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Are you reading this on your smartphone? If so, you’ve got about 14 minutes to finish up.A new study by Simmons Connect finds that smartphone users spend about 14 minutes a day looking at websites. They also compared Android to iOS users, and found some interesting statistics which may cast doubt on previous claims of iOS usage over Android. Inte...Read more
The Internet is now an ingrained part of life for much of the world’s population. Currently, 3.2 billion people globally are using the Internet, with 2 billion of those being located in developing countries. This means that 40% of the world’s population is now online. According to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), global I...Read more
Google Play is flooded with zombie games, so it’s nice when a developer puts their own twist on the zombie/survival genre. Nah-Meen Studios has managed to do that with Trial By Survival, and as the name implies you’ll have to be tough to if you want to make it out of the post-apocalyptic world alive. Trial by Survival drops you into a zombie...Read more
It’s no secret that Android games usually come after their iOS counterpart has been out for a spell, and that’s the case with Contra: Evolution for Android. The old-school arcade shooter dropped yesterday morning, and while it looks like the game you grew up with quite a few things have changed. Contra: Evolution was originally released back...Read more
Credit: Extremetech Semi-conductor manufacturing firms TSMC and Globalfoundries are both expected to have their 20nm mobile chip foundries up and running by 2014, which means that a new wave of faster and more energy efficient ARM processors should be heading our way sometime next year.According to TSMC, the shrink down to 20nm could see clock for...Read more
Here’s some good news if you’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of your new smartphone, the Google Edition Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One handsets have begun shipping out from Google, right on schedule. If you pre-ordered one, then you should receive an email with a tracking number sometime today. As you probably already know, the Google Edit...Read more
AP Photo/Yonhap, Do Kwang-hwan Like Larry Page of Google did a few weeks back, Mark Zuckerberg is visiting South Korea, home to some of the largest mobile companies, and increasingly, the place where the big decisions in the mobile industry are taken. As his Google counterpart did, Zuckerberg met with the country’s president to discuss matters o...Read more
The saga continues for Sprint.When the announcement came that the US carrier would be purchased by Japanese counterpart Softbank, it seemed pretty cut and dry. Softbank had a respectable offer in place, Sprint accepted it, and life would go on. Of course, the deal had a few caveats, like Sprint purchasing the remaining interest in Clearwire they no...Read more
According to a recent report regarding app market purchases, our beloved Android is set to become the most popular app platform in the world within the next few months.The data shows that Apple is just ahead in terms of the total number of apps ever downloaded, having just surpassed the impressive 50 billion mark. But Android is not far behind, cur...Read more
It has been barely a month since the first bits of info about it started to surface on the Internet, but now we finally have definitive proof of its existence. Samsung today officially announced the Galaxy S4 Active, the “rugged” version of its latest flagship Android smartphone. It carries many of the same features flaunted by the ori...Read more
We’ve already given you a roundup of all the new devices announced by Asus at the Computex expo in Taiwan this year, but as it turns out, the Taiwan-based OEM is not done yet. According to a new post on Engadget, ASUS CEO Jerry Shen took the stage at Qualcomm’s Computex 2013 keynote to showcase yet another Android tablet — one th...Read more
Google has been making a lot of changes to apps lately. We expected changes for various mobile apps, but when those changes bleed into the desktop, it’s worth note. Rarely do desktop apps or services follow the pace their mobile counterparts set.The Play Store has gone through many changes in its lifespan, even suffering a name change not too lon...Read more
Earlier today, popular chip manufacturer Qualcomm issued a press release detailing some of the new features that are heading to its Snapdragon 400 line-up of processors. The Snapdragon 400 is a mid-range mobile processor which will be appearing in products like the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini among others.The major news is the addition of multimode 3G/...Read more
Intel was initially absent from the market boom that was smartphones and tablets. The company has long been playing catch-up to ARM in terms of mobile market share, and its Atom line-up of processors simply hasn’t cut it, compared with the more energy efficient designs of its competitors.However, more recently Intel has been making some waves...Read more
According to the BBC Android is a lot more costly to develop for and less engaging for users than its counterpart, iOS. This comes after a complaint was made saying that the company favored iOS development as it was adding new features to its on demand iPlayer on iOS devices and not to Android devices. Android 's fragmentation issues! / ...Read more
As someone who pays a fair bit of attention to the mobile industry, it’s clear to see that there are glaring differences between mobile markets throughout the world. Here in the UK, we’re still waiting on the full rollout of our LTE networks, but, on the other hand, I’ve often thought that US prices seem a little steep compared with here in t...Read more
Cheap Electric ScootersElectric scooters are here for some time. They are known for their economy, low maintenance, absence of pollution etc. Many brands of electric scooters, that include cheap elect...
The unlocked 32GB version of the HTC ONE is now available for $575. An unlocked phone is a cell phone that is not tied to specific service provider and will allow you to use whatever carrier you want. Unlocked phones are an ideal form of mobile device freedom. With the unlocked HTC ONE you can essentially use a carrier without having to lock into ...Read more
mafioso rap Mafioso rap is a hardcore hip hop sub-genre founded by Kool G Rap in the late 1980s. It is the pseudo-Mafia extension of East Coast hardcore rap, and is considered the counterpart of W...
We got to see Sony’s Xperia Z phone earlier in the year at CES, and now have some official details on the sleek Sony Xperia Tablet Z. The powerful new tablet borrows a few features from its phone counterpart (waterproof & dustproof), and wraps it all up in a razor thin tablet that’s only 6.9mm thick. Sony may not be the most popular name...Read more
This new app called Fitocracy goes out for all of you Android fans who are in need of a good app to motivate you in getting fit this new year. First released for iOS, Fitocracy is the official app for fitness tracking site. Basically, Fitocracy Android app lets you track your activity using your phone, catch up with friends and stay connected with ...Read more
While iOS users continues to enjoy a very solid Facebook app on their devices, Android fans are still waiting for the time when the Facebook Android app will improve and be at par with its iOS counterpart. Fortunately, Facebook is not neglecting their Android app and has been continuously improving it. The latest of these improvements has just...Read more
FleetMatics is renowned for providing managers and supervisors with powerful insights into driver activity -- now our Driver App gives drivers the power to get more done.The FleetMatics Driver App pro...
I've yet to download any basketball-related game on my Android devices. But don't get me wrong, I've played a couple of these kinds of games on my PS3 before and I would say that they are pretty entertaining. So, it's pretty interesting to know that NBA 2K13, a very popular console game among my friends has just been made available for Android de...Read more
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Pocket, formerly known as Read-It-Later app has just been updated and is now available for download from Google Play. Topbilling the new features of the updated Pocket Android app is text-to-speech which can read to you your saved articles. Luckily for us, Android users, this feature is not yet available for Pocket's iOS counterpart. Additionally...Read more
Overview: Having both Android and iOS devices gives me the luxury of comparing great mobile games which are released for both platforms. Asphalt 7: Heat is a great game. I’ve played, finished and enjoyed it on my iPad but not as much as I did on my Samsung Galaxy S3. Asphalt 7: Heat is the latest in Gameloft’s highly successful and long-run...Read more
When I covered Slice Android app in another blog that I'm contributing for I was amazed by how good and useful the app was especially for those who are into online shopping. But I never had the chance to report it here on our site. So now that the app was updated to version 2.0, allow me to tell you more about Slice Android app and the new featur...Read more