HP announced the budget-friendly SlateBook PC. The 14” notebook runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out of the box and will ship in sleek-looking black color scheme with yellow accents.
The HP SlateBook PC is powered by NVIDIA Tegra 4 SoC with 1.8GHz quad-core CPU. Read more »
New week, new weekend poll and this one is sort of epic. The LG G3 is upon us, flaunting its QHD 5.5″ display in the faces of the competition. What competition you ask? Naturally, the Samsung Galaxy S5, Sony Xperia Z2, HTC One (M8) and, for good measure, the Oppo Find 7.
You don’t need us to convince you that this one is hard to miss on. Your anticipation in the polls is going to give us an idea how you feel towards the LG G3. So, without further ado, let’s kick things off. Read more »
Our review of the Sony Xperia M2 is live at our homepage and it’s time we share the full battery breakdown with you. The Xperia M2 has a 4.8″ display that needs to be lit up, but it also comes with a energy-efficient Snapdragon 400 chipset and a big enough 2,300 mAh Li-Ion battery unit.
We’ve already seen the 6″ Xperia T2 Ultra, also powered by the Snapdragon 400 SoC, do great in our battery test, so we’ve expected decent results from the Xperia M2 too. Without further ado, here are our battery impressions. Read more »
Motorola Moto E has just arrived at our office bringing KitKat experience on the cheap. Google’s latest version of the OS lowered Android’s minimal system requirements thus retiring the good ol’ Gingerbread.
So, the Moto E is running on a low-end Snapdragon 200 chipset with a dual-core Cortex-A7 processor and 1GB of RAM. This should be more than enough to handle the Android 4.4 KitKat hassle-free on the 4.3″ qHD display. Read more »
The results of last week’s HTC One Mini 2 against the compact smartphone legion poll is now ready and it’s time to see how you voted. Just as a reminder, we saw HTC’s latest mini smartphone face the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, LG G2 Mini, Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and the new 4G version of the selling-like-hot-cakes Motorola Moto G.
Overall, the results aren’t all that shocking, for the most part. However, there’s a twist at the end, which we didn’t really expect. Read more »
This was bound to happen at some point in time, but what’s surprising is it has happened even before the actual market launch. The guys at UBreakIfix have got their hands on the Korean G3 and have given it a teardown treatment.
The teardown reveals that the LG G3 can be easy taken apart and according to the folks who ripped the G3, there are only 14 screws that hold LG’s flagship smartphone together. Read more »
When Blackberry announced that its popular messaging service was going to be made available for both iOS and Android, it received a lot of downloads and a few updates but…there hasn’t been much other news about the appl.
BBM hasn’t exactly been on the cell phone news radar as of late, but the latest update for Android may usher in a bunch of new users. Read more »
We’re hard at work on our full review of the LG G3, but in the meantime we’ve taken the 13MP shooter out for a spin.
The LG G3 features a proprietary phase/detection laser autofocus sensor, image stabilization, and dual tone flash. But is it all its hyped up to be? Take a look and decide for yourself. Read more »
The LG G3 is one beautiful device in person, but is not yet available in stores where you can experience it for yourselves. And there’s plenty to experience, like five different color options – Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Burgundy Red and Moon Violet.
While not as good as seeing them in person, here’s an image that shows all five colors doing the 360. Read more »
LG touts the camera on its just-announced G3 flagship as its best yet, thanks to its optical image stabilization, 2160p video recording, and even slow motion video recording.
We’ve got our own samples taken with our in-house LG G3, so you can get a firsthand look at just how capable the camera is. Read more »
There have been murmurs and mumblings about Microsoft’s smartwatch which has reportedly been in development since last year, and a new report indicates that the Seattle-based tech giant may make their upcoming wearable play nice with multiple platforms.
Big M’s smartwatch will purportedly work with Windows Phones, as well and Android and iOS devices and will also measure your heart rate and push the data to your handset of choice. Read more »
Three new short commercials popped up on Samsung’s official YouTube channel today. They are all about the Galaxy S5 flagship, but it is nowhere to be found in the videos.
The three short videos are quite different from the promos Samsung has been pushing lately. Instead of super expensive, out of this world videos, those look like they are made with a limited budget, but a lot of inspiration. Read more »
Blender-based ads have become a genre of their own over the past few years but Asus is trying to break the mold by advertising the products being blended rather than the blender itself.
So, what do you get when you blend together a smartphone, a tablet and a laptop? Read more »
Google is releasing info and video tutorials for developers to get them ready for the Android Wear platform. One of the recent tutorials details how notifications on a wearable will be richer than the ones in the notification area of your phone.
Android Wear notifications will feature pages – side-swipeable screens that will offer additional info and functionality. Read more »
Google recently updated the stock camera app in Android with a completely redesigned version. Unfortunately, the update got rid of half the features in the camera app, and it didn’t have a lot to begin with.
The latest update attempts to fix that but doesn’t really try too hard. One of the features that was taken away and is back now is self timer. You can now choose from 3 or 10 seconds timer options. The white balance option is still missing and you can forget about having things like ISO, shutter speed and metering options. Read more »