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Screen Resolutions: When is enough, enough?

Screen Resolutions: When is enough, enough? In economics, economies of scale are cost advantages that certain enterprises have. Up to a certain point, there are increasing benefits as more output is yielded. However, at most of these economies has a limit point, or sweet spot, at which point each additional unit starts to cost more and more. Keeping this in mind, it seems like we may be soon approaching this point when it comes to screen resolution. The differences between a Full HD sc...

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Test your Knowledge with the Video Games Quiz for Android

Test your Knowledge with the Video Games Quiz for Android We cover a lot of games, so it’s only natural we take a look at a new trivia game about video games. Video Games Quiz is the latest from the Undercoders, and if variety is what you’re after it’s a game you’ll want to check out. Video Games Quiz takes you on a nostalgic journey through the age of video games. You’ll have to guess games from a lot of different systems, and there’s a lot of variety so you’re bound to be stumped soon...

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Sony i1 Honami specs allegedly leaked, and we’re hoping it’s a Nexus device.

Sony i1 Honami specs allegedly leaked, and we’re hoping it’s a Nexus device. If a recent report is true, and we sort of hope it is, the upcoming Sony i1 Honami is a monster device. Allegedly shown in the blurry pic you see below, not much can be learned about the aesthetics of the device. The specs being mentioned, however, are something to behold.If you’re wondering what a true next generation device would have under the hood, look no further:5.0-inch screen at 1920...

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AndroidPIT hits up big events: Samsung Galaxy & ATIV and Huawei Beauty

AndroidPIT hits up big events: Samsung Galaxy & ATIV and Huawei Beauty Two London events will be rolling out this week and we have our own AndroidPIT editors crossing the English Channel to get us some information first hand. Our trusty leader Andreas will be checking out the Huawei event on Tuesday, while our tech specialist extraordinaire Johannes will be hitting up the Samsung Galaxy & ATIV event on Thursday. Here's a little run-through of what we assume will be happening during these two mobile events: ...

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Motorola's X Phone Specs Leaked: The Next Generation's Smart Mid-Range

Motorola's X Phone Specs Leaked: The Next Generation's Smart Mid-Range Rumors about Motorola's "X Phone" have kept us on our toes for months. If you believe @evleaks – and it's hard not to, given his recent success rate – we are finally beginning to receive concrete specs about this device. Hardware definitely won't be its main selling point, but that leaves the door open for plenty of other surprises. ...

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White Nexus 4 available with free wireless charger on T-Mobile

White Nexus 4 available with free wireless charger on T-Mobile The white version of the handset, rumored very intensely before finally being officially confirmed, can now be purchased together with a free wireless charger, for a limited time. The interesting thing is that T-Mobile doesn’t actually explain what the “limited time” is, so presumably the offer stands until the stock of chargers is depleted.If the Nexus 4 is your dream phone, it can be yours for $19.99 down, plus $17 per month f...

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Snapdragon 800 powered Xperia ZU crushes Antutu benchmark

Snapdragon 800 powered Xperia ZU crushes Antutu benchmark We’re eagerly anticipating the upcoming announcement of Sony’s Xperia ZU 6.4 inch smartphone, which is expected to come equipped with a speedy Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. For those who don’t know, the Snapdragon 800 is Qualcomm’s as of yet unreleased high-end processor which will replace the current Snapdragon 600 as its top of the line chip.We’ve already seen a Snapdragon 800 benchmark result show up for a new Pantech handset a...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced coming to South Korea later this month

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced coming to South Korea later this month It looks like the Samsung Galaxy S4 is getting yet another variant, this time the “Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced”. According to J.K. Shin, the new LTE-Advanced model will arrive to South Korea as early as this month, falling in line with previous rumors.Speaking to Reuters, J.K. Shin declared Samsung will be “the first with the commercial launch of the advanced 4G version of the smartphone”, though obviously the phone will require a network des...

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New Nexus 7 apparently has LTE support for Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile

New Nexus 7 apparently has LTE support for Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile The Asus K009, which has positively been identified as the GSM version of the new Nexus 7 thanks to a recent FCC filing, seems to come with 4G LTE support for Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile.We shouldn’t be surprised to hear that the second-gen Nexus 7 tablet would get LTE support, since there’s more and more 4G coverage available to U.S. and international mobile device users. But what’s interesting about the FCC filing is that it suggests t...

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HTC Desire 200 hands-on sneak peak

HTC Desire 200 hands-on sneak peak Image Source: thegioididong.com HTC is certainly piling on the new devices after the successful HTC One, and the Desire 200 looks to be the company’s next small budget smartphone to make its way into the product line-up.Although the device hasn’t been officially announced by HTC yet, thegioididong.com has managed to get its hands on the little 3.5 inch smartphone and has given us a sneak peak at the handset’s specs. But this new mi...

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Microsoft Office arrives on iOS – what about Android?

Microsoft Office arrives on iOS – what about Android? Microsoft Office is a premium business tool, there is no secret in that. Whenever you want a document nicely done, whether you’re referring to a spreadsheet, a slide presentation or a simple written piece, Office is the way to go. Here on Google’s field, we’ve waited for Microsoft’s service to arrive for a long time, but as it turns out, Apple was more fortunate and received it first.The first reasonable question that comes in mind is whe...

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Little Nick: The Great Escape Review

Little Nick: The Great Escape Review We’ve seen a lot of movie tie-in games lately, and quite a few of them have been endless runners. Little Nick: The Great Escape is another new running game, but it’s a bit different than the rest as it’s based off of a popular children’s television book series. Little Nick: The Great Escape comes from Le petit Nicolas, a popular series of French children’s books that were made into an animated series and film. The game has you take c...

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Facebook to unveil a new product on June 20, could be an RSS reader

Facebook to unveil a new product on June 20, could be an RSS reader The largest social media network on the planet is preparing for a rather mysterious event where an unknown new product will be launched. The Facebook invitation comes in the form of a simple, small letter, saying that a small team has been working on a big idea, which should be unveiled on June 20 at Menlo Park California.Coming shortly after the company’s official introduction of clickable hashtags, which now allow users keep up with trending ...

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Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 custom edition rumored

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 custom edition rumored The Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 is said to have a custom edition, if we’re to believe famed leaker @evleaks.The device, which Verizon launched a few weeks ago, is said to have a custom version in the works, one which would have a personalized back side, as well as a wallpaper matching said back side. @evleaks even provides an image, which you can check out below, in order to get a better idea.As you can see, the design of the custom back plat...

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Rumor: Oppo Find 7 with 4000mAh battery and Snapdragon 800 processor

Rumor: Oppo Find 7 with 4000mAh battery and Snapdragon 800 processor RBMen has come across some more specs for the upcoming next Oppo Find handset, which we already heard is rumoured to be running the brand new Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. The new device will supposedly be called the Find 7 not the Find 6, as it seems that Oppo prefers odd numbers. So without further delays here are the specs:Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor (unknown clock speed)5 inch 1920...

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Sprint HTC One available at Wirefly for $49.99

Sprint HTC One available at Wirefly for $49.99 The Sprint HTC One is now available for you to buy at just $49.99, which you have to admit it’s a really good price.You may remember that Amazon Wireless has offered the device for Father’s Day at $79.99 on Sprint and AT&T – the offer was still available at the moment this article was written. Well, Wirefly seems to want to show that it can do even better in terms of price, at least when it comes to the Sprint version of the h...

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Not happy with a 5 inch full HD phone, try one with a 6 inch 2560 x 1600 display!

Not happy with a 5 inch full HD phone, try one with a 6 inch 2560 x 1600 display! At the high end of the Android smartphone market, this year has been about devices with five inch, full HD (1920 x 1080) displays. But display manufacturers are stopping there. According to industry insiders the key Korean and Japanese display makers are working on six inch WQXGA (2560 x 1600) mobile LCD panels.To do that the manufacturers are looking to use a process called Low Temperature Poly Silicon (LTPS) to make the displays. With LTPS ...

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Sony SmartWatch goes open-source, looking for more innovation

Sony SmartWatch goes open-source, looking for more innovation After releasing the first true smartwatch from a major manufacturer, Sony shows its pioneering skin again by making the project fully open-source. Hoping to attract extra attention and possibly more innovative ideas from independent developers, Sony has granted them opened access.Running on pure Android essence, Sony’s SmartWatch was already compatible with various Google Play applications. Moreover, anyone who wished to develop a new title ha...

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Jay-Z new album “Magna Carta Holy Grail” free for some Samsung Galaxy users (video)

Jay-Z new album “Magna Carta Holy Grail” free for some Samsung Galaxy users (video) Jay-Z is giving away his new album, called “Magna Carta Holy Grail,” to users of some Samsung Galaxy devices, a full three days before the official release date.That’s good news for at least a million Samsung Galaxy device users. In order to qualify, you have to own either a Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S4 or Samsung Galaxy Note 2, and the album will be available to you via a dedicated Android app (provided you’re am...

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CPU-Z Android app now available, allows you to see what’s under the hood

CPU-Z Android app now available, allows you to see what’s under the hood The CPU-Z Android app is now available as a free download in the Google Play Store and allows you to have better knowledge of what’s inside your smartphone or tablet in terms of specs.CPU-Z is one of the most well-known names out there when it comes to PC apps that can show you hardware data for your desktop or notebook. More importantly, it does so in a very simple fashion, accessible even to those without a technical background.Exactly th...

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Buy an HTC One & Get Some Google Play Credit

Buy an HTC One & Get Some Google Play Credit HTC has definitely been down a bumpy road. Though things did look up with the launch of the HTC One, their heralded flagship, it was far from smooth sailing for the manufacturer after that point. It now looks like HTC wants to thank its customers (and acquire more) by offering a nice new deal to motivate some speedy purchases of the One: HTC is offering $ 25 worth of Google Play Credit when you buy the headset by July 15th. ...

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New Google Nexus 7 Leaks?

New Google Nexus 7 Leaks? Word got out last weeking suggesting that search engine giant, Google, was about to drop the second generation nexus tablet to replace the one released last year. New information has come out on this tablet including a picture. Reuters had already confirmed in April that the new device will come with a Qualcomm processor. Asus and Google are apparently looking to ship as many as 8 million of these new tablets in the second half of this year. I...

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iOS apps still bring in more money, but Android is gaining ground

iOS apps still bring in more money, but Android is gaining ground While Apple's App Store is still the place to be for developers who want to make some money off their apps, but Android's Google Play Store has made some significant gains over the past six months. ...

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Samsung Galaxy Users to Receive New Jay-Z Album for Free

Samsung Galaxy Users to Receive New Jay-Z Album for Free Many in the tech and music world were waiting with anticipation when we reported that Samsung and rapper Jay-Z were about to ink an endorsement deal with each other. More was revealed about the true nature of the partnership during game 5 of the NBA finals on Sunday night. Jay-Z has done a deal with Samsung which will see Galaxy users receive a free copy of the new Jay-Z album / ...

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Photos of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Surfaced

Photos of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Surfaced Another phablet in the Galaxy Tab line was leaked on the internet today, let's take a look at the latest Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0. Initially we knew about the existence of a new Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 7.0 versions, now we have hard evidence about a completely new model. Samsung are getting boring with these, don't you think? Well, the Tab 10.1 specs were  leaked recently and it is said it will feature the latest Intel Clove Trail+ CPU. But unti...

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Weekly News Roundup #9 – India

Weekly News Roundup #9 – India In a weekly segment, I’ll be doing a roundup of the mobile technology news in India, including new device announcements and releases from Indian manufacturers, network carrier news, and anything else that captures the pulse of  the Android scene in India.This week, three more budget-friendly quad-core smartphones join the ever-growing list of such devices in India, and Samsung Galaxy S4 owners have good reason to be excited with the official u...

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Android Authority On Air – Episode 68 – Who wants iOS 7?

Android Authority On Air – Episode 68 – Who wants iOS 7? This week on Android Authority On Air, we discussed our love for iOS 7 (kidding, sorta) and the latest Android news from the past week. Sit back, relax, and enjoy Father’s Day the Android Authority way. ...read more Via: Android Authority...

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White House Moves to Free Up Wireless Spectrum

White House Moves to Free Up Wireless Spectrum Mobile data usage continues to rise and put strains on the available spectrum allocated for cellular communications.  As users continue to eat up more and more mobile data services, carriers continue to demand more and more spectrum to feed their networks.  Unfortunately, there is only so much spectrum available.  To combat this problem, the US government auctioned the 700 Mhz spectrum block in 2008 and plans to auction the 600 Mhz block somet...

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