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Asus MeMO Pad FHD 10 Android 4.2 tablet announced at Computex 2013

Together with the cheap MeMO Pad HD 7, Asus today also announced a new 10-inch tablet known as the Asus MeMO Pad FHD 10. Aside from its 10-inch screen with 1920x1200 full HD IPS display with 178-degree wide viewing angles, this tablet is also packed with 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2560 processor. Asus is...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Confirmed to Use the Snapdragon 400 SoC

Samsung officially released the information about the system on chip which will be used in the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, namely Qualcomm's Snapdragon 400. The announcement was brief, Samsung only gave details about the frequency of the processor, it will run at 1.7 GHz and will be a dual core versi...

Elevator Kills Nurse Who Was Transfixed On Her Phone

The gruesome scene after the accident. Have you noticed that our younger generation these days tend to be so engrossed in their respective mobile devices, smartphones and tablets included, that they tend to walk around while fiddling with the touchscreen display of their mobile device, relying on...

Canada catching up: No more 3 year contracts

In it's latest ruling in regards to the mobile service in Canada, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issue a wireless code that is destined to help Canadians understand their contract and set out a "charter of rights" for their use. The new code will go i...

Canada catching up: customers don't have to wait three years anymore.

In it's latest ruling in regards to the mobile service in Canada, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issue a wireless code that is destined to help Canadians understand their contract and set out a "charter of rights" for their use. The new code will go i...

It’s official! HTC One coming to Verizon this summer

The HTC One isn’t just another flagship phone. It represents the last bastion of hope for a company that wishes to rebuild its lost empire. So far the HTC has certainly provided a much-needed boost to HTC’s reputation thanks to its sexy, well-built design. Unfortunately, it has also yet...

ASUS announces MeMO Pad FHD 10 and MeMO Pad HD 7 tablets

Well, it looks like tablets are the talk of the town and it was no exception for ASUS at Computex. ASUS has just announced two tablets in their MeMO line: the MeMO Pad FHD 10 and the MeMO Pad HD 7. The FHD 10 is a 10-inch tablet boasting a 1920x1080 screen and Atom processor (!!!) and the Pad 7 is a...

Android accounts for 52% of U.S. smartphone sales in April; iOS and Windows Phone growing

Interested to know how the big mobile operating systems rivals have been stacking up against each other so far this year? Kantar Worldpanel has you covered, as it has conducted some insightful research into the U.S. market share of each operating system.Our favourite mobile operating system grabbed ...

[Deal Alert] Philips Fidelio Docking Speaker Going For $39.99 With Free Shipping On Amazon

Unless you have the HTC One with BoomSound , you probably don't want to listen to music through your phone's wimpy little speakers. A Bluetooth speaker is a popular solution to the problem, but they can get pricey. The Philips Fidelio Docking Speaker for Android is priced pretty reasonably, and it's...

Verizon HTC One Confirmed

If there is one thing about smartphones in the US, it is the fact that unlocked models are extremely rare to come by as most of them are locked to a particular carrier. Well, if you so happen to be a subscriber of Verizon Wireless, and have longed to own the HTC One, the long wait is finally ove...

Final Fantasy IV now available in Google Play Store (video)

The Final Fantasy IV Android game is now available in the Google Play Store, and it’s not one of the cheaper Android games out there.Square Enix, the developer of the game, must have been happy with the success of the Final Fantasy III Android game, which must be the reason why it chose to put...

MSI introduces three tablets, all very Apple-esque

We haven’t heard about MSI in a while, since January to be more precise when the Taiwan-based company brought the low-price Enjoy 71 tablet to market. At this year’s Computex event, MSI introduced several tablets under the Primo brand. One of them,  the Primo 81 has an interesting concept i...

Vine Labs releases the Official Vine for Android App

You’ve heard about it, you’ve watched the funny videos, and now you can finally see what all the fuss is about. Vine for Android has officially been released, and it’s the coolest way to make and share short video clips with friends and followers. In case you’ve been living under a rock, Vi...

Glass: No plans for facial recognition software…..yet.

For years, Google has been on the forefront of data protection and the privacy concerns of its users. Since the announcement of the Glass Project, however, it seems that these issues are popping up more and more as talk of recognition software become more prominent. Yet again, Google is trying to fi...

Acer’s new Orbe is a 2TB cloud storage curiosity

At Computex 2013, Acer unveiled to us a very odd looking device. Named “Orbe”, it is meant as the data hub for the AcerCloud service. The device has 2TB of storage, and will work with any device running Acer’s cloud storage app or software.If you’re wondering how the device is different from...

A Fair Trade Smartphone

Fairphone wants to create a "seriously cool" Android phone that puts social values first. The group behind the phone is hoping to raise enough funds to make their vision of a fair trade smartphone a reality. ...

ASUS unveils the Budget-Friendly MeMo Pad HD7

There have been a lot of Nexus 7 rumors popping up lately, and things got a little more interesting today as ASUS officially announced the Memo Pad HD7. The Memo Pad HD7 is the latest tablet from ASUS, and it’s basically a cheaper version of last years Nexus 7 with a few new additions. The Memo...

Canada adopts $50/month data overage cap, is immediately dubbed ‘genius’.

If you’ve ever looked at your monthly cellphone bill and wondered where those extra charges came from, you’re not alone. Maybe it was going over your SMS limit, or call minutes. Increasingly, the culprit is data. As our mobile devices get more data hungry, and mobile providers offer less of that...

Twitter’s Vine for Android now officially available in the Play Store

  Twitter’s short video sharing Vine app is no longer an iOS exclusive, as the Vine for Android app is now available in the Google Play Store.In case you don’t know what Vine is, you’ll have to know the app lets users record and share videos that aren’t longer than six seconds. That’s pr...

Type to Take Down Bandits in Wagon Shootout for Android

I’m a sucker for Western themed games, and while there aren’t many of them available for Android we did get a new one over the weekend. Wagon Shootout puts you in charge of a wagon train, and you’ll need quick fingers and great typing skills if you want to make it through the borderlands alive...

Cheap quad-core tablets heading our way, as MediaTek launches its new chip

MediaTek has released a new quad-core processor, named the MT8125, which will be targeted for use in tablets. Compared with other big chip manufactures such as Samsung, Nvidia, or Qualcomm, MediaTek processors tend to be cheaper, meaning that we might soon see a few more reasonably priced quad-core...

Vine for Android: The Stop-Motion Sensation Is Finally Here

The most popular video app in history has been ported to the most popular smartphone platform in the world. Twitter has announced today that the long-anticipated Vine app for Android will be available today. Vine for Android is here!/ ...

Android 4.2.2 Features for the HTC One Leaked

Android 4.2.2 update Quick Settings and new battery features to the HTC One and HTC Butterfly. / ...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini uses Snapdragon 400 chip, the company confirms

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini will be using the Snapdragon 400 chip, the company has confirmed recently.The official announcement for the smartphone mentioned a 1.7GHz dual-core CPU, but didn’t give any other specific details. Not that the type of CPU didn’t appear in benchmarks of the devi...

Vodafone to launch its 4G services in the UK before the end of the summer

Credit: JonOakley/Flickr 4G is slowly coming online in the UK. Currently EE is the only network offering consumers a 4G service, but Vodafone is setting up to be the next big carrier to offer the faster service to its consumers. Earlier today Vodafone announced that it will be rolling out its own 4...

I've used Duolingo's web app a lot and I have been waiting for Duolingo: Learn Languages Free for a very long time. Until now it was only available for iOS. Last week it was finally released and it is awesome. Now everyone can learn most major languages for free (no ads) while you are waiting for th...

Future Intel Pentium and Celeron chips coming to Android

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.Howev...

I've used Duolingo: Learn Languages Free's web app a lot and I have been waiting for Duolingo: Learn Languages Free for a very long time. Until now it was only available for iOS. Last week it was finally released and it is awesome. Now everyone can learn most major languages for free (no ads) while ...

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