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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini to be unveiled at Samsung Premiere 2013 event?

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini to be unveiled at Samsung Premiere 2013 event? The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini will be unveiled at the Samsung Premiere event in London on June 20, according to the Wall Street Journal.“A person with knowledge of the matter”, has told the publication that the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini could be one of the new products that the company will show the world at the event which will take place in London, at Earl’s Court, in three weeks.Samsung is set to show Android and Windows devices on...

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Rumor: Galaxy Note 3 to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor

Rumor: Galaxy Note 3 to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor Galaxy Note 3 conceptThe Galaxy Note 3 is said to be one of the smartphones set to launch in the coming months with a Qualcomm Snapdrong 800 processor under the hood.A new report from ZDNet Korea says that the phone will be just one of the devices expected to rely on Qualcomm’s flagship processor. The list also includes the LG Optimus G2, the Pantech IM-A880 and the Xperia Honami, although it’s worth mentioning that neither device is official...

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Tentacle Wars

Tentacle Wars Do you still remember the computer game “Spore”? This presented the entire evolution of a life form in 5 various phases where the user could create its own race. The beginning starts of course in the cell phase where the user starts off as a bacteria and can only be seen with a very powerful microscope. Tentacle Wars now represents a battle of cells and isn't completely illogical. Whether this game is fun to play will be exposed ...

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Apple Still Needs Samsung

Apple Still Needs Samsung A new report out of Korea reveals that, despite the many lawsuits, Apple is still dependent upon Samsung for screens for its iPhone. Samsung AMOLED screen / ...

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Huawei Ascend D1, Ascend P1 and Honor 2 Jelly Bean update promised

Huawei Ascend D1, Ascend P1 and Honor 2 Jelly Bean update promised The Huawei Ascend D1, Ascend P1, and Honor 2 will be getting Android Jelly Bean updates, along with some other unspecified models by the Chinese manufacturer.GSM Insider quotes Huawei’s Richard Yu posting to his page on Chinese social network Weibo about the Jelly Bean updates. Richard Yu said that apart from the Jelly Bean Android 4.2 update coming to the Ascend D1, Ascend P1, and Honor 2, the devices would also get updated to the Emotion ...

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Rumor: HTC Building Phablet to Compete with Galaxy Note

Rumor: HTC Building Phablet to Compete with Galaxy Note Is HTC building a 6" successor to the One? / ...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and Galaxy Ace 3 specs leaked

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and Galaxy Ace 3 specs leaked If you’re looking for some juicy information to tide you over until next month’s Samsung Premiere 2013 event, then look no further, as some rumored specifications have appeared for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 tablet and Galaxy Ace 3 smartphone.The information has appeared on the same site which leaked information about the Galaxy Zoom camera phone, so there’s a good chance that the information could be accurate.We’ve already h...

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Hard to break up: Samsung resumes providing LCDs to Apple

Hard to break up: Samsung resumes providing LCDs to Apple You’ve probably forgotten this already, but there once was a time when Samsung and Apple were best of friends, like two peas in a pod. However, technology is a fast moving market and in a post-2012 world, it would be difficult to get Samsung and Apple into the same room without one taking a bite out of the other (no pun intended).After countless lawsuits, it was obvious that Samsung could not play a crucial role in Apple’s supply chain, like ...

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Umeox X5 could be the thinnest smartphone yet, coming in at just 5.6mm-thick

Umeox X5 could be the thinnest smartphone yet, coming in at just 5.6mm-thick It seems like every time we turn around a new device is vying for the title of “world’s thinnest smartphone”. For a while, the Alcatel One Touch Idol held the honors. Then the upcoming Huawei Ascend P6 prepared to take the title. Now it is apparently the Umeox X5′s turn.I know you are thinking it, so I’ll just say it: Who the hell is Umeox? Fair question. Umeox is a smaller Chinese handset maker that sells its products prim...

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American Ball brings Skee Ball to Android

American Ball brings Skee Ball to Android Skee Ball has been around since the early 1900s, and it’s pretty safe to say it’s a game most Americans have played at some point and time. American Ball brings an updated version of the classic to Android devices complete with tickets, and multiplayer action. If you’re not familiar with the game known as Skee Ball here’s the skinny. Skee ball consists of a ramp with a series of rings at the top, each with different point values. You hav...

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White Nexus 4 officially announced

White Nexus 4 officially announced In the past few days and weeks, we've been hearing an increasing amount of rumors surrounding the white Nexus 4. Today LG officially presented the pristine white headset in a press release. Presenting the white Nexus 4 whose innerlaying specifications haven't budged an inch. ...

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Wanna Run Google Glass on Your Phone? Here's How.

Wanna Run Google Glass on Your Phone? Here's How. Thanks to Zhouwei Zhang Android users can now install different parts of the Google Glass software and user interface on their phones through an .apk file. This is the file that is used to install apps on an Android phone and is similar to .exe files on traditional windows computers. Google Glass UI on Google Nexus / ...

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Samsung Poised to Present New Galaxy and ATIV Devices

Samsung Poised to Present New Galaxy and ATIV Devices Samsung, the biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world, has recently sent out invites for its upcoming event in London where it is poised to announce new additions to its Galaxy and ATIV lines. The Invite to the Latest Samsung Event to Take Place in London Later in June / ...

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Why Would Samsung Hold A Launch Event For Android And Windows?

Why Would Samsung Hold A Launch Event For Android And Windows? Considering the massive install base of Android phone - and Samsung's dominance in the hardware market - why would they hold a simultaneous Android and Windows launch event? Windows Phone is a also-ran in the "smartphone wars." (This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.) ...read more Via: Android Pit...

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Rumor: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 will feature Intel chipset

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 will feature Intel chipset In recent years Intel has pushed hard to roll its x86 processors onto mobile devices running both Windows and Android. Unfortunately, none of these attempts have exactly blown anyone’s socks off – or if they have, they were just too limited in marketing to make any major impact.What Intel needs is a tablet maker that will help them really stir things up with a high-profile, big-name device. That’s exactly what they could be getting,...

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Nexus 4 reportedly headed to Japan

Nexus 4 reportedly headed to Japan Now that we’re hearing murmurs of a white Nexus 4 coming soon, it seems the device as we know it is about to hit a new market. A product page for the Nexus 4 appeared briefly on the Japanese Play Store, hopefully hinting that Japan is soon to have the ability to purchase Google’s flagship phone.If the device is coming to Japan, and is a straight port, it should work with all major carriers. The carrier bandwidth in Japan is covered in the...

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Play Store reportedly getting new shipping options for devices

Play Store reportedly getting new shipping options for devices Aside from the availability of product, ordering devices from the Play Store is pretty easy. Google Checkout is reliable once set up properly, but there is one small issue that causes consumers to scratch their head. When you buy a device, you get it when they say you do.To be fair, you currently get 2-day shipping via UPS. The issue is, not everyone will want that option. Whether inconvenient or not affordable, the singular shipping choice is ju...

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Rumor: Galaxy Note 3 camera to include optical image stabilization technology

Rumor: Galaxy Note 3 camera to include optical image stabilization technology Galaxy Note 3 conceptA new report says that the Galaxy Note 3 could feature an improved camera capable to offer users optical image stabilization (OIS) features.According to etnews, Samsung is apparently working on including OIS capabilities in the unannounced Galaxy Note 3, a feature that should help improve the pictures and videos taken with the phone’s main camera.OIS is a technology that’s used in various cameras but also in some mobile d...

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Samsung Sells 12.5 Million Android Smartphones in China in Q1

Samsung Sells 12.5 Million Android Smartphones in China in Q1 Yes, you got that right, Android rules Communist China, as the tech giant Samsung sold an impressive 12.5 million Android running smartphones in China in the first quarter of 2013. Samsung's performance is even more impressive if you're taking into account the structure and the type of the Chinese market. HTC, ZTE and Huawei are the top dogs there, or at least they should be. Why? Because it's an emerging market, people are living on tight bud...

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Galaxy S4 Mini's Image Appears on Official Samsung Website

Galaxy S4 Mini's Image Appears on Official Samsung Website The Galaxy S4 Mini's image has already appeared on Samsung's official apps website. ...

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Samsung uses their components business as a weapon against competition

Samsung uses their components business as a weapon against competition So often, we decry Samsung for being proprietary. Their TouchWiz, apps, and services are all very much geared toward people buying Samsung devices. This isn’t wrong or nefarious, it’s just not what we’d like to see from such a well known brand. Android is proudly open source, and the development community is phenomenal to keep it that way.While software is subjective to taste, hardware is a different story. Consumers will gravitate to what ...

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Snapdragon 800 beats Samsung Galaxy Octa in Benchmark, 10% Faster

Snapdragon 800 beats Samsung Galaxy Octa in Benchmark, 10% Faster RBMen, a Japanese website, managed to obtain the results from a benchmark in which a Snapdragon 800 SoC was used on a soon to be released Pantech IM-A880 smartphone, the benchmarks showed impressive numbers, more precisely it scored 30133 in the Antutu benchmark. This is an excellent result, with the processor clocked at 2.1 Ghz, much better than the previous Snapdragon 600 and 10% faster than Samsung's own, in house-made Exynos Octa 5, which ...

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Oppo Find 5 now available to buy in Europe

Oppo Find 5 now available to buy in Europe The Oppo Find 5 is making its way to Europe through the company’s official web store, starting today, as previously announced.If you want a phone with very good specs and a 1080p display, but don’t feel like spending your cash on the flagship smartphones from the likes of Samsung, HTC or LG, then the Oppo Find 5 should be a device you should consider.Already available in the U.S. for $499, the Oppo Find 5 is now making its way to the...

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Porn Apps for Google Glass Coming As Soon As "This Week"

Porn Apps for Google Glass Coming As Soon As "This Week" Porn Coming Soon to a pair of Google Glasses near you. ...

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Android 4.3, new Nexus device hinted at by alleged Gmail redesign screenshots?

Android 4.3, new Nexus device hinted at by alleged Gmail redesign screenshots? Speculation based on recent Gmail rumors and previous press photos used by the company to promote several Nexus devices seems to indicate that Android 4.3 and/or a new Nexus device may arrive soon.A reddit user posted a series of interesting images (available below) that show press images for almost all of Google’s Nexus devices revealing the connection of those photos with the Android version they were launched with.Iamnotateenagethug ended hi...

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New Xperia commercial uses teenage romance to promote NFC (video)

New Xperia commercial uses teenage romance to promote NFC (video) The new Xperia TV ad shows one thing: love is in the air for Sony, too.It’s hard to say whether it’s because spring is still here or it’s just a trend, but love seems to be a very common theme for tech ads these days. You may remember Samsung’s recent musical short film/ad, called “Love Story”. It used the context of a love story to showcase some of the Samsung smartphone’s most compelling features.Now, ...

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Samsung tightens its grip on China, sells 12.5 million handsets in Q1

Samsung tightens its grip on China, sells 12.5 million handsets in Q1 The Chinese smartphone market is a tough one to crack, especially for premium handset manufactures. The market is dominated by more budget orientated handsets, and companies like Apple have been struggling to match their Western markets performances due to the higher price point of their handsets.However, it appears that Samsung is going strong in China and has managed to make more of an impact in the Chinese market than any other manufacturer. ...

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Samsung invests $25 million in its new U.S. patent business

Samsung invests $25 million in its new U.S. patent business Samsung is investing $25 million in a new company which is designed to help protect intellectual property. The money is being used to form Intellectual Keystone Technology (IKT) based in Washington-DC, which will function as in an independent body dedicated to developing and trading technology patents. According to Korea Times, the business started operations back in March.A spokesperson form Samsung had this to say on the opening of the new pate...

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