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HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Specs Comparison
The two big smartphone announcements at Mobile World Congress were the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9, both new flagships for the two companies. Even though it is an uphill swing for both companies, currently facing a drop in sales throughout 2014, both devices look to be contenders... Read more
HTC One M9 Announced: Same Design, Better Specs
HTC decided Mobile World Congress was where it would launch all of its new devices, including the HTC One M9, Vive VR headset and the Grip wearable. The One M9 is the biggest announcement as it will be the flagship for 2015, but in terms of upgrades the smartphone... Read more
Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge Announced At MWC 2015
Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge at Mobile World Congress, the two new flagship smartphones for 2015 to propel the South Korean-company back into the mobile race. The Galaxy S6 represents a new vision by Samsung, one aligned with Apple and HTC on design and... Read more
Anti-Monopoly Case Taken Against Google In Russia
Google is facing yet another antitrust investigation, this time in Russia by the Anti-Monopoly Service. It follows a lawsuit filed by Yandex, the search provider based in Russia, over Google’s pre-loaded applications on Android. Yandex claims Google gains a significant advantage on mobile search and services use by forcing... Read more
New Android Malware Simulates Shutdown and Mines Your Data
If you have an Android phone and have purchased third-party apps from outside of the more well-known app stores, you may have put your device at risk from an ingenious new malware that makes it look like you’ve shut off your phone, but instead has only simulated the shutdown... Read more
Prynt Case Prints Your Smartphone Pictures Instantly
When I was a kid, my family really only had one camera that I can remember, and it was a Polaroid. I thought it was awesome and always volunteered to take any photo I could with it just to watch the photo almost instantly develop before my eyes. You... Read more
Samsung Press Invites For MWC 2015, Galaxy S6 Incoming
Samsung has sent out press invites for Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on March 1st. Even though Samsung had a quiet CES 2015 in January, it is reportedly preparing to launch the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy Edge S at MWC to make up for it. Samsung faced a... Read more
Incredible Things You Can Do With Your Smartphone
As smartphones get increasingly smarter, it makes sense that we should be able to control more things from just one place. So here are some cool products that you can pair with your smartphone, which will hopefully make your life a bit easier. ICEdot's Crash Sensor Image 1 of... Read more
Microsoft Office Apps for Android Released
A few weeks back, Microsoft released a preview version of their Office for Android apps. The time has now arrived for the guys over at Redmond to bring the final versions to the Google Play Store. Now you can download the finalised versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint to... Read more
Project Ara To Launch In Puerto Rico Later This Year
Google has been working on the modular smartphone for two years now, utilising various divisions to make Project Ara possible, and it has finally announced the opening launch market: Puerto Rico. The modular smartphone will be available for testing in the Caribbean country, and Google is using an unorthodox... Read more
Xiaomi Announces Redmi 2
Xiaomi announcements might not mean much in the U.S., but in China they are treated like Apple announcements, with millions on Weibo talking about the recently announced Redmi 2. Selling over 60 million smartphone units in 2014, Xiaomi is currently the largest smartphone seller in Mainland China, recently expanding... Read more
Coinbase Releases A Redesigned Bitcoin Wallet App
Coinbase, the Bitcoin wallet app is now looking fresh and sleek after the app’s latest redesign. Along with the new design, the app also has a flurry of new and improved updates. This new makeover has come to both iOS and Android and it mostly appears to give users... Read more
Minecraft Arrives On Windows Phone
It looks like Microsoft has finally persuaded Mojang to port Minecraft to Windows Phone, following the $2.5 billion acquisition of the small studio. Minecraft is available on almost every platform, including iOS and Android, but has not made its Windows Phone until today. The lack of users on Windows... Read more
Complex Android Malware Warning
News has emerged from mobile security firm Lookout that a bug called NotCompatible, was the most sophisticated Android bug it had seen. The hackers behind the malware had recently rewritten its core code in order to make it more difficult to defeat. Mobile malware that is specifically aimed at... Read more
Nokia Announces N1 Android Tablet
Nokia is back in the hardware business. After selling its mobile division to Microsoft for $7.2 billion, many thought that was the end of Nokia, but the services division has revealed the N1 Android tablet. Considering Nokia was shackled to Windows Phone for so long, its no surprise the... Read more
iPhone 6 & 6 Plus Outsell Galaxy Note 10-to-1
Its not looking good for Samsung, after the failure of the Galaxy S5, new reports claim Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are outselling the Galaxy Note on a 10-to-1 scale, a rather large deficit compared to last year’s iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Apple is estimating 60... Read more
OnePlus One Dropping Invites, Pre-Orders Start This Week‏
OnePlus is looking to get rid of the invite system on the OnePlus One, after using it as the only way for customers to buy their smartphone for a few months. After complaints railed against the company for their failure to provide customers with smartphones after months of waiting,... Read more
Microsoft to Launch Wearable Soon
Everybody and their mother is jumping on the wearable bandwagon and Microsoft is no exception. Microsoft is planning to launch their own wearable fitness band in the foreseeable future. Forbes has reported the announcement is due “within the next few weeks.” Apparently sources have said the launch of Microsoft’s wearable fitness... Read more