The HTC One (M8) went live yesterday with a bigger 5″ 1080p display, better Snapdragon 801 processor and Duo Camera but there wasn’t anything in there about water resistance.
Yet a curious YouTuber decided to put the One (M8) to the test and dip it in water for over an hour and a half. The result? Well, the One (M8) did better than an iPhone in the test. Find the video inside. Read more »
President Obama is proposing a bill that will end the NSA’s current cell phone monitoring methods: namely bulk data collection.
This means that the NSA will no longer be able to have access to all people’s cell phone and call records at all times. The new bill propose a whole new slew of regulations. Read more »
Two of the UK’s biggest brick and mortar tech retailers, Dixons and Carphone Warehouse, are in talks to merge.
The deal would put 3,000 stores and 35,000 employees under one corporate umbrella. Read more »
It looks like the US Government’s suspicion of Huawei is deep-rooted.
Leaked NSA documents have made it pretty clear that the US security organization has been spying on the Chinese cell phone manufacturer for years. Read more »
LG has unveiled its first ever smart LED light bulbs. Called the LG Smart Bulb, it’s able to connect to Android 4.3+ and iOS 6+ devices using Wi-Fi, allowing you to control it from your smartphone or tablet.
The LG Smart Bulbs are low wattage with LG claiming they’ll run for more than a decade. The company has also baked some interesting features in the software controlling them. One of them is a security-oriented and turns the light on when you’re not home. Read more »
Oppo’s latest flagship phone, the Find 7, was recently announced, and it’s been revealed that the phone will come in two variants: both QHD and full HD versions.
There are some other differences between the two versions that extend past just their respective resolutions. Hit the break to find out what they are. Read more »
The Tamil Nadu tax department in India made claims as to the legitimacy of Nokia’s tax exemption status for certain devices and now Nokia has officially protested their claims.
The Finnish cell phone giant filed their protestation with the Madras High Court today. Read more »
Cloud storage is undoubtedly one of the best evolutions in the field of computers. The flexibility offered by this storage model is unmatched and the ever increasing demand for the storage space in the cloud has attracted big companies like Google, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft.
Among the brands contributing in this field, Box and Dropbox are the most recognized firms providing the cloud content management service. We have come across a pretty interesting infographic that explains how these brands are battling it out to stay ahead of the game. Read more »
The newest iPhone may be packed with some software that can help preserve the life of your battery.
Apple isn’t just going to throw in a switch that dims the lights on your screen or switches off your 4G either, what they’ve got planned is more in line with monitoring each individual’s specific cell phone usage behavior. Read more »
The guys over at OnePlus are nearing the launch of their One smartphone and are opening a contest that will allow one lucky participant to fly out to Hong Kong and be the first to touch the back of the phone.
In order to participate you’ll need to post one short video (15 seconds maximum) to Instagram or YouTube telling OnePlus how you feel about them. The most original entry will be selected and its author will win the prize. Read more »
Samsung is teasing a website-slash-service, which will launch as design.samsung.com. The video teaser shows a lot of Samsung design ques like the nature inspired Galaxy S3 body, which we’re seeing molded from liquid polycarbonate.
The website will launch on March 27 and will have Samsung-inspired design sections by the looks of the video. “Make it meaningful” looks to be the title of the project. Read more »
HTC’s current flagship smartphone, the HTC One might make an appearance in the upcoming superhero movie – Captain America: The Winter Soldier, according to a new promotional page on the company’s US website.
The newest promotional campaign from HTC might see Captain America using the HTC One as his personal gadget or we might see the smartphone having a small cameo in the upcoming movie. Read more »
Google is now offering additional Google Drive online storage space at more affordable prices.
The cuts are fairly significant and certainly offer you more bang for your buck. Read more »
Amazon UK already raised the price of its Prime service, but that was done with a big Kindle Fire price cut to soften the blow. Users in the US will have to take it on the chin – Prime will cost $100, up from $80, in a week.
Amazon announced this with a banner on its home page that looks like Prime is being discounted $20 for the next seven days. Read more »
This isn’t your regular technology topic that you’re used to reading on our Blog, but this is epic. Arnold Schwarzenegger owns a tank and wants you to help him crush stuff with it. How cool is that?
The ex-Governor of California runs a charity campaign and everyone who donates a minimum of $10 is eligible to win an unforgettable day with Arnold and his tank. Read more »