Microsoft promised that AT&T would be getting an LTE version of their surface tablet/laptop/attempt at an all-in-one computing experience, and it looks like they’re making good on that vow.
The FCC passed a device that is most likely an LTE-packing Surface 2 that works with AT&T’s bands. Read more »
You heard that right, Bethesda is planning the next Doom game.
There aren’t many details about the release or any features, but if you pre-order Wolfenstein: The New Order, you’ll have access to the beta. Read more »
The Samsung Galaxy Core LTE’s visit to our office ends up with its full battery life test. The phone is oriented towards those seeking an LTE phone on a budget without compromising battery life. We’ll see if the Galaxy Core LTE fits the bill.
At least on paper, it appears this to be the case. The Galaxy Core LTE sports a 2,100mAh battery, which is more than decent for a 4.5″ qHD screen. However, we’re not sure it’ll be enough to cover the losses from the ageing Cortex-A9 CPU architecture, which isn’t as power efficient as its more modern rivals. Read more »
With MWC 2014 just around the corner, Samsung is taking the opportunity to take a few jabs at a manufacturer that has never attended the trade show: Apple. The Koreans have published two promo videos of its latest products, which point their superiority over the Apple-made rivals.
The first ad shows off the larger and higher resolution screen of the Galaxy Note 3 compared to the iPhone, while the second pits the new Galaxy Tab Pro against the iPad. Read more »
After opening up a beta for its Max data-saving app at the end of last year for US Android users, Opera is now broadening the reach of the app with a pre-registration for its upcoming beta for users in Western Europe as well.
You’ll need to download the app from the Google Play Store and then the app will queue you for the beta. Keep in mind that the beta will be given out on a first-come first-served basis so you better hurry. Read more »
Info on the Samsung Galaxy S5 camera keeps trickling in and while rumors don’t always agree, the upcoming flagship is starting to sound more and more interesting. The latest bit of info confirms the 16MP / 2160p camera and adds a list of camera modes and additional features.
The Galaxy S5 will reportedly have a capacitive button where shutter keys usually go (on the bottom right) called Side Touch. Read more »
Nokia’s Vine account joined in on the teasing of Nokia’s upcoming Mobile World Congress event. After yesterday’s teaser images from Weibo, today’s vine isn’t all that revealing but it uses the characteristic green that has become associated with the Nokia X A110 (Normandy).
Yesterday it was monkeys, today ducks. Where’s Nokia going with all the cartoony animals? Read more »
The latest figures from the Wall Street Journal show that Apple is starting to become more widespread in China. The world’s largest mobile market, China has long been the bastion of low-cost Android alternatives from Asian manufacturers like Huawei and Lenovo.
However Apple’s market share in China went up from 6% in Q3 of last year to 7% in Q4. This currently puts the Cupertino company 5th amongst smartphone vendors. Read more »
BlackBerry has just updated the BBM for Android app with support for the older Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
BBM for Android has been available for a while, but it is just now BlackBerry adds support for older version and devices. Read more »
The Nokia Treasure Tag is a small Bluetooth Low Energy brick that will keep you from losing your keys or your phone. It’s about the size of a matchbox, 30 x 30 x 10mm to be precise and weighs 13g.
The Treasure Tag has a squarish look and comes in several colors – it’s reminiscent of a Windows Phone live tile for a reason. Read more »
Just as planned, Microsoft has just launched the new OneDrive service – the renamed and updated SkyDrive. In case you need a refresh, Microsoft was forced to rename its cloud storage service after a trademark infringement. Now, the rebranded cloud storage service OneDrive got an updated version of its Android app
OneDrive is available to anyone – either existing or new user and the updated Android app brings brand new subscription services. Read more »
According to a report in USA Today, the upcoming refresh of the Samsung Galaxy Gear will boot Tizen OS. The Korean giant is widely expected to launch its next generation smartwatch alongside the Samsung Galaxy S5 next week, on February 24.
Reportedly, the upcoming smartwatch will feature new HTML5 version of Tizen. Read more »
LG has already scheduled a press event for February 24 – Day 1 of the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. According to the most recent teasers LG will be unveiling the LG G2 mini on the event.
Today LG released a teaser video called Knock Knock and Discover Tomorrow for this event. Read more »
The Mint Green Galaxy Note 3 Neo wasn’t the only new color flavor we found at the Samsung Forum 2014 in Bali. The original Galaxy Note 3 phablet had no less than three new paintjobs showcased – the Rose Gold White, Rose Gold Black and Merlot Red.
While the red Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the actually the only new base color, the accent Rose Gold editions deserve our attention as well. Read more »
We got to spend some time with Samsung Smartphone GamePad accessory and got some pictures as well as some impressions for you guys.
The GamePad wirelessly connects to any Android device from 4″ to 6.3″ and as you can see snuggles the Galaxy Note 3 pretty comfortably. It works over Bluetooth 4.0 and you can take advantage of the built-in NFC for easy pairing. The GamePad has two analogue sticks, one directional pad, four action keys, 2 trigger buttons on the top and a start select button. Read more »