binding techniques, DODOcase’s products preserve the age-old craft by bringing its charm to the tech world. Here’s what the HARDcover for the iPhone 5s has to offer! Read more »
Hot on the heels of yesterday’s update to the Android version, Google announced that it will soon automatically display Gmail images in the body of the emails by default. The feature will be available on the web version of the email client, as well as its iOS and Android counterparts.
The new Gmail functionality is possible thanks to an improvement in the way Google handles images. Read more »
Sony launched a dual USB flash drive, designed specifically for the needs of memory-deprived Android smartphone and tablet users. The gadget combines a full USB 2.0 port and a microUSB connector into a compact, sleek-looking body.
The new Sony flash drive offers USB on-the-go functionality (OTG) for devices running Android 4.0.3 and up. Read more »
Google pushed an update to Gmail for Android which brought several welcome new features to the table. They include vacation auto responders, enhanced attachment functionality, as well as the ability to print straight from your device’s email client.
The vacation auto responder in Gmail for Android works just as expected. Read more »
Google launched an official Folio case for the Nexus 7. The cover is now available to order alongside the freshly released, white color version of the slate at the Google Play Store in the United States for $49.99.
Available in black or red, the Nexus 7 folio features bumper-style design with a trifold magnetic cover. Read more »
Pandora for iOS got treated to an update which brought alarm clock functionality. The new feature complements the previously added sleep timer function of the popular music streaming app.
The Pandora for iOS alarm clock feature allows users to wake up to the tune of their favorite music station. Read more »