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First Nokia Lumia 928 teardown surfaces

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Nokia announced its Lumia 928, a beefed up version of its Lumia 920 smartphone just a few days ago. The Nokia Lumia 928, which is designed exclusively for Verizon, has been torn down and the disassembled images reveal the internal architecture of the smartphone.

The teardown of the Nokia Lumia 928 shows a different design than that of the Lumia 920. Read more »

‘Karateka Classic’ for iOS and Android game review

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Last year we reviewed the new Karateka game on iOS. It was a remake of the 1984 game that was originally released for the Apple II. The original game has a cult following and although the 2012 remake was a decent effort it didn’t quite have the charm of the original.

Now Jordan Mechner, the developer who created the original game and worked on the remake, has released a port of the 1984 game for iOS and Android. Called Karateka Classic, the game is a blast from the past that lets you relive the classic gameplay on your modern smartphone or tablet. Let us take a closer look at it. Read more »

Sony Xperia ZR gets its own charging dock

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Sony recently unveiled the younger sibling of Xperia Z, the Xperia ZR smartphone. And much like its bigger brother, Sony Xperia ZR will get its own charging dock.

The charging dock DK28 provides an easier way to charging your smartphone without actually needing to open the micro USB protective covers. Read more »

The Sony Xperia L pays us a visit, poses for the camera

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The Sony Xperia L is Sony’s latest effort in the lower midrange market, bringing a very decent set of features for under 250 euro – a combo bound to get it quite a lot of attention.

Among its key selling points is Android Jelly Bean 4.1, an 8 MP snapper, dual-core Krait processor, 4.3″ display in a regular-sized body and expandable storage. Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Fame battery test complete, numbers are inside

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Having just wrapped up our full review of the Samsung Galaxy Fame, we’re ready to share with you the results of our extensive battery performance test.

The Fame is the latest budget-range offering from Samsung, featuring a specs sheet that is far from impressive, but an Android Jelly Bean build that should hopefully result in increased performance from the 1300 mAh battery compared to last years’ Gingerbread devices. Let’s take a look. Read more »

Sony gives the Xperia Tablet Z the pure Android treatment, says Xperia ZL is next

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Tailoring AOSP Jelly Bean to run on the Xperia Z just wasn’t enough for Sony and now the company is boasting the Xperia Tablet Z to be getting the same treatment.

The Tablet Z also joins the Xperia S, which was the first to get a pure Android version from Sony. Now developers and ROM makers can benefit from the open kernel sources and configuration files. Read more »

Adobe Photoshop Express is now available in the Windows Store for all Windows 8 and RT users

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Adobe has officially launched its Photoshop Express on-the-go photo editing tool for Windows 8 and RT users.

Photoshop Express comes with the ability to crop, straighten, rotate, flip, remove red eye and other basic functions. The auto-fix feature in the app allows you to adjust brightness, exposure and shadows in one-touch. Read more »

NVIDIA Shield up for pre-order, ships by the end of June

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NVIDIA announced its project Shield handheld gaming console and the company released the full specifications and the pricing details just a few days ago. Now, the console is up for pre-order on NVIDIA’s website and you can also adopt the gadget from Gamestop, Newegg and Canada Computer.

NVIDIA Shield sports a 5-inch 720p touchscreen and is powered by a Tegra 4 chipset that packs four Cortex-A15 cores, a power saving core and a mobile GeForce GPU. Read more »

Apple reduces iPad Mini’s display orders, hints at decline in shipments

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Apple has reduced its orders for display panels from AU Optronics, the company that supplies the panels for the iPad Mini. The firm will now ship only 2.5 million to 2.8 million units in the second quarter, which is down from 4 million shipped in the first quarter.

According to a report from DigiTimes, Apple is cutting its orders due to a slowdown in iPad Mini shipments for the rest of the second quarter. Read more »

Specs and a photo of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 leak online

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 lineup has been established recently with the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 announcement. Since then we saw quite a few leaks about the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and Galaxy Tab 3 10.1.

Today’s leak is quite spicy, as it brings all keys specs of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and even gives us a glimpse of the slate’s design. Read more »

Yahoo considers acquiring Tumblr for $1 billion

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Yahoo is the second most popular search engine on the web (according to Alexa.com) but has had issues in the last couple of years to stay relevant. Among its top problems is its aging demographic, which contributes to the company’s lack of coolness. Yahoo’s Chief Financial Officer Ken Goldman even admitted this, saying the company has to make itself cool again, something it “got away from for a couple of years”.

Sources, allegedly close to both sides claim that Yahoo has been in “serious” talks with popular blogging service Tumblr on some kind of a collaboration deal or even a complete acquisition. Tumblr has what Yahoo wants – the large user base in the 18-to-24 age group. Read more »

Nokia introduces Xpress Now app, an enhanced version of the Xpress Browser

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Nokia has introduced its Nokia Xpress Now app, which is an enhanced version of its Xpress Browser that offers efficient ways to browse the internet on a mobile phone.

Nokia Xpress Now is designed exclusively for Nokia Asha devices and the app delivers a real-time, personalized content based on your preference and those who use the browser. Read more »

Angry Birds Rio hits the Windows Phone Store

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Angry Birds Rio, one of the popular titles from the Angry Birds franchise is now available for all the Windows Phone users. The Windows Phone Store now hosts a collection of Angry Birds titles, which include Angry Birds Seasons, Angry Birds Star Wars and Angry Birds Space.

Angry Birds Rio for Windows Phone comes with 210 levels and 40 bonus stages. Read more »

Samsung looks to free up more memory on Galaxy S4

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Fresh of its record-setting sales start of the Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung is promising to address complaints regarding the low user-available memory of its flagship.

Currently, the 16GB model has just over half of that available to the user – the rest being taken up by preinstalled apps and Samsung’s custom Android launcher, TouchWiz. Read more »

Archos announces the 80 xenon, a quad-core 3G tablet for $200

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Archos announced its ChefPad a few days ago and now, the company has unveiled the 80 xenon, a slate designed with built-in 3G and Wi-Fi.

Archos 80 xenon sports an 8-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. The tablet features a quad-core Qualcomm processor clocked at 1.2 GHz, 1 GB of RAM, 2 megapixel rear camera and microSD card slot for memory expansion. Read more »