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Galaxy S4 Zoom Will Be Available In The UK From Clove Tomorrow For £369

Galaxy S4 Zoom Will Be Available In The UK From Clove Tomorrow For £369 The Galaxy S4 Zoom should become available in the UK tomorrow, July 11. Clove has announced that they will sell the joint smartphone-camera for £369 excluding VAT (£442.80 including). The Zoom will only ship in white and comes with 8GB of internal memory, though just 5GB of that is accessible to the user. Like most digital cameras, you're expected to expand this thing with a MicroSD card, so you might want to add that to your cart when you plac...

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Expect even more smartphone models from Samsung

Expect even more smartphone models from Samsung Samsung is pretty well known for offering a wide range of products, as well as just its flagship Galaxy smartphones. Recently the company seems to have adopted a trend of offering numerous side models to accompany a new release, such as the Mini, Active, and Google Edition Galaxy S4s. But what if I told you that the company was about to take this even further?According to ETNews, Samsung Electronics is gearing up for a change in its smartphone m...

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Tumblr Update Adds Tags and Blogs Search Function

Tumblr Update Adds Tags and Blogs Search Function Tumblr has just released an update for Android (and iOS), so what can you expect to see? Well, for starters, images are loading quicker and the UI seems a bit smoother and simpler. And now it's even easier to follow what you like. Tumblr's new Dashboard and tags and blogs search functions. / ...

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Google Maps still available offline via “OK Maps” easter egg in Android app update

Google Maps still available offline via “OK Maps” easter egg in Android app update Google Maps offline easter egg: perform an “okay maps” search to save map for offline use | Image credit: TechCrunchThe Google Maps for Android update has arrived bringing a new design and new features, while removing others and sort-of hiding the offline mode.Luckily, there’s a sort-of easter egg feature that will let you still enjoy offline maps whenever there’s no Internet connection available. The feature is called “OK Maps...

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AndroidPIT visits a Repair Shop: what's inside of the Galaxy S4

AndroidPIT visits a Repair Shop: what's inside of the Galaxy S4 We went on a field trip today to a smartphone repair store in the heart of Berlin where tearing down smartphones is the meat and potatoes of their every-day workflow. We wanted to see what these experts fix on a daily basis and what kind of things I might be able to fix myself without breaking my expensive handset. The expert we met took a look inside of our Samsung Galaxy S4 and showed us what's going on underneath the shiny display we see ...

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New video and pics of the LG G2!

New video and pics of the LG G2! As if in answer to my prayers yesterday about the poor quality of leak pics surrounding the LG G2, today we have a bevy of clear photos AND a video of the new LG flagship device. Thank you steady hand camera man (and Engadget)! 4Leakz posted a video on YouTube yesterday showing the new device in action, and it's veeery interesting. There's still a month to go before the device is officially released on August 7 at an event in NYC, bu...

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Google+ +1 activity may clutter streams, spam friends – here’s how to turn it off

Google+ +1 activity may clutter streams, spam friends – here’s how to turn it off A Google+ update has enabled a feature that puts the service on par with other social networks when it comes to +1 behavior, as Google will now show “+1 activity updates in the stream.”In other words, +1 activity works more or less like Facebook Likes, which may not be such a good thing for everyone on Google+, as it could lead to cluttered streams and +1 spamming.Google explained that the new update will not show all your +1-ing activity to ...

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It’s coming – HTC One for Verizon stops by the FCC

It’s coming – HTC One for Verizon stops by the FCC Much to the dismay of some of its customers, Verizon initially denied that it planned to carry the HTC One, suggesting that the Droid DNA would have to do for the moment. In early June, however, Big Red made a U-turn and announced that the aluminum masterpiece will finally grace its networks “later this summer”.We’re in the middle of the summer already, so surely the One should be close, right? Actually, a FCC filing seems to suggest so –...

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Google Maps For Android Updated With New Design

Google Maps For Android Updated With New Design If you are a huge fan of Google Maps on your Android device, as it has helped you in the past to find places in unfamiliar territory with ease, then you would be pleased to hear that a freshly baked version of Google Maps for Android has appeared over at the Google Play store, although it seems to be prepped for a gradual rollout over the next few weeks. It does seem as though this update is the version which was previewed by Google at the Google...

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Google Maps for Android update rolling out, brings new design and features

Google Maps for Android update rolling out, brings new design and features Google is rolling out the Google Maps update for Android devices, one of the Google services that was given a new look, but also new features, As Android Police explains, the update may not be available to download on all devices just yet, but the publications offers links to software-specific APKs.In the Google Play Store, Google says that the update will be “gradually rolling out to Android 4.0.3+ users over the next few weeks,”...

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Droid Maxx to offer “48 hours of worry-free battery life”? Yes, please!

Droid Maxx to offer “48 hours of worry-free battery life”? Yes, please! Motorola has been one of the few companies that have stubbornly insisted to offer devices with long battery life, when most manufacturers decided that Click to enlargeDon’t mind Daniel Craig and Halle Berry making an appearance on the storyboard, those were probably just some random hot people pics used for illustration. The same goes for the device in the image.Now, claims that companies make in ads are not always backed by real life performan...

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LG G2 leaks in all its glory in video and pics

LG G2 leaks in all its glory in video and pics We’ve seen some Another interesting design touch is the placement of the speakers on the bottom edge of the device, flanking the USB port. Having the speakers there is probably better than having them on the back, though their small size is a bit worrying.Overall, in terms of design we’re looking at a distinctly Nexus 4 vibe, especially if you only look at the front of the G2, with its rounded corners and tapered glass. The device appe...

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Skyfire Horizon toolbar for AT&T and Sprint serves ads, collects browsing data

Skyfire Horizon toolbar for AT&T and Sprint serves ads, collects browsing data If you’ve purchased a phone from a wireless carrier in the past year, chances are it came preloaded with an untold amount of intrusive, bothersome bloatware. Undoubtedly, carriers’ affinity for bundling an excessive number of apps with limited, expensive functionality (AT&T’s HTC One, for example, comes with eight different apps that essentially duplicate the functions of system applications, but often require a monthly subscription to ...

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Google updates Hangouts, allowing us to make phone calls

Google updates Hangouts, allowing us to make phone calls Are you one of those Google Talk users who didn’t make the switch to Hangouts in Gmail because you like making calls? Yeah, me too. I like the updated interface of Hangouts, but the inability to make calls was a Gmail deal breaker.Google has heard our cries, and blessed Hangouts with the ability to make calls! Inside of Gmail, much like we currently can with Google Talk, Hangouts will soon give us the ability to make calls. The updated Hangouts...

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Samsung concept video shows off the future of wearables and phone displays

Samsung concept video shows off the future of wearables and phone displays Mobile tech has come a long way from the early era of cellphones and massive laptops. Today we have extremely fast yet thin smartphones, powerful tablets and even wearable devices such as Google Glass and the next-gen Sony smart watch. Where are we going next? It’s hard to say for sure, though today Samsung gave us a brief look at their vision of the future in the form of a new concept video shown off at the MobileBeat conference in San Franci...

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Android Jelly Bean: A look at how it became the champion we all wanted

Android Jelly Bean: A look at how it became the champion we all wanted The first time we saw Jelly Bean in any kind of official capacity was back in August of last year. The new Android iteration (4.1, to be exact) made a subtle appearance, popping up on less than 1% of Android devices. What it represented was an incremental step forward from Ice Cream Sandwich, with a bevy of little tweaks and improvements. The UI was enhanced, and Chrome replaced the “official” Android browser. Aside from those two changes, n...

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Update rolling out for AT&T’s Galaxy S4

Update rolling out for AT&T’s Galaxy S4 Update ahoy, AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 users! Coming hot on the heels of new software Samsung rolled out to German variants of the Snapdragon Galaxy S4 last week, the firmware update for the U.S. carrier contains a number of enhancements owners have been clamoring for, including (but not limited to) a reduced memory footprint and expandable app storage via SD card. The update also incorporates support framework for Samsung’s enterprise secu...

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Tiny Thief coming to Google Play on July 11th, first Rovio Stars game for Android

Tiny Thief coming to Google Play on July 11th, first Rovio Stars game for Android Back in May, Rovio announced plans to start publishing third party games alongside its own titles under a new brand, “Rovio Stars”. Apple iOS users have already seen the first fruit of this effort, Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage. Now it is Android’s turn. On July 11th, Tiny Thief (from 5 Ants) will arrive to Google Play. Tiny Thief is a puzzle game, but unlike Rovio’s usual offerings – it isn’t a physics-based title. Instead, th...

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New Floating Touch app brings Chat Heads-like experience to your settings

New Floating Touch app brings Chat Heads-like experience to your settings Let’s not beat around the bush here, Facebook Home was an awful idea. Who really wants a full-time Facebook experience? Not very many people we’d wager. Not everything about Facebook Home is horrible, however. In fact, Facebook’s “Chat Head” notifications have proven popular enough to see several unofficial spin offs including the Floating Notifications app and Paranoid Android’s HALO feature. Now comes something that takes the idea...

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Facebook Home continues to play catch up, now includes folders

Facebook Home continues to play catch up, now includes folders Facebook Home’s release will forever be known as one of the worst ones ever. To date, it carries a 2.9 rating in the Google Play Store despite having millions of downloads. It’s also been responsible for the swift death of the HTC First. However, it isn’t for a lack of trying. With this latest update, Facebook Home now includes folder support. We know what you’re thinking. Why is Facebook Home just now including features ...

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Twitter for Android gets an update, now supports direct message syncing

Twitter for Android gets an update, now supports direct message syncing Don’t you just hate when you read a Twitter direct message on your PC, only to find that your tablet or phone still has the same message marked as unread? Okay, it’s not the end of the world, but it’s still a minor annoyance. The good news is that Twitter is rolling out a new Android app, alongside a new cross platform sync feature that ensures that if you read messages on one device, it shows up as read on all your other devices/platforms...

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Three fixes for some annoying “features” in WhatsApp

Three fixes for some annoying “features” in WhatsApp WhatsApp is one of the more popular chat services available for mobile devices. It's cross-platform, easy to use and set-up, and a great way to stay in touch with friends and family. Today, we delve a little into the workings behind the popular App and bring you three fixes to some annoying "features" that the app has. WhatsApp may be ridiculously popular, but there's always room for improvement. / ...

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The best cases for the Samsung Galaxy S4! (video)

The best cases for the Samsung Galaxy S4! (video) The Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of the most highly anticipated devices of the year, and it’s probably one of the more expensive ones out there, especially if you pay for it outright. Most people like to protect their investments, and in this context, you do that by purchasing a case. Now, there are a lot of cases out there, making it hard to choose which one is right for you. So we’re going to show you some of the best ones available, t...

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New Kindle Fire line will bring better resolutions, “chiseled” design, at the same price tag

New Kindle Fire line will bring better resolutions, “chiseled” design, at the same price tag There’s nothing particularly exciting in this leak from BGR, but it’s still nice to get some confirmation on our educated guesses. Here’s the run down – the folks at BGR claim that Amazon will launch its newest generation of Kindle Fires sometimes in autumn, probably in September, the same time of the year when the 2012 launched. The base model, the $159 Kindle Fire, will feature an improved display, with a resolution of 1280...

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HTC One on sale for just $49.99 from Amazon

HTC One on sale for just $49.99 from Amazon There’s certainly plenty of choice if you’re in the market for a new high end smartphone right now, especially considering that the Google Edition HTC One and Galaxy S4 are now shipping out. But if you’re on the hunt for a really good deal, then perhaps this is the one for you. Amazon has lowered the price on both its AT&T and Sprint subsidized HTC One’s, knocking the price tags down to just $49.99 when you sign up for a two year con...

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MIUI v5 now available for the HTC One

MIUI v5 now available for the HTC One Last week, we did a little write-up on the various custom ROMs available and which one you should be choosing based on what you wanted to get out of them. One of the ROMs that we highlighted was MIUI, a ROM that completely changes the look of Android. Well, HTC One users, you can rejoice today, as MIUI v5 is now available for your device. ...

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Switch: Sense 5 and Pure Android on a HTC One

Switch:  Sense 5 and Pure Android on a HTC One You know what? Sometimes I'm really torn between whether I want to be running a pure Android experience or using one of the manufacturers ROMs. In some respects, the Sense 5 does have some pretty interesting and useful features that I like to use, as does pure Android. Well, with Switch, you now can have both systems running in parallel on your HTC One device and can flip-flop between both with ease. Sense 5 or pure Android? Why not both? / ...

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Android 4.2.2 with Sense 5 arrives on the HTC Butterfly

Android 4.2.2 with Sense 5 arrives on the HTC Butterfly After the odd hint and rumor, HTC has finally released its Sense 5 update for its popular Butterfly handset. This update has been expected for quite a while, we initially heard about a possible Sense 5 update coming to the One X, One X+, One S, and Butterfly all the way back in February. But sadly there’s a catch, and a pretty big one at that, the update is currently only available in Taiwan, it hasn’t yet made its way to the US Droid DNA ver...

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