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Nokia Was Working on a Lumia Android Smartphone Before Selling to Microsoft

If you're an Android fan, this may be shocking to you, but as I already suspected a long time ago, Nokia really intended to launch an Android running smartphone, before selling its mobile business to Microsoft. There were rumors and speculation since 2012 that Nokia is considering an Android ...

Samsung’s CEO Announces 64-bit Capable Android Smartphones in the Future

After Apple announced the iPhone 5s which comes with a brand-new 64-bit  A7 CPU, Samsung's CEO JK Shin told  the Korean newspapers that his company too will include in its future handsets a blazing fast 64-bit capable processor. Of course, what else can be expected from Samsung but to follow t...

Can we really trust Google?

When I'm asked if I trust Google, I have to say that trust doesn't come by default, it has to be earned first. In the beginning, we all trusted the good ol' Google with our private data, because they promised they will keep it secure. Fair warning, it's not only Google in this position, but they...

Motorola DROID 5 Photos Leaked, Featuring Hardware QWERTY Keyboard

Motorola Droid 5 Photos and specs were leaked today, revealing its full QWERTY keyboard and the 4.3 inches wide 720p screen. Good news for those of you who still enjoy the benefits of using a physical QWERTY in these times, when touchscreens and virtual keyboards are ruling the smartphone wor...

Seagate Unveils 5mm Thick 500 GB Hard Disk For Tablets

Seagate just announced its latest hard disk model, a 5mm ultra thin  500 GB unit designed especially for tablets. The idea behind this super hard disk is to be a viable alternative for the flash drives. Seagate claims that their product offers the same reliability, performance and power effi...

NSA Can Tap Into Your Android Smartphone Anytime They Want

A new top secret document leaked by Edward Snowden  in the huge NSA privacy scandal now reveals another astounding fact : if you're a smartphone user, running on Android, iOS or BlackBerry OS, your private data can be tapped by the NSA at any time. The German newspaper Der Spiegel published ...

Toq, The Smartwatch From Qualcomm

Even if Samsung stole the show at IFA 2013 with its Galaxy Gear, I bet you did not know that Qualcomm is preparing its own smartwatch, called Toq. Pretty cool name, huh? Well, Toq is a touchscreen smartwatch and it's designed to be used together with an Android running device, like a smartpho...

Hesperbot, The New Banking Trojan Infects Android Smartphones

ESET, the company behind the well known NOD32 anti-virus software, just announced their latest discovery : Hesperbot, a new and very effective banking trojan, that targets people who use online banking in order to gain access to their accounts. The nasty part about this new malware is its des...

Lenovo Vibe X Showcased at IFA 2013

Even if Samsung and Sony stole the show at IFA 2013 with their long expected flag ships,  Lenovo also announced their ultra-thin Vibe X smart phone. The Lenovo Vibe X is a very sleek and elegant droid, just 6.9 mm thin, weighing a mere 120 grams and sporting an impressive 5 inches wide touchscr...

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Note 10.1 Revealed at IFA 2013

At last, we have the official announcement from Samsung about the long expected and mega-rumored Galaxy Note 3. The phablet was released at IFA 2013 in Berlin and one of its hottest features is the 4K video recording capability at 30 frames per second.  As we all expected, the Note 3 comes w...

Have a Break, Have a KitKat with Android Flavor

After the recent launching of the Android 4.3 JellyBean back in July, which proved to be actually just a minor update, now we have great news for all droid users out there: enters Android 4.4 KitKat, the next iteration of the most popular mobile operating system in the world. Everybody though...

Here Comes a Prototype Picture of the Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch

Samsung is preparing to reveal its Galaxy Gear smartwatch these days, on Wednedsay, September 4, to be more precise, at the pre-IFA media event that takes place in Berlin. Ever since the word got out about such a device coming from Samsung, everybody’s been speculating about how is i...

Liquid S2, the first Smartphone Capable of Recording 4K Video Announced by Acer

The Acer Liquid S2 was announced officially today by the Taiwanese company and it will be presented at IFA 2013. This Android running smartphone stands out from the crowd with its 4k video recording capability, being the first device of this kind. The 4K means that the Liquid S2 is capable of...

Google, Facebook and Twitter are “Snooping” Through Your Private Emails Test Finds

According to a confidentiality test result performed by High Tech Bridge, big corporations like Google, Facebook or Twitter failed to understand that Internet users are not very happy with their private emails being intercepted and scanned. High Tech Bridge is a cyber security company based i...

LG G Pad 8.3 Now Official, On Sale From October

Today, LG announced the arrival of their latest gadget that joins the G series, the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet, a device that challenges the Apple’s iPad to an epic battle and threatens to snatch some precious marketshare from it. The LG representatives stated that the G Pad brings the first Full HD...

Alcatel One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini Ready to Go

Surely you remember those times, many years ago, when Alcatel was one of the most successful mobile phone manufacturers, delivering some popular cell-phones such as the One-Touch series. Well, Alcatel is still alive and kicking and has recently revealed details about the launching of two new And...

One More Reason to Choose Android vs iOS

If you're not a big fan of Big Brother and the NSA surveillance, you will be shocked to know that Apple sold out completely : a report from The Social Media reveals that Apple just created a new technology which will be used to switch off the smartphone's camera, the Wi-Fi and whatever else nece...

Hugo Barra, Android’s VP Leaves Google for Xiaomi

Google officials have just confirmed that one of their top executives, Hugo Barra, Android’s vice president of Product Management, is saying his good-byes to the company. Hugo Barra has been one of the most important representative figures for Google’s operating system, as he often appeared...

Samsung Galaxy Note III Will Be Able to Record Ultra High Definition Videos

With less than two weeks left until the official release of the Samsung Galaxy Note III phablet at IFA 2013 on September the 4'th, rumors are abundant and more specific. The latest hear-say about the Samsung Galaxy Note III is about its amazing video recording capabilities. Since it is expect...

Samsung Galaxy Gear Confirmed by Official, To Be Released on September 4’th

Good news for all the tech maniacs out there, because today we have an official announcement from Samsung's Mobile division vice president, Lee Young-hee about the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch to be released at IFA 2013, on September the 4'th. The normal modus-operandi for Samsung is to keep absolu...

The Chargeall Kiosk Lets You Charge Your Devices While You’re on the Go

Charging your smartphone, tablet or gadget is a daily occurrence for most of us, and depending on where you live you may have already witnessed the wonders of a charging station. The ChargeAll kiosk looks to be the crème del a crème of charging setups, and the futuristic setup is looking to set up...

Gridiron Thunder Set to Bring Arcade Style Football to the Ouya

If you’re a mobile game I’m sure you’ve noticed the lack of ‘quality’ football games out there. There are some decent ones, but nobody has managed to give us a true Madden or Tecmo Bowl experience on a mobile. Enter Gridiron Thunder, a Kickstarter project from MogoTXT that looks to bring a...

The Overdog App Lets You Compete Against Your Favorite Athletes in Video Games

Have you ever wanted to go up against your favorite athletes? A lot us have, and the OverDog app aims to let you do just that. While it won’t let you go head to head against Jordan on the court, it will let you play against a pro athlete in games like NBA 2k13 and Madden 25. It’s no secret th...

New Pictures of Sony Xperia Z1 Show Metal Chassis

Pictures of the he Sony Xperia Z1 also known as Honami were leaked again over the internet, now we can brag with an official press image so this time there are no doubts about its authenticity. In the leaked image we can see the three versions of the Z1, black, white and purple. These are the...

New App Allows Piloting A Drone With Google Glass Using Head Movements

Google Glass has been around for quite a few months now and, while some people are still wondered by it, there are others who have been busy little bees and didn’t just explore it, but expanded its capabilities. Blaine Bublitz, a developer and co-founder of IcedDev, a coding company, used his ...

Taser Like Device Will Help You Curb Your Facebook Addiction

The Pavlov Poke is a device invented by two MIT students,Robert R. Morris and Dan McDuff , and it's intended for those of you addicted to Facebook . It works by sending an electric shock through your wrist when it determines you've spend already too much time online. The electric shock is not...

Contra: Evolution now available for Android

It’s no secret that Android games usually come after their iOS counterpart has been out for a spell, and that’s the case with Contra: Evolution for Android. The old-school arcade shooter dropped yesterday morning, and while it looks like the game you grew up with quite a few things have changed....

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Rumored to Use the Snapdragon 800 SoC

Rumor has is that the soon to be announced phablet from Samsung, the Galaxy Note 3, will run on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 instead of their in-house made Exynos 5 Octa system on chip. The story was leaked by ETNews, which claims it has sources inside the company that revealed Samsung still has...

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