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  • LG Liger is the first smartphone with Odin processor

    25 October 2014, 12:53 pm

    LG hit a home run with the G3 flagship and the Korean company knows when it is on to a good thing. That's why just about every device the company has released since has paid more than a passing resemblance to the popular G3. LG's latest smartphone will…
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 to get Android 5.0 in December?

    25 October 2014, 11:40 am

    Samsung has kept quiet regarding its plans for Android 5.0 Lollipop, aside from a teaser image of the Galaxy Note 4 amidst Lollipops of course. However, the Note 4 is shipping with Android KitKat and the Korean company has not given any specific dates as to…
  • Tim Cook says the Apple Watch is a game changer and China to get Apple Pay

    25 October 2014, 10:54 am

    Tim Cook's four day visit to China where he has tried to smooth relationships with authorities and pave the way for further Apple growth in the country has come to an end. On the final day of his trip he spoke to Chinese news outlet Xinhuanet and revealed…
  • Amazon's Fire Phone costs the company $174 million

    25 October 2014, 10:41 am

    Most of us saw from day 1 what Amazon could not see, the Fire Phone would be a massive flop. Here's the thing, it is a good smartphone, but it lacks something, is ugly, has too many gimmicks, and was expensive... it is undoubtedly the mobile disaster of the…
  • Galaxy Note 4 sold 4.5 million units in one month

    25 October 2014, 10:20 am

    How many Galaxy Note 4 units did Samsung sell? That's a question I have been asked a lot over the a last couple of weeks as Apple fans wanted to rub salt into the wound of their rivals, and Samsung fans wanted to prove that the company can hold its own against…
  • Google to name Sundar Pichai VP of all core products

    25 October 2014, 10:06 am

    Google has undergone a major shakeup as CEO Larry Page has reportedly handed the reins of most of the company's products over to Sundar Pichai. As the SVP of Android, Chrome, and Apps, Pichai is already heading up some of Google's core products, but Page is…
  • Microsoft posts solid Q3 earnings

    24 October 2014, 2:01 pm

    It is one of those times of the year when the giant tech companies offer their financial results for their third (calendar) or fourth (fiscal) quarters. Microsoft is the latest company to do just that and it turns out things are going surprisingly well for a…
  • Samsung Galaxy A3 arrives at the FCC

    24 October 2014, 1:31 pm

    Samsung's latest low end offering has made itself a bit more real today as the device passed through the FCC and looks set to get a launch in the US soon. We have already heard plenty about the budget Galaxy A3, the smallest of a new range of devices based off…
  • Goodbye Nokia: Microsoft axes branding

    24 October 2014, 7:33 am

    Say goodbye to Nokia smartphones, for now at least. Microsoft has killed off the Nokia branding for future smartphones the company confirmed today, ending months of rumors. Instead of the Nokia Lumia branding, devices will now be known as Microsoft Lumia and…
  • Samsung explains Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge design in detail

    23 October 2014, 2:23 pm

    Samsung is often criticized for its designs, with many people claiming their devices are cheaply made and overly plastic in feel. The truth is it has been a valid criticism at times, but the Korean giant is taking more steps to solve that, such as the Galaxy…
  • Verizon makes the Xperia Z3v and SmartWatch 3 available

    23 October 2014, 2:04 pm

    Verizon and Sony announced the new Xperia Z3v a couple of weeks back, but far from being a true variant of the Japanese company's new flagship, the Z3v is more a re-tooled Xperia Z2. Putting that disappointment aside, the device is still very good and today…
  • LG G Watch R to launch early November

    23 October 2014, 12:36 pm

    LG has today confirmed that its G Watch R wearable will be available in major European and North American markets during the first days of November. Asian and CIS countries will also be getting the smartwatch in that time frame while LG has also confirmed that…
  • Sprint brings international Wi-Fi calling to HTC One M8 and E8

    23 October 2014, 11:31 am

    Sprint is rolling out a new update for the HTC One M8 (and the One E8 actually), but it is different to the one other carriers have issued this week. Verizon and T-Mobile have both rolled out a new update bringing HTC?s EYE Experience camera software to their…
  • Microsoft launches three new Android apps

    23 October 2014, 10:41 am

    It is well documented that Microsoft makes a lot of money from Android, arguably more than it does from its own Windows Phone platform. The company achieves that mostly through patent licensing (around $1 billion per year), but Redmond is also looking to make…
  • Samsung shows off Developer Edition Galaxy Note 4

    23 October 2014, 9:50 am

    Those familiar with Samsung and Verizon will know that the Korean company tends to release developer editions of its smartphones with the US carrier. History is repeating itself as Samsung has leaked the Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition, which will probably…
  • Apple turns corner in China

    23 October 2014, 9:13 am

    Apple has turned a corner in China and in many ways has managed to replicate its global model in the country. The result of that, according to CEO Tim Cook, is that Apple is now "investing like crazy" in China and through his latest visit to Beijing he said…
  • Samsung launches Nook powered Galaxy Tab 4 10.1

    22 October 2014, 4:44 pm

    Samsung's new(ish) relationship with Barnes & Noble has already resulted in one new product, the Nook powered Galaxy Tab 4. The union has now doubled its product range with the announcement of the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, a larger Nook/Galaxy slate that is as much…
  • The iPad Air 2 is the second fastest tablet currently available

    22 October 2014, 3:11 pm

    Apple has always said the iPad is among the quickest slates, but the company does not discuss specs or benchmarks to prove its point. Competing with device with beefier specs, the smooth and light iOS has always ensured that Cupertino's slate it always among…
  • Samsung teases lollipop for the Galaxy Note 4

    22 October 2014, 1:32 pm

    While many companies have emerged to confirm their Android 5.0 Lollipop plans, the Korean giants have been quiet. Samsung has today offered its first tease to at least one of its smartphones getting the latest and greatest version of Google?s mobile platform.…
  • Google confirms Android 5.0 for November 3

    22 October 2014, 12:11 pm

    Google has today confirmed that Android 5.0 Lollipop will be released on November 3rd, tallying up with previous reported dates for the roll out. A note sent out to developers confirmed the news and prompted them to start developing for the Android 5.0 SDK…
  • Nexus 6 could be late coming to the UK

    22 October 2014, 11:54 am

    Google launched its new smartphone last week, the Motorola built Nexus 6 and confirmed that it would be up for pre-orders in the United States this week. However, there is still no official launch date for the handset and the due date for the Nexus 6 in other…
  • Samsung launches the Galaxy S5 Plus

    22 October 2014, 11:10 am

    Nobody does market saturation quite like Samsung. Just in case you needed a new flavour of the company's Galaxy S5 smartphone the Korean giant has issued the Galaxy S5 Plus in Europe. The device showed up on a Dutch Samsung page and joins the normal Galaxy S5…
  • Extensive Moto 360 update imminent

    22 October 2014, 10:40 am

    While the wider Android Wear 4.4W2 update is rolling out with offline music, GPS, and other tweaks, Motorola has decided to give its Moto360 smartwatch even more attention. The company has thrown the proverbial kitchen sink at this latest patch and has…
  • Android Wear 4.4W2 update brings GPS and offline music

    22 October 2014, 10:27 am

    Android Wear has been with us for a few months now, but there are still a number of key features that consumers want to see. Luckily, Google is answering the call and has today issued Android Wear 4.4W2, bring with it the seed of GPS functionality and offline…
  • Verizon updates HTC One M8 with EYE Experience

    22 October 2014, 8:31 am

    T-Mobile got there first when it announced its EYE Experience update for the HTC One M8, but now Verizon is following suit today. Big Red has confirmed that its own update for the One M8 is landing today bringing the new EYE Experience software to its variant…
  • Tim Cook Defends iPad Amid Declining Sales

    21 October 2014, 4:49 pm

    Apple posted some stellar fourth quarter results yesterday, but there was one blot on the earnings call, the iPad. In fact, Cupertino?s slate has been a problem (and a declining business for some time now, but Apple CEO Tim Cook remains bullish about the…
  • Verizon posts mixed Q3 financials

    21 October 2014, 3:31 pm

    Verizon, the largest carrier in the United States, posted its third quarter financial results and revealed a mixed bag in terms of performance. Big Red fell below analyst predictions for per share price, clocking in at $0.89 instead of the estimated $0.92…
  • T-Mobile adds EYE Experience to HTC One M8

    21 October 2014, 2:23 pm

    T-Mobile has issued the EYE Experience update for its variant of the HTC One M8 flagship smartphone. The new camera focused software offers a slew of new features and launched on the Desire EYE two weeks ago, but will find its way to most HTC handsets in the…
  • Nokia HERE Maps lands on Android

    21 October 2014, 12:46 pm

    Just recently Nokia launched its HERE Maps service for select Samsung Galaxy devices through Samsung's own app service. Now the Finnish company is going a step further and has rolled out HERE Maps for the wider Android community. The app is not yet available…
  • Tim Cook's open letter to Apple employees

    21 October 2014, 9:29 am

    In the wake of another bumper quarterly earnings report, Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent an open letter to all of the company's employees. In the letter he thanks the workers for Cupertino's success and told of a bright future while discussing new products.…

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