Google has been tweaking its Android apps with the Material Design philosophy and some radical changes are in pipeline. For instance, a new build of YouTube app hints that Google will axe the famous Hamburger menu button.
The Android design guidelines always referred the Hamburger style menu as the Navigation Drawer. Read more »
HTC introduced the fitness and health focused app Fun Fit alongside its flagship smartphone One M9. Loaded with several helpful features, the application is now available for free from the Google Play store.
HTC has tailored the Fun Fit with a Sense-like fee, coupled with basic features for health and fitness tracking. Read more »
I was recently cleaning up my old room at my parents’ and I happened to find my first ever mobile phone – the Nokia 3210. It brought back many memories. It was a reminder of a completely different time, where the phones were not the tools we are used to play with today.
I was in high school, just a 15-years old kid, when my father told me it was about time I got a mobile phone of my own. It was the best day in my life as I thought back then. My mother already had a Benefon Dragon, while my father was very happy with his Sony CMD J70. But guess what I wanted…A Nokia 3310. Read more »
You may be excused for not being familiar with Archos but the French phone maker has made itself relevant in the markets it operates on with tablets that offer great hardware at very low price points. The company makes more than tablets though – there are also a lot of phones, and the Archos 50 Diamond is their best.
The 50 Diamond is a minimalist smartphone with clean design and a flamboyant lime paint job. It offers a balanced set of abilities that will ensure a reasonable price point and more than reasonable performance. Read more »
Users in the United Kingdom will be able to try out Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge from tomorrow onwards. The smartphone power couple will be available to purchase on April 10.
The hot flagship smartphones will be on display in Samsung Experience Stores throughout the UK. Read more »
Gameloft has released the fifth installment of the popular hack-n-slash Dungeon Hunter series. The new Dungeon Hunter 5 is free to download and play with in-app purchases.
Set in the mythical Kingdom of Valentia, this RPG game – Dungeon Hunter 5 takes places right after a large fleet of demons is stopped from invading the yards. The new game brings same controls with single-player campaign mode along with co-op and multiplayer modes. Read more »
Fancy an Iron Man-themed Samsung Galaxy S6 edge? You might soon be in luck as concept renders of the hot flagship smartphone dressed in the livery of Marvel’s Avengers made the rounds on the web.
The images reveal the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge with a color scheme that matches an Avengers team member. Read more »
Asus released a brand new promo video of the ZenFone 2. The characterful mid-range handset was officially priced in its native Taiwan a couple of days ago.
Unsurprisingly, the video focuses on the stellar hardware that the Asus ZenFone 2 has to offer. Read more »
Xiaomi has had quite a lot of success in India, with the subcontinent now being the company’s second biggest market after China, when it comes to sales. So naturally it’s thinking about expanding in India even more.
We’ve already heard that Xiaomi wants to start manufacturing phones in India in the future, but now it’s surfaced that it’s also going to open 100 “experience stores” throughout its territory. Read more »
Self-repair masters at iFixit took it upon themselves to check and see if the new 11″ and 13″ MacBook Air models, announced a few days ago alongside the 12″ MacBook, have brought any alterations in construction and repairability. As it turns out, other than the obvious updates in hardware, not much has changed, and even the model numbers have remained the same.
What the iFixit crew found most interesting is that even in this new generation Airs Apple has opted for non-adhered batteries, somewhat facilitating user-repair. Read more »
The freshly announced Huawei MediaPad X2 got priced in Europe. Amazon has listed the 7” tablet with phone cellular network connectivity in Germany and Italy.
In Germany, the MediaPad X2 costs €349 for a 16GB model with 2GB of RAM in silver. Read more »
Microsoft has released a new March System Update for its Xbox One gaming console. The new System Update brings plethora of system improvements along with couple of interesting features.
Gamers can now take screenshot any time while playing their game by hitting Y button. Alternatively, the gamers can simply speak “Xbox, take a screenshot.” to save a screenshot and all these screenshots can be managed by a new Upload app. Read more »
At its “Spring forward” event today, Apple boasted it sold its 700 millionth iPhone smartphone. In fact, according to Tim Cook, iPhone sales are surpassing global smartphone sales rate on a year-over-year basis.
iPhones are growing 49% year-over-year, while the rest of the industry does so at 26%. According to analyst company KGI, Apple sold over 73 million iPhone 6 units just last quarter. Read more »
A much-appreciated feature of Samsung’s smartphone lineup, the user-replaceable battery, has been sacrificed in the recently announced Galaxy S6 / S6 edge pair for the benefit of premium build. It’s not all lost, however, and with the right tools and attitude the cell can be substituted.
In an ironic move by the Korean company, a battery replacement procedure is detailed in the user manual, after being explicitly stated that it’s meant for your service provider. Read more »
Amidst the Mobile World Congress frenzy, we asked you what’s the hottest flagship of the event. The choice was between the HTC One M9, Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. And the winner is the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge!
Samsung’s dual-curved smartphone won by a long shot, leaving the HTC One M9 second and the Galaxy S6 third. Read more »