HTC officially confirmed that the One (M8) features benchmark score-boosting High Performance Mode. The word arrived hot on the heels of yesterday’s story about the inflated AnTuTu scores of the Android flagship.
In a response to an inquiry made by CNET, HTC confirmed that its engineers optimize the device to produce the highest possible performance in certain scenarios, including benchmark tests. Read more »
The Evutec Karbon SP Series case for iPhone 5s blends style and strength in a lightweight body with DuPont Kevlar construction. The snap-on cover sits on top of the manufacturer’s lineup of iPhone cases.
Based in Walnut, California, Evutec Corporation makes smartphone and tablet accessories made from advanced composite and recyclable materials. The company’s philosophy is to unite ecology and technology. Read more »
After months of rumors and speculation, Microsoft Office for iPad got officially released. The productivity suite is available in the App Store as three separate apps – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
As initially expected, editing documents on an Apple iPad with the new app will require Microsoft Office 365 subscription. Read more »
HTC will make BlinkFeed available to other Android devices. The app will soon be available in the Google Play store.
HTC delivered the news in the most understated fashion. Read more »
The ATH-CKX9iS headphones are the top in-ear model in Audio-Technica’s SonicFuel range. The headset aims to offer superior comfort and sound quality in today’s highly saturated, ultra-competitive sub-$100 price range.
Established in Tokyo in 1962, Audio-Technica is one of the most storied designers and manufacturers of audio equipment. The company’s headphones’ lineup ranges from sub-$20 earbuds, all the way to $1,000+ closed-back over-ear, audiophile-centric headphones. Read more »
The Truffol Signature case for the iPhone 5s is an unusual value proposition on the market for luxury cases. Available in three different versions, the two-piece cover is made from premium materials such as aluminum, Italian leather, and different types of exotic wood.
Founded by people with luxury watch industry background, Truffol combines modern craftsmanship and traditional materials. Read on to find out if it the case is worthy of dressing up your iPhone 5s. Read more »
Instagram for Android received a major update. Version 5.1 of the popular photo sharing app brings a host of improvements including revamped UI and snappier overall performance.
The new Instagram for Android will now load twice as fast thanks to reduced size and the aforementioned optimized performance. Read more »
The battery-packing Microsoft Surface Power Cover with full QWERTY keyboard is now available for pre-order in the Microsoft Store. Deliveries of the handy accessory for the Windows slate are set to begin this month, on March 19.
The Power Cover is priced at the far from unsubstantial $199.99. Read more »
HTC released yet another teaser video for the upcoming All New One. Like the duo of clips which preceded it, the latest one is focused on a specific feature of the upcoming smartphone.
Hot on the heels of a teaser image from earlier this week, the new video brings the spotlight on the device’s camera. Read more »
LG released a rather bizarre ad for its curved G Flex phablet. The head-scratching video clip aims to accentuate the natural curve of the device, as well as its self-healing capability.
The ad goes to great lengths to convince the viewer that the device is “the most human phone”. Read more »
The House of Marley Legend sits on top of the company’s range of in-ear headphones. Like the rest of the manufacturer’s Bob Marley-inspired product range, the flagship headset it crafted from Earth-friendly materials, coupled with superior attention to detail.
About a year ago, I spent quality time with the House of Marley Zion in-ear headphones which left a good impression thanks to their natural bass. With a price tag twice as large, the Legend enters a market segment which is inhabited by properly heavy hitters. Read on to find out if the headset lives up to the expectations. Read more »
Hot on the heels of yesterday’s leaked details, Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 appeared yet again. This time around Siri’s upcoming rival showed up in a brief video.
Slightly over two minutes long, the video shows how Cortana is set up. Read more »
Hot on the heels of the video clip from earlier today, HTC released another teaser for the All New One. Published on the company’s official social network channels, the image offers more than subtle hint at the upcoming device’s dual camera setup.
As you can see above, the teaser image shows a collage of photos and the number 253 (the release date for the device is March 25). Read more »
After leaking out yesterday, the Samsung Chromebook 2 got officially announced. The Chrome OS notebook will be available in April with a choice of 11.6” or 13.3” display.
Powered by an Exynos 5 Octa processor, the Samsung Chromebook 2 features the same stitched faux leather look as the Korean giant’s latest Android smartphones and tablets. Read more »
Details and screenshots of the upcoming Cortana virtual assistant for Windows Phone made the rounds. Microsoft’s answer to Siri will debut with Windows Phone 8.1.
Cortana is tipped to replace the Bing search functionality in Windows Phone 8.1. Read more »