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Madfinger teases Dead Trigger 2, promises more at E3

Madfinger teases Dead Trigger 2, promises more at E3 Madfinger’s Dead Trigger, a zombie survival horror game for mobile devices, was a big hit on Android for a couple of reasons: one, the Tegra 3 edition was graphically impressive, and two, Madfinger decided to drop the title’s price from $1 to free. With Dead Trigger 2, the company’s looking to capitalize on the success of the first game by again (1) releasing a version of Dead Trigger 2 exclusively for new Tegra 4 devices, and by (2) making...

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Enjoy your large phone display? You’re not alone.

Enjoy your large phone display? You’re not alone. It seems that Android smartphone buyers located in the United States have developed a keen taste for larger screens, especially those at around 4.8-inch. Starting in April of this year, the volume of phones at this size have successfully surpassed more “conventional” devices, like the 4-inch panel mounted on the Samsung Nexus S.This may indicate a general modification of the market taste, but could also indicate increased manufacturer...

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Why isn’t Samsung talking about their victory over Apple?

Why isn’t Samsung talking about their victory over Apple? Yesterday, we told you about the breaking news of Samsung’s court win against Apple. That case, in which the US International Trade Commission ruled Apple violated a Samsung patent, resulted in a sales and import ban of some Apple devices. None of those devices are current, but another interesting thing has come of the case: Samsung hasn’t said a word about it.As the two tech magnates sue each other across the globe, in any court that will ha...

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HTC hopes to replace several of its recently departed executives by the month’s end

HTC hopes to replace several of its recently departed executives by the month’s end Just yesterday we reported that HTC had lost yet another executive, this time their COO Matthew Costello. The good news is that HTC’s marketing head Benjamin Ho says they are working hard to replace many of these vacancies by the end of the month. In fact, Fred Liu of engineering and operations has already taken over the role of chief operating officer.It’s good to see HTC moving forward and filling in the gaps left by the departure, ...

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Paper Toss 2.0 – off to a new start!

Paper Toss 2.0 – off to a new start! Who hasn't done it? During class many students get bored, crumple up paper and practice tossing it into the garbage can. ''Paper Toss 2.0'' is the successor to one of the most popular Android apps. To find out how good this app really is, take a look at our app test review.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.) ...read more Via: Android Pit...

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Little Luca brings Physics-based Fun to Android

Little Luca brings Physics-based Fun to Android Little Luca is a new physics-based puzzle game from Glowingpine Studios. It’s the tale of Luca, a boy who’s trying to collect stars to bring back the night sky, and it’s one of the coolest puzzlers we’ve played in quite some time.Each level presents you with a ball in a bubble, and when you tap the screen the bubble bursts and the ball drops onto the playing field. Your job is to get the ball into the portal on each level while collecting...

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How it works: Voice over LTE (VoLTE)

How it works: Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Credit: LG As almost everyone at this point knows, Long Term Evolution (LTE) cellular technology is the next generation of mobile networks. There will continue to be iterative advances, like LTE Advanced, but the core LTE technology is the new global standard for the foreseeable future.LTE provides a wide array of improvements versus previous network standards, but there is still a major obstacle in the path to LTE-only cellular networks. Older ...

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Shop on the streets of New York using giant touchscreens from eBay

Shop on the streets of New York using giant touchscreens from eBay How do you take eBay and transfer it from online shopping to that window shopping and perusing-down-the-street experience that many people love. Though online shopping has made its mark in the world and generates billions of dollars every year, there is still a place for ''real-life'' shopping in the world. eBay wants to tap into that market by jumping from your computer screen and onto the streets by installing ''sh...

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Rumor: Galaxy S4 Active launch date set for July 1 in UK

Rumor: Galaxy S4 Active launch date set for July 1 in UK A new report reveals that the newest member of the Galaxy S4 family could hit stores only next month in some countries.Earlier today, Samsung announced the Galaxy S4 Active rugged handset, a Galaxy S4 version ready to withstand tougher day-to-day conditions. But, as always with new device announcements, actual availability details have not been offered.Sam Mobile says that the handset will be released in the UK on July 1 according to its sources,...

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FreedomPop will soon offer free wireless phone service, starting later this summer

FreedomPop will soon offer free wireless phone service, starting later this summer Sick of paying big bucks each month to your current U.S. mobile provider? What if there was a way to get cellular access, without paying a single cent each month? That’s exactly what FreedomPop is looking to offer later this summer, taking its free wireless broadband service and expanding it into the realm of mobile phones.With FreedomPop’s free phone service you will be limited to just 500MB mobile data and 200 voice minutes each mon...

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Check out the video Samsung posted for the Note 8.0

Check out the video Samsung posted for the Note 8.0 Samsung posted a cool video to their YouTube channel this morning, showing off the new Note 8.0. In the video, our tablet toting friend wins at daily life by using his Note 8.0 for just about everything. Reading on the morning train, collaborating with friends on a project at a bar, even navigating his way through the city to spend time with a lady friend at a park.For me, the best part is that he lives in a city where WiFi is everywhere! This gu...

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Google Glass Photo Update Introduces HDR And Caption Functions

Google Glass Photo Update Introduces HDR And Caption Functions You know for sure that Google Glass is a device that is guaranteed to split opinions right down the middle, especially when it comes to privacy issues. We do know that Google has already banned porn apps on Google Glass, and this time around, Google has introduced a Glass update that intends to increase the photography functions on its wearable technology device.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.) ...read more Via: And...

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T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z support documents appear on carrier’s website

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z support documents appear on carrier’s website The T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z seems to be getting closer to its release date, or at least that’s what could be understood from support documents present on the website of the “uncarrier.”Just days ago, Sony CEO Kaz Hirai said during the All Things D D11 conference that there was “still a lot to do” for the company in the U.S. market, and that things would be kicked off with the launch of the Sony Xperia Z with a mobile ...

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Huawei Ascend P6 black stars in own amateur pictorial

Huawei Ascend P6 black stars in own amateur pictorial The Internet’s unofficial source of Huawei Ascend P6 live photos has struck again. This time, instead of using the white- and pink-colored versions — both of which have already been covered on previous occasions — attention is given to the ever so ominous black version instead.Even if you’re already seen the previously leaked Ascend P6 photos, these new ones which form an entirely new set are still worth looking at. Do yo...

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Asus “We Transform” Computex 2013 event available to watch in its entirety [video]

Asus “We Transform” Computex 2013 event available to watch in its entirety [video] The Asus “We Transform” event, during which the company has shown its most recent products, is available to watch in its entirety on YouTube.ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih has done a real tour de force, making sure everyone in the audience was impressed by his company’s latest range of products. You may remember that Asus has started promoting the event almost a month ago, with the first in a series of video trailers.Well, the event ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Gets Official: Same Great Specs (Mostly), IP67 Waterproof Rating, Available This Summer

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Gets Official: Same Great Specs (Mostly), IP67 Waterproof Rating, Available This Summer Samsung's tougher brother to the flagship Galaxy S4 is a pretty poorly-kept secret, with multiple leaked photos, videos, and different sets of specifications coming out weeks before its announcement. Samsung confirmed the device today in a press release coinciding with Computex, painting a picture of the S4 Active as a device that mostly matches the Galaxy S4 for power and capability, with the ruggedized design seen on some of Samsung's Rugby sma...

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RadioShack trade-in program gets you up to $300 off a new Samsung device

RadioShack trade-in program gets you up to $300 off a new Samsung device The RadioShack trade-in program is a good way of getting up to $300 off a new Samsung device purchase (maybe that brand new Samsung Galaxy S4?).It would seem that trade-in programs are pretty popular among companies lately (remember the program HTC has done for the One). That can only be a good idea for you, the consumer, as you can use an old device, which would just lie around the house gathering dust, to get a discount on a new one.That’...

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HTC One mini? Mysterious 4.3-inch HD phone with UltraPixel camera surfaces

HTC One mini? Mysterious 4.3-inch HD phone with UltraPixel camera surfaces Heard enough about the rumored HTC One mini? Well, guess what? Now you won’t merely have to read about it, but you will also get a chance to actually look at it, too. Thanks to information and a bunch of live photos posted on a site named Delfi.ee, we can now get a grasp of what exactly the HTC One mini — or whatever it is really supposed to be called — is all about.It is said that the upcoming HTC handset is rocking a slightly...

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Sprint Vital leaks: 5-inch HD screen and dual-core CPU (pictures)

Sprint Vital leaks: 5-inch HD screen and dual-core CPU (pictures) The Sprint Vital, a smartphone with a pretty interesting set of specs, has had quite a few of its details leaked, including images and specs.The handset, which has already made its presence felt a while ago as the ZTE Quantum, seems to be getting closer to its release date, as Engadget has received plenty of details about it (you can check out the device in the images below).According to the documents the publication received, the ZTE-made devic...

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Samsung's Galaxy S4 Active officially presented: get ready for action!

Samsung's Galaxy S4 Active officially presented: get ready for action! It's finally been announced: the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has arrived. For all you rough & tough people out there or simply for those who want something with more durability, Samsung is offering its new sturdy headset with the innovative features of the Galaxy S4 along with impressive technical specifications including Android 4.2.2 and a dust and water protection quality of IP67. ...

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Samsung officially announces Galaxy S4 Active

Samsung officially announces Galaxy S4 Active 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 original but at the same time, it also comes in a redesigned body that’s meant to make sure it su...

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Google Glass XE6 update brings better photo quality

Google Glass XE6 update brings better photo quality The Google Glass XE6 update is now available, with the most important improvements being the ones concerning photo quality.If the Another new thing is that you’ll now be invited to add a caption to your image right after you’ve taken it, using your voice.Apart from these two important updates, the Project Glass team also promises a number of smaller ones, including changes of notification sounds for Off Head and shutdown, as well as b...

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Internet of things coming to Android with Bluetooth Smart support

Internet of things coming to Android with Bluetooth Smart support One of the important Android announcements made at Google’s recent developers conference was the upcoming support for Bluetooth Smart (or Bluetooth low energy as it is sometimes known) in the next version of Android. Android 4.2 Jelly Bean supports Android API level 17. The commitment from Google is that Android API level 18 will support the  Bluetooth Smart. Official API level support for Bluetooth Smart will finally allow the “Int...

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Asus chooses Qualcomm over Intel for LTE-enabled MeMo Pad FHD 10

Asus chooses Qualcomm over Intel for LTE-enabled MeMo Pad FHD 10 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 that was not included in the original Asus press conference.If you’re curious to know what it is...

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Samsung and Jay-Z ‘close to inking’ $20 million sponsorship deal

Samsung and Jay-Z ‘close to inking’ $20 million sponsorship deal Throughout his long and illustrious career in the music industry, hip-hop legend Jay-Z has been known to be a BlackBerry user. He even referred to himself as a BlackBerry Bold in one of the songs from his album The Blueprint III, which came out back in 2009. But times have changed, and if you were to ask the famous rapper now, he would probably tell you that he’s a Samsung Galaxy S4.The reason for Jay-Z’s change of heart? A new deal ...

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Firefox OS tablet quietly unveiled by Foxconn

Firefox OS tablet quietly unveiled by Foxconn In case you have any doubts that Mozilla is going to release a Firefox OS tablet in the future, we’re here to tell you that you shouldn’t be entertaining those kinds of thoughts at all. And why? Because the Firefox OS tablet is real, and it’s here, at least in pre-retail form as seen in the Foxconn booth at this year’s Computex expo in Taipei, Taiwan.The unnamed Firefox OS tablet first went on display beside a number of F...

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Smartphone Sales to Surpass Feature Phones in 2013 – Led by Android

Smartphone Sales to Surpass Feature Phones in 2013 – Led by Android A new study by IDC confirms that smartphone sales will surpass feature phone sales in 2013. The largest growth area will be in "emerging markets" - which are particularly Android-friendly. Image courtesy of ...

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Samsung wins a U.S. import ban on AT&T iPhone 4 and older 3G iPads

Samsung wins a U.S. import ban on AT&T iPhone 4 and older 3G iPads Every time we turn around, Apple and Samsung seem locked into yet another patent dispute. Internationally, many of these battles end in favor of Samsung. Stateside? Well – we all remember Apple’s big win against Samsung in California just last year.This time around, Samsung has turned the tables on Apple, as the U.S. International Trade Commission has now issued a ban on several AT&T versions of older Apple iDevices including the iPho...

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