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iOS 7 vs. Android 4.2: Head-to-Head in our Comparison

iOS 7 vs. Android 4.2: Head-to-Head in our Comparison Apple has given us a taste of their newest operating system for their mobile devices, such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod. While Apple totes it as being one of the biggest game changers in their history since the introduction of the iPhone back in 2007, it has definitely taken some pages out of the playbook of Android. Here's a comparison between the two operating systems as they stand today. ...

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PlayStation 4: No forced online connection

PlayStation 4: No forced online connection The gaming community has been waiting with held breathe for the release of information in regards to the Sony's next generation console, the PlayStation 4. With some details dropping in February, it was an enticing promise of what was to come. Yesterday, during E3, Sony finally announced and presented the PlayStation 4 in all its glory. ...

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AMD Just Announced the FX-9590, World’s First 5GHz CPU to be Commercially Available

AMD Just Announced the FX-9590, World’s First 5GHz CPU to be Commercially Available Advanced Micro Devices, AMD for short, just made public their latest processor, the FX-9590, to be commercially available. What is new about this latest baby in AMD's portfolio is that it's the first CPU in the world running at the blazing speed of 5 GHz. The announcement was made in the perfect spot for such breaking news, at the gamer's conference in Los Angeles, the E3 2013 event. AMD's Bernd Lienhard, the chief  of the client-products de...

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Disney releases Monsters U: Catch Archie

Disney releases Monsters U: Catch Archie Summer is a great time for blockbuster movies and hot new video games. Monsters U: Catch Archie may not be considered “hot”, but it is tied into an upcoming Hollywood Blockbuster from Disney by the name of Monsters U. Monsters U: Catch Archie is an endless runner that follows Mike as he tries to catch a pig over at the University. It’s no ordinary pig – its Archie the Scare Pig, and he’s the mascot for the rival school Fear Tech. If you...

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What does your smartphone cover case say about you?

What does your smartphone cover case say about you? Your smartphone home screen, like we say in our past report, is like a peep hole into your personality. The same could be said for the protective casing that you've chosen, which is also an identification of who you want to present yourself as. After the study we undertook about the various home screen stereotypes, it's now time to check out what your cover case has to say about your character. Whether you're the Playboy bunny teen...

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Intel CloverTrail+ processor mops the floor with its competitors

Intel CloverTrail+ processor mops the floor with its competitors There’s no denying that smartphones are becoming pretty powerful; quad-core processors are now the standard in high-end handsets and clock speeds are creeping up into laptop territory as well. However, the one big problem that mobile technology still faces is the limitations imposed by running processors on a battery.With the likes of the The results show a benchmark score followed by the average and peak current draw during the test. IntelR...

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Softbank increases offer for Sprint to $21.6 billion

Softbank increases offer for Sprint to $21.6 billion Just when we thought the Sprint-Softbank marriage was a done deal, issues arise. Dish Network, who made a late charge to acquire Sprint from under Softbank, threw a big wrench into the plans. Their offer, which was $25.5 billion to Softbank’s $21 billion, made Sprint shareholders take notice.Citing Dish’s inability to create “an actionable offer”, Sprint is again looking to Softbank. While the Dish offer provided enough reason to consider...

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Nvidia Shield Showcase: Cribs Edition

Nvidia Shield Showcase: Cribs Edition There’s plenty of gaming news coming out today thanks to E3, but rather than big fancy presentations, Nvidia has taken a slightly more laid back approach to advertising its new gaming platform with its latest promotional video.This latest Nvidia Shield ad, if you can call it that, comes in the form of a “Cribs Edition” show, featuring a behind the scenes look at Gearbox Studios and tour of Gearbox CEO and President Randy Pitchford’s home....

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Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 and Sony Xperia M get UK release dates

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 and Sony Xperia M get UK release dates The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 and Sony Xperia M are probably two of the most expected devices by those buyers looking for an affordable Android smartphone that offers some decent specs. Now they both have UK release dates, according to retailer Carphone Warehouse.The retailer revealed on its website that the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3, a device very recently announced, will be available in July, so you’ll have to wait about a month for it, provided it...

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Official Samsung accessories store to launch in Europe in July – report

Official Samsung accessories store to launch in Europe in July – report A dedicated online store for Samsung accessories is the next step in the Korean company’s extensive marketing efforts.Samsung is doing  its best to make the Samsung Galaxy S4 and its other flagships ubiquitous, by opening Samsung Experience Shops in over 1400 Best Buy locations, which are set to be available for at least three years.The next step is for the company to capitalize on its extensive range of mobile accessories, some of which...

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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update underway

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update underway An AT&T Samsung Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean update is (finally) underway, and, judging by the reactions of users having received it, it’s been long overdue.It’s been quite a while since the device has received Ice Cream Sandwich, and now it’s Jelly Bean time for users of the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S2 (model number SGH-I777). They were probably pretty jealous on owners of the Galaxy S2 Skyrocket, since they’ve received their ...

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Apple drops Google for Siri searches, switches to Bing

Apple drops Google for Siri searches, switches to Bing During the keynote presentation at its developers conference, Apple has revealed that Google is to be dropped as the Internet search engine for Siri in the next release iOS 7. Bing will now be used instead of Google for all Internet searches requested via iOS’ build-in voice assistant. According to comScore, Bing is only used for around 17 percent of Internet searches in the USA. Although switching from Google Search to Bing is clearly a ...

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More Xbox One Info Announced at E3

More Xbox One Info Announced at E3 More information about the Xbox One was announced at E3 earlier today. Also a suprise announcement was another version of the Xbox 360 being released. More was revealed about the upcoming Xbox One gaming console earlier today at E3 / ...

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Cruzerlite Gift Code Giveaway – 20 $10 Codes Up For Grabs

Cruzerlite Gift Code Giveaway – 20 $10 Codes Up For Grabs The Contest20 $10 gift codes for It’s that time again. Time for Android Authority and Cruzerlite to give you 20 chances to win $10 gift cards for Good luck Android fans! ...read more Via: Android Authority...

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iOS 7 unveiled, includes new UI and features – all you need to know

iOS 7 unveiled, includes new UI and features – all you need to know   Apple unveiled a variety of new products during its WWDC 2013 keynote, including iOS 7, the next-gen operating system for its mobile devices including the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.In what follows, we’re going to show you all you need to know about what’s new in iOS 7 – after all, when the main Android rivals get updated, we simply have to check them out.From the start, we’re going to tell you that the iOS 7 rumors were right when t...

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Paranoid Android’s HALO project is now open source

Paranoid Android’s HALO project is now open source Intrigued by HALO but not exactly interested in moving over to the Paranoid Android ROM to try it? We have good news for you. Taking to Google+, the folks behind Halo and the Paranoid ROM have announced that they are going open source with the HALO project. This means that Android developers can now poke through the HALO code and incorporate it into their own builds.That said, the Paranoid Android team reminds us that HALO is still in beta and t...

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New RAM Module Announced by Hynix, World's First 8 gigabit LPDDR3

New RAM Module Announced by Hynix, World's First 8 gigabit  LPDDR3 SK Hynix, one of the world's largest semiconductor companies, just revealed today its latest high tech RAM memory module, the 8Gb LPDDR3. As you might know, the RAM memory is a key component in personal computers and mobile devices, smart phones included, and its importance tends to be overlooked quite often. But as the technology evolves, so do the apps, and the quality and speed of the RAM memory is becoming  a crucial factor in the smooth...

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Tip: Add A Phonetic Name To Contacts Voice Recognition Just Can't Get Right

Tip: Add A Phonetic Name To Contacts Voice Recognition Just Can't Get Right Perhaps the most time-saving key on the Android keyboard is the microphone, but using it is more hassle than it's worth when certain words just refuse to be recognized. More often than not, these words are contact names. Luckily, there is a way to trick your phone into recognizing even the most tongue-twisting of names. If you're tired of your phone turning "Demonte Jones" into "Demon's bones," just teach it to recognize the latter as the former....

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The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Is Now Official, Running on JellyBean 4.2

The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Is Now Official, Running on JellyBean 4.2 Just yesterday, I showed you pictures of the rumored Samsung Galaxy Ace 3, today it's official, as Samsung just made it public. This device is the latest  in the mid-range portfolio of Android running smartphones from the Korean company. As I told you before, the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 is looking very similar to its predecessors and its kin from the Galaxy line. It comes with a decent price tag and with lots of features, offering an excellent...

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Apple Announces New Mac Book Air Products at WWDC

Apple Announces New Mac Book Air Products at WWDC Apple has just announced some new Macbook air products. The products can be ordered from the Apple website starting today and they come cheaper than they did last year, starting at $999. The New MacBook Air's From Apple / ...

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iOS 7: Here is what's new.

iOS 7: Here is what's new. IOS 7 has revealed a completely redesigned version of Apple's mobile operating system. Redesigned from the ground-up, iOS 7 boasts some pretty big changes for the way iOS devices will look, including both iPhones and iPads. ...

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BBC Weather Android app available to U.K. users in the Google Play Store

BBC Weather Android app available to U.K. users in the Google Play Store The BBC Weather Android app is now available for you to download in the Google Play Store, provided you live in the U.K.The app has been built on native code, rather than using HTML5, as a result of user feedback. As well as speed and simplicity, it offers you an easy way of accessing the BBC’s weather forecasts. It will determine your location the moment you open the app, and provide you with the forecast. You can, of course, also search f...

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HTC has a new Vice President of Global PR

HTC has a new Vice President of Global PR Let’s just get this out there: HTC makes some really awesome devices. Sense may be hit-and-miss, but the quality of their hardware is really hard to overlook. The HTC One is no exception, and may even be their best device to date.If Sense isn’t your thing, even after the new update it received when the One launched, you’ve got another avenue. The HTC One Nexus experience device will hit the Google Play Store on June 26th, which gets rid of ...

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Mad Catz gaming console will support Google Play out of the box

Mad Catz gaming console will support Google Play out of the box When the Ouya was first announced, the idea was met with quite a few mixed opinions. Some felt the idea of an Android gaming micro-console was an odd proposition, others felt it was genius. Since then, we’ve seen quite a few companies rise up with their own Android gaming system offerings, such as the Gamestick or Bluestacks Gamepop. Now well-known accessory maker Mad Catz is jumping into the fray as well.Just yesterday we reported that Mad...

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Apple WWDC: OS Mavericks Announced

Apple WWDC: OS Mavericks Announced One of the first announcements of the Apple's WWDC was the reveal of their update to their operating system. OS X Mavericks will be the latest iteration of Apple's operating system and will move away from the feline naming convention they've used for the last nine updates. ...

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Paranoid Android meets Halo

Paranoid Android meets Halo The team behind Paranoid Android has now released the beta of the popular custom ROM now with added Halo Integration. In Halo, the notifications are displayed as small circles above your current screen contents. The idea comes from the "chatheads" of Facebook Messenger, but Paranoid Android extends the principle throughout the system for any application. I'll show you how it works on my Nexus device. Paranoid Android....now with Halo. / ...

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AT&T extends its upgrade period from 20 months to a full two years

AT&T extends its upgrade period from 20 months to a full two years While T-Mobile is busy working to rid its customers of contracts through its “uncarrier efforts”, Verizon recently extended the period of time that its customers have to wait to upgrade phones, going from 20 months to 24 months. Now AT&T is following suit, with the new 24 month limit applying to any new customer or any current customer that has a contract ending March 2014 or later.Is this move that surprising? Not really. Contracts are ...

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Logo Quiz – how many can you recognize?

Logo Quiz – how many can you recognize? We see these everyday in abundance: logos! On TV, on billboards, around the city...but do we really remember everything that we see and read? Do we really know what hides behind a logo? With this Logo Quiz, you can put yourself to test and see which logos are recognizable. Whether this free app is worth downloading will be exposed in today's app test review!(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.) ...read more Via: Android P...

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