Headphones have been the staple of many a smartphone retail package for quite some time now, so when a manufacturer decides to throw in a premium offering into the mix, we had to take notice.
The Sony MDR-NC31E digital noise cancellation headset is packaged as part of certain Sony Xperia Z2 premium bundles, and are designed to take advantage of the smartphone’s built-in noise cancellation features to offer a very robust listening experience. Join us as we take a brief look at just how capable they are in our latest flash review. Read more »
After our last weekend poll and hot off the heels of our extensive comparison review, we’re ready to hear what you have to say about the latest pair of Android flagships out of Korea: the LG G3 vs. the Samsung Galaxy S5.
Make your voice heard and cast your vote on which is better in five distinct categories: design, screen, user interface, still photo and video image quality. Vote now! Read more »
The results of our last week’s poll are in. Back then, we asked you to cast your votes and choose the winner between the Sony Xperia Z2 and the HTC One (M8) in a number of different areas.
And so you did! The Sony Xperia Z2 is enjoying quite the fan base and it effortlessly tackled the HTC One (M8) in a few of the polls. In fact, all of the polls were won by Sony’s flagship, but some of the wins didn’t come as easily. Let’s see what happened in detail. Read more »
The Samsung Galaxy K zoom is about to hit the market and we are getting ready to start our review. It is Samsung’s fourth camera/phone hybrid.
Following in the steps of the Galaxy S4 Zoom and the Galaxy Camera series, it offers a retractable 10x zoom lens on the back of what appears to be a regular Android smartphone.
Only this time around, the balance seems tipped more towards the smartphone than the camera. Read more »
Google announced the smartwatch-ready Android Wear platform in March with LG And Motorola immediately confirmed as the first two manufacturers to embrace it. Those two are expected to finally completely detail their offerings at the Google I/O developer conference that begins next week. However, a new report now suggests that they will be joined on stage by what is currently the biggest player in the smartwatch game – Samsung.
According to CNET sources familiar with the matter, Samsung is planning to launch its own Android Wear-running smartwatch at the event. Read more »
After years of preparation, after many a tablet and various service unveiling, Amazon finally unveiled its first hand at a phone – the Fire Phone. The event took place in home-town Seattle and the venue was made a stage for innovation and differentiation.
Amazon’s event yesterday wasn’t available for watching live but it’s up online now. And if you’re just getting up and having your first coffee of the day, you can watch Jeff Bezos show off the Fire Phone after the break. Read more »
It looks like Apple’s mobile devices are getting a lot of love from Adobe today. In addition to announcing Lightroom Mobile for the iPhone, Adobe has also made Ink & Slide and Photoshop Mix for the iPad.
Ink & Slide are a pair of image editing accessories that’ll give you a whole new way to use Photoshop on your iPad. Photoshop Mix is a photo gallery app that comes with a few neat features. Read more »
The much talked-about OnePlus One smartphone was given the iFixit treatment. The folks from the popular repair manual website disassembled a top of the line 64GB version of the CyanogenMod device.
As usual, the iFixit teardown gives us a close look at the OnePlus One’s internals. Read more »
As usual major phone announcements come with lots of multimedia to go along with the product information. Tonight’s Amazon Fire Phone unveiling was no different.
In case you are itching see the Fire Phone in action, we dug up 3 minute’s worth of B-roll material that shows plenty of it. Enjoy! Read more »
Xiaomi has plans to enter ten new markets this year, and India seems to be among the first of those. The Chinese smartphone maker with a cult-like following has started teasing its presence in India today.
There’s a new section for India on Xiaomi’s official website, and the company has even opened a new Facebook page for its Indian operations. Read more »
A few days ago a guy made a video showing him dipping his OnePlus One in shallow water for a few seconds, after which he immediately concluded that the phone is waterproof and the internet simply chose to believe him, as it is ought to.
To set the record straight, Android Police contacted OnePlus regarding the phone, and the company confirmed that the phone indeed is not waterproof and any damage caused due to water won’t be covered by the warranty. Read more »
One of the most noteworthy features of the Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G is its beefy 3,990 mAh battery. The Chinese manufacturer boasts that the phablet has battery big enough to charge other phones too via a dedicated cable.
The current champion of our battery test, Nokia Lumia 1520 managed achieved the whopping endurance rating of 107h with a 3,400 mAh battery and more demanding hardware on board. As a result, our expectations towards the Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G are quite high. Read more »
With the weekend now in full swing, we’re reaching out for your opinion in our traditional poll format. We’re pitting another pair of 2014 Android flagships against one another – the Sony Xperia Z2 and the HTC One (M8).
We’ve already compared the two at length in our in-depth shootout, and now it’s time to cast your vote in which one of these is the better one in five distinct categories: design, screen, user interface, still photo and video image quality. Read more »
Last week we asked you which you like best – the Sony Xperia Z2 or the Samsung Galaxy S5. The poll featured several categories – design, screen, user interface and still and video quality and now we have the results ready.
It turns out that the Xperia Z2 has a bigger fan base and you guys picked it as winner on more categories than its rival. Let’s see the breakdown. Read more »
So the OnePlus One is pretty much the internet’s favorite phone now, and it looks like there’s another reason to love it.
It’s water resistant. Hit the jump to check out the video below. Read more »