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Rumor: HTC T6, One mini (M4), Butterfly S, Desire 600 and 200 set to launch in 2H13

HTC is going to unveil a variety of new Android-based devices in the second half of the year, a new report says.According to DigiTimes, the Taiwanese company will be quite busy in the following months, with several smartphones scheduled to be released starting with June. Mind you, this is just a ru...

[Infographic] A History of Programming Languages

A new infographic provides a handy, concise history of computer programming. It includes everything from the first computer language to today's most popular. (This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.) ...read more Via: Android Pit...

Google Glass Porn Apps Banned By Google

No honey for you, Google Glass owners! ...

Samsung Galaxy S3 Browser Bug Consumes More Data Than It Should

Will you still love me with a bug inside? Do you love detective stories, or exploits of spies as they attempt to uncover a mystery for the ages? Researchers over at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst must have felt the same sense of triumph after they uncovered a bug in the Samsung Gal...

Samsung Unveils Complete Galaxy Tab Range

Samsung has just recently unveiled the complete Galaxy Tab range for this year with two new models. One being an 8 inch tablet and another one being a 10.1 inch tablet. The 2 news additions to the Galaxy Tab 3 Range of devices / ...

HTC Butterfly and One mini will have Ultrapixel cameras!

Do you love Ultrapixels? HTC thinks you do, and they’re giving you more of it.The upcoming Butterfly and One mini are both set to have Ultrapixel cameras. That’s about where the similarities, end, so we’ll start with the One mini.The mini, which is clearly a Galaxy S4 competitor, has a 4.3” ...

Gmail updated to version 4.5

Since I/O, Google has been updating quite a few of their mobile apps. A few design tweaks have been made, like removing the bottom bar in favor of two separate top menus. We told you about a Gmail update before, and we’re glad to see it’s finally happening.This update, which brings the app in li...

Over Half of the Smartphones Sold in April in US Run on Android OS

Yeah, you got that right, Android is the crowned king when it comes to mobile OS sales in April in the US. Kantar Worldpanel released the latest figures, and according to them, Android is running on 52% of the smart phones sold in the United States in April. It is very interesting to see how thin...

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...

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